Charles Sanders appears on Issues in Focus, a local program in Cabarrus County. Glenn White is the host. Sanders talks about why he is running in the 1996 senatorial primary as a candidate. He talks about partisanship and calls Jesse Helms "Senator No." He discusses issues he cares about, including Medicare and Social Security, protecting the elderly, opposing tax cuts to the rich, education, and campaign finance reform. He criticizes Helms for his action as the chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations and corporate welfare. Sanders talks about his views on agricultural subsidies for NC farmers, health care reform, balancing the budget, supporting job training for people on welfare, protecting the environment, the war on drugs, and prisons.