Sanders raises more than $5 million in single-day push
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Despite an uphill battle in the Democratic presidential primary Tuesday, Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersSenate passes 6B defense bill Manchin becomes final Democrat to back bill preventing separation of immigrant families Kasich: There’s a disease in American politics MORE continues to rake in money, drawing at least $5.5 million in a single-day fundraising push.

Sanders's fundraising website showed shortly before 9 p.m. on Monday it had raised more than $41.6 million in February, with a new goal of getting $45 million by the end of the night.
His campaign said in a statement earlier in the day he had raised $36.1 million from 1.2 million individuals during the month of February before the final push on the eve of Super Tuesday.
Sanders hammered rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonKoch brothers group won't back Stewart in Virginia Giuliani says his demand for Mueller probe to be suspended was for show Poll: GOP challenger narrowly leads Heitkamp in North Dakota MORE on her ties to Wall Street on Monday night during a rally in Massachusetts on the eve of Super Tuesday, when 11 states hold voting in the Democratic primary.
Clinton, who is hoping to fend off Sanders on Tuesday after a huge win in South Carolina on over the weekend, has since mostly turned her focus to the general election.