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Sanders Visits New Hampshire After Campaign Launch

He kicked off his campaign in his home state of Vermont on Tuesday



    Sanders Visits New Hampshire After Campaign Launch
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    U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) waves to supporters after officially announcing his candidacy for the U.S. presidency during an event at Waterfront Park May 26, 2015 in Burlington, Vermont. Sanders will run as a Democrat in the presidential election and is the first challenger against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.

    A day after launching his Democratic presidential campaign, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders headed back over the border to New Hampshire.

    Sanders, who kicked off his campaign Tuesday evening in Burlington, is holding town hall meetings in Concord and Portsmouth on Wednesday, with a house party in Epping in between.

    Sanders, a self-described "democratic socialist," is hoping to appeal to left-leaning Democrats wary of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who launched her campaign last month. His New Hampshire supporters say his local ties and longstanding practice of holding town hall meetings and people-to-people campaigning will serve him well in the state that holds the nation's first primary.

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