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  Sanders says the right to vote should be extended 'even for terrible people' like Boston Marathon bomber
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Last EditedRP  Apr 22, 2019 09:47pm
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CategoryProposed Legislation
AuthorVeronica Rocha
News DateTuesday, April 23, 2019 03:00:00 AM UTC0:0
DescriptionVermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said he thinks everyone should have the right to vote -- even the Boston Marathon bomber.

Asked at a CNN town hall Monday night if he thought felons should be allowed to vote -- even while they're incarcerated, not just after they're released -- Sanders said the country needs more people to vote.

"This is a democracy and we have got to expand that democracy, and I believe every single person does have the right to vote," he said.
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