Bernie Sanders narrowly won New Hampshire’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, solidifying his front-runner status in the nominating race and dealing a setback to moderate rival Joe Biden, who appeared likely to finish a disappointing fifth.Read more
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From the spin rooms
Asked about Sanders' 26% vote count compared with his 60% in 2016, his camp's senior adviser Jeff Weaver, noted that there were only two candidates four years ago compared with 11 this year. "I think the people of New Hampshire spoke and they picked Bernie Sanders over everybody else," he said. "Obviously at some point, we don’t know when, the race will start to consolidate. And he is well poised to put together the kind of coalition that one need to not only win the nomination but to win the general election as well."
(Reporting by Simon Lewis)
And what does a former Goldman Sachs CEO think about all this?
'Tonight, I want to thank the people of New Hampshire for this great victory': Senator Bernie Sanders
Sensing a disappointing result in Tuesday's primary, Biden left New Hampshire for South Carolina where he told a crowd of supporters that they have not yet heard from a vast majority of the nation and that he will keep fighting to defeat President Donald Trump in November.