Bernie's Journey: From 'Sanders the Socialist' to Commander in Chief?

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Bernie's Journey: From 'Sanders the Socialist' to White House Contender 


It’s been a long, strange trip for Bernie Sanders, from failed Liberty Union candidate to Democratic front-runner for the U.S. presidency. How did he get this far? Retrace “Bernie’s Journey” as mayor of Burlington, Vt., U.S. representative, senator and two-time presidential candidate — through the eyes of the state’s independent news media. Original material from more than 30 years of Bernie-watching tells the inside story of the outsider democratic socialist. Browse this updated timeline for a virtual whistle-stop tour of Bernie’s colorful political career.

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Paula Routly

Paula Routly

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Paula Routly came to Vermont to attend Middlebury College. After graduation, she stayed and worked as a dance critic, arts writer, news reporter and editor before she started Seven Days newspaper with Pamela Polston in 1995. Routly covered arts news, then food, and, starting in 2008, focused her editorial energies... more
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Andrea is the data editor at Seven Days. She crunches the numbers for data-driven stories and creates graphics and interactives to explain those numbers.

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