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The Ticket: Throwback Thursday with Bernie Sanders

This week on The Ticket: Jay Root and Ben Philpott revisit Bernie Sanders' years as mayor of Burlington, Vt., and talk to UT-Austin pollster Jim Henson on the Sanders surge.

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The Ticket was a weekly look at presidential politics from a Texas perspective in the leadup to the 2016 election. It included veteran political reporters Jay Root of The Texas Tribune and Ben Philpott of KUT NewsFind it on SoundCloud and Stitcher

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This week on The Ticket: Bernie Sanders has been one of the biggest surprises of the 2016 presidential campaign. But those who know the Vermont senator’s history aren’t surprised at all. The Texas Tribune's Jay Root and KUT's Ben Philpott go back in time to hear from Sanders in his days as mayor of Burlington, Vt. The two also talk with UT-Austin pollster Jim Henson about what’s behind the Sanders surge. 

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