BERNED OUT: Sanders-Backed Candidates LOSING STEAM Ahead of 2018 Midterms

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Vermont Senator and former presidential candidate Bernie Sanders appears to be losing clout within the Democratic Party in recent months; posting a series of surprise losses after intervening in races across the country.

Politico published a scathing critique of the socialist lawmaker in recent says, titled “Bernie and his army are losing 2018.”

The article shows Sanders supporters failing to win Democratic primaries in key districts; falling to centrist Democrats and Republican challengers.

“Two years after his defeat in the 2016 presidential primary, the Vermont senator has amassed a growing string of losses in races in which he has intervened. Beginning last year, Sanders-backed candidates faltered in an Omaha mayoral race and a nationally watched House race in Montana,” writes Politico.

Sanders and fellow Democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaigned across the country in recent days, but largely failed to sway moderate voters to cast their ballots for the hyper-liberal candidates.

Read the full story at Politico.