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Sanders Fires Up Supporters During Phoenix Campaign Stop


Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders used a well-attended campaign rally in Phoenix Thursday night to attack his political opponents. 

The Vermont Senator drew a sharp contrast between himself and Joe Biden in his first major campaign rally since the two emerged on top after Super Tuesday. He blasted the former vice president for taking money from billionaires and accepting the help of a super PAC.

Sanders said his campaign is for the working class. In his speech to a crowd of supporters at Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, Sanders repeated some of his now familiar campaign themes calling for universal health care and his vow to protect social security and Medicare/Medicaid.

He also said his campaign is the most poised to defeat Republican President Donald Trump in November. 

Sanders is looking to recapture the momentum that powered him through early states before Biden surged in South Carolina and many Super Tuesday primaries.

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