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Bernie Sanders, Keith Ellison to rally in Duluth

The rally is Thursday evening at Clyde Iron Works. Duluth is the first stop on their three-city tour of Minnesota.

t012616 --- Clint Austin --- austinBERNIE0127c13 --- Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders rermarks how Congressman Keith Ellison, D-Minn. is the most progressive member of the whole congress at the start of a rally Tuesday afternoon at the DECC Arena in Duluth. More than 5,000 supporters attended the event. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
Congressman Keith Ellison, from left, DFL-Minn., appears with then-Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., during a January 2016 rally at the DECC Arena in Duluth. Sanders is slated to return Thursday to Duluth to rally for Ellison in the race for Minnesota Attorney General.
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DULUTH — Bernie Sanders will again join Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison in Duluth as Ellison vies for reelection. The rally will take place Thursday evening at Clyde Iron Works.

According to Sanders' website, event doors will open at 5 p.m., with the rally to begin at 6 p.m. Those who wish to attend can RSVP at act.berniesanders.com/signup/rsvp-bernie-duluth-oct-rally/ .

Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, right, shakes hands with the crowd as he walks along Cloquet Avenue during the Labor Day parade in Cloquet
Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, right, shakes hands with the crowd as he walks in the Labor Day parade in Cloquet on Sept. 5.
Jed Carlson / 2022 file / Superior Telegram

Ellison and Sanders will also hold two rallies the following day in Rochester and Minneapolis. U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar and Pramila Jayapal will join them at the Minneapolis rally.

Ellison represented Minnesota's Fifth District in the U.S. House of Representatives for six terms, from 2007 to 2019.

Sanders has stopped before in Duluth, first at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center in 2016 for his presidential campaign, and again in 2018 at Denfeld High School for Ellison's first attorney general campaign.

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