Liberals are jumping into Bernie Sanders camp

June 3, 2015

Bernie Sanders, a socialist Senator from Vermont, launched his presidential campaign last week. So how has he been doing? Actually, better than many people have expected. Sanders has been doing well with liberals who may see his progressive charge for the White House as holding some of the essence that front-runner Hillary Clinton lacks. Clinton is still leading by 50 points, but an explosion of support for Sanders online is resonating with those who may have caught him on Late Night with Seth Meyers recently.

“People who don’t like Hillary have to go somewhere,” says Reuters political correspondent James Oliphant. With the backers of a movement to put Elizabeth Warren in the White House disbanding recently, Sanders may be a likely candidate to take her spot.

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