Sanders: We're not 'skipping over' South Carolina
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersOvernight Healthcare: Senate votes to begin ObamaCare repeal debate | McCain returns to vote | GOP floats scaled-down healthcare bill OPINION | Healthcare vote a political death wish for GOP in 2018 Senate parliamentarian: More parts of ObamaCare repeal will need 60 votes MORE said Sunday he's not skipping over the South Carolina primary, adding that he has a good chance of winning a number of the states on Super Tuesday.

Sanders was responding to a question about a speech he made Saturday night, when  he said he had an excellent chance on Super Tuesday.

"I'm talking to you from Columbia, South Carolina. We have a major rally this evening. We're not skipping over anything," he said on CBS's "Face the Nation."

Sanders, who is trailing rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonMellman: Trump love? Overnight Cybersecurity: Senate Judiciary reportedly drops Manafort subpoena | Kushner meets with House Intel | House passes Russia sanctions deal | What to watch at 'hacker summer camp' Don’t cut Public Service Loan Forgiveness program MORE in South Carolina by more than 20 points, said his campaign has a "whole lot of momentum."

"You know, we lost yesterday in Nevada by five points. A month ago, we were 25 points behind," he said.

National polls are also continuing to tighten, he said, with Sanders edging out Clinton in some polls.

"So I think people around this country are responding to our message of a rigged economy, a corrupt campaign finance system and a broken criminal justice system. I'm feeling quite good," he said.