Clinton Wins Nevada

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It’s looking like Bernie Sanders pushed Hillary Clinton harder in Nevada than anyone would have expected just a few weeks ago, but she has prevailed in what really was a crucial win for her. A loss wouldn’t have decided the nomination, or even come close, but it would have seriously undermined her claim, indeed her campaign’s whole rationale, that she has broader and deeper appeal with core Democratic Party constituencies than Sanders does, constituencies that were not well represented in the heavily white first two primary contests. More on Clinton’s win.

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David Kurtz is Managing Editor and Washington Bureau Chief of Talking Points Memo where he oversees the news operations of TPM and its sister sites.
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