Berned out: Hillary Clinton wins Nevada caucus
February 20, 2016 - Uncategorized
LAS VEGAS — Hillary Clinton pulled out a win in the Nevada caucus Saturday, defeating Sen. Bernie Sanders by a comfortable margin and giving her bid a much-needed boost as she heads into next Saturday’s primary in South Carolina.
Clinton was leading Sanders, 52% to 48% when the Associated Press called the race, with 64% of precincts reporting.
Though polling is notoriously difficult in Nevada, Clinton’s significant lead in the ethnically diverse state had all but vanished in the days leading up to the caucuses.
Still, Clark County — which includes the iconic Las Vegas Strip — came in strong for Clinton, helping her pull out a victory. Read more…