A few tidbits running in political world of Bernie Sanders….
He’s sitting in DC right now for Trump’s trial….
A new poll finds Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) leading the field of Democratic contenders in California, where about 40 percent of all the convention delegates will be allocated on Super Tuesday.
The latest Los Angeles Times-UC-Berkeley survey finds Sanders at 26 percent support, followed by Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) at 20 percent, former Vice President Joe Biden at 15 percent, former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 7 percent and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg at 6 percent.
Candidates must hit 15 percent support statewide or in individual congressional districts to win delegates in the March 3 primary.
Sanders is up 7 points over the same poll from September, while Warren has fallen by 9 points in that time….
Sen. Bernie Sanders‘s (I-Vt.) campaign revealed on Tuesday it will launch a $2.5 million television ad buy in California and Texas, marking the campaign’s first ad buy in the Super Tuesday states.
“It is thanks to our grassroots donors that we can make big investments in the vital states of California and Texas,” Sanders’s campaign manager Faiz Shakir said in a statement.
California and Texas are two of the largest delegate prizes in the party’s primary.
News of the launch comes as Sanders’s leads in the Democratic primary pack in a number of state polls ahead of the first Democratic nominating processes.
A new Los Angeles Times surveyshowed Sanders leading in California with 26 percent support ahead of the state’s March 3 primary.
Sanders appears to face more of an uphill climb in Texas. A CNN pollreleased last month showed Sanders in second place behind former Vice President Joe Biden with 15 percent support.
If Sanders performs well in the early Democratic nominating contests, he could sustain enough momentum going forward into Super Tuesday….
He, he, he…