Sanders gets first Senate endorsement — Bernie Post (Reblog)
Bernie Sanders already has several endorsements from the House of Representatives. Sen. Jeff Merkley is the first from the Senate to endorse him. Merkley cites income inequality as his major motivation for supporting Sanders.
Feel the Bern!
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has scored his first endorsement from a Senate colleague in Sen. Jeff Merkley of Oregon. In an op-ed published in the New York Times, Senator Merkley writes he has “decided to become the first member of the Senate to support my colleague Bernie Sanders for president.” Senator Merkley cites income…