Sanders advocates for student debt reform as he stumps for Clinton in Reno

Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., appear at a campaign rally at the University of Nevada, Reno to support Hillary Clinton and Nevada Democrats on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 (Sinclair Broadcast Group)

Sen. Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., said he and Hillary Clinton both agree on issues related to student debt during a campaign rally in Reno.

Sanders, who ran against Clinton in the Democratic presidential primaries, discussed making tuition free at public colleges and universities. He said he and Clinton wanted to remove the burden of student debt.

"What she believes, I believe, that anyone with student debt should be able to refinance that debt at the lowest interest rates they can find," Sanders said.

He was joined at the rally by Catherine Cortez Masto, Nevada's former attorney general, who's currently running for U.S. Senate against Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nevada.

The pair discussed raising the minimum wage, establishing paid family leave for new parents, and overturning the Supreme Court's Citizens United ruling.

A recent poll from Monmouth University has Clinton leading Donald Trump in Nevada 47 to 40 percent, but Heck leading Cortez Masto 45 to 42.

Sanders called on voters to make sure Trump would not be elected on Nov. 8.

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