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Politics Bernie Sanders to rally in New York in comeback from heart attack

15:45  19 october  2019
15:45  19 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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Bernie Sanders ’s heart attack , but he had not even been asked about his health when he volunteered information about his wellbeing: “I’m healthy, I’m In the days ahead of the debate, his campaign announced his first public rallies since the heart attack as well: A “ Bernie ’s Back ” rally in New York

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NEW YORK — U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders will return to the campaign trail in New York City on Saturday, nearly three weeks after a heart attack that raised concerns about his viability in the Democratic race to pick a challenger to President Donald Trump.

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of the leaders of the party's progressives and a frequent target of Trump attacks, will join the "Bernie's Back" rally in Queensbridge Park and formally endorse Sanders for the White House, the campaign said.

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Learn all about Bernie Sanders ' Bernie 's Back rally in New York this weekend. After having a heart attack , two stents were inserted to fix blockage in one of his arteries. A stent is a tiny wire mesh tube that is left in permanently and helps prop open an artery, The American Heart Association

Bernie Sanders ’s heart attack , but he had not even been asked about his health when he volunteered information about his wellbeing: “I’m healthy, I’m In the days ahead of the debate, his campaign announced his first public rallies since the heart attack as well: A “ Bernie ’s Back ” rally in New York

The rally will be Sanders' first event on the campaign trail since his heart attack on Oct. 1, when he had two stents inserted to open a blocked artery.

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The heart attack threatened to derail the campaign of Sanders, 78, the oldest candidate in the crowded field seeking the Democratic nomination to face Trump in 2020. The U.S. senator canceled campaign appearances and returned to his home in Burlington, Vermont, to recover.

But Sanders was back to participate in Tuesday night's three-hour Democratic debate, and he has vowed to resume a full-tilt campaign pushing signature progressive issues such as a government-run healthcare program and a tax on the wealth of the richest Americans.

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Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is due to hold his first rally since his heart attack earlier this month ― and he’s planning to make it a big one. If he hopes to compete in New York ’s primary in April, he will need to maximize turnout in areas like Northwest Queens and neighborhoods in Brooklyn where voters broke

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Bernie Sanders didn't look like a guy who just had a heart attack . Asked how he would reassure Democratic voters that he has the energy to be president after his heart attack , he urged them to come to his rally in New York City this weekend, which drew laughter from some in

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders acknowledges his supporters at a campaign rally on March 8, 2016, in Miami. Alan Diaz/AP© Alan Diaz/AP Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders acknowledges his supporters at a campaign rally on March 8, 2016, in Miami. Alan Diaz/AP The backing of Ocasio-Cortez, who represents a New York district near where Sanders will hold the rally, is expected to boost Sanders in his efforts to fight off fellow progressive White House candidate Elizabeth Warren, who has passed Sanders in opinion polls.

Sanders runs third behind Warren, a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, and former Vice President Joe Biden in most recent national polls, although Sanders raised more money for his campaign in the last quarter than any other Democrat.

U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, another member of a group of progressive first-term congresswomen known as "The Squad," announced her endorsement of Sanders on Tuesday.

A third member of the group, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, is also expected to endorse Sanders, and his campaign said Sanders would tour her Detroit district with Tlaib on Oct. 27.

Reporting by Simon Lewis; editing by John Whitesides and Steve Orlofsky

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The Bernie Sanders campaign is launching its first ad highlighting his massive rally in New York City on Saturday — and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's endorsement of him.The 30-second digital spot, part of a six-figure ad buy in Iowa starting Tuesday, features a popular line from Sanders' speech at the rally as well as images of the huge crowd.

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