Bernie Sanders Drops Out of the Presidential Race


For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones’ newsletters.Sen. Bernie Sanders is dropping out of the presidential race, clearing the way for Joe Biden to become the presumptive Democratic nominee to take on President Trump in the November election.
The Vermont senator made the announcement Wednesday morning during a conference call with his campaign. He’ll be addressing his supporters shortly.

Please join me at 11:45 a.m. ET for a special message to our supporters, live on our social media and
— Bernie Sanders (@BernieSanders) April 8, 2020

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