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Sanders Campaigns In Massachusetts Today

Pat Bradley

Bernie Sanders is making a campaign swing through Massachusetts.

Sanders is planning a 2 p.m. rally at the MassMutual Center in Springfield followed by a 6 p.m. rally at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Both events are free and open to the public.

Campaign officials say the Democratic presidential hopeful will discuss the criminal justice system, campaign finance changes, his legislation targeting high prescription drug costs and his college affordability plan.

The Vermont senator has made income and wealth inequality a key theme in his campaign.

On Thursday, fellow Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton visited Boston for a public forum on substance abuse.

The former senator and secretary of state said treatment for drug and alcohol addiction should be on a par with diabetes, cancer, heart disease and other medical conditions.

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