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Bernie Sanders Has Stuck To The Same Message For 40 Years

The senator has built his political career on decrying a rigged economy. NPR found audio dating back to 1976 that is nearly indistinguishable from 2015 when it comes to this message.

Mr. Puffy John Scofield
Al Green Song
Endless Summer
I'm Gonna Live 'Til I Die - Frank Sinatra
Little Business Robert Walter's 20th Congress

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Mastectomy No Better Than Lumpectomy For Early Breast Cancer

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Blackbird [Live] Brad Mehldau
Worst Robert Glasper
In Illusions of Order
A Hail of Bombs
Seeker The Trio Project & Hiromi
Life Goes On The Trio Project & Hiromi

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Egyptian Doctor Found Guilty Of Female Genital Mutilation Isn't In Jail

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Whirling Birds Ceremony "Birds Requiem" Suite Dhafer Youssef
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At The Root Of It All, A Little Girl's 'Grandmapal' Left Her Lifelong Love

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The Russian Messenger Rodrigo y Gabriela
Call for All Demons Philadelphia Experiment
Bounty Rockamovya
I'm So Tired The Beatles
Come Together Soulive
Aurora Borealis Meat Puppets
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