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Independent from Vermont

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is an independent who caucuses with Democrats. He ran for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, losing to Hillary Clinton. In 2019, he announced he is running for the Democratic nomination for president in 2020.

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