Biden’s Super Tuesday surge deflates Sanders

Democratic Party, with more than a half-dozen candidates just a week ago, narrows to a two-man contest.


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March 4, 2020 - 10:21 AM

Democratic Presidential hopeful Joe Biden takes the stage with his wife, Jill, and sister, Valerie, right, during a campaign rally at the Baldwin Hills Recreation Center in Los Angeles on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Photo by (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A resurgent Joe Biden scored victories from Texas to Massachusetts on Super Tuesday, revitalizing a presidential bid that was teetering on the edge of disaster just days earlier. But his rival Bernie Sanders seized the biggest prize with a win in California that ensured he — and his embrace of democratic socialism — would drive the Democrats’ nomination fight for the foreseeable future.

And suddenly, the Democratic Party’s presidential field,  which featured more than a half-dozen candidates a week ago, transformed into a two-man contest.

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