Bernie SandersBernie SandersBernie Sanders is Democrats' person of the year Sanders campaign manager: Don't buy David Brock's blame game for Clinton loss Depleted Dems look to Senate for 2020 nominee MORE is out with a new ad documenting the rise of his "political revolution" as Simon and Garfunkel sing along in the background.
It's reminiscent of the classic Ronald Reagan ad known as "Morning in America," which combined the same, hopeful tone and images of Americans living their lives with uplifting narration praising the country's future.
The optimistic spot hits the airwaves in Iowa and New Hampshire starting on Friday as Sanders looks to boost his momentum in the early voting states. He leads New Hampshire by a considerable margin in most polls while only trailing Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonUnfinished Business: Who will speak for the women of the world now? Bernie Sanders is Democrats' person of the year Trump gives first Sunday morning interview as president-elect to Chris Wallace MORE by a few percentage points in most Iowa polls.
The ad is also a break from the contentious barbs between the two candidates on the trail. Sanders and Clinton have butted heads over the past week on healthcare, foreign policy and Wall Street ahead of a month that could make or break Sanders's insurgent challenge to Clinton.