Bernie Sanders Influence On Politics

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Bernie sanders was born on September 8th 1941 in New York City, New York, the now outspoken politician grew up in Brooklyn with one older brother. He began high school and also began his college education in Brooklyn, however, after only one year he transferred to the University of Chicago where his outspokenness began to thrive. He was an active member of the civil rights movement, “and served as an organizer for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee.”
Originally Sanders started off his political career as the mayor of burlington vermont, building slowly but surely making a name for himself in the process. He is a self declared “Democratic Socialist” and thus far his ways of handling politics have been beneficial to his campaigns, he does not criticize based on political party he criticizes others based on whether he thinks their objectives are beneficial to those who are directly and indirectly affected.
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“Economically, he favors tax reform that increases rates for the wealthy, greater governmental oversight of Wall Street and balancing the disparity between wages for men and women. He also believes in a state-administered health care system, more-affordable higher education and an expansion of the Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid systems.” (Bio.com) Also, as a Democratic Socialist, he supports same-sex marriage and believes that women should have the option of abortion.
Yet another facet boasted by Bernie Sanders, is his unusual fundraising style. He is not involved with super PACs in order to raise the necessary funds for his campaign, he simply receives small donations averaging about $24.86 per donation from supporters who wish to contribute to his efforts. Shockingly, this is a very effective method, though Hillary Clinton has raised the most money this quarter; 28 million dollars, the money has come from things such as fundraising dinners that cost approximately $2,700 per
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