Bernie Sanders to Scale Back Campaign Events After Heart Attack

HeadlineOct 09, 2019
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Vermont senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said Tuesday he will scale back the number of campaign events he participates in as he recovers from a heart attack he suffered last week at a rally in Las Vegas. Sanders says he still plans to join an October 15 televised debate of the top 12 Democratic candidates. Over the weekend, Sanders’s daughter-in-law, Rainè Riggs, died of neuroendocrine cancer — just two days after her diagnosis. Riggs, who was married to Senator Sanders’ son Levi, was just 46 years old.

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