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Connections: Discussing Michael Bloomberg's candidacy

Feb 12, 2020

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders won big in Tuesday night’s primary in New Hampshire. Billionaire Michael Bloomberg – who has spent hundreds of millions of dollars on ads – skipped the event, but continues to rise in the polls. A Quinnipiac poll released Monday shows him in third, behind Sanders and Joe Biden, respectively.

This hour, we’re joined by Bloomberg supporters who discuss his candidacy, his platform, and his chances for securing the nomination. We also hear from a Sanders supporter about the contest. Our guests:

  • Steven Barber, Bloomberg supporter
  • Jeffrey Clark, Bloomberg supporter
  • Karen Vitale, Sanders supporter, and co-founder of the Rochester Democratic Socialists of America