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Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020. Here’s everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition.

Bernie Sanders, the independent democratic socialist senator from Vermont, has pushed the Democratic Party in a more progressive direction since 2016.
Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in Dover, New Hampshire, on September 1, 2019.

Here’s the difference between a ‘socialist’ and a ‘democratic socialist’

Despite Trump's claims, what politicians like Sanders are pushing for is not akin to the authoritarian-style socialism in places like Venezuela.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in Queens on Saturday.

With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement, Bernie Sanders hopes to prove his coalition is more diverse than just ‘Bernie bros’

Critics of Sen. Bernie Sanders have long argued that his mass of supporters is characterized by sexist white men, so-called Bernie bros.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement of Bernie Sanders is a huge win for him and a way for her to hit back at the Democratic Party

Bernie Sanders gets a political rock star's endorsement. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez gets to prove her left-wing credibility to the progressive wing.
A Bernie Sanders campaign rally in Chicago, Illinois.

Why Bernie Sanders’ supporters are the most interesting people in the 2020 election

The Insider data signals a big shift in the loyalties of Sanders supporters. Many have warmed up to Elizabeth Warren in the Democratic primary.
Sen. Bernie Sanders joins former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren onstage before the start at the 2020 Democratic presidential debate in Houston, Texas, on September 12, 2019.

Biden touts Obamacare while slamming Sanders and Warren’s healthcare plans

"I know that [Senator Warren] says she's for Bernie, well, I'm for Barack. I think it worked," former Vice President Joe Biden said.

Top Republicans think it’ll be easier to win in 2020 if ‘out-of-the-closet socialist’ Bernie Sanders is the Democratic nominee

"If we can run a race against a person that's an out-of-the-closet socialist and promoting socialist ideas, it's a great contrast for us."
Sen. Bernie Sanders explained what democratic socialism means to him during a CNN town hall on Monday.

Bernie Sanders says his idea of democratic socialism isn’t like the ‘authoritarian communism’ of the Soviet Union

"Is it your assumption that I supported or believe in authoritarian communism that existed in the Soviet Union? I don't," Sanders said at a town hall.
US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaking at the NAN Conference, April 5, 2019 in New York City.

Voters in Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s district are fans of a lot of her policies, but 70% of them don’t like her democratic socialist label...

A strong majority of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's constituents also disagreed with her opposition to Amazon's since-scuttled plan for a Queens headquarters.
Howard Schultz is "seriously considering" running for president.

Howard Schultz slams the ‘vilification’ of successful people in business as ‘left-leaning’ Democratic presidential hopefuls en...

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz criticized what he calls the "vilification" of business success and capitalism.