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Fri Nov 18, 2016, 12:07 PM Nov 2016

Bernie Sanders tells packed crowd at Hopkins to focus on important issues [View all]

Sen. Bernie Sanders, speaking Thursday evening at the Johns Hopkins University, decried what he sees as a shift from democracy to an America controlled by moneyed interests.

But the independent from Vermont, who lost to Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary for president, said little about President-elect Donald Trump before a crowd of his fans still smarting from last week's election defeat.

Trump, the real estate developer and reality television star, lost the popular vote but won the Electoral College and the White House.

"Is that a problem? I think it's a problem," Sanders said. "Maryland is totally irrelevant. ... Republican candidates are not going to go there. Democratic candidates are not going to go there. What does that mean for the people of Maryland?"

Read more: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/maryland/politics/bs-md-ci-sanders-lecture-20161117-story.html

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