copyright the Chronicle February 10, 2016
by Joseph Gresser
MANCHESTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE — The New Hampshire Democratic Party took advantage of the fact that it’s a presidential election year and booked both national candidates to speak at the party’s big annual fund-raising event. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders never shared the stage Friday, but they did draw a big crowd on a wintery day.
Hosting the first Primary in the nation, which a former Democratic Party chair told the crowd was “the way God meant it to be,” gets Vermont’s neighbor a lot of attention from presidential candidates, who make repeated visits to the state.
Secretary Clinton and Senator Sanders have each held more than 80 events in New Hampshire since the campaign began.
Friday evening both were booked to appear… To read the rest of this article, and all the Chronicle‘s stories, subscribe:
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