Sanders: 'Our numbers are getting better and better'
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersWorld leaders reach agreement on trade deal without United States: report Sanders on Brazile revelations: DNC needs ‘far more transparency’ Sen. Warren sold out the DNC MORE said on Sunday that he is gaining momentum with voters across the board, specifically noting his appeal to young voters.

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When asked on CNN's "State of the Union" how he will appeal to black voters, the Vermont senator said his campaign is seeing "not just a racial divide, but a generational divide."

"We are doing better and better with younger people, whether they're black, Latino or white," he said.

"Our numbers are getting better and better. In general, our numbers are getting better."

Sanders admitted his campaign hasn't done well in the deep South, but he said he's confident his numbers will continue to go up.

"And what we have done, based on yesterday at this point, we have now won seven primaries and caucuses all across this country, all with double-digit victories," he said.

He added that if the turnout is high in Maine on Sunday, he thinks he has a good chance of winning there.

"Just kind of showing strength all across this country," he said.

Sanders noted that in a general election match-up, he is doing better against Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDems win from coast to coast Falwell after Gillespie loss: 'DC should annex' Northern Virginia Dems see gains in Virginia's House of Delegates MORE than rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonGOP rushes to cut ties to Moore Papadopoulos was in regular contact with Stephen Miller, helped edit Trump speech: report Bannon jokes Clinton got her ‘ass kicked’ in 2016 election MORE.

"If Democrats want the strongest candidate to defeat Trump, I think you're looking at him," Sanders said.