Sanders takes Hawaii
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The Vermont senator will win the majority of the state's 25 pledged delegates.
 
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Sanders won Hawaii with the help of Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardPavlich: Media gives Hamas exactly what they want Overnight Defense: House panel passes 6B defense bill | What's in the bill and what didn't make the cut | Pentagon details 'failures' in Niger operation | Trump, Kim meeting set Policy issues take center stage as House panel passes 6B defense authorization bill MORE (D-Hawaii), who resigned her post at the Democratic National Committee in order to support him. 
 
Gabbard, an Iraq war veteran, cut an emotional ad for Sanders days before the primary that shows her surfing in Hawaii while talking about Sanders’ commitment to national defense and veterans.
 
Clinton had some local support of her own. Sens. Brian Schatz and Mazie HironoMazie Keiko HironoConservative justices signal willingness to uphold travel ban Former Sen. Daniel Akaka of Hawaii dies at 93 Dems to top DOJ officials: Publicly promise not to interfere in Mueller's probe MORE  and Rep. Mark Takai — all Hawaii Democrats — endorsed the former secretary of State.
 
Sanders's delegate gains in Hawaii will be minor. Entering Saturday, Clinton had 1,223 pledged delegates, with Sanders at 946 delegates. But Sanders did gain some ground with landslide wins on Saturday in Alaska and Washington. 
 
And Clinton’s lead is even larger when counting the hundreds of party leaders who have pledged their support as party superdelegates.