Sanders looks ahead to Colorado, Minnesota and Massachusetts
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersIn California race, social justice wing of Democrats finally comes of age Sanders to headline progressive 'People's Summit' The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE, fresh off a loss to Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonClinton defends April Ryan, Rep. Maxine Waters in speech Lobbying world Trump puts foreign investors first by supporting the Republican tax plan MORE in the Nevada caucuses, said early Sunday that he has a “good shot” at winning contests in Colorado, Minnesota and Massachusetts.

Sanders told host Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press” that his presidential campaign is studying its next moves “very closely” in an effort to allocate resources and his time.

“I think we have a good shot in Colorado, a good shot in Minnesota, a good shot in Massachusetts,” he said. “I think we are looking pretty good in Oklahoma. The last poll I saw in my old state of Vermont had us at 80 percent, so I think we've got a shot to win there. And I think we will surprise people in some other states as well.”

Sanders also said he agreed with Todd that he needs to win in a big state like Texas, Virginia or Tennessee.

“Look, look, at the end of the day, what you're saying is true. You need delegates. And as you know, these are state by state proportional delegates go out. We're looking hard at Michigan. We think we have a pretty good shot at parts of Texas. So trust me, we are focusing very hard on trying to get as many delegates as we can,” he said.

Sanders said he is in the race “to the convention.”

“I think we've got some states coming down the pike that we're going to do very, very well in. I think, you know, if you look at national polling, our support is growing. So we think, Chuck, we have come a very, very long way. I think the first time I was on your show, we were probably at 5 percent in the polls. We're moving, we're making progress.”

Sanders is trailing Clinton by more than 20 points in the next Democratic primary state, South Carolina, by a wide margin, according to a RealClearPolitics average of polls.