Bernie Sanders Drops Out of Democratic Presidential Race

by Shelby Talcott

Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders dropped out of the presidential race Wednesday after a disappointing showing in numerous primaries and coronavirus concerns kept him off of the campaign trail.

The novel coronavirus has kept candidates off the campaign trail as states and government officials are enforcing “social distancing” guidelines. Both Sanders and former Vice President Joe Biden are in the age group where the novel coronavirus could seriously affect their health.

Sanders announced the suspension in a phone call with his campaign staff, CNN reported. The drop-out clears the path for Biden to become the Democratic nominee.

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