Bernie Sanders enters the 2020 race for president

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WASHINGTON, DC – DECEMBER 19: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks to the press after their Weekly Policy Luncheons on December 19, 2017 in Washington, DC. The House passed the tax cut legislation 227-203 and the bill now goes to the Senate where a vote scheduled for Tuesday or Wednesday. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Bernie Sanders is campaigning for president again, officially entering the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential field on Tuesday with a vow to finish what he started in his last race for the White House.

“Together, you and I and our 2016 campaign began the political revolution. Now, it is time to complete that revolution and implement the vision that we fought for,” Sanders will say in an email to supporters announcing his candidacy.

The 77-year-old Vermont independent senator, who started his political career as a gadfly perennial candidate, remains a pacesetter of progressive politics in America, helping to craft a liberal agenda that includes everything from Medicare for All to a $15 minimum wage to free college tuition.

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