Sanders wins Utah caucuses
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Bernie SandersBernie SandersHoward Dean endorses Buttigieg in DNC race A guide to the committees: Senate Ellison holds edge in DNC race survey MORE has been projected to win the Utah caucuses, giving him a badly needed victory after a string of losses in the Democratic presidential race against Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonPoll: Clinton voters like award show speeches, Trump voters find them too political Protester at GOP rep town hall: You wasted a lot of money investigating Benghazi, waste a little on Trump Federal judge denies watchdog's request to disclose State Dept. records on Clinton’s emails MORE

But Sanders’s win, while important for keep his campaign alive, will likely do little to change the trajectory of the overall contest.

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Utah was seen as favorable territory for Sanders, with an overwhelmingly white population and a caucus process that tends to reward candidates who have the most fervent supporters.

It is the second time Clinton has lost Utah, having ceded the state to then-Sen. Barack ObamaBarack ObamaHow Democrats can rebuild a winning, multiracial coalition Howard Dean endorses Buttigieg in DNC race Americans should get used to pop culture blending with politics MORE (Ill.) in the 2008 Democratic primaries. Utah offers 33 delegates, which will be awarded proportionally.