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Bernie Sanders, 82, announces run for a fourth Senate term

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bernie Sanders, the two-time presidential candidate and leading progressive senator, has announced he will run for a fourth term.

Sanders, 82, an independent from Vermont, made history in 2016 as the first Jewish candidate to win a major party’s presidential primary, and ran again in 2020. In both primaries, he finished in second to the Democratic nominee. He is considered the de-facto leader of progressives in the Senate.

In an eight-minute campaign launch speech posted online Monday, Sanders called to suspend U.S. military aid to Israel during the war. He has been among th...

 

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