Article courtesy of Common Dreams, written by Nika Knight.

Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders announced in an interview released late Saturday that he would be backing Tim Canova, the progressive challenger running to unseat incumbent Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) in the congressional race for Florida’s 23rd District.

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Wasserman Schultz has been a highly controversial chair of the DNC this primary season, and she is widely perceived by many Sanders supporters as rigging the primary to bolster the campaign of establishment candidate Hillary Clinton over Sanders’ progressive campaign.