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Bernie Sanders, Larry David discover they're cousins

Thursday, October 05, 2017 - 00:50

Bernie Sanders discovers that Larry David, the actor who frequently portrayed him on ''Saturday Night Live,'' is a distant cousin. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders discovered that Larry David, the actor who frequently portrayed him on "Saturday Night Live," is actually a distant cousin. Sanders and David both received the news on "Finding Your Roots," a PBS series, hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr., that traces the lineage of its celebrity guests. "He does a better Bernie Sanders than I do," said Sanders after learning the news. David played Sanders on SNL during the 2015-2016 primary elections, while the Vermont senator was running for the Democratic nomination, that he eventually lost to Hillary Clinton.

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Bernie Sanders, Larry David discover they're cousins

Thursday, October 05, 2017 - 00:50