Super Tuesday Winners and Losers

It turned out to be a real “super,” Super Tuesday for former VP Joe Biden, who roared back to winning at least nine of the 14 contests up for grabs. Biden’s huge comeback comes after a rough several months of seemingly to struggle in the first three Democratic nominating contests.

However, Sen. Bernie Sanders, claimed gold, as most expected he would, with a sizable win in delegate-rich California – divvying up the map on the biggest primary day of the season and indicating a tight battle between the two that is likely to drag on for weeks or more.

It emerged after midnight Wednesday that Biden had narrowly defeated Sanders in Texas, the second-biggest prize of the day. With 90 percent of precincts reporting, Biden was ahead of Sanders 33.3 percent to 29.3 percent. It looks as though the candidates will receive a similar share of the state’s 228 pledged delegates.

The former vice president’s comeback was remarkable given his poor performances in Iowa, New Hampshire, and Nevada earlier this year, which left many pundits declaring his campaign dead in the water. Biden won the most contests Tuesday and certainly outperformed expectations from just a week ago – though who came out ahead in the delegate race remains unclear.

“I’m here to report, we are very much alive! And make no mistake about it, this campaign will send Donald Trump packing,” the 77-year-old Biden told fired-up supporters in Los Angeles Tuesday night.

Biden’s weekend win in South Carolina and the decision by 2020 rivals to bow out and endorse him were undeniable factors – especially in Minnesota, which he won after backing from Klobuchar, the home-state senator.

Next week’s Mar. 10 primary in Michigan will be Biden’s next big test as he seeks to demonstrate that he can reliably overcome Sanders’ appeal in the Midwest and the so-called “rust belt.”

Biden so far is projected to win Texas, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Virginia, Tennessee, Alabama, North Carolina, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. Sanders handily won his home state of Vermont and later racked up wins in Colorado and Utah, in addition to California.

Who comes out ahead in the delegate race is still being assessed, because they are allocated proportionally and not all votes have been counted. Approximate total delegate counts through Super Tuesday are 660 for Biden, 586 for Sanders, 110 for Bloomberg, and 101 for Warren.

For their part, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Bloomberg have openly suggested they could stay in the running until the Democratic National Convention. It’s unclear whether their poor showing on Super Tuesday will lead them to reconsider.

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  1. Too bad for Quid Pro Quo Joe Biden in that he without any question commited a Quid Pro Quo Joe Biden in the UK. Not only is it a Quid Pro Quo Joe Biden its a PERSONAL Quid Pro Quo Joe Biden on video tape with my & your tax dollars! Quid Pro Quo Joe Biden will go directly to prison do not pass go, do not collect anything NOT even a win!!! WHY is Quid Pro Quo Joe Biden even running???? him & son Hunter belong in prison for 4 years NOT the white house. plus SPYGATE both Barack Obama the big BLACK EYE on America & Quid Pro Quo Joe Biden both should NOT be out of prison for more then just 4 or 5 years but a lot longer then that! HELL the democrats have been crying for many years & even tried to railroad the Donald. the Donald PROVED the 5 attempted impeachments WRONG as the Donald PROVES the democrats WRONG on a daily bases. both Barack Obama the biggest BLACK EYE on America & Quid Pro Quo Joe Biden have a lot more crimes then just those 2 crimes. there is way more people involved then just Quid Pro Quo Joe Biden, the BLACK EYE & Hunter heheheheHA! way more crimes & people & countries. you thought little schiff & Pelosi had something (it was all made up is the real FACT!) but these crimes are real E REAL!!! those 5 FAKE impeachments of pelosi & little Schiff aint nothin yet!!! what about the REAL e REAL FACTS now that is something!! vote for Donald J Trump for being REAL again!!!

  2. Joe biden is a schill.

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