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Bernie Sanders schedules late-May trip to Iowa City


Bernie Sanders
Sanders’s last trip to Iowa City included a reading at Prairie Lights. — photo by the Brookings Institute

Bernie Sanders will return to Iowa later this month as part of a four-day campaign swing across New Hampshire and the Hawkeye State.

The Vermont senator will visit his hometown of Burlington, Vermont on Wednesday, May 26 for a campaign kickoff celebration before spending the next four days in New Hampshire and Iowa, including a stop in Iowa City on May 30.

Sanders, who announced his run for the Democratic presidential nomination in April, last visited Iowa City on Feb. 19, when he read at Prairie Lights Bookstore, attended the Domestic Violence Intervention Program’s Souper Bowl fundraiser and spoke at a University of Iowa-sponsored town hall meeting.

For his upcoming visit, Sanders will speak at Iowa City’s Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center on Saturday, May 30 at 10 a.m. See Sanders’s schedule below for more details:

Thursday, May 28

7 p.m. in Davenport – Davenport town meeting: Rogalski Center, St. Ambrose University, 518 W. Locust St., Davenport

Friday, May 29

3 p.m. in Muscatine — Muscatine County Democrats town meeting: Bob Roach Little Theatre, Strahan Hall, Muscatine Community College, 152 Colorado St., Muscatine

7 p.m. in West Branch — House party at the home of Dave Johnson and Jennie Embree, 326 N. Fourth St., West Branch.

Saturday, May 30

10 a.m. in Iowa City — Iowa City town meeting: Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center, Social Hall, 220 South Gilbert St. Iowa City

5 p.m. in Kensett — Tri-County Democrats town meeting, Kensett Community Center, 300 Willow St., Kensett


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