"We are visiting places that prove what Americans can do. We are the most productive, competitive workers in the world."
The Republican candidates are all about self-aggrandizement, tearing each other apart like kids in a vicious playground fight.
Who the Democratic Party nominee for president will be is not the only issue at stake in this Spring's primary elections.
The problem was Democrats didn't turn out: Only 26 percent of registered voters in Virginia voted.
Sanders's campaign is history-making: Record crowds, record support, and still a year out from the nominating convention - and all for a guy who says he'll refuse all corporate cash.
Sanders said they have the same goals of restoring the economy and the country to control of and benefit for the middle class, and urged them to join a mass movement to do just that.
Weingarten put the union's endorsement in the context of scrapping the Bush-era No Child Left Behind and its teach-to-the-test penalizing of students and schools.
"If you don't vote - and some in the opposition have told me that they don't want you to vote - you don't count."
While Republican turnout was down, the increase in Democratic turnout fell far short of what was needed to win.