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Bernie Sanders takes Michigan in upset

Senator from Vermont won a huge upset in the state of Michigan on Tuesday night, adding momentum to his once wavering campaign. Before the primary, not a single public poll had Sanders leading in Michigan, with some having Hillary Clinton leading by up to 20%.

Sanders called an impromptu press conference while votes were still being counted to thank voters, who he said had “repudiated the polls” and “repudiated the pundits.”
“We started this campaign 10 months ago, we were 60 or 70 points down in the polls,” Sanders said. “But we’ve seen in poll after poll and state after state, we’ve created the kind of momentum that we need to win. This has been a fantastic night in Michigan.”

Out of the last six contests, Sanders has won four of them against Clinton, and any possibility that he might drop out before the Democratic convention has been dispelled.