Top Minnesota newspaper endorses Clinton
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Minnesota’s largest newspaper endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonIntel Dem decries White House 'gag order' after Bannon testimony 'Total free-for-all' as Bannon clashes with Intel members Mellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) MORE for president, adding to the Democratic candidate’s momentum after an overwhelming win in South Carolina’s primary on Saturday. 

“We believe Clinton is the clear choice over Sanders for heart and head alike,” the Star Tribune editorial board wrote

The editorial board cited Clinton’s “fight to overhaul health care” to show she is “capable of setting big, visionary goals and tackling complex policy.” 

“Clinton also has repeatedly shown the patience and discipline to work with opponents on compromises that result in degrees of progress,” the editorial continued. 

In contrast, the editorial board called Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersMellman: On Political Authenticity (Part 2) Former Sanders campaign manager: Don't expect email list to be shared with DNC Adult film star: Trump and Stormy Daniels invited me to 'hang out' MORE (I-Vt.) a “polarizing” figure who “has fallen short on just how he would accomplish his political revolution.” 

Clinton, however, “proposes changes that are less sexy but more realistic.” 

The editorial board added that Clinton is the candidate who can “breach the divide between Democrats and Republicans” because she “has done so throughout her career.” 

The paper endorsed Clinton’s rival Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaMcCarthy: ‘No deadline on DACA’ Democrats will need to explain if they shut government down over illegal immigration Trump’s first year in office was the year of the woman MORE in 2008. 

Minnesota is among the states heading to polls on Super Tuesday, March 1. While Clinton delivered her victory speech in South Carolina, Sanders was arriving in Minnesota to start his campaign there. A Star Tribune poll from January put Clinton with 59 percent of the Democratic vote to Sanders's 25 percent.