For Democrats, shifts in messaging after Clinton’s big night

Sanders vows to stay in the presidential race after winning only one of five primaries, but will change tone and focus; Hillary pivots, with a call for party unity as November nears.

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Last night, Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton delivered a blow to Sanders as she picked up more than half of the 384 pledged delegates in Tuesday’s primaries. Clinton’s victories make it almost impossible for Sanders to secure the Democratic nomination.

The Huffington Post further explains:

Ahead of Tuesday’s primaries, Clinton had 1,428 pledged delegates, while Sanders had 1,153. (Winning the nomination requires 2,382 delegates, including unpledged superdelegates.) In order to get on track to overtake Clinton in the delegate race, Sanders needed to win big in Tuesday’s contests. That didn’t happen.

Clinton easily won Pennsylvania and Maryland, as polls had anticipated, and also took Delaware, while Sanders won Rhode Island. Clinton also eked out a win in Connecticut.

Sanders shifts focus but vows to persevere

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