Senator Bernie Sanders, the incumbent Senator from Vermont, announced his run for the President of the United States for 2020. He joins an already crowded field of Democrats that includes Senator of Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren; Senator of New Jersey, Cory Booker; Senator of California, Kamala Harris among many others.
I’m running for president. I am asking you to join me today as part of an unprecedented and historic grassroots campaign that will begin with at least 1 million people from across the country. Say you’re in: https://t.co/KOTx0WZqRf pic.twitter.com/T1TLH0rm26
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) February 19, 2019
Sanders had previously made an unsuccessful bid for the Presidency in 2016 when he lost out to Hillary Clinton. The 77-year-old also has the unique distinction of being the longest-serving independent in congressional history.