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Kansas City Here We Come – the Nurses #BernieBus

After Big Turnout of Nurses Sunday for Bernie Sanders in Nevada, Iowa, South Carolina, New Hampshire, Colorado Iowa Kickoff Tuesday with Union, Grassroots Activists

KANSAS CITY - “Kansas City, Here We Come.” Following a day in which hundreds of nurse volunteers knocked on doors in Nevada, and in New Hampshire, phone banked in Iowa, and rallied outside the Democratic debate in South Carolina, and even stopped outside the Denver-Pittsburgh NFL game in Denver, all campaigning for Sen. Bernie Sanders for President, the National Nurses United’s #BernieBus tour will visit Kansas City Monday.

The #BernieBus with nurses outside the Broncos-Steelers game in Denver Sunday
The #BernieBus is bringing the message of why nurses support Sanders to voters in states across the U.S. with a special focus on early voting states initially.
Where to meet the #BernieBus in Kansas City Today, Monday Jan. 18
3pm - Research Medical Center, 2316 E Meyer Blvd., Kansas City
4:45pm – IBEW Hall, 301 E 103rd Ter., Kansas City

In Kansas City, the #BernieBus will call on nurses outside Research Medical Center followed by a stop to greet union members at the IBEW Hall.

Nurses join canvassers for Bernie Sanders with the #BernieBus Saturday morning in Las Vegas
The #BernieBus just spent a week touring in Nevada, with visits to nurses in local hospitals, sites where volunteers were knocking on doors and operating phone banks, college campuses and general locales to meet voters. Now the bus is headed to Iowa, for the first caucuses on February 1.

NNU members outside the site of the Democratic debate Sunday

NNU nurses meet a voter while knocking on doors in Las Vegas Sunday
“The nurses who are coming out this weekend are a testament to the fact that Bernie Sanders has the support to be elected. From healthcare for all and free public college education, to environmental and racial justice—people are really excited about what he stands for,” said Houston RN Deborah Hernandez, RN. “If the most trusted profession is out here knocking on doors, to talk to people about why we trust Bernie, well—that should say something!”


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National Nurses United, with close to 185,000 members in every state, is the largest union and professional association of registered nurses in US history.

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