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Sanders, rising Democrats call for Midwest to unite to win

APTOPIX Election 2020 DNC
Posted at 3:17 PM, Aug 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-19 15:17:10-04

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders and others from the liberal wing of the Democratic Party are calling on Democrats from key Midwestern states to work together to not only defeat President Donald Trump, but to forge ahead with a progressive agenda.

They spoke Wednesday to activists from five Midwestern states during a virtual meeting coinciding with the third day of the Democratic National Convention.

Trump narrowly won two of the states, Wisconsin and Michigan, and just barely lost a third, Minnesota.

Democrats from South Dakota and North Dakota also participated on the call, which attracted around 250 viewers at any given time.