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    Bernie Sanders to Run for President

    In an email to supporters, the 77-year-old independent senator from Vermont has pledged to create a government “based on the principles of economic, social, racial and environmental justice.” In seeking the Democratic nomination for president in 2020, Sanders is hoping to tap back into the momentum that thrust his left-wing political insurgency to mainstream popularity in 2016.

    What’s different this time? While Sanders was Hillary Clinton’s only progressive opponent in 2016, the current field of candidates is far more diverse — raising questions about how competitive he’ll be in a crowded field.

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