Bernie Sanders returns to Iowa Feb. 23 for rally with Pete D'Alessandro

Des Moines Register | 2/12/2018 | Jason Noble
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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) says lawmakers calling for voter suppression should get out of politics.

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will return to Iowa next week for a rally with a former campaign aide who’s now running for Congress.

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Sanders, the Vermont independent who ran for president in 2016, will headline an event for 3rd District Democratic candidate Pete D’Alessandro on Feb. 23 in Des Moines. It’ll be the senator’s first visit to Iowa this year and his third since the end of the 2016 campaign.

D’Alessandro was a top adviser to Sanders’ near-miss Iowa caucuses campaign in 2016 and received his endorsement late last month. He’s also been endorsed by Our Revolution, the organization that succeeded Sanders' presidential campaign.

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“Bernie knows that we need bold, progressive leaders in Congress if we’re going to change the direction of our country,” D’Alessandro said in a statement. “That’s why I’m proudly supporting Medicare for All,...
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