US Sen. Bernie Sanders from Vermont to speak at NC State

Posted by Lynn Bonner on April 18, 2014 

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent, will speak at N.C. State University on Saturday, April 26.

Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, has said he is “prepared to run” for president of the United States. The Boston Globe reported that Sanders has been traveling the country ahead of a decision whether to run for the White House in 2016.

At N.C. State, he’ll be talking about women’s rights, gay rights, rising tuition, climate change and money in politics. He’ll be a guest of N.C. State College Democrats.

Sanders was elected to the Senate in 2006 after 16 years in the U.S. House, making him the longest serving Congressional independent in U.S. history.

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