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Bernie Sanders to Challenge Hillary Clinton

The Vermont senator would run to Hillary Clinton's left, as a Democrat.
Senator Bernard "Bernie" Sanders, an independent from Vermont and possible presidential candidate, speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, March 9, 2015.

Senator Bernard "Bernie" Sanders, an independent from Vermont and possible presidential candidate, speaks during a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, March 9, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg
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Looks like there will be a Democratic presidential contest after all.  

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is preparing to enter the race for the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, according to a person familiar with Sanders' plans. Sanders, who was elected in Vermont as an Independent, has decided to run for president as a Democrat, and will discuss that choice when he makes his statement and gives interviews.