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Meet the woman behind Bernie Sanders’ famous mittens

The image of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders at Joe Biden’s inauguration, looking glum and wearing woollen mittens, has gone viral on social media.

They were made by Vermont woman Jen Ellis, who has since received thousands of orders for the same mittens.

She told Katy Kay and Christian Fraser about the whirlwind past week, and the special mittens she’s making to auction off for charity.

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Keystone XL: Why I fought for – or against – the pipeline

To me, the question is – how do we make this the safest pipeline in the world? How do we make it environmentally friendly? TC Canada, my partner, is trying its very best to put its best foot forward to make this the safest pipeline, to make sure this pipeline is successful. There are other resources out there to make the world more safe, but we’re not there yet.