Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSchumer: Franken should resign Franken resignation could upend Minnesota races Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign MORE has responded to the mother who sparked the viral #BoobsForBernie hashtag after she was photographed breast-feeding her baby at a Cleveland rally last week. 

“As a society, we should never stigmatize women for breastfeeding in public,” the Democratic presidential candidate tweeted with an image of the woman breast-feeding her daughter.

The mother, Margaret Ellen Bradford, said on Facebook that, after the rally, "Bernie and Jane O'Meara Sanders both thanked me for doing what mothers do and taking care of my daughter when she needed her mom, even if that meant nursing in public!"