It's Official: Sanders to Join Clinton in Portsmouth Tuesday

Jul 11, 2016

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will join Democratic rival Hillary Clinton for a campaign event in Portsmouth Tuesday, Clinton's campaign announced Monday morning.

Speculation is Sanders will formally offer his endorsement of the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, though there’s been no official confirmation of that yet.

In the announcement for the event, the candidates say they’ll discuss building an economy that "works for everyone, not just those at the top."

And NPR reported this morning Sanders will endorse Clinton, so, at this point, it's all but official.

Sanders has praised some of the changes announced by Clinton and the Democratic Party in its platform in recent days, including revised health care and college affordability plans, and a commitment to a $15 national minimum wage.

"I think it's fair to say that the Clinton campaign and I, our campaign, are coming closer and closer together," Sanders said Saturday.

Tuesday morning’s campaign event will be held at Portsmouth High School.