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Sat Jul 21, 2018, 07:47 AM

Bernie Sanders fires up 4,000 in Wichita with rally for James Thompson, against Trump

With the gruff and at times angry rhetoric that made him famous on the campaign trail, former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders fired up a crowd of about 4,000 on Friday with a speech calling on Kansans to support progressive ideals and a local Democrat for Congress.

Sanders and Democratic rising star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez came to Wichita to rally on behalf of James Thompson, running for Kansas’ 4th Congressional District seat.

The crowd nearly filled the 5,000-capacity hall at the Century II Convention and Performing Arts Center.

“We must have gotten off at the wrong stop because people told me Kansas was a Republican state,” Sanders thundered. “It doesn’t look like it.”

Read more: https://www.kansas.com/news/politics-government/election/article215250395.html

The article is from the Wichita Eagle which is part of the McClatchy Group which is conservative. I am posting the article within the Kansas Group since it provides the perspective the local journalists covering the event.

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Sat Jul 21, 2018, 08:00 AM

1. Good luck!

Hope he makes it!

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Sat Jul 21, 2018, 09:13 AM

2. I love Bernie !!!

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