Bernie Sanders campaigned for PA senate hopful Katie McGinty at CMU

Former democratic presidential hopeful, Bernie Sanders campaigned for Pennsylvania Democratic Senate candidate, Katie McGinty, on Friday in Pittsburgh.

Sanders joined McGinty at a rally in Carnegie Mellon University’s gymnasium to show his support for democrats.

According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Senator Sanders said that, “If our country is to move forward, we need Democratic control over the U.S. Senate. We must end Republican obstructionism and elect a Senate which works for all, and not just the people on top. Katie McGinty will be an extremely welcome progressive voice in the United States Senate.”

Saturday, Senator Sanders will be speaking in Ohio in support of democratic presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, according to

Katie McGinty’s opponent, republican Senator Pat Toomey’s staff is in Western Pennsylvania today, assisting at PA Senator Vulakovich’s senior expo, according to Toomey’s official twitter account.

As of September 9, 2016, according to Real Clear Politics, there was only a .2% spread in the polls between McGinty and Toomey.

Pennsylvania voters will be able to vote for Toomey or McGinty on November 8, 2016.

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