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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 05:27 AM

Bernie Sanders coming to Detroit to deliver opening-night speech at Women's Convention [View all]

Source: The Detroit Free Press

The Women's Convention will feel the Bern later this month, when Bernie Sanders visits Detroit to address more than 3,000 women and progressive activists as they get ready for the 2018 midterm elections.

The senator from Vermont, an independent who challenged Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, is to address the crowd the evening of Oct. 27, on the first day of a three-day convention organized by the Women's March.

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He was the right choice to be a headliner for the first national Women's Convention in 40 years, said Tamika Mallory, co-founder of Women's March, because Sanders knows how to mobilize a new generation of activists.

"I think that right now, no one can deny that Bernie Sanders is probably one of the most powerful U.S. senators ... on progressive issues, women’s issues, mobilizing millennials. He is really in line with the principles of the Women's March," Mallory told the Free Press in an exclusive interview Wednesday night.

Read more: http://www.freep.com/story/news/2017/10/12/bernie-sanders-speech-womens-convention/756532001/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter

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