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In Minnesota, Joe Biden faces test with young Bernie Sanders supporters


April 21, 2020

Mila Koumpilova – Star Tribune file

Kayla Shelley, a St. Cloud State University student, spoke at a 2019 press conference in support of a bill that would make two years of college free. Frankie Becerra, who attends Century College and the University of Minnesota, and Aurin Chowdhury, a U student, also spoke.

Kayla Shelley entered 2020 fired up and ready to fight. The 22-year-old progressive spent weekends knocking on doors for Sen. Bernie Sanders, a candidate the St. Cloud resident believed could deliver on a vision of economic and social justice - and beat President Donald Trump.

But just two months after Sanders dominated the first three nominating contests, former Vice President Joe Biden emerged as the Democratic Party's presumptive nominee. As Shelley looks ahead to November, "disappointed is an understatement."


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