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Sanders congratulates Clinton on NV caucus win

Posted at 3:05 PM, Feb 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-20 23:24:02-05
After a close race, Bernie Sanders congratulated Hillary Clinton on winning the Nevada caucus.
He later gave his concession speech in Henderson.
Sanders said they have an "excellent chance" to win on Super Tuesday.
"I believe when Democrats assemble in Philadelphia in July at the convention we are going to see the results of one of the great political upsets in the history of the United States," he said.

Sanders statement:
“I just spoke to Secretary Clinton and congratulated her on her victory here in Nevada. I am very proud of the campaign we ran. Five weeks ago we were 25 points behind and we ended up in a very close election. And we probably will leave Nevada with a solid share of the delegates,” Sanders said.
“I am also proud of the fact that we have brought many working people and young people into the political process and believe that we have the wind at our back as we head toward Super Tuesday. I want to thank the people of Nevada for their support that they have given us and the boost that their support will give us as we go forward,” Sanders added.

As of 8 p.m., Clinton had 53 percent of the vote while Sanders had 47 percent.