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Bernie Sanders surprised everyone in 2016. Can he do it again?

Aaron Blake on Bernie Sanders’s second presidential run. Steven Rich on the emotional impact of a school lockdown. Plus, Robin Givhan on the life and complexities of the late fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld.
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Bernie Sanders is running for president again
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), who in 2016 challenged Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination, announced Tuesday morning that he’s running for president in 2020.
“It makes all the sense in the world that Bernie Sanders would do this,” The Post’s Aaron Blake says. “He gave Hillary Clinton a challenge that almost everybody thought was more serious than anybody anticipated.”

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The impact of school lockdowns
More than 4 million children endured lockdowns last school year, a groundbreaking Washington Post analysis found. The experience left many traumatized. The Post’s Steven Rich talks with host Martine Powers about what this means for students and the culture in which we are raising them.

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Chanel’s creative director dies
Karl Lagerfeld, the fashion designer who reinvented the luxury fashion house Chanel, has died in Paris. The Post’s fashion critic Robin Givhan says Lagerfeld was a complicated man.

“He dabbled in book publishing; he took up photography; he indulged in gossip; he said mean things about others; he said self-deprecating things about himself; he hated fat; he venerated skinny.”

Famously elusive about his age, Lagerfeld was thought to be 85.

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About Post Reports

Post Reports is the daily podcast from The Washington Post. Unparalleled reporting. Expert insight. Clear analysis. Everything you’ve come to expect from the newsroom of The Post -- for your ears.