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How far can Bernie Sanders go?

It seems extraordinary, but the socialist senator of Vermont could be on track to win the Democratic nomination

24 October 2015

9:00 AM

24 October 2015

9:00 AM


A woman’s voice carried through a lull in several conversations around the table at a smart East Coast dinner. ‘But he’s not even a fucking Democrat…’ She was one of the party’s stars and was talking about Senator Bernie Sanders. He is inducing as much red-faced apoplexy in the Democratic party’s great and good as Donald Trump is causing among the Republican establishment: outsiders both, each upsetting the smooth coronation of the party leadership’s candidate for president.

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