Sanders Named to Senate Leadership Post

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Former Democratic presidential candidate, Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, June 3, 2015, to oppose fast-tracking the Trans-Pacific Partnership. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Reprinted from The Hill by Alexander Bolton on November 16, 2016.

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) is joining the ranks of Senate Democratic leadership next year.

Sanders was named chairman of outreach during a closed-door Senate Democratic caucus meeting Wednesday morning.

In the role, Sanders will be in charge of reaching out to blue-collar voters who flocked to President-elect Donald Trump this year.
Sanders told reporters that he has a “heavy responsibility to help shape the priorities of the United States government.” …

The Hill 11/16

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