Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is a self-confirmed "Democratic Socialist."
The 73-year-old is considered a long shot but if elected, he would be the oldest person and first Jewish person to serve as commander-in-chief. He was the butt of an Obama joke at this year's White House Correspondents' dinner. "Apparently people really want to see a pot-smoking socialist in the White House," the president said. "We could get a third Obama term after all." [NPR]A ticket with Hillary Clinton and Minnesota's Al Franken as her veep pick would be formidable against whichever clowns the GOP nominate.
Every candidate for president must answer the following questions: pic.twitter.com/hYrqQwocyV— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) April 29, 2015
Today's news from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.): http://t.co/M1TZdsvN27— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) April 30, 2015