Bernie Sanders cancels Kansas City rally 2 days after it was announced

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LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 01: Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders holds a campaign rally at the Los Angeles Convention Center on March 1, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Sanders is campaigning ahead of the 2020 California Democratic primary on Super Tuesday, March 3. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two days after announcing a rally in Kansas City, Bernie Sanders has canceled the event “due to scheduling constraints,” a news release states.

The event was scheduled for Monday, March 9 at the Midland Theatre and was announced shortly after presidential candidate Joe Biden announced his own campaign rally in Kansas City. Biden’s rally is still scheduled for Saturday, March 7.

Sanders was originally planning on stopping both in KC and St. Louis on the same day. He will still hold rally in St. Louis that same day at 11 a.m. at the Stifel Theatre.

Missouri’s presidential primary is Tuesday, March 10.

RELATED: Joe Biden schedules campaign stop in Kansas City on Saturday afternoon

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