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US election: Joe Biden scripts Super Tuesday comeback with Texas win

The result in Texas -- where the leftist Sanders had been polling ahead -- capped a remarkable night for Biden, who was projected to win a clear majority of the 14 states voting on Super Tuesday.

AFP | PTI  |  Washington 

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With 228 delegates in play, Texas was the night's second-biggest prize behind California, where exit polls projected a win for Sanders.

has won the Democratic primary in Texas, US networks projected, handing him a key victory over Bernie Sanders, his main rival for the party's nomination.

The result in Texas -- where the leftist Sanders had been polling ahead -- capped a remarkable night for Biden, who was projected to win a clear majority of the 14 states voting on Super Tuesday.

With 228 delegates in play, Texas was the night's second-biggest prize behind California, where exit polls projected a win for Sanders.

First Published: Wed, March 04 2020. 15:52 IST
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