VIDEO: Bernie Sanders Debuts First Campaign Ad
Called “Real Change,” Sen. Bernie Sanders’ first presidential campaign ad casts the candidate as a principled and down-to-earth populist leader with the backing of millions of individual donors and a determination to take on Wall Street.
NPR detailed some of the back story behind the ad on Sunday:
The presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., announced Sunday that it will begin airing its first campaign ads on television in Iowa and New Hampshire starting Tuesday.
Sanders’ campaign is spending $2 million to air the ads, the same amount that the campaign of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, his rival for the Democratic nomination, spent on her first campaign ads. Clinton’s ads have been airing since early August. In the months since then, her campaign has spent an additional $4 million on ads in Iowa and New Hampshire.
The announcement comes as Clinton’s campaign has been picking up momentum, extending her lead over Sanders in polls since Vice President Joe Biden announced he would not enter the race nearly two weeks ago.
Watch the ad in full below (via YouTube):
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