BURLINGTON, Vt. -- U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign on Sunday released its first television ad, titled "Real Change."
The ad highlights the senator's history of standing up "for working families and for principle."
"Thousands of Americans have come out to see Bernie speak and we've seen a great response to his message," Jeff Weaver, the campaign manager, said. "This ad marks the next phase of this campaign. We're bringing that message directly to the voters of Iowa and New Hampshire."
The ad will air statewide in Iowa and New Hampshire and is part of a buy exceeding $2 million.
The son of a Polish immigrant who grew up in a Brooklyn tenement.
He went to public schools, then college where the work of his life began.
Fighting injustice and inequality.
Speaking truth to power.
He moved to Vermont, won election and praise -- as one of America's best Mayors.
In Congress, he stood up for working families and for principle
Opposing the Iraq War.
Now, he's taking on Wall Street and a corrupt political system.
Funded by over a million contributions.
Tackling climate change to create clean energy jobs.
Fighting for living wages, equal pay and tuition-free public colleges