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Sanders returns to Pennsylvania to stump for Fetterman

FILE- In this June 24, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks in Albany, N.Y. Sanders failed in his quest to include opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in a draft of the Democratic Party's policy positions at a meeting Saturday, July 9, where several amendments against the deal were voted down by Hillary Clinton supporters. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Bernie Sanders is making his second campaign swing through Pennsylvania in two-and-a-half months, campaigning for the Democratic Party's nominee for lieutenant governor, John Fetterman.

Sunday's event is in Pittsburgh at Carnegie Mellon University.

The Vermont senator is making a three-state swing that's also taking him to Minnesota on Friday and Wisconsin on Saturday. Sanders lost Pennsylvania's presidential primary in 2016 to the party's eventual nominee Hillary Clinton.

Fetterman, however, endorsed Sanders for president and, while Sanders didn't endorse Fetterman in that year's Democratic U.S. Senate primary, he did endorse Fetterman in in the five-way lieutenant governor's primary.

Fetterman is running on a ticket with Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf against Republican gubernatorial nominee Scott Wagner and the GOP's nominee for lieutenant governor, Jeff Bartos.

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