Clinton wins Washington, D.C. primary
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Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pact Overnight Tech: Equifax hit by earlier undisclosed hack | Facebook takes heat over Russian ads | Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domain MORE is projected to win the Washington, D.C., primary.

The victory will give Clinton a majority of Washington’s 20 pledged delegates and send her into next month’s convention on a high note.

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After a tough challenge by rival Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Dems fear lasting damage from Clinton-Sanders fight MORE, Clinton closed out the primary season winning four of the final six contests. She will finish with an advantage of nearly 400 pledged delegates over Sanders.

Clinton won’t have earned enough pledged delegates from the primaries and caucuses to secure the nomination outright — Democrats rarely do — but superdelegates will push her across the threshold at the convention in Philadelphia in July.

The only remaining question is when and how Sanders decides to exit the race.

Clinton and Sanders were scheduled to meet Tuesday evening, and he will speak to his supporters in a video address Thursday.

Many Democrats are hopeful he’ll drop out of the race out that point and begin the process of unifying his millions of supporters behind Clinton ahead of a general election match-up against Republican Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Trump Jr. declines further Secret Service protection: report Report: Mueller warned Manafort to expect an indictment MORE.

Sanders is expected to try to push the Democratic platform in a more progressive direction at the convention. 

He may also use leverage earned through the primaries to push through rules changes, such as the elimination of superdelegates.