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The Latest: Biden wins Democratic primary in Minnesota

KAAL-TV
Updated: March 03, 2020 09:02 PM
Created: March 03, 2020 08:53 PM

(AP) - Joe Biden has won Minnesota's Democratic presidential primary. The state has 75 delegates at stake. 
    
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar's abrupt withdrawal from the presidential race gave Bernie Sanders a sudden opportunity to lock up her home state on Super Tuesday. Instead, Biden won the state after receiving Klobuchar's endorsement.
    
Sanders easily won Minnesota's caucuses in 2016 and has a large and motivated progressive base in the state, offsetting Klobuchar's presumed home-field advantage in a race that was increasingly seen as tight before she dropped out Monday.
    
Biden has also won Tennessee, Alabama, Oklahoma, North Carolina and Virginia. Bernie Sanders has won Vermont and Colorado.
 

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