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 stances on key political issues with American public stances. The BPI gives a clearer picture of how close, or far, a candidate is to the public’s views.) being progressive on every major policy.

Economic Policy
Bernie Sanders is all about helping the less wealthier families in the U.S.“America is the richest country in the history of the world, but in reality that means little because much of that wealth is controlled by a tiny handful of individuals.The issue of wealth and income inequality is the great moral issue of our time, it is the great economic issue of our time, and it is the great political issue of our time.The reality is that since the mid-1980s there has been an enormous transfer of wealth from the middle class and the poor to…
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