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'Outsider' In Again!

VERMONT

Bernie Sanders and Family ...  

The outsider is still in the House: Vermont’s independent member of Congress, Bernie Sanders, won election to a fifth term in office by capturing a commanding 63 percent of the vote. (In 1996 Sanders won re-election with 56 percent.) UE members in Vermont contributed their time and gave their votes to keep the only independent in Congress; UE Political Action Dir. Chris Townsend worked on the campaign in its closing days. At left, Sanders delivers his victory speech on Nov. 3. Pictured with him are his daughter Carina and wife Jane. Present but not pictured is Sanders’ son Levi, a member of UE Local 221.

UE News - 12/98


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