Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Sanders wins stunning upset over Clinton in Michigan primary - US news/The Guardian - yellow sub blog

 


"In an industrial state hit hard by the decline of manufacturing, the Vermont senator’s consistent opposition to free trade deals appears to have been a decisive factor, but he also showed signs of weakening Clinton’s dominance among African American voters.

The shock victory – by a margin of around 3 percentage points when his win was first projected by Associated Press – comes despite Sanders trailing the former secretary of state by an average of 21 points in recent opinion polling." * theguardian.com