Why Bloomberg and Sanders Are Competing Fiercely in Fresno
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FRESNO, Calif. — “There’s nothing magical about California,” Michael R. Bloomberg declared after a day flying through the state — or Iowa, for that matter, he added.But he and Bernie Sanders have been competing fiercely in places like Fresno, where candidates very rarely go.
Related Story: In Fresno, Bloomberg Says He's Ready to Bounce 'Bully' TrumpThere were free carne asada tacos in front of Fresno City College, along with free Mike 2020 T-shirts, designed to draw a lunchtime crowd to hear the former New York mayor speak in a courtyard lined with citrus trees.
“I have never backed down from a bully or run away from a fight,” Mr. Bloomberg said, standing in front of dozens of signs urging supporters to “vote early.” Then he turned to the core of his appeal: “I’m the un-Trump.”
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