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Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders at Derry Town Hall, Pinkerton Academy NH October 30th, 2015 by Michael Vadon | by Michael Vadon
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Senator of Vermont Bernie Sanders at Derry Town Hall, Pinkerton Academy NH October 30th, 2015 by Michael Vadon

DERRY, N.H. —U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders hosted a town hall meeting at Pinkerton Academy in Derry Friday evening. The Democratic presidential candidate told a crowd he believes he has an excellent chance in the New Hampshire primary.

 

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SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS HOSTS TOWN HALL MEETING

Senator Bernie Sanders Hosts Town Hall Meeting

Senator Bernie Sanders hosts a town hall at Pinkerton Academy in Derry.

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Watch WMUR's coverage of the town hall.

 

The Vermont senator vowed again to campaign without super-PACs. He says he collected contributions from 750,000 individuals.

 

"A larger number than any candidate at this point in the campaign in American history," Sanders said.

 

He also spoke about his plan to raise minimum wage to $15 an hour and make every public college and university tuition free. The crowd gave Sanders a standing ovation when he promised to fight for 12 weeks of paid family and medical leave.

 

"Stand up to a billionaire class that has enormous power and whose greed is destroying America. We have got to stand up to them," Sanders said.

 

Sanders plans to file for the New Hampshire Primary when it opens next week.

 

On Saturday, Oct. 31, Sanders will hold a press conference at the IBEW 490 Hall in Concord. At 1 p.m., he will hold a town hall meeting in Warner at 5 East Main Street. His final stop of his trip will be Lebanon High School for a town hall meeting at 4 p.m.

 

www.wmur.com/politics/senator-bernie-sanders-hosts-town-h...

 

Location: Pinkerton Academy

5 Pinkerton St, Derry, NH 03038

 

Date: October 30th, 2015

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