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Bloomberg cannot generate 'energy, excitement' needed to win polls: Sanders

Bernie Sanders was critical of Bloomberg's stances on minimum wage laws, policing, taxing the rich and regulating Wall Street

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Democratic US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said on Saturday Mike Bloomberg would not generate the "excitement and energy" needed to win the White House, focusing on a rival still not fully participating in the race. "The simple truth is that Mayor Bloomberg, with all his money, will not create the kind of excitement and energy we need to have the voter turnout we must have to defeat Donald Trump," Sanders said at a Democratic party gala. Sanders, eager to build momentum after winning New Hampshire and a photo-finish for first place in Iowa, mentioned ...

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First Published: Sun, February 16 2020. 14:25 IST