Sanders wins Utah caucuses
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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 ObamaCongress needs to assert the war power against a dangerous president CNN's Don Lemon: Anyone supporting Trump ‘complicit' in racism DOJ warrant of Trump resistance site triggers alarm MORE (Ill.) in the 2008 Democratic primaries. Utah offers 33 delegates, which will be awarded proportionally.