Holly Otterbein

national reporter for Politico covering the 2020 election

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s entering the 2020 presidential race, bringing the Democratic candidate count to 12.

How does Bernie Sanders stack against other 2020 Democratic presidential candidates?

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders announced this morning he’s entering the 2020 presidential race, bringing the Democratic candidate count to 12.

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