Sophie Vaughan

Sophie Vaughan is a Connecticut-based reporter and 2017 graduate of Middlebury College.

Recent Articles

The Political Revolution in 2020 Relies on Massive Volunteer Organizing

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren organizers have already begun canvassing in New Hampshire, eight months before polls open.

agenda_2020.jpg CONCORD, New Hampshire—If a fire marshal came to the opening of this Bernie Sanders campaign office, she probably would have shut it down. An overflow crowd of at least 50 people packed the long and narrow strip-mall space to hear the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate launch his campaign’s “political revolution” in yet another outpost across the state. It was the last weekend in June, four days after Sanders appeared at the first Democratic Party presidential debate and, according to pundits, failed to challenge former Vice President Joe Biden and capture the nation’s attention. Polls have alternately shown Sanders falling slightly behind Kamala Harris or Elizabeth Warren, or moving closer to Biden in second. A bizarre Politico headline read: “Harris, Warren tie for third place in new 2020 Dem poll, but Biden still leads,” without mentioning the guy in between. There was no sign of a slump, however, among...