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Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has announced his campaign for president, in the Democratic primaries. But before he ever made it to Washington in the first place, Sanders was a longtime presence in Vermont politics — and in their local folk music scene, too.

Click above to hear Bernie channeling the great Woody Guthrie — combined with a healthy dose of William Shatner, too. Then share this video!

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