UPDATED: Morgantown rally for Bernie Sanders postponed


Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., smiles as he stands in the shade before marching with supporters in the Nashua Pride Parade in Nashua, N.H. Saturday, June 29, 2019: (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter)

UPDATE 08/24/19 2:45 p.m.: A rally planned for Vermont Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Morgantown has been postponed.

Staff for the senator said the rally was postponed due to scheduling issues.

Sanders will still be nearby Monday.

He will be speaking at the 76th National Convention for the United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America in Pittsburgh.

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Senator Bernie Sanders will return to Morgantown on August 26 to host a rally.

Senator Sanders is set to speak at the Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place, specifically focusing on his comprehensive Workplace Democracy plan and Green New Deal policy.

The Workplace Democracy plan will focus on increasing union membership in his first term.

Senator Sanders’ Green New Deal policy highlights the topics of global warming and has hopes of creating 20 million new jobs.

Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. with the event to follow at 6 p.m. The event is open to the public and admission is provided on a first come, first serve basis.

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