As the all-important Iowa caucus nears, the Vermont Senator is hoping his message of economic justice and his support base of young Millennials will help him break the statistical dead heat in Iowa with rival Hillary Clinton. Mana Rabiee reports.
As the all-important Iowa caucus nears, the Vermont Senator is hoping his message of economic justice and his support base of The Vermont Senator's campaign bus brought him to Manchester in eastern Iowa Saturday, where Bernie Sanders told the crowd his agenda is an "ambitious" -- that he wants nothing less than to change the economic reality of millions of Americans. DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE BERNIE SANDERS SAYING: "Almost all of the new income and wealth is going to the top one percent. Why? Why do we allow that to happen? Why do we accept that? That is what this campaign is about. And it is saying that the status quo is simply not acceptable. We are going to make fundamental changes in our economy and in our political life." As the all important first-in-the-nation Iowa caucus nears Monday night, the liberal New York native is hoping his message of economic justice will resonate for Iowans of all backgrounds. (SOUNDBITE) (English) BRIDGETTE MCGREAL, IOWA VOTER, SAYING: "We do need a revolution. We need change. We need something that is a little bit beyond what we are always getting." (SOUNDBITE) (English) TERRI WUNDER, IOWA VOTER, SAYING: "There's a lot of us and we've got his back and we're trusting in everything he stands for because that's what America needs." Young 'Millennials' form much of Sanders' support base but they tend to have a lower voter turnout than older voters. So Sanders is pressing the message home that they have to actually come out and vote Monday night -- if he's to win what's otherwise a neck and neck race with Hillary Clinton.