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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)
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This week marks the 15th anniversary of the sudden death of Minnesota's progressive Sen. Paul Wellstone in a plane crash. To many across the country, Wellstone remains iconic as the "conscience of the Senate" - a crusader and "noisy, unimpressive nuisance" who fought against big business and for workers, farmers, women, children, health care, Native Americans and the environment, and whose spirit lives on.