Outsider in the House

By Sanders, Bernie & Gutman, Huck

Publishers Summary:
Is progressive politics possible in the United States today? Bernie Sanders the first Independent elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 40 years has helped found the House Progressive Caucus, a 52-member group that recently provided the major opposition to Newt Gingrich's reactionary "Contract with America." In a passionate and personal voice, here is the story of one man's battle against the "establishment.".

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978-1-85984-871-5
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Verso


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Reviewed on August 1, 1997

What's it like to be the odd-man out in Congress? Sanders, the first independent elected to the House in 40 years, sheds some light on running for and serving in the House. Mayor of Burlington, Vermont, from 1981 to 1989, Sanders won his first term in 1990, identifying himself as a progressive. Using his 1996 reelection campaign as the framework for the book,...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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