Before thrusting himself onto the national political stage, Democratic presidential nominee Bernie Sanders became widely known in Vermont politics for his relentless effort to bring socialism into mainstream politics.
The outspoken leftist, who has proven to be a formidable contender in the Democratic race, believes in establishing a government that represents all the people—not just the wealthiest people.
“Do the American people agree that public colleges and universities should be tuition-free as they are in many other countries? Do the American people agree that the largest corporations and the wealthiest people, who today are doing phenomenally well while the middle-class shrinks; do people believe they should have to pay more in taxes? The American people say yes.”