Iowa State Fair goes blue for Bernie Sanders

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The Iowa State Fair today went blue for presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, with crowds roaring during his speech at the Des Moines Register soap box.

You can watch Sanders’ speech courtesy of C-SPAN here.

Supporters showed up en masse to see Senator Sanders in the Hawkeye State.

Children were having a blast!

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People were placing kernels into jars.

But best of all, Bernie and his supporters were grabbing the attention of people across the United States.

People were really quite excited to be meeting the veteran independent from Vermont!

#berniesanders #iowastatefair

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In his speech, Bernie touched on the issues so many Americans are concerned about. He talked about wealth and income inequality, social security and healthcare.

He also scored some pretty neat headlines across the country.

Overall, it was a pretty great day for Bernie!

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