Thousands appeared in Madison, Wisconsin Wednesday night for a rally supporting Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont running for the Democratic nomination for president. CNN reporter Dan Merica tweeted a photo of the rally held at Veterans Memorial Coliseum, which seats 10,000 people and looks nearly full:
Sanders calls for a political revolution in Madison. pic.twitter.com/L5ZIztpHFH— Dan Merica (@danmericaCNN) July 2, 2015
Sanders's chief rival for the Democratic nomination is Hillary Clinton, a former New York senator and secretary of state who is also the wife of former president Bill Clinton.