Bernie Sanderswas elected to the US Senate in 2006 after serving 16 years in the House of Representatives. He is the longest serving independent member of Congress in American history. Early in his career, Sanders was director of the American People's Historical Society. Elected Mayor of Burlington by 10 votes in 1981, he served four terms. Before his 1990 election as Vermont s at-large member in Congress, Sanders lectured at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard and at Hamilton College in upstate New York."
Praise for the previous edition, "Outsider in the House" A clear, compelling and comprehensive vision for reinvigorating democracy, reducing poverty, rebuilding the middle class and restructuring our health care and education systems. Sanders gives us a vision of the day when we will no longer be outsiders in the House. "In These Times" "Outsider in the House" is a rare achievement: a concise, compelling book that both tells an interesting story and provides a readable, down-to-earth blueprint for political change. "The Onion" A road map for how progressives can win elections and not be a part of the two party duopoly. Ralph Nader A grass-roots how-to guide, especially helpful and inspirational for prospective independent candidates a firsthand description of the career of the most successful American socialist politician in modern times. "The Hill"