Bernie Sanders to hold rally in Minneapolis next week, alongside Rep. Ilhan Omar

Rep. Omar endorsed the Vermont senator earlier this month.
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is returning to the Twin Cities next week to hold a rally on the University of Minnesota campus.

The Vermont senator, who is one of the leaders in the Democratic race, will be joined by Rep. Ilhan Omar for a rally at the Northrop Auditorium at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 3.

Sanders was last in the Twin Cities during the Minnesota State Fair, where he spoke before a big crowd outside the MPR News tent.

He comes to Minneapolis after receiving the endorsement of Rep. Omar, who is the only Democratic Member of Congress from Minnesota who has not endorsed Sen. Amy Klobuchar in the presidential race.

Sanders and Omar are both among the more progressive members of the Democratic Party in Congress, with both advocating for systemic changes that includes access to free college, the eradication of student loan debt, and Medicare-for-All.

Omar, Minnesota's 5th District representative, endorsed Sanders at the same time as fellow progressive freshman representatives Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib.

Sanders easily won the Democratic caucus in Minnesota for the 2016 presidential race, getting 61.6 percent of the vote to Hillary Clinton's 38.4 percent; 

You can sign up to attend the Sanders rally here.

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