Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernie SandersClinton: Dems will be 'strong, unified' with Perez Sanders to Perez: 'The same-old, same-old is not working' GOP: Dems elected 'D.C. insider' as new chairman MORE on Sunday touted recent wins, saying he has a “path to victory.”
“A national poll just came out that had us 1 point ahead of Secretary Clinton, when we started 60 points behind,” he added. “And every national and state poll that I have seen, virtually every one, has us defeating Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFive takeaways from CPAC WHCA says it looks forward to dinner despite Trump absence Dem trashes Spicer’s decision to block news outlets from briefing MORE. CNN had us defeating him by 20 points.”
Sanders said his campaign has momentum, predicting he will end up with more pledged delegates than rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonFive takeaways from CPAC Clinton: Dems will be 'strong, unified' with Perez 9/11 hijackers attended my mosque — moderate Muslims could have stopped them. MORE.
“And then I think the superdelegates are going to have make a very difficult decision, and that is if a candidate wins in a state by 40 or 50 points, who are you going to give your vote to?” he asked. “And second of all, which candidate is better positioned to defeat Trump or any of the other Republican candidates? I think a lot of the super-delegates are going to conclude that it’s Bernie Sanders.”
Sanders predicted a strong showing in Wisconsin and said he has a “real shot” in New York.
“And then we go out to California. You go out to Oregon. That’s the most progressive part of America. We think we’re going to do very well there,” he added.
“So I will not deny for one second that we still remain the underdogs, but we have come a long, long way, you will have to concede, in the last 10 months. We do have a path toward victory.”