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Bernie Sanders drops out of US Presidential Race

Bernie Sanders drops out of US Presidential Race

Bernie Sanders has ended his campaign for the 2020 Democratic nomination, exiting the race for the White House.

The 78-year-old Senator from Vermont is largely known for reshaping American politics with his youth-led movement for sweeping change.

His departure all but confirms that the former vice-president Joe Biden will be the Democratic presidential nominee to take on Donald Trump in this year's US Presidential Election.

Mr Sanders' announced his decision during an all-staff conference call on Wednesday morning. He told his aides that this was not just a presidential campaign, but a movement which they should be proud of.

 

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