Sanders raises more than $5 million in single-day push
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Despite an uphill battle in the Democratic presidential primary Tuesday, Bernie SandersBernie SandersOVERNIGHT ENERGY:  EPA announces new clean air advisors after firing Trump appointees |  Senate confirms Biden pick for No. 2 role at Interior | Watchdog: Bureau of Land Management saw messaging failures, understaffing during pandemic Overnight Health Care: Takeaways on the Supreme Court's Obamacare decision | COVID-19 cost 5.5 million years of American life | Biden administration investing billions in antiviral pills for COVID-19 Democratic senators press PhRMA over COVID-19 lobbying efforts  MORE continues to rake in money, drawing at least $5.5 million in a single-day fundraising push.

Sanders's fundraising website showed shortly before 9 p.m. on Monday it had raised more than $41.6 million in February, with a new goal of getting $45 million by the end of the night.
 
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His campaign said in a statement earlier in the day he had raised $36.1 million from 1.2 million individuals during the month of February before the final push on the eve of Super Tuesday.
 
Sanders hammered rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonVirginia governor's race poses crucial test for GOP Hillary Clinton backs Shontel Brown in Ohio congressional race Hillary Clinton: Casting doubt on 2020 election is 'doing Putin's work' MORE on her ties to Wall Street on Monday night during a rally in Massachusetts on the eve of Super Tuesday, when 11 states hold voting in the Democratic primary.
 
Clinton, who is hoping to fend off Sanders on Tuesday after a huge win in South Carolina on over the weekend, has since mostly turned her focus to the general election.