US elections 2020: Bernie Sanders – the Socialist
07 March 2020 | 11:22 am
Who will take on Trump at the 2020 election? At 78 years old, Bernie Sanders is vying for the Democratic nomination for president. The oldest candidate in the race, he is rising in popularity among Democratic voters. A former Mayor and Congressman, he is currently a Senator for Vermont. His policy positions: universal health coverage, free university education, minimum wage rise and taxes on the uber-rich.
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