Sanders: Corporate media counted us out
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"The corporate media counted us out," Sanders tweeted shortly before midnight on Tuesday. "The pollsters said we were way behind. But we won. Thank you, Michigan."
The Associated Press called the Michigan race for Sanders at 11:30 p.m. EST, hours after polls closed in the state. MSNBC called it shortly after.
Sanders's Michigan victory was the most shocking upset seen so far in the 2016 campaign. 
Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden budget pick sparks battle with GOP Senate Katko fends off Democratic opponent in New York race Harris County GOP chairman who made racist Facebook post resigns MORE was favored to win the Rust Belt state by more than 20 percentage points, according to the RealClearPolitics average of Michigan polls leading into the primary. 
But in recent weeks Sanders hit Clinton hard on her past support for trade deals such as NAFTA, which may have hurt her in a state that has watched its manufacturing jobs move abroad.
In a statement sent by email shortly after the AP projected his victory, Sanders said, “I am grateful to the people of Michigan for defying the pundits and pollsters and giving us their support."
"This is a critically important night," he added. "We came from 30 points down in Michigan and we’re seeing the same kind of come-from-behind momentum all across America.
“Not only is Michigan the gateway to the rest of the industrial Midwest, the results there show that we are a national campaign. 
"We already have won in the Midwest, New England and the Great Plains and as more people get to know more about who we are and what our views are we’re going to do very well.”