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Campaign 2018: Bernie Sanders Sets Sights On 3rd Term In U.S. Senate

Sen. Bernie Sanders is defending his "Medicare For All" plan from the sharp criticism from other Democratic presidential candidates
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Sen. Bernie Sanders addresses a crowd of supporters at a Detroit rally in August 2018. Sanders is seeking a third term in the U.S. Senate in the Nov. 6 election, with eight challengers on the ballot.

Incumbent Sen. Bernie Sanders is seeking a third term as Vermont's junior Senator, and he faces a crowded field of challengers—including one Republican and seven Independents—on the Nov. 6 ballot.

We're talking to candidate Bernie Sanders about the objectives he'd pursue if re-elected.

Sanders joins Vermont Edition to discuss how he's campaigning for a third term in Vermont and the changes happening within the Democratic Party and national politics heading into the 2018 midterm elections.

Broadcast live on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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