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.” …