Sanders points to disconnect between 'mainstream media' and public
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersGun control: Campaigning vs. legislating Booker defends middle-ground health care approach: 'We're going to fight to get there' Sunday shows preview: Democratic candidates make the rounds after debate MORE on Sunday highlighted a disconnect he sees between the mainstream media and the general public.

"Despite what the establishment thinks in talking to each other, it turns out that ordinary Americans want real change," the Vermont senator tweeted.

"What the mainstream media has got to understand is that they are far removed from the reality of where many American people are."

Sanders has been fighting for a series of progressive proposals and is looking to shape the Democratic Party's platform. His proposals include a $15 minimum wage and a single-payer healthcare system. 

He has vowed to continue fighting for his progressive platforms, calling on presumptive presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDershowitz: 'Too many politicians are being subject to criminal prosecution' The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation Democrats spar over electoral appeal of 'Medicare for All' MORE during an interview earlier Sunday to "stand up" and "be bolder" on policies involving healthcare and education if she wants to win over his supporters.