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Bernie Sanders stops in Luzerne County


PLAINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) 2020 Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders made a stop in Luzerne County this afternoon to meet with union workers. 

The senator visited battleground states over the weekend and is ending that swing in Pennsylvania. Part of Sanders’ campaign is focused on rebuilding and strenghtening unions and the widely talked about healthcare. 

Sanders made the annual Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals, PASNAP convention part of his campaign stop. Each year union leaders throughout the commonwealth gather to share ways to enhance the life of nurses at work and how to better improve patient care. 

Sanders shared how he plans to change healthcare if elected in 2020. He is known for the “medicare-for-all.”

“Oour legislation for seniors covers dental care, eye glasses and hearing aids. We expanding under medicare for all,” said the Presidential Candidate. 

Sanders last stop of his four day battleground states tour ends in Bethlehem, PA Monday night with a town hall. 

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