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Ben & Jerry’s Giving Out Free ‘Bernie’s Yearning’ in NYC

Ben & Jerry’s are giving out free “Bernie’s Yearning,” their Bernie Sanders themed ice-cream at Union Square this afternoon, starting at 5 PM EST. Ben Cohen, the founder of the Vermont ice cream chain tweeted the following to advertise the event.

Ben Cohen is hoping to sweeten the deal and the vote for Bernie during the New York primaries, which are coming up on April 19. Both Cohen and Jerry Greenfield will be at Union Square, serving up delicious sundaes.

Sanders is holding a rally in the South Bronx today, after Hillary held one in Harlem’s Apollo theater yesterday. Sanders also invited Clinton to hold a debate with him in the Big Apple, but Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager told CNN that while a debate is on the table, it really depends on Sanders’s “tone.” “Let’s see if he goes back to the kind of tone he said he was going to set early on. If he does that, then we’ll talk about debates.”

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