The majority of the posts on BernieSanders.com no longer listed events involving only the senator: There was a volunteer rally in Littleton, door-knocking in Nashua and canvassing in Claremont, Hudson, Salem and Berlin.
Sanders addressed a near-capacity crowd of 20,000 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, with a few thousand more in an overflow room.
But Jose Santos, a 52-year-old IT specialist from Everett, said he simply trusts Sanders more than Clinton regarding the issues he cares about the most: climate change, banking regulation, and immigration reform.
“It is a grassroots campaign designed not only to elect someone to president of the United States but to build a political movement”.
He also paid homage to Massachusetts native and fellow progressive icon Sen. And generally, he has a mixed voting record on gun legislation.
In a race that favors political outsiders, Carson and Sanders are increasingly making their case for the White House. “They may go down precipitously”.
“When I say we need to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, that’s going to impact the country but it will impact African-Americans even more”.
“We are not dependent on any big campaign donors”. Jeanne Shaheen. The state’s largest public union, the National Education of Association in New Hampshire, announced its backing of the former secretary of state ahead of the national organization’s endorsement of Clinton on Saturday.
While I suspect that many in this crowd were vegetarians and vegans, they happily ate up Sanders’ servings of red meat against “millionaires and billionaires”. Given the MBTA’s poor performance during last winter’s record snowfall, there isn’t a whole lot of public sympathy for the T even among Sanders’ supporters. But turning that into offline action could be a challenge, and the campaign still does not have a digital director in the state, although Barnes says that will happen soon.
“Our job is to make police departments look like the communities they serve”, Sanders said.
Most campaign speeches are fairly short. No one else has made an argument they can get past Trump.
“When nobody votes, Republicans win“, he said. Sanders, a 73-year-old socialist, is generating far more enthusiasm than any other Democratic candidate.
“There’s just so much hopelessness about people having any real opportunity to just make a living, take care of their families, support themselves”, said Karen Bryant, a physician from New Boston, New Hampshire.
“We do voter contact and voter activity seven days a week”. So what does that tell us about the Democratic electorate in 2015? “All of this is part of a strategy of building deep connections to the people so that you can withstand the ups and downs of campaigns that come with every candidate”.
Sanders this week reported raising $26 million during the past three months, just shy of the $28 million Clinton said she had raised.
It was Sanders’ first day back on the campaign trail since announcing impressive fundraising numbers for the quarter this week, on pace with Hillary Clinton.
With a presidential debate and a contentious appearance in Congress coming, Hillary Rodham Clinton faces an October full of opportunity and risk for her presidential campaign.
“Maybe if we do all of these things we can lessen the likelihood of these horrendous disasters”, Sanders said.