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I Am An Outsider And So Can You!

The victories of Donald Trump and Senator Bernie Sanders in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary are being hailed as a coup for "outsiders." But throughout this presidential election season nearly every candidate has presented him or herself as an "outsider." As it turns out, running for president as an "outsider" is a long held American tradition. Brooke revisits our history of political outsider-ness with the National Education Association's Erica Seifert and the Washington Post's Paul Waldman

Want to see and hear the campaign posters and songs described in this segment? Check out our "Brief History of the Political Outsider" page for all of this and more!

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