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Joe Biden +16 Over Bernie Sanders In New National Poll

CNN reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden has a double-digit lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for the Democratic presidential nomination, a new CNN poll of Democratic voters nationwide conducted by SSRS shows. Biden is now the choice of a majority of Democratic voters nationwide, according to the poll, which was taken in the days after the former vice president’s …

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Endorses Bernie Sanders [VIDEO]

The New York Daily News reports: Rev. Jesse Jackson endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders for president on Sunday. The civil rights activist and onetime presidential candidate announced his support with the Democratic primary effectively down to Sanders and ex-veep Joe Biden. “A people far behind cannot catch up choosing the most moderate path. The most progressive social and economic path gives …

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Hillary Won’t Endorse Biden, Says Bernie Isn’t Strongest

ABC News reports: Hillary Clinton reiterated that Sen. Bernie Sanders would not be “our strongest nominee against Donald Trump.” But speaking in an interview that aired Sunday on CNN’s “Fareed Zakaria GPS,” the 2016 Democratic nominee stopped short of endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden. “I’m not endorsing,” she said before explaining why she thinks Biden has broader appeal in …

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Sanders Won’t Let Coronavirus Limit His Rallies

Politico reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday acknowledged that he and his presidential opponents are in an age group that is considered more vulnerable to the coronavirus outbreak but said he wouldn’t be limiting his activities. Sanders was asked on CNN’s “State of the Union” whether he, former Vice President Joe Biden and President Donald Trump should be limiting travel …

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Biden Nets $22M, Warns Of “Negative Bernie Brothers”

CNN reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden said Friday that his campaign raised $22 million in just five days following a remarkable comeback in the Democratic primary, nearly matching the same amount he raised in the last three months of 2019. Biden — in a phone call to supporters at a Bethesda, Maryland, fundraiser — also warned against negativity that …

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Women’s Rights Group To Warren: Don’t Endorse Bernie

Newsweek reports: The National Organization for Women (NOW) has urged Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren not to endorse Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the 2020 Democratic race. In an interview with Associated Press, NOW President Toni Van Pelt urged Warren not too “rush into” anything. “He’s really, as far as we know, done next to nothing for women and for our …

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Biden +16 Over Sanders In New National Poll

Morning Consult reports: With the Democratic race for president effectively reduced to a two-candidate contest, most primary voters are backing former Vice President Joe Biden, who is riding a towering wave of momentum. The latest Morning Consult poll tracking the race found 54 percent of Democratic primary voters nationwide identified him as their first choice, putting him in front of …

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Cultist Unfurls Nazi Flag At Sanders Rally [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Moments after Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) took the stage at his campaign rally in Phoenix on Thursday night, the crowd was on its feet cheering madly for the Democratic presidential candidate. But those cheers were swiftly replaced by deafening boos when Sanders’s supporters noticed that one man standing behind the senator in an upper section of …

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Sanders: I’ll Back “Decent Guy” Biden If He’s Nominee

The New York Post reports: Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said at Arizona rally Thursday night that he would back his top rival Joe Biden if the former vice president becomes the party’s nominee. “Joe Biden is a decent guy, and I know if he wins the nomination, I will be there for him, and if I win, he will …

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FLORIDA: Biden +49 Over Sanders In Latest Poll

Florida Politics reports: Even before Mike Bloomberg dropped out of the race for President, voters in Florida were consolidating behind Joe Biden. More than 61% of likely Florida voters favor Biden, according to the most recent survey by St. Pete Polls commissioned by Florida Politics. That gives the former Vice President a commanding lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, at …

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Biden Currently +67 Delegates Over Sanders

The New York Times reports: Joe Biden not only reclaimed his status as a front-runner on Super Tuesday, but his victories also gave him a clear path to amassing enough delegates to clinch the nomination by the Democratic National Convention. Bernie Sanders, the left wing’s champion, has dodged a knockout blow for now. While he has lost his lead in …

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Sanders Condemns Backers’ Attacks On Warren

The Hill reports: Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Wednesday that he is “disgusted” by any personal attacks his supporters or anyone else has lobbed at his presidential primary opponent Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.). MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow asked Sanders about attacks some of his supporters have made, tweeting images of snakes and even calling for Warren to be challenged in a …

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Sanders Rips Media After Disappointing Super Tuesday

Mediaite reports: Speaking at a news conference in Burlington, VT on Wednesday, Bernie Sanders sounded off on “some in the corporate media” — making reference to CNN’s Michael Smerconish comparing the Sanders campaign to the coronavirus, and former MSNBC host Chris Matthews likening the Sanders campaign’s ascent to the rise of the Nazis. “There’s not been a campaign, I think, …

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MAINE: Biden Wins Primary, 1.2 Points Over Sanders

CBS News reports: Joe Biden has won the Democratic presidential primary in Maine, edging out Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Biden led with 34.3 percent of votes in Maine to Sanders’ 33.1 percent The Maine presidential primary was originally expected to go decisively to Sanders, but the endorsements for Biden from former candidates Pete Buttigieg and Senator Amy Klobuchar seem to …

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REPORT: Lower Youth Turnout Hurt Sanders Result

USA Today reports: Young voters cheer Bernie Sanders’ anti-establishment message. They turn out in throngs at his rallies. And they form the core of his grassroots efforts to win the Democratic presidential nomination. But their fiery passion did not translate into the robust turnout he needed on Super Tuesday to win a number of key states, notably in the South …

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TEXAS: Joe Biden Narrowly Wins Democratic Primary

Reuters reports: Joe Biden ended a triumphant Super Tuesday with a narrow victory over Bernie Sanders in Texas, the giant red state where Democrats are seeking a rare return to power in 2020. The former vice president’s victory over the Vermont senator capped a resounding and resurgent string of victories across the South for Biden, who won at least nine …

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Projection: Bernie Sanders Wins California

The Associated Press reports: Bernie Sanders seized victory in Super Tuesday’s biggest prize, California, while a resurgent Joe Biden scored wins in the upper Midwest and African American strongholds in the South, in a dramatic offensive. The two Democrats, lifelong politicians with starkly different visions for America’s future, were battling for delegates as 14 states and one U.S. territory held …

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Projection: Bernie Sanders Wins Utah

The Salt Lake Tribune reports: Despite late efforts by moderates to combine forces against him, liberal Vermont senator and self-proclaimed democratic socialist Bernie Sanders jumped out to an early lead Tuesday in Utah’s Democratic presidential primary. As early results showed Sanders with a lead of 32.7% of the vote shortly after polls closed, a group of more than a dozen …

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Projection: Bernie Sanders Wins Colorado

The Associated Press reports: Bernie Sanders is the winner of the Colorado Democratic presidential primary, the Associated Press has projected. The U.S. senator from Vermont received 32% of the vote in results released as voting ended at 7 p.m., with Joe Biden at 27%, Michael Bloomberg at 21%, Elizabeth Warren at 16% and Tulsi Gabbard at 1%. The rest of …

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Projections: Biden Wins Virginia, Sanders Wins Vermont

NBC News reports: As the first polls close on Super Tuesday, former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Virginia Democratic primary and Sen. Bernie Sanders has come out on top in his home state of Vermont, NBC News projects. More than 1,300 delegates — about a third of the total — are at play, more than on any other …

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