Here’s What Madonna Just Played at Her Surprise Hillary Mini-Rally In New York

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Madonna, yes, Madonna! Singing during a pop-up performance in Washington Square Park in New York City on Monday night. Matt Rourke/AP

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The one and only Madonna just held a surprise “pop up” mini-rally for Hillary Clinton in New York’s Washington Square Park tonight—singing a 30-minute set to stunned New Yorkers who were either just walking by, or who had seen the mega-star’s tweet and ran from all directions to catch her. Reporter James West dashed to the scene and was able to speak to one bystander, Paul, who attended the event. Here’s what she played tonight:

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