Bernie Sanders Sweeps Saturday Contests

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 25: A bird lands on Bernie Sanders's podium as he speaks on Portland, Oregon Friday March 25, 2016. Sanders spoke to a crowd of more than eleven thousand about a wide range of issues, including getting big money out of politics, his plan to make public colleges and universities tuition-free, combating climate change and ensuring universal health care. Photo by Natalie Behring/Getty Images)

Alaska, Washington, and Hawaii all went to Bernie Sanders yesterday in the two primaries and Hawaii’s caucus. He won these three states by huge margins and also won Utah this last Tuesday giving him the victory in 5 out of the 6 states this week.

Sanders captured 73 percent of the vote in Washington, 82 percent in Alaska, and 70 percent in Hawaii giving him and his campaign new momentum and hope. “We are making major inroads into Secretary Clinton’s lead, and we have, with your support—coming to Wisconsin—we have a path toward victory” Sanders stated. The next primary is April 5 in Wisconsin.


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