Bernie Sanders defended his call for raising Americans' taxes in exchange for lower heath care costs, as he opened a candidate forum Monday that served as a platform for Democratic presidential hopefuls to make a closing argument to voters one week before the Iowa caucuses.
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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders took his presidential campaign to the heart of a Baltimore neighborhood that witnessed protests last spring on Tuesday, calling the level of poverty and rundown housing in parts of the city reminiscent of a "third-world country."
Standing in the pulpit where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led the historic Montgomery bus boycott, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reached out to black voters Tuesday saying the U.S. is still plagued by injustices such as mass incarceration and attempts to roll back voting rights— and she urged Americans to rebuild their bonds with one another.