Bernie Sanders holds community forum in Flint

DETROIT – Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders was in Flint for a community forum.

The event started at 3 p.m. at Woodside Church at 1509 E. Court Street.

The forum was an opportunity for community members to converse with Sanders and ask for responses about the pressing issues facing the people of Michigan, according to the campaign.

The event was free and open to the public, though space is limited and RSVPs were required.

He took questions from the audience and the focus was on the Flint water crisis.

Sanders drew a crowd of nearly 10,000 people on Jan. 15 when he held a rally at Eastern Michigan University.

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Sanders won the New Hampshire primary by a wide margin, but lost to Hillary Clinton in the Iowa caucuses and in Nevada.