Published On: Sun, Jul 19th, 2015

Bernie Sanders Continues to Draw the Biggest Crowds of Any 2016 Candidate

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Size matters.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is still drawing the some of largest crowds on the campaign trail, as evidenced by the 11, 000 people who turned up to hear the Vermont senator and self-described independent socialist speak at the Phoenix Convention Center on Saturday, according to reports. He had appeared there earlier that day as part of the progressive Netroots Nation convention. The turnout broke Sanders’s previous record, some 10, 000 at an rally in Madison earlier this month, which was heralded as the largest crowd any 2016 candidate had attracted yet.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at the very same venue on Saturday, and drew roughly half as many attendees as Sanders did… READ MORE

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