Democratic presidential hopeful Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders arrives to talk at a Major Evening occasion on the SNHU Discipline Home in Manchester, New Hampshire on February 11, 2020. Bernie Sanders gained New Hampshire’s essential Democratic major, beating average rivals Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar within the race to problem President Donald Trump for the White Home, US networks projected.
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US Senator Bernie Sanders has suspended his presidential marketing campaign, his group mentioned Wednesday, clearing the way in which for rival Joe Biden to develop into the Democratic nominee to problem Republican incumbent Donald Trump in November.
Sanders, a 78-year-old leftist who challenged Hillary Clinton for the nomination in 2016, was holding a employees convention name on Wednesday when he “announced that he is suspending his campaign for president,” his aides mentioned in an announcement.
Sanders, who mounted a formidable problem to Biden within the 2020 race, turned the frontrunner early this yr solely to be eclipsed by a surging former vice chairman, who holds a considerable lead within the all-important race for delegates who select the nominee.