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Bernie Sanders Holds Labor Day Rally in Middlebury

Sanders greets the crowd following his speech.


September 5, 2018

Crowds gathered on the Town Green in Middlebury on Monday, September 3 for the annual Labor Day Rally. Similar to previous instances of the event, Senator Bernie Sanders attended and was the culminating speaker in a three-hour lineup, which included Representative Peter Welch, Vermont Senator Chris...

Are Americans Still ‘Feeling the Bern?’

Are Americans Still 'Feeling the Bern?'

By Harry Cramer

March 16, 2016

Super Tuesday is called “super” for a reason. Out of all the primaries, March 1 alone awards candidates on the Democratic side a total of 862 delegates, the largest chunk given in one day. Winning a majority on Super Tuesday is therefore a strong indicator of a candidate’s chance of nomination....

Bernie Wins Vermont, Struggles in Southern States

By Harry Cramer

March 3, 2016

On March 1, voters across the nation participated in the largest single-day delegate bloc of the 2016 presidential primaries, known as Super Tuesday. Although Bernie Sanders won his home state of Vermont in a landslide over challenger Hillary Clinton, he struggled to win delegates nationally. Sanders...

Democratic Superdelegates Key to Sanders Campaign

By Harry Cramer

February 24, 2016

Bernie Sanders enjoys more popular support in Vermont than any other state in the nation. Yet even here, Sanders faces an uphill climb for the Democratic nomination. The reason: superdelegates. As Ben Kamisar explains in the Hill, superdelegates are “state party insiders given the freedom to support...

Rustin Swenson ‘Inspired’ Sanders’ Candidacy

Rustin Swenson 'Inspired' Sanders' Candidacy

By Wendy Walcoff

November 13, 2015

Last weekend at Champlain Orchards, Humans of Vermont met Rustin Swenson, a Norwegian turned Vermonter, and the self-proclaimed reason Bernie Sanders is running for Presidential office. We sought out Swenson for his refined taste in fashion, as he was adorned in a fine grey suit with a brightly colored...

Can you feel the Bern yet?

Can you feel the Bern yet?

By Jack Apollo George

October 14, 2015

The first debate between democratic candidates for the 2016 presidential election took place on Tuesday night. Before we went to press the College Democrats were expecting around 100 people to show up. Bernard ‘Bernie’ Sanders is the candidate who seems to have the most support with college-age...

Alum Creates Podcast on Bernie Sander’s Grassroots Campaign

Alum Creates Podcast on Bernie Sander’s Grassroots Campaign

By Emilie Munson

October 14, 2015

Bernie Sanders, well known for his “democratic socialist” platform and veteran affairs activism, has found another way to distinguish himself from the other presidential candidates.  He’s the leader of an all-star Kazoo band. “It sounds like a swarm of patriotic bumblebees,” describes Josh...

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders Announces Bid for Democratic Presidential Nomination

By Alessandria Schumacher

May 6, 2015

Last Thursday, US Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont announced that he would run for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination. He will be challenging former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who, so far, is the only other major candidate in the race.  Though he has formally announced his bid, Sanders...

Bernie Sanders Considers 2016 Presidential Bid

By Conor Grant

April 30, 2014

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has indicated in recent interviews that he is considering a presidential bid in 2016. “We need candidates who are prepared to represent the working families of this country, who are prepared to stand up to the big money interests, who are prepared to support an aggressive...

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