Sanders takes two of three Dem contests on Super Saturday

Sanders takes two of three Dem contests on Super Saturday
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Bernie SandersBernie SandersObama makes 0K for speech at A&E event: report Van Jones: Obama should do ‘poverty tour’ Sanders calls for renewed focus on fighting climate change MORE won two out of three of the Super Saturday contests that voted on the Democratic side, giving him seven states so far in the Democratic presidential race.

Sanders triumphed in the caucuses of Nebraska and Kansas, while rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonBiden: ‘Guys, I’m not running’ Trump says email hacking during election 'could've been China' or other groups Maxine Waters: ‘I’ve never seen anybody as disgusting or as disrespectful’ as Trump MORE won the only Democratic primary of the night, in Louisiana.

Even though Sanders won two of the three states, the allocation of delegates will be close.

Clinton took Louisiana Saturday, where 51 delegates are up for grabs, while there are only 58 delegates at stake total between Nebraska and Kansas, where the Vermont senator won.

Sanders once again performed well in states where the Democratic contests are dominated by white progressives, while Clinton held her dominance in states with large populations of minorities.

Clinton entered the day with a substantial advantage in pledged delegates, leading 610 to 411.

The former secretary of State's campaign noted in an email to reporters that’s a bigger lead than Barack ObamaBarack ObamaReport: Trump tweeted 470 times in first 99 days Biden schedule sets off 2020 speculation Obama makes 0K for speech at A&E event: report MORE ever held over her in their 2008 contest.

She has an even greater lead currently among superdelegates, the party leaders who can support anyone at the July convention regardless of the popular vote.

Clinton will end the day with victories in 11 states, as well as American Samoa.

Still, the Vermont Independent continues to attract thousands of supporters to his rallies, haul in tens of millions of dollars every month, and is vowing to take the fight all the way to the convention.

Former NAACP President Ben Jealous, who is supporting Sanders, tweeted: "We have won victories tonight in Kansas and Nebraska! We have a path towards victory!"