Tom Perriello

Sanders joins Maryland's Jealous to help fire up voters

Sen. Bernie Sanders may not be endorsing his own son's congressional bid, but he rallied on a hot Monday night in Maryland to fire up voters for Ben Jealous' campaign for governor.

The senator known for his reluctance to endorse politicians joined the former NAACP president outside an early voting center in Silver Spring, Maryland.

"I am proud to be here because Ben is one of those leaders who is not going to be nibbling around the edges, but understands we have got to transform the economic and political life of this country," Sanders said in a plaza outside the voting center as a crowd of supporters cheered. Jealous stood by his side.

Although Sanders...