Bernie Sanders Suspends Presidential Campaign
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From the LeftBernie Sanders drops out of the 2020 race, clearing Joe Biden's path to the Democratic nomination
(CNN) - Sen. Bernie Sanders ended his presidential campaign on Wednesday, clearing Joe Biden's path to the Democratic nomination and a showdown with President Donald Trump in November.
Sanders made the announcement in a call with his campaign staff, his campaign said.
Sanders' exit caps a stunning reversal of fortune following a strong performance in the first three states that voted in February. The nomination appeared his for the taking until, on the last day of February, Biden surged to a blowout victory in South Carolina that set off...
From the LeftSanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up.
The Vermont senator’s announcement makes Biden the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump in November.
Sanders plans to talk to his supporters later Wednesday.
Sanders initially exceeded sky-high expectations about his ability to...
From the RightSanders suspends presidential campaign, rendering Biden presumptive Democratic nominee
Bernie Sanders has suspended his Democratic presidential campaign -- all but handing the nomination to former Vice President Joe Biden.
According to a brief campaign statement, the senator from Vermont announced the decision during an all-staff conference call Wednesday morning.
He will address supporters shortly before noon during a livestream.
Sanders won New Hampshire's primary and scored a landslie victory in the Nevada caucuses in late in February, as he surged to front-runner status in the nomination race.
The populist lawmaker then suffered a string of major primary defeats in...