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Sanders to hold rally in Tucson

Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders, who is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, will hold a rally in Tucson on Oct. 9.

The Vermont senator will speak at 7 p.m. at the Reid Park DeMeester Outdoor Performance Center, 920 South Concert Place. Gates will open at 6 p.m.

Sanders will discuss a wide range of issues including income and wealth inequality and the disappearing middle class, campaign finance reform, his legislation targeting high prescription drug costs, criminal justice reform, and his college affordability plan, according to a press release.

Organizers encourage people to RSVP at goberniesanders.com.