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A Vermont advocacy group is calling on Vermont superdelegates who have committed to Hillary Clinton to instead support Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential primary.  But the Clinton superdelegates don’t appear to be swayed.

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Senator Bernie Sanders won definitive victories in Democratic presidential caucuses Saturday in Washington state, Hawaii and Alaska.   The candidate’s chief strategists say it is still possible to make up a significant gap in delegates. But the chief strategist for frontrunner Hillary Clinton discounted those claims. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports New York’s primary April 19th now looms large.

Senator Bernie Sanders with wife Jane at rally in Essex Junction 3-1-16
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Super Tuesday was the biggest voting day of the primary season so far. Now, the campaigns that survived are looking forward. Although Senator Bernie Sanders won in Vermont and three other states, he still remains far behind Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the total number of delegates needed to win the Democratic nomination for president. Two of his top advisors discussed the campaign’s strategy for making up what seems to be an insurmountable deficit.

Bernie Sanders at Vermont rally 3-1-16
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Senator Bernie Sanders returned to his home state of Vermont to vote in and await results of the Super Tuesday primaries. The Champlain Valley Exposition hall was filled with people gathered for a primary night rally in Essex Junction. Sanders spoke early in the evening before many of the remaining states went for his opponent.

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Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will appear on New Hampshire's Democratic presidential primary ballot.

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New Hampshire’s Ballot Law Commission will take up a challenge to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders’ eligibility for the Democratic primary ballot. His filing has been challenged because of his longtime status as an independent.

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Bernie 2016

Vermont U.S. Senator and presidential candidate Bernie Sanders plans to meet with supporters across the country tonight through a video link. As WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley reports, boosters expect big crowds across our region.

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Financial disclosures show that Bernie Sanders is at the low end of earners among candidates for president in 2016.

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Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is one of a few candidates customizing error pages on their campaign websites.

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About 5,000 people gathered in Burlington on Tuesday to hear Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders officially announce his campaign as a Democratic presidential candidate.  WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley takes us into the crowd.

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