Bernie celebrates New Year’s Eve in Iowa

Bernie Sanders celebrates New Year's Eve in Des Moines, Iowa
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Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is celebrating New Year’s Eve in Iowa, telling supporters they have a chance to make 2016 a year to remember.

At the historic Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel in Iowa, Bernie Sanders was celebrating New Year’s Eve with his supporters.

“Together, we have an opportunity to make 2016 a year to remember,” Senator Sanders told crowds of thousands packed into two ballrooms a few hours before midnight.

“You here in Iowa have a chance to make 2016 a year that people in the future will look back on and say. ‘Thank you, Iowa, for leading the political revolution.’”

A spokesperson for the campaign said before 9pm that Sanders had already headed home to celebrate the new year with his family.

Iowa’s caucuses kick off in a month, where Democrats will begin the process of picking their presidential nominee.

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