Sanders pulls off shocking upset win in Michigan; Trump takes 2 states

Sanders pulls off shocking upset win in Michigan; Trump takes 2 states

March 9, 2016 12:45 AM (UTC+8)

 

(From Reuters)

Republican front-runner Donald Trump rolled to primary wins in the big prize of Michigan and in Mississippi on Tuesday, brushing off a week of blistering attacks from the party’s establishment and expanding his lead in the White House nominating race.

Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders

Trump’s convincing win in Michigan restored his outsider campaign’s momentum and increased the pressure on the party’s anti-Trump forces to find a way to stop his march to the nomination ahead of several key contests next week.

In the Democratic race, Bernie Sanders stunned front-runner Hillary Clinton in a narrow Michigan primary upset, giving his upstart campaign new energy. Clinton won in Mississippi, but Sanders’ win is likely to ensure a prolonged nominating fight. Read More

 

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