She isn’t gonna be the nominee…
But she keeps soldiering on ……
Campaign officials said they had 100 staffers spread between New Hampshire and Nevada, many fresh off planes from Iowa. The campaign is using its monetary bump to run television ads in South Carolina and bolster Super Tuesday efforts.
But first comes a frenetic race through New Hampshire, where Klobuchar has continued to add events to an already packed schedule.
“I know I’m not the candidate that’s number one right now, but we are surging,” she told voters at Dartmouth, her third of four campaign events Saturday. “Someone told me in a text with an auto-correct that went bad: ‘congratulations on your insurgency.’ ”
Klobuchar is competing for moderate voters along with Buttigieg, who claimed victory in the Iowa caucuses, and Biden, who placed a disappointing fourth. To standing-room-only crowds, she sold herself as a Goldilocks for those who believe the 77-year-old Biden is past his political prime and the 38-year-old Buttigieg is too young and inexperienced.
“I know it’s fun to have political newcomers,” she said on Saturday, repeating a swipe she’s made at Buttigieg. “But I think when you’re dealing with [an election] like this, you want someone that can hit the ground running, that knows where the bodies are buried.”
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