Bernie Sanders Narrowly Wins New Hampshire Primary, Pete Buttigieg Finishes Second
By Gregg Re – Fox News // February 12, 2020
Amy Klobuchar finishes in third place
ABOVE VIDEO: Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters after winning New Hampshire Primary.
(FOX NEWS) – Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., narrowly won the New Hampshire primary Tuesday night, catapulting the 78-year-old self-described democratic socialist to the front of the still-crowded Democratic presidential primary field.
Sanders had been leading top rival Pete Buttigieg and several other candidates as results came in throughout the evening, though only by a fraction of his 22-point margin of victory over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 New Hampshire primary. Buttigieg, meanwhile, touted his strong second-place finish as a sign that his campaign was “here to stay.”
“Thank you New Hampshire,” Sanders told cheering supporters late Tuesday, saying his campaign had won a “great victory.”
“The reason that we won tonight in New Hampshire, we won last week in Iowa — is because of the hard work of so many volunteers,” Sanders continued. “And let me say tonight that this victory here is the beginning of the end for Donald Trump.”
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