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Bernie Sanders Coming Back to Phoenix Saturday

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When the Bernie Sanders campaign says Arizona is a must-win state, it's no joke. The beloved U.S. Senator from Vermont just announced another yoooooge campaign rally in Phoenix Saturday afternoon — his fourth event in Arizona this week.

The rally will be in the Veterans Memorial Coliseum, and doors open at 4 p.m. (RSVP for free tickets here.)

Arizona is one of three states holding primaries on Tuesday, and with 75 delegates up for grabs, both Sanders and his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton are hoping for big wins. (Voting are Utah with 33 delegates, and Idaho with 23 delegates.)

In fact, according to political experts, if Sanders doesn't win Arizona, his chances of winning the Democratic nomination dramatically decrease, which is why he's pouring tons of energy and money into the state. 

But while many have seen Sanders' campaign as a total long shot — even the Arizona Republic officially endorsed Hillary Clinton this week — his energetic campaign rallies and the most recent polls in Arizona tell a slightly different story.

According to Arizona State University's Merrill Poll, if the election comes down to Sanders and Donald Trump, Sanders can win. Meanwhile, if the election comes down to Clinton and Trump, it's a toss up: A Future to Believe In Rally with Bernie Sanders Event Details:
Saturday, March 19
Doors open at 4:00 p.m.
Veterans Memorial Coliseum
1826 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix
(RSVP for free tickets here)

Love campaign politics? Here's the full list of political rallies happening before Tuesday:

  • Friday, March 18 (Phoenix:) Ted Cruz (Rick Perry and Carly Fiorina will be speaking as well) 
  • Friday, March 18 (Tucson): Bernie Sanders 

  • Saturday, March 19 (Phoenix): Bernie Sanders 
  • Saturday, March 19 (Fountain Hills): Donald Trump 

  • Sunday, March 20 (Phoenix and Tucson): Bill Clinton for Hillary Clinton 

  • Monday, March 21 (Phoenix): Hillary Clinton

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