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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) appeared on multiple political talk shows on Sunday morning ahead of Democratic presidential contests on Tuesday in six states, including Michigan.

Top health officials also weighed in on the latest in the coronavirus outbreak.

Read The Hill’s complete coverage below.

Sanders predicts victory in Michigan
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Sunday predicted that he would win the Michigan presidential primary on Tuesday, adding that he would not withdraw from the 2020 race if he lost in the Great Lakes State.
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Sanders criticizes Biden’s voting record: ‘People want somebody’ who can make ‘tough decisions in tough times’
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) criticized former Vice President Joe Biden’s voting record, saying on Sunday that “people want somebody” who can make “tough decisions in tough times.”
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Sanders: Klobuchar and Buttigieg ended campaigns under ‘great deal of pressure’ from ‘establishment’
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Sunday that the “establishment” placed “a great deal of pressure” on Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg to exit the presidential race and endorse former Vice President Joe Biden.
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Civil rights activist Jesse Jackson endorses Sanders
By JUSTINE COLEMAN
 
“We are winning the support of grassroots America because we have an agenda that speaks to working people,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said on ABC’s “This Week.” “[Jackson has] been a leader in helping to transform this country, an aide to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., so we’re proud.”
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Sanders on sexism facing female candidates: We’re making progress, but ‘it’s too slow’
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Sunday the country has made progress in terms of electing women but the progress has been “too slow.” 
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‘I never expected in my life as an American to see a swastika at a major political rally,’ Sanders says
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Sunday he “never expected” to see a swastika at a major political rally, after a man was removed from the Democrat’s presidential rally in Phoenix for unveiling a flag with the Nazi symbol.
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Sanders says campaign is in communication with health officials about rallies amid coronavirus outbreak
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Sunday his presidential campaign is in contact with public health officials in every place he has planned rallies as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread. 
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Fauci on shutting down coronavirus epicenters: ‘Anything’s possible’
By ZACK BUDRYK
 
Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Sunday that he doubted the U.S. would have to impose measures as “draconian” as total shutdowns ordered in some regions in northern Italy to halt the spread of coronavirus, but said “anything is possible.”
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Surgeon general: You’re going to see more cases of coronavirus, but that ‘doesn’t mean we should panic’
By REBECCA KLAR 
 
Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said Sunday that Americans should not panic as the number of confirmed coronavirus cases increases across the country. 
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Carson declines to ‘preview’ plan for virus-plagued ship’s docking: ‘We shouldn’t have 16 people saying what the plan is’
By JUSTINE COLEMAN 
 
“I think it all needs to come from a solitary source,” Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said. “We shouldn’t have 16 people saying what the plan is, particularly when it hasn’t been fully formulated.”
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Connecticut senator: ‘We have no concept’ of coronavirus scope
By REBECCA KLAR
 
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said Sunday that officials have “no concept” of the scope of the coronavirus outbreak due to a lack of available tests. 
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Inslee urges bipartisanship to combat coronavirus, brushes off Trump criticism: ‘It’s background noise’
By REBECCA KLAR
 
“I really don’t care too much what Donald Trump thinks of me, and we just kind of ignore that. It’s background noise, because we really do need to work together, Republicans and Democrats. This is a national crisis,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation.”
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Maryland governor on Trump attacks on Washington governor: ‘I think it’s not a time to play politics’
By ZACK BUDRYK 
 
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said officials should not “play politics” amid the coronavirus outbreak after President Trump called Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) a “snake” last week.
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Stephen Moore: ‘Economy will roar back to life’ when coronavirus is contained
By J. EDWARD MORENO 
 
“I just see this as a real short-term pause in the growth that Trump has created,” economist Stephen Moore  said. “Once we get this thing contained the economy will roar back to life.”
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