Saturday, April 25th, 2015
Sen. Bernie Sanders, shown here in Washington, D.C., made a claim about savings account balances in an Austin stop (photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg).

Bernie Sanders says half of Americans have less than $10,000 in savings accounts

Bernie Sanders, the Independent senator from Vermont mulling a run for president, told an Austin crowd a lot of Americans have very little saved for a rainy day.

 

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