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It’s On: Bernie Sanders to Announce Bid for Presidency on Thursday

Posted by on April 29, 2015 in Government, Policies with 0 Comments

By Common Dreams staff | Common Dreams

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a luncheon at the National Press Club on Monday, March 9, 2015 in Washington. (Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP)

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a luncheon at the National Press Club on Monday, March 9, 2015 in Washington.  (Photo: Andrew Harnik/AP)

Sources reported Tuesday afternoon that U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), will officially launch a bid for the White House—as a Democrat—on Thursday.


Sanders will release a short statement on that day and then hold a major campaign kickoff in Vermont in several weeks, according to Vermont Public Radio.

A Democratic source close to the senator confirmed to The Hill that Sanders will announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination in a statement later this week, before heading back to his home state for a campaign kick-off event early next month.

VPR reports:

Sanders' entry into the Democratic race ensures that Hillary Clinton will face a challenge to win the support of the liberal wing of the party.


Sanders' basic message will be that the middle class in America has been decimated in the past two decades while wealthy people and corporations have flourished.

Just before 4:30 PM EST, Sanders sent this message out on his Twitter account:

Twitter-Bernie-Sanders

Follow emerging reactions on Twitter:

https://twitter.com/search/?q=Bernie+Sanders

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