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Bernie Sanders joins Jessica Cisneros for rally ahead of runoff election

Cisneros is working towards Henry Cuellar for U.S. Representative, District 28.

SAN ANTONIO — Senator Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, was within the Alamo City Friday evening to hitch Democratic Candidate Jessica Cisneros, who’s working for Congress.

The rally befell ahead of her runoff election on Tuesday, at Second Baptist Church.

Cisneros says an endorsement from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, helped her get into the May 24 run-off towards 9 time period Congressman Henry Cuellar.

“I think it’s definitely helping in terms of anything that can help raise awareness about what kind of work we’re doing and what kind of policies we’re fighting for here in South Texas. We’re fighting for funding education and health care. Reproductive rights falls squarely under health care,” stated Cisneros.

She is working towards the incumbant, Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-TX District 28.

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Cuellar has the help of Democratic leaders like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-CA, and Majority Whip James Clyburn, D-SC, who campaigned right here for him. Cuellar he says the insurance policies of Rep. Ocasio-Cortez do not symbolize his district which reaches from east San Antonio to Laredo and additional south alongside the border.

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“If you look at the progressives, even my opponent, I don’t think Hispanics support defund the police. You know, Hispanics generally are conservative in nature and to come in with this far left type of progressive ideas, this is not what South Texas is looking for,” stated Cuellar.

The redrawn congressional election maps make most districts much less aggressive within the basic election. Political analysts say which means we’ll see extra candidates from the far left and much proper within the primaries and a shift from reasonable to progressive right here in Texas.

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