5 Takeaways From Tuesday's Democratic Primaries

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Published on March 11, 2020 - Duration: 01:28s

5 Takeaways From Tuesday's Democratic Primaries

5 Takeaways From Tuesday's Democratic Primaries 1.

Joe Biden is in firm control of the Democratic primary.

While Biden struggled in the first three contests, his performance in the past two weeks has revealed him as the clear contender.


Bernie Sanders' struggles with key demographics are solidifying.

Older voters and voters of color have lifted Biden.

Younger voters haven't shown up for Sanders as his campaign was hoping.


The Democratic Party has made its decision.

DNC officials and some top Democrats seem to indicate that Biden is the assumed nominee, suggesting that the rest of the contests and debates should be canceled.


Sanders' 2020 race is losing to his 2016 race.

Many states he won in landslide victories in 2016 have been close races in 2020.

Sanders also won Michigan in 2016, losing to Biden this time.


Biden's success in Michigan hints at the anti-Clinton sentiment in the state.

President Donald Trump won Michigan in the 2016 presidential election, a state that Sanders won in the 2016 primary.

Michigan choosing Biden shows the 2016 loss there has less to do with Sanders and more to do with Clinton.


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