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#SANDERS CONCEDED THE RACE 3/11, said millions decided his "friend Joe #Biden" was more likely to beat Trump. No blaming the #DNC, no cries of rigged election. He began: my #1 goal is defeating Trump. Time for ALL #Sanders fans & #dems to unite.…
#Bernie counted on overperforming w/ young voters, but nearly 3% fewer people under 30 voted in 20 compared to 16. This was the only demographic group where Sanders had an advantage. The drop in youth vote & the surge in ALL OTHER groups (who voted #Biden) cost Sanders the race.
#Sanders earned LESS of the vote in EVERY RACE in '20 when compared to '16. On average, he underperformed by 17.6%. He did 35.4% worse in VT. He was down 10.9% in #DemocratsAbroad primary this weekend.
#Sanders had an average 28.4% share smaller share of the vote in '20 in the 11 states he won in '16.

He conceded the race in Burlington on 3/11 after losing every county in Mississippi, Missouri, and Michigan.
.@nytimes interviewed 36+ #Sanders aides, advisers, officials who concluded #Bernie lost the race because he failed to expand his base or unify #dems & let in-fighting "fester" in an "ungainly operation" that split into factions beneath only 2 decision-makers: Bernie & Jane.
"How it All Came Apart for #Bernie Sanders."…
.@BrookingsGov: #Sanders thought he didn't need to broaden his message or build a diverse coalition w/ the #democratic party.…
#Dems need to get behind a candidate who supports universal health coverage, #GreenNewDeal, aggressive #ClimateCrisis action, green energy jobs, $15 min wage, assault weapons ban, #LGBTQ Equality Act, fair pay, criminal justice reform, free college under $125k.

That's #Biden.
#Sanders conceded on 3/11. There isn't going to be a #BernieInTheWH. #BernieIsOurFDR isn't going to happen. But we've got a #progressive candidate & we share a goal: getting Trump out of office.…
#Conservatives are already pushing back on widespread assumption that #Biden is moderate, listing all the ways in which Biden's to the LEFT of Obama & Hillary. If #Sanders voters take a look, they'll see the right's right! Biden is #progressive.…
It's time for #dems to #ComeTogether. And here's the soundtrack: #bass genius Marcus Miller with the hottest cover of the Beatles in the cosmos. It starts about 3:40.
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