Bernie Sanders to Speak at Liberty University Convocation

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders to give speech at the Lynchburg, Va., school Sept. 14, according to statement from his campaign.

  • “It goes without saying that my views on many issues -- women’s rights, gay rights, education -- are very different from the opinions of some in the Liberty University community,” Sanders says
    • Says he’d like to reach consensus on wealth inequality, childhood poverty, climate change
  • NOTE: Republican candidate Sen. Ted Cruz announced his intent to run for president at Liberty University in March; school was founded in 1971 by Rev. Jerry Falwell

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