But after reportedly workshopping names for the current crop of Democratshoping to defeat him in the 2020 election, the president has apparently settled on a nickname he's used before for the one candidate who almost squared off against him in 2016: Sen.
But his sustained popularity in early voting states, massive network of small donors and powerhouse digital operation, including a social media network far larger than that of any Democrat, give Sanders big advantages as the race gets underway.
Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, John Delaney and Julian Castro are among those who have also announced their intention to run. While she ultimately became the party's nominee, his campaign helped lay the groundwork for the leftward lurch that has dominated Democratic politics in the Trump era.
The question now for Sanders is whether he can stand out in a crowded field of Democrats who embrace many of his policy ideas and who are newer to the national political stage.
The self-proclaimed democratic socialist is hoping that 2020 will be his moment, arguing that many of his once-fringe ideas are now accepted by the Democratic Party. And even at the advanced age of 77, Mr. Sanders has established himself as a candidate who enjoys an electoral brawl.
It remains to be seen if any of them will withdraw and back Sanders or whether they will duke it out in a Democratic field that resembles the Republican scrum in 2016 when Donald Trump overcame 16 other contenders for the party nomination. Bernie Sanders into the 2020 race for president.
ALEX BRANDON THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FILESThe Sanders campaign says it raised US$6 million in donations within 24 hours of his declared candidacy
Thanks to his widely popular 2016 run, the senator also enjoys serious name recognition, but is it enough?
He would need to best multiple formidable rivals - including former vice president Joe Biden, should he enter the race - and victory is anything but assured. Americans like numerous ideas Sanders proposes - at least in the abstract - but they get skittish when presented with the costs and other fine print.
Ms. Warren is making her refusal to take money from PACs and federal lobbyists a central part of her fundraising pitch, insisting she will not be beholden to special interest groups. The 39-year-old former aide to Harry Reid will be the first Muslim to manage a presidential campaign.
Bernie Sanders holds hands with fellow presidential challenger Tulsi Gabbard.
Serial killer Bruce McArthur was sentenced to 25 years in prison, and will be eligible to apply for parole after that. But as his court case came to a close, the motivation of McArthur , a 67-year-old landscaper, remained unknown.
A BBC spokeswoman said Skeans was "violently pushed and shoved by a member of the crowd" as he covered the rally. Skeans said he and his camera was nearly knocked over twice before the protester was wrestled away.
Travis was all smiles as he danced with his daughter while Pinkfong characters performed the children's song " Baby Shark ". Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott went all out to ensure their bundle of joy's bash was the best on Saturday, February 9.
Conservative MP George Freeman condemned the decision to revoke Begum's citizenship, calling it a "mistake and a risky precedent". Begum's dual nationality - as both her parents are of Bangladeshi - reportedly cleared the way for today's decision.
A foil sticker on the top of the black box that indicates it's among the very first run of 17 NES games produced in America. An unopened copy of the classic Nintendo video game Super Mario Bros . has sold for a record $100,150 (£78,100).
Epic have all the details on merging your Fortnite account - including a helpful process to help you do so - on their website . After that, though, you can move forward with one account that has all of your purchases and any unspent V-bucks.
The All-Star Game is in Charlotte this year, which is Curry's hometown due to his father Dell playing 10 seasons with the Hornets. Seth, making his first appearance, says Dell advised them to "do a whole lot better than I did".
Madera County Sheriff's Office are now working to track down a woman who is thought to have dropped the baby off at the spot. Investigators are looking for a Hispanic female, likely in her early 20s, who left the scene in a small white SUV.
Eighth MP quits Labour Party
And Mr McDonnell accepted the need for the leadership to carry out a "mammoth, massive listening exercise" to address concerns. Apparently the de facto deputy PM David Lidington and the chancellor Philip Hammond seemed warmer to this idea than the PM.
Osaka splits with coach
Bajin won't take long to attract new suitors - he has previously worked with Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Caroline Wozniacki . The 21-year-old beat Petra Kvitova in three sets in the Australian Open final on January 26.
Wilson-Raybould resigns from cabinet
And he called Wilson-Raybould's resignation "a significant step backwards in our long-standing efforts to advance reconciliation". As the former attorney general, Wilson-Raybould has refused to comment on the allegation, citing solicitor-client privilege.
Greece backs Macedonia's NATO accession
Greece and the former Yugoslav province - independent since 1991 - struck the historic agreement last summer. In ancient times it was the cradle of Alexander the Great's empire, a source of intense pride for Greeks.
Grizzlies Could Wait Until Draft To Trade Mike Conley
It won't be easy for Toronto to land Ellington given the amount of teams coveting a player with his particular skillset, though. Valanciunas hasn't played in almost two months after suffering a dislocated thumb, but is ready to return to the lineup.