U.S. Democratic presidential candidate secured two big wins on Saturday as he won the caucuses in Kansas and Nebraska, while his opponent Hillary Clinton secured an easy win in Louisiana.
"We’ve got the momentum, the energy and the excitement that will take us all the way to the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia," Sanders said after his he won Nebraska.
Sanders managed to get more than 30 delegates from the two states Saturday, However, Clinton maintains a 200 pledged delegates lead on him. Also the former secretary of state has the support of more than 300 superdelegates who can support any candidate and do not abide by votes.
Meanwhile, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz won in Maine and Kansas while the front-runner Donald Trump won in Kentucky and Louisiana.
Marco Rubio came third in all Republican primaries Saturday. In his victory, Trump said that he “ really, really wants “to take on Ted, one-on-one.” as he called on rubio to drop out of the race.
But Rubio is expected to remain in the race as he eyes a big win in Florida and taking as many delegates as possible away from Trump.
On Sunday, Maine Democratic and Puerto Rico Republican primaries will be held. Polls suggest that Sanders is set to win Maine, while Rubio is expected to win spanish-speaking Puerto Rico.
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