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What Happens When Bernie Sanders Takes Over A Bank

Sanders' Poughkeepsie, New York office is an old bank building. The rest goes how you'd expect.

Posted on April 1, 2016, at 1:50 p.m. ET

The Bernie Sanders campaign recently opened a field office in Poughkeepsie, New York — part of the campaign's full-scale push for votes ahead of the April 19th primary. The location is the former Poughkeepsie Savings Bank.

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An old photo of the bank from Google Street View.

The bank ended its financial services life as a branch of TD Bank. Sanders' bank-busting supporters had fun turning the location into a Bernie HQ. This is the entrance:

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Photos were shared with BuzzFeed News by a Sanders campaign source.

This is the lobby:

Bernie Sanders Campaign

The Berniest part: Staffers turned the vault into a "crime scene" — complete with police tape.

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A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.