Bernie Reluctant to Endorse Son’s Floundering Campaign

Senator Bernie Sanders has traveled to Iowa and narrated a 30-second ad to endorse one congressional candidate and journeyed to Allentown, Pa., on behalf of another. He publicly backed a mayoral candidate in Omaha.

But while he’s busy endorsing politicians across the country who share his liberal values, closer to home Sanders is taking a noncommittal stand when it comes to his own flesh and blood.

Sanders has refrained from endorsing Levi Sanders in his only son’s campaign for the Democratic nomination for a New Hampshire congressional seat.

The Vermont senator and former presidential candidate — who has an ardent following in New Hampshire, where he defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democratic primary — also has not encouraged his legion of supporters to help Levi Sanders. He hasn’t even traveled to New Hampshire since his son announced he was running in February.

Read more at the Boston Globe.

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