Sanders: Dems need 50-state strategy
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Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersFive takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate Ben & Jerry’s co-founders announce effort to help 7 Dem House challengers Dems look to Gillum, Abrams for pathway to victory in tough states MORE said Democrats need a 50-state strategy and that the party needs to radically transform itself to broaden its appeal. 

"The Democratic Party needs major reform," the presidential contender said during Sunday night's NBC/YouTube debate in Charleston, S.C.
 
"To those of you in South Carolina, you know what, in Mississippi — we need a 50-state strategy so that people in South Carolina and Mississippi can get the resources they need."
 
Gesturing at his main rival, front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGraham: There's a 'bureaucratic coup' taking place against Trump Fox News poll shows Dems with edge ahead of midterms Poll: Democrats in position to retake the House MORE, Sanders continued: "Instead of being dependent on super-PACs, what we need is to be dependent on small, individual campaign contributors."
 
Sanders, who has been gaining on Clinton in some recent polls, has been trying to portray her as an agent of Wall Street. Sanders and Republican front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGrassley: Dems 'withheld information' on new Kavanaugh allegation Health advocates decry funding transfer over migrant children Groups plan mass walkout in support of Kavanaugh accuser MORE are the only candidates on either side of the presidential race to reject super-PAC support.