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The 2016 election provided two of the most unpopular front runners in U. S. history, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Bernie Sanders however consistently topped the polls in popularity and his political campaign rallies broke numerous attendance records. He ran as a Democrat with a very socialist viewpoint. His presidential campaign suffered from a lack of fair news coverage. Sanders’ fundraising broke from the traditional. Instead of depending on funding from wealthy donors and PACs, Bernie looked to small donations from individuals. Social media was a large part of how Bernie ran his grassroots campaign. After his campaign ended he endorsed Hillary Clinton. He currently holds a seat as a United States Senator from Vermont.