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Biden says he raised $5 million day of South Carolina primary

Biden says he raised $5 million day of South Carolina primary
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSanders: Reinstating SALT deduction 'sends a terrible, terrible message' GOP braces for wild week with momentous vote Shining a light on COINTELPRO's dangerous legacy MORE said Sunday morning that his campaign raised $5 million in the past 24 hours during the South Carolina primary.

Biden said on NBC’s “Meet the Press” and ABC’s “This Week” that the money poured in as he dominated in South Carolina’s primary, winning every county.

“We now won more actual votes overall since this began since this whole process began than Bernie has won, so look we’re feeling good,” he told NBC’s Chuck ToddCharles (Chuck) David ToddGOP divided over expected Cheney ouster Sunday shows - White House COVID-19 response coordinator says US is 'turning the corner' Hogan: GOP devolving into 'circular firing squad' with Cheney ouster MORE, referring to fellow candidate Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders: Reinstating SALT deduction 'sends a terrible, terrible message' Democrats hit crucial stretch as filibuster fight looms GOP is consumed by Trump conspiracy theories MORE (I-Vt.).

Biden said his campaign was outspent 40 to one in the Palmetto State. But he added he would “take nothing for granted.”

“But if we win, it’s going to be because of the message we have and because we’re going to get something done,” Biden said.

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The former vice president also told ABC’s George StephanopoulosGeorge Robert StephanopoulosFauci: 'Other countries need to chip in' to help India Harris: I don't think America is a racist country, but we need to speak truth about history Biden meets with TV anchors ahead of joint address MORE that he garnered almost $18 million last month, which “for us is a lot of money.”

Before his win in South Carolina, Biden was struggling to keep up with Sanders after the Vermont progressive won in New Hampshire and Nevada and came in a close second in Iowa. 

Sanders still leads in the number of delegates with 56, but Biden has staged a comeback earning 48 delegates total. Ten of the delegates in South Carolina are still undecided after Saturday’s primary.

The former vice president’s win in South Carolina came just ahead of the delegate-rich Super Tuesday races.