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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent and self-described socialist, announced a long-shot presidential bid on Thursday, running against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.
Our alt-weekly counterparts at Seven Days in Vermont have been covering Sanders for 35 years, dating back to his days as mayor of Burlington. They've put together all of their extensive coverage in a blog called Bernie Beat. Click here to read up on the progressive standard-bearer.