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Bernie Sanders claims his ideas ‘are not far-left’

On Saturday, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders claimed his ideas “are not far-left” during his speech at the Iowa NAACP’s Economic Freedom forum.

His statements. “My ideas are not far-left, they are the ideas that the American people want.”

Sanders has often been criticized for having a radical policy agenda. He is a self-described Democratic Socialist and believes his idea of socialism is a key to beating Trump in 2020, Daily Caller reports. The latest polls from Iowa, show that Sanders is in second place at 19%, behind Elizabeth Warren, who is at 22%. According to the RealClearPolitics average, Bernie is polling at 17% across the nation.

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