Biden Extends Delegate Lead After Tuesday's Primaries

Headline Roundup March 11th, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden extended his lead in delegates and called for unity after primary wins in Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho.

Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) scored a victory in North Dakota, with Washington remaining too close to call. Get balanced news and perspectives on the candidates, state-by-state election results, delegate totals and more on the AllSides 2020 Elections Live Blog.

Biden Extends Delegate Lead After Tuesday's Primaries

From the Left
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ANALYSIS

Maybe you’ve never heard of Livingston County, Michigan. It’s not Oakland County, the vote-rich behemoth located next door; nor is it Macomb County, the much-mythologized home of the culturally conservative “Reagan Democrats” who began defecting to the Republican Party decades ago. It’s a lot less populated, and a little too far from Detroit, to attract much notice from journalists and pundits. And yet, as the returns rolled in Tuesday night from Michigan’s primary, it was Livingston that told the most compelling story. Not for what it said about Bernie Sanders...

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From the Center
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Joe Biden scored decisive primary victories in Michigan and three other U.S. states on Tuesday, taking a big step toward the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination and casting doubt on the future of rival Bernie Sanders’ fading White House bid.

The sweeping wins put Biden, 77, on a path to face Republican Donald Trump in the Nov. 3 election, and the former vice president quickly began to look ahead, calling for party unity and making an appeal to supporters of Sanders.

“We share a common goal, and together we are going...

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From the Right
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OPINION

Four years ago, Sen. Bernie Sanders pulled off an upset in Michigan that gave life to his insurgent challenge to front-runner Hillary Clinton. On Tuesday, Sanders suffered a crushing defeat in the state, and whether he’s ready or not to acknowledge it, he is now without a realistic path to the Democratic nomination.

It’s incredible to think that just over two weeks ago, Sanders was the heavy favorite to be the Democratic nominee. With a massive win in Nevada coming off of a victory in New Hampshire and arguable win...

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