His chances of securing the Democratic party Presidential nomination are lass than the last time, in which he lost ….
Bernie Sanders shares the top tier right now with Joe Biden and Beto O’Rourke in the early polling….
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is reportedly set to announce his second presidential campaign.
Yahoo News reported Friday night, citing two people with direct knowledge of his plans, that Sanders will make his announcement “imminently.”
Sanders senior adviser Josh Orton pushed back on Twitter, writing that “no decision is imminent,” adding, “Enjoy your weekend.”
The Sanders campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment from The Hill.
One of the sources cited by Yahoo News said Sanders has been encouraged by multiple national polls showing him near the top of a crowded pack of possible Democratic candidates.
Sanders has widely been viewed a possible top-tier candidate in 2020 after challenging Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2016.
Recent polling figures have suggested he could expect higher popularity among African American and Hispanic voters in 2020 compared to 2016. He also has reportedly been heartened by polling that showed him as the most popular politician in the country.
“What the senator has this time that he didn’t have last time is he is the most popular elected official in the country right now,” one source told Yahoo News. “That’s light years away from 2016 when very few people knew who he was.” ….