2016 Presidential Candidate : Bernie Sanders

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2016 Presidential Candidate: Bernie Sanders Created by Joshua Oliver About Bernie Sanders Bernie Sanders is a Democratic candidate for President of the United States.In 1981, Bernie was elected mayor of Burlington, Vermont where he served 5 terms.In 1990, he’s elected to the United States’ House of Representatives on his second try he would be reelected 7 times. In 2006, he was elected to the U.S. Senate after 16 years as Vermont’s sole congressman in the House of Representatives. Bernie is now serving his second term in the U.S. Senate after winning re-election in 2012. Bernie Sanders is a very progressive candidate compared to other candidates and to the U.S. public’s BPI(Bing Political Index compares presidential candidates’ public…show more content…
That is unacceptable and that has got to change.” Economic Policy(cont.) “Despite huge advancements in technology and productivity, millions of Americans are working longer hours for lower wages. The real median income of male workers is $783 less than it was 42 years ago; while the real median income of female workers is over $1,300 less than it was in 2007. That is unacceptable and that has got to change.” Foreign Policy Bernie Sanders strives to bring more peace to the world. He believes it’s our moral responsibility to reach out to Syrian refugees as stated in the 2015 CBS Democratic primary debate on Syrian Refugees.” Q: You 've been a little vague on what you would do about the Syrian refugees. What 's your view on them now? SANDERS: I believe that the US has the moral responsibility with Europe, with Gulf countries like Saudi Arabia to make sure that when people leave countries like Afghanistan and Syria with nothing more than the clothing on their back that, of course, we reach out. Now, what the magic number is, I don 't know, because we don 't know the extent of the problem. But I certainly think that the US should take its full responsibility in helping those people. Foreign Policy(cont.) Bernie has constantly tried to establish peace in the world.Here are some more examples. Normalize relations with Cuba; & respect their independence. (Sep 2015) Two-state solution for Israel & Palestine. (Sep 2015) Promote democracy in
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