Bernie Sanders is backing the DNC chairwoman's primary opponent

Bernie Sanders
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Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders vowed to support Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz's primary opponent. He also said in the Sunday interview on CNN's State of the Union that, if elected, he would remove her from her DNC post.

Throughout his campaign, Sanders has accused Wasserman Schultz of favoring frontrunner Hillary Clinton, a charge the chairwoman has repeatedly denied.

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