Clinton, Sanders to Come to Philadelphia

Bernie Sanders and Hillary ClintonPresidential hopefuls Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will be coming to Philadelphia.

Sanders will hold a rally in Philadelphia on Wednesday, April 6, at Temple’s Liacouras Center. The event is free and will be open to the public, and admission is first-come, first-served.

Rally goers are warned not to bring bags and limit what they carry to small items like cell phones and keys. Weapons, sharp objects, chairs and signs or banners on sticks will not be allowed in.

Both Democratic candidates will attend Pennsylvania’s ALF-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations) Convention in Philadelphia. The ALF-CIO is a national trade union center that represents both active and retired workers. Clinton will speak at the conference on Wednesday, and Sanders will speak on Thursday.  

The conference will also host a variety of other national and state leaders, including Pennsylvania governor Tom Wolf and Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney. The convention will run from Tuesday, April 5 to Thursday, April 7 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel.

The candidates are expected to discuss politics and address worker issues such as the minimum wage.

Follow Temple Update for coverage of both events on-air, online, and on social media with the hashtag #TUDems.



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