2016 Elections

The Appeal of Sanders and Trump in One Chart

Stagnant household incomes drive dissatisfaction with leaders of both parties.

Something in common.

Photographer: Brendan Smiaklowski/AFP/getty images

Today is the New York state primary. Regardless of the outcome, the election offers an opportunity to explore why two unconventional candidates -- one a reality-television host and businessman, the other, a self-described socialist -- are so popular.

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