What Do We Know About Bernie’s Finances?

On Wednesday, Sen. Bernie Sanders officially dropped out of the 2020 presidential race. Sanders campaign announced in an email to supporters. At one point Sanders was the Democratic frontrunner at one point.

He failed to pick up momentum on Super Tuesday and in later contests, where he was taken over by former Vice President Joe Biden.

Business Insider reports that Sanders is known as one of the least wealthy members of Congress. Sanders earns a $174,000 salary as a lawmaker. He made at least $1 million in both 2016 and 2017, primarily because of royalties from his books.

Sanders has two homes in Vermont and a townhouse in Washington, DC.



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