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Bernie Sanders presidential campaign rally in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders wrapped up his California tour with a rally in San Francisco Sunday.  

The Vermont Senator has been campaigning in the state all week, including stops in San Diego and Los Angeles on Saturday.

Thousands joined Sanders at Great Meadow Park at Fort Mason. 

Sanders promised his supporters that he will win California in 2020 then go on to defeat President 

Trump.

Much like his first presidential run, he is proposing an increase in minimum wage while also pushing for free college and free healthcare. 

"Most American agree with all this stuff and it's refreshing to finally have a candidate that is bringing up all our wants," Sanders told the crowd.

Against the backdrop of the Golden Gate Bridge, Sanders rallied in the backyard of another presidential hopeful, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris. 

He joined the former California attorney general in demanding the Mueller report be made public.

"Well I don't want a summary of the report," he said. "I want the whole damn report because nobody, especially the President, is above law." 

Fremont Congressman Ro Khanna. who is Sanders national campaign co-chair, also pushed Bay Area supporters to elect the senator. 

Khanna said, "We need to work our hearts out to elect Bernie Sander the next president of the United States. 

Sander is not the only presidential candidate to visit the Bay Area in recent weeks, 

Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar and Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard met with local leaders, showing the early importance of the Golden State in the 2020 race. 

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