Sanders scores win in Idaho
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Bernie SandersBernie SandersDem senator: Trump nominees 'sad' The DC bubble is strangling the DNC Who really won the Cold War? Today's politics create doubt. MORE is projected to win the Idaho caucuses, providing a morale boost in his bid to keep his underdog campaign going all the way to the Democratic convention.

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With 100 percent of the votes in, Sanders led Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonJimmy Carter spotted en route to DC Obama assembles his post-presidential team One last look: 2016 polls actually got a lot right MORE with 78 percent of the votes counted, when major news outlets called the victory for the Vermont senator at 2:25 a.m. Wednesday.

But Sanders's victory in the state, which offers 23 delegates on a proportional basis, will do nothing to change pundits’ calculations about his slim chances to win the nomination. As a caucus contest won by then-Sen. Barack ObamaBarack ObamaBush letter to Obama made public for the first time North Korea may be prepping missile launch to test Trump: report Haley ready for UN role despite dearth of foreign policy experience MORE in his 2008 contest against Clinton, Idaho was seen as potentially favorable turf for Sanders.