SOCIALISM USA! Bernie Touring America Ahead of 2018 Midterms

Originally published at:

Vermont Senator and self-described Democratic Socialist Bernie Sanders is “barnstorming” the United States heading into the high-stakes 2018 midterm elections in October; stopping at nine states as liberal hopefuls work to take back Congress this fall.

According to the Associated Press, Sanders will stop in pivotal battleground states like Iowa, South Carolina, and Nevada; his longest return to the campaign trail since his failed bid for the Democratic nomination in 2016.

“He wanted to go where he thinks he can be helpful in energizing the base and bringing in young people and independent voters and working-class voters who supported him,” said Jeff Weaver, Sanders’ 2016 campaign manager.

Sanders has so-far refused to comment on whether he’s mulling a possible second run for the White House in 2020, with Weaver adding the prominent Democrat has “no timeline or date” for making the monumental decision.

Read the full story at the Associated Press.