Democracy 2020-Digest: Sanders says, to win, Michigan is not a must

nearvideo-Bernie Sanders, the one on the primary outlook: I’m a pretty good feeling

Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters before important primaries in six States.

He lost his frontrunner status and now trails democratic presidential nomination rival, Joe Biden says, in the all-important race for convention delegates, but sen. Bernie Sanders, that is a victory on Tuesday night in Michigan is a necessity.

“Michigan is a very important condition is obviously, today, there are a lot of delegates up there, and we certainly want to win very much in this debate. But I think, let’s not say what you have to win,” the populist senator from Vermont, told reporters after stopping by a polling place Tuesday afternoon in Dearborn, Michigan.


With 125 delegates pledged to the game is, Michigan is the largest gain among the six member States, the competitions on Tuesday. The other primaries are Washington state (89 persons), Missouri (68 persons), Mississippi (36 persons), and Idaho (20 delegates), and North Dakota has meetings to win 14 delegates in your group.

Sanders was the frontrunner for the nomination of the Democrats after the victory on Feb. 11 New Hampshire primary, and then shellacking the field a week and a half later, on the Nevada-Caucasus.

But thanks to the former Vice President’s landslide victory in South Carolina – and a strong performance during last week’s Super Tuesday when he swept 10 of the 14 States with primaries on Super Tuesday, and took a nearly 100-delegate lead over Sanders – Biden ‘ s back front-runner status is required.

Sanders emphasized to reporters on Tuesday that “we have a whole number of delegates.”

While a loss wouldn’t be seen as a step back, Sanders, as a perspective, as a fatal. “I certainly would not consider falling out,” he said two days ago on “Fox News Sunday.”

Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, who is running for his second-straight presidential candidate, defeated eventual candidacy of Hillary Clinton in 2016 will win the primary in Michigan, in what was one of the great upset -. That was the harbinger of Clinton’s narrow loss to Donald Trump in the November 2016 General election in Michigan. Trump’s victory with the working class and the white voters in the state, as well as similar narrow wins in two other key Rust Belt states – Pennsylvania and Wisconsin – drove him to the White house.

The pre-elementary school Michigan polls in 2016 have got it wrong – as you stated Clinton with a double-digit lead over Sanders.

Fast forward four years, and Biden, was published, the clear front-runner in Michigan in the last polls, on primary eve.

But Sanders is aiming for a repeat, the repel would, elimination and instead, they increase the senator again in a massive battle with Biden for the nomination.

“I think that at the end of the day, in a two-person race, if our plate is Biden compared to when it is our vision to Biden, in comparison, if we in this debate in Phoenix (on Sunday, the 15. March), I feel pretty good,” Sanders said Tuesday.

Biden announced on Tuesday, to remember the 2009 car industry bailouts during his tenure as Vice President under President Barack Obama because the voters in Michigan, by the help of the Federal government rescued General Motors and Chrysler from falling into bankruptcy during the Great recession. Many Michigan Democrats earn their living either directly from the car manufacturer or a car-related industries.

The former Vice-President made a visit to the Fiat-Chrysler plant in Detroit his last stop in Michigan on primary day. A lot of credit to the plant’s survival, the efforts of the Obama Administration to support the auto industry.

During the visit, the profanity went viral by Biden’s verbal confrontation with an employee that Biden put together the support for the Second Amendment, the former Vice President also said the rescue packages.


“You made me a hero when I was always told a lot of heat for the rescue, to the rescue,” Biden. “You saved management. Management will not save you.”

Biden – very aware of the polling debacle in 2016 – said on Monday that “I’m a bit superstitious, I see that all of these surveys. … I remember Hillary was up by 23 points. … I don’t take anything for granted.”

Coronavirus Strikes Campaign

Both the Sanders and Biden campaigns on Tuesday afternoon, abruptly cancelled, your primary night rally in Cleveland, Ohio, via Corona Virus affects only a few hours before they were scheduled to come on stream.

“Out of concern for public health and safety, we cancel today’s evening rally in Cleveland. We are the fathers, the public warnings from Ohio state officials, who have notified, apply to the possession of large, indoor events during the Corona-Virus outbreak. Sen Sanders wants to evening his regret for the thousands of Ohioans, who had planned to attend the event today,” Sanders ‘ campaign spokesman Mike Casca wrote in a statement.

And Casca added, “All future Bernie 2020 events will be assessed on a case-to-case basis.”

The Sanders campaign, later told reporters, they acted according to Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine tweeted Tuesday afternoon that the “ATHLETICS: For indoor events, we are not asking for events with spectators, other athletes, parents and others, which is essential for the game.”

Minutes later, Biden Deputy campaign Manager Kate Bedingfield tweeted, “In accordance with the guidelines, which were canceled by public officials and out of an abundance of caution, our rally in Cleveland, Ohio, tonight. We will continue to consult with officials of the public health and public health, guidelines and communications about events in the future.”

DeWine tested on Monday declared a state of emergency after three Ohio residents positive for coronavirus.

Earlier Tuesday – during his campaign stop in Michigan – Sanders said: “we take the coronavirus very seriously. As you know, we had a panel discussion with some of the leading experts in the country on the yesterday. And we take this Problem, in contrast to the President, very, very seriously.”

And the candidate added that he would not fight an election-events ” that public health officials feel it is not advisable.”

Biden – after the hands on his hands Sunday night at a campaign event in Mississippi told reporters, “We listen to the experts, to advise the CDC and the taking of them. Whatever advice you give me, we will take.”

Biden and Sanders had planned to hold its Tuesday-night-rallies in Cleveland, because Ohio is one of four States with primaries only a week, on the 17th of March. The other States are Florida, Illinois and Arizona.

Long lines in North Dakota

Longer than expected queues of people formed outside a polling station in Fargo, North Dakota, on Tuesday, as the state of the Democratic party held its “firehouse” caucus.

Fox News’ Mitti Hicks reported that the leadership in the AFL-CIO building in Fargo, one of the 14 caucus sites across the state, zig-zag over a large Parking lot.

A firehouse caucus is working as a primary, with voters when filling out a preference card (similar to a ballot box), and pour the card into a ballot box. The group is supported by the state party.

Fox News’ Madeleine Rivera, Allie Raffa, Andrew Craft, Tara Prindiville, and Mitti Hicks contributed to this report

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