12 Feb 2020

Sanders beats Buttigieg in primary – can he beat Trump?

Washington Correspondent

For his fanatical supporters, victory in the New Hampshire primary was exactly what Bernie Sanders needed to give himself lift-off in his battle to become the Democratic Party’s candidate who will fight Donald Trump for the presidency in November.

But the left-wing senator’s victory last night was a narrow one, and the support of more moderate voters was split between former naval intelligence officer Pete Buttigieg and Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar.