|June 1, 2020: Trump returned to the Kennedy Space Center to view the SpaceX rocket launch on Saturday. Biden visited a protest site in Wilmington, Del., on Sunday.
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“The only real open question going into Tuesday’s eight primaries is whether Joe Biden will rack up enough votes to formally clinch the Democratic presidential nomination. That he we (sic) will win those contests is not in doubt.
The former vice president needs to win 89% of all delegates at stake to do so. That sounds easy since he’s the last candidate standing in a once-crowded primary field. But supporters of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders have continued to urge voters to cast ballots for him so he can amass delegates and have a greater influence on the party policy platform ahead of the Democratic National Convention.
Biden has met the 89% threshold in only two contests since Super Tuesday: Mississippi (94%) and Nebraska (100%).”
– Will Weissert, Associated Press
What We’re Reading
Flashback: June 1, 2016
The Field Poll put Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders within the poll’s margin of error in the upcoming California Democratic primary, with Clinton leading by two percentage points. Sanders said the same day, “On Tuesday, we are going to win the primary. … And we have the establishment very nervous. That’s a good thing.”
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