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Bernie Sanders Stumps For Democrats In Colorado

BOULDER, Colo. (CBS4)- Former presidential candidate and current Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders made stops in Colorado on Wednesday to support fellow Democrats in the election.

Sanders urged a crowd of about 2,000 to vote for Polis and other progressive candidates and check what he called President Donald Trump's broken promises on health care and myriad other issues.

"What this election will come down to is one word, and that is turnout," Sanders said. "In 2018, with your help, we're going to have the highest voter turnout in American history."

Sanders is taking part in the Blue Wave campaign for mid-term elections.

He will appear at two Get Out the Vote rallies, at the University of Colorado in Boulder and at Colorado State University in Fort Collins.

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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) Vermont (credit: CBS)

He spoke at the rally in Boulder starting at 1 p.m.

Sanders is showing his support for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jared Polis. Polis started his Democratic bus tour on Tuesday with a stop in Washington Park in Denver.

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