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Buttigieg Exits Race, Biden Seeks Edge Against Sanders on Super Tuesday

Buttigieg Exits Race, Biden Seeks Edge Against Sanders on Super Tuesday

Politics
Mr. Biden was moving quickly to capitalize on his South Carolina victory and recast the Democratic primary campaign as a two-man contest between himself and Mr. Sanders. Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. at Brown Chapel AME Church in Selma, Ala. The Democratic presidential campaign took a dramatic turn on Sunday as a top candidate, former Mayor Pete Buttigieg, quit the race and started clearing the way for moderate voters to coalesce around candidates better positioned to stop Senator Bernie Sanders, the liberal front-runner for the party’s nomination. Mr. Buttigieg made his decision after a devastating loss in Saturday’s primary in South Carolina, where a fellow moderate, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., won his first victory in the presidential race. The departure