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.

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.