Bernie Sanders campaign raises more than $30M in new contributions to fight his 2020 bid
UNITED STATES – MAY 07: Bernie Sanders campaigns in Los Angeles, California on May 7, 2020.
Sanders is running for the Democratic nomination in 2020.
(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 05: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks at a rally on May 5, 2020, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Sanders, who has made opposing the Keystone XL pipeline a centerpiece of his campaign, said he would raise $3.5 billion in new donations to fight for his 2020 reelection.
(Credit: Mark Wilson/Getty)WASHINGTON (CBSDC) – Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Sen. Kamala Harris (D – CA) and Sen. Cory Booker (D – NJ) will join the Democratic National Committee on Friday to formally launch their 2020 presidential campaign.
The DNC will hold its first meeting of 2020 on June 9, 2020 in Washington, DC.
Clinton, Warren and Harris will all be joined by Sen. Patty Murray (D, WA) and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D–HI).
Clinton has made opposition to the KeystoneXL pipeline a cornerstone of her presidential campaign and is currently on a media tour promoting her new book, “The Undefeated: Fight for Our Future.”
The Clinton campaign said the DNC will provide the groundwork for a progressive agenda that is ready to govern, and will continue to support progressive candidates running for office.
The Sanders campaign said it will host a series of events on Friday.
The campaign said a new $15 minimum wage will also be introduced.
The Sanders presidential campaign said its first fundraising day is set for June 10.