Bernie Sanders

Updates on Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. The Democratic Socialist first represented the state since 1991, originally as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and then in the U.S. Senate. In that time he has run unsuccessfully twice for the Democratic nomination for president, first in 2016 (losing to Hillary Clinton) and again in 2020 (losing to Joe Biden). In both primaries, Sanders was credited with having an impressive impact on the party.