US senator Sanders to launch Democratic presidential bid: report

Potential Democratic US presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, on March 9, 2015One of America’s most liberal senators, Vermont’s Bernie Sanders, is reportedly expected to announce Thursday that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination, presenting a challenge to Hillary Clinton from the party’s left flank. The 73-year-old Sanders, an independent who caucuses with Democrats but has described himself as a “socialist,” will announce his 2016 candidacy via a short statement, Vermont Public Radio reported Tuesday.

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