U.S. house candidate, Levi Sanders, left, and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., take a walk in Brooklyn Bridge Park in Brooklyn, New York, 7. April 2016.
If Bernie Sanders does not receive a father’s day card on Sunday, could not understand the reason, hard to come by.
The U.S. senator from Vermont has refused to support his son, Levi Sanders, 49, a candidate for a U.S. house seat in New Hampshire, according to the reports.
“He is on his own,” the elder Sanders CNN’s Chris Cuomo said on Thursday, adding that he does not like “dynastic politics”.
“He is on his own.”
– Bernie Sanders, based on the son of Levi’s run for a congressional seat
Some say they are not surprised, because the older Sanders has a long history of sightings stingy with political favor.
Democratic presidential candidate sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., his wife, Jane Sanders and his son, Levi Sanders in a primary night rally in Essex Junction, Vt., 1. In March 2016.
In the mid-1980s, for example, Sanders to do leaning more to the aid of what has become in Vermont’s Progressive y Then last winter, he refused to help, his step-daughter, Carina Driscoll, run for the mayor’s office in Burlington, Vt., the Sanders themselves once held.
“This is a fancy dance made by Bernie, but it is not recommended for someone else,” said Garrison Nelson, University of Vermont, political science professor emeritus. “This is a Testament to Bernie’s uniqueness as a political actor.”
“This is a Testament to Bernie’s uniqueness as a political actor.”
– Garrison Nelson, political science professor emeritus, University of Vermont
For his part, Levi Sanders — legal-services-analyst search to fill the democratic nomination to the seat held is a of 11 by the retirement of U.S. Rep. Carol Shea-Porter has joked that instead of Bernie Sanders’ son, he is the son of the fourth cousin Larry David, co-creator of “Seinfeld”, told Bernie Sanders in “Saturday Night Live”.
But since the father-and-son-drawn political relationship has recently the attention, Levi Sanders is gone, peace in the matter.
Levi Sanders is a progressive campaign for tuition-free college, health care for all and sensible gun legislation. The first two questions were at the heart of his father last presidential campaign.
His campaign said in a statement on Saturday that he also believes that equal pay for women, and “a minimum wage, so people work 40 hours a week without living in poverty.”
But Levi Sanders ” campaign has struggled to gain traction, in part because of a crowded field for the Sept. 11 primary. Levi Sanders has raised only about $11,500 to March, according to the latest campaign finance reports.
Many have said that Levi Sanders has done little to create, support from the base of the progressives, supported his father.
Several analysts raised the question of whether an approval of his father would make all that much difference.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.