Outsider in the White House

book by Bernie Sanders

Outsider in the White House is a political memoir written by Huck Gutman and Bernie Sanders. It was first published as Outsider in the House in 1997.[1] It was republished in 2015,[2] when Sanders ran for President of the United States. The book contains an afterword by journalist John Nichols.[2]

Outsider in the White House
AuthorHuck Gutman,
Bernie Sanders,
John Nichols
CountryUnited States of America
SubjectBernie Sanders, Politics of the United States
PublisherVerso Books
Publication date
1997; 2015

The book talks about Sanders's support for the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution. This law gives United States citizens the right to own guns.[3]


  1. Seitz-Wald, Alex (28 May 2015). "The 25 best things we learned from Bernie Sanders' book". MSNBC. Retrieved 22 January 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "A Surge of Bernie Sanders Books Are Coming". Publishers Weekly. August 28, 2015. Retrieved January 20, 2016.
  3. Binelli, Mark (July 9, 2015). "Weekend With Bernie". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on October 20, 2015. Retrieved January 20, 2016. Vermont is a pro-gun state, and Sanders, in his 1997 book Outsider in the House, lamented unnecessarily losing the votes of "many working-class men" early in his career because "we handled the gun issue badly."