Sanders to push Democrats to rebel against establishment
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When the presidential candidate speaks at the DNC’s summer meeting on Friday in Minneapolis, he will tell them that “if Democrats want to keep the White House and recapture Congress and make gains in statehouses, then establishment politics won't do it,” according to CNN.
 
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He intends to tell Democrats that voters are receptive to an anti-Wall Street message and note that “he is generating excitement and that's what the party needs.”
 
CNN’s report notes that Sanders is not believed to have been involved in DNC quarterly meetings in the past. 
 
He is technically an independent, though he caucuses with the Democrats in the Senate. 
 
In addition to Sanders, Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is scheduled to speak at the DNC summer meeting, as well as former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb and former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee — all presidential challengers.
 
Clinton maintains a large lead in the race for the Democratic nomination, according to a RealClearPolitics polling average, with 47.8 percent support.
 
Sanders trails with 26.3 percent, but he has sharply risen in recent months.