It was the strongest sign yet that he plans to keep competing against Joe Biden in the Democratic presidential primary.
Sydney EmberNEWS: Bernie Sanders plans to participate in the debate in April if one is held, his campaign said, the strongest indication yet that he plans to continue competing against Joe Biden in the 2020 primary for the foreseeable future.
Mr. Sanders and his aides are now struggling to reconcile a sense of resignation with a desire to press on, and some allies are urging the senator to stay in the race.
Sydney EmberNEW: After the debate, some Bernie Sanders allies are encouraging him publicly to stay in the race. But his aides are also now struggling to reconcile a sense of resignation and a desire to press on.
Also: His campaign raised $2m on Sunday alone.
Mr. Sanders will deliver remarks in Vermont at 1 p.m. Eastern following a series of stinging defeats on Tuesday night, as Joseph R. Biden Jr. took command of the Democratic primary.
Sydney EmberFINAL cut at the day in Burlington, with new details on the Sanders campaign’s strategy ahead, a back channel and hints at what Sanders wants from Biden.
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Some candidates try to soften their image to broaden their appeal. This one, not so much. But is there a “real” Bernie the public doesn’t get to see?
Sydney EmberNEW: Being around Bernie Sanders, those who know him say, is to watch him endlessly wind himself up and back down, long periods of tension punctuated by brief, welcome intervals of calm.
The decision suggests that the Sanders campaign is largely ceding another Southern state to Joseph R. Biden Jr. and going all-in on the Midwest instead.
Sydney EmberNEWS: Bernie Sanders has cancelled a planned rally in Mississippi on Friday and will instead travel to Michigan, a striking indication that his campaign is shifting its focus to the Midwest and largely ceding another Southern state to Joseph R. Biden Jr.
How Democratic voters feel about Bernie Sanders’s views on foreign policy and socialist governments tends to split along generational lines.
Sydney EmberNEW: Bernie Sanders expressed amazement in 1989 that Cubans he met “had almost a religious affection" for Fidel Castro.
Now the front-runner, his comments on Cuba are newly resonant. Voters are split on generational lines about them.
Bernie Sanders has so far prevailed by expanding his appeal among traditional Democratic voters, not by driving record turnout.
Sydney EmberNEW: After three nominating contests, Bernie Sanders is facing a fundamental challenge to his political revolution: He may be winning, but not because of his longstanding pledge to expand the Democratic base.