Bernie Sanders Announces 2020 White House Bid

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On Saturday, Sanders spoke to supporters in Brooklyn about his modest childhood in NY living in a rent-controlled apartment.

He told a crowd: "My experience as a child, living in a family that struggled economically, powerfully influenced my life and my values".

"I know where I came from!" he howled, a hint of exuberance in his voice.

While he did not mention Senator Sanders explicitly in the two-hour speech, Mr Trump railed against the policies of "socialism" in a continued attempt to portray Democrats as out of touch with ordinary Americans.

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He said three families own more than the bottom half of the country, and 46 percent of all new income goes to the top one percent. "I did not come from a family that gave me a $200,000 allowance every year beginning at the age of 3".

King spoke at length about Sanders'long historyof advocating for human rights and racial justice in the United States. In a series of attacks, Sanders positioned Trump as someone whose wealth and privilege distorted his view of the world, whose signature catch phrase ("You're fired") lacks the awareness of the "frightening power employers can have over everyday workers".

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When Sanders began his 2016 campaign, he was a relatively obscure figure who was widely dismissed as a longshot contender for the presidency. After that, Sanders heads to Chicago for a Sunday nightrally at Navy Pier.

He labels himself a Democratic socialist, which he has defined as someone who seeks to "create an economy that works for all, not just the very wealthy". Many of Sanders' populist ideas have been embraced by the mainstream of the Democratic party.

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She said political issues in Chicago are a "microcosm" of political issues nationwide.

If he were elected to the White House in 2020, "the principles of our government will not be racism, sexism, xenophobia, homophobia, and religious bigotry", Sanders added. The senator spent the rest of his undergraduate years at the University of Chicago. "My years here in Chicago gave me the opportunity to become involved with the civil rights movement, with the labor movement, in the peace movement [against the Vietnam War], and in electoral politics".

As the number of Democrats running for president grows, the 2020 hopefuls fanned out across several early-voting states over the weekend and met with voters in some of the states that will have an early say in determining the nominee.

As the crowd waited for Sanders to speak, the Thompson Community Singers gospel choir sang while its director called out to the crowd to repeat and sing the words, "We love you Bernie!"

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