Sanders Makes History With 2016 Cycle's Biggest Campaign Event YetQuicklink submitted By Daniel Geery Permalink
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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addressed an estimated 100,000 supporters at more than 3,500 house parties in all 50 states on Wednesday night, at what is beingcalled the largest campaign event of the 2016 election cycle thus far.
The organizing kick-off, which Sen. Sanders (I-Vt.) said was aimed at building a political movement from the ground up, saw the democratic socialist beamed into bars, libraries, and living rooms from Alaska to Florida. There was a "custom cocktail" featuringVermont maple syrup at a bar in Washington, D.C., while a Texas event served up "brisket and biscuits for Bernie."