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Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar has ended her Democratic presidential campaign on Monday and plans to endorse rival Joe Biden in an effort to unify moderate voters behind the former vice president’s White House bid. She is flying to Dallas and plans to join Biden at his rally Monday night, according to her campaign.
The campaign end comes after Pete Buttigieg suspends his.
“We have a responsibility to consider the effect of remaining in this race any further,” the former South Bend, Ind., mayor declared Sunday night in an address in his hometown as he suspended his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination. Buttigieg’s will now stand behind Biden as he goes against Sanders in the Democratic race.
Biden took South Carolina this past week with 48.4%, Sanders followed behind with 19.9%.
Here in North Carolina, it seems that U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg are preferred over the other candidates. Sanders leads Bloomberg 31% to 18% among self-identified, registered Democratic voters and unaffiliated voters who said they would participate in the Democratic primary.
“Super Tuesday is upon us, and North Carolina is among a number of important states having their primaries,” says Dr. Martin Kifer, associate professor of political science and director of the HPU Poll. “As expected, we have an incumbent president with extremely high levels of support among those who will vote in the Republican primary and a very divided field on the Democratic side.”