Sanders scores win in Idaho
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Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump adviser: Sanders would have made for tougher race as Clinton's VP Trump adviser: Clinton/Sanders ticket would've been tougher to beat Conway: Clinton campaign aides have no self-awareness 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 ClintonConway: Trump has 'mandate' to lead because he won Electoral College Pence: Petraeus 'paid the price' for mishandling classified information 'SNL' compares Clinton sightings to hunt for Bigfoot 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 ObamaFor Trump, foreign policy should begin and end with China Harvard spat between Clinton, Trump camps proves Dems can't accept Trump's improving Wrestling mogul McMahon could slam her way into Trump administration MORE in his 2008 contest against Clinton, Idaho was seen as potentially favorable turf for Sanders.