What Sanders’ Colorado Win Means For The Presidential Race

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Photo: Bernie Sanders Victory Speech Vermont Caucus (AP for CM)
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., laughs as he arrives with his wife Jane Sanders, and his son Levi Sanders to a primary night rally in Essex Junction, Vt., Tuesday, March 1, 2016, on Super Tuesday.

Last night, Sen. Bernie Sanders won Colorado's Democratic caucuses over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by nearly 20 points. At many caucus sites, voters reported disorganization and having to wait in long lines to participate, and the Colorado Democratic Party says turnout broke the record set in 2008. While Republicans caucused as well, they did not hold an official presidential straw poll.

To explain what the Colorado results mean for the rest of presidential nomination contest, Ryan Warner spoke with former NPR political editor Ken Rudin, who now hosts the Political Junkie podcast. He says that Sen. Bernie Sanders' win in Colorado "keeps him alive" in the race and that he'll have to win in Midwest states, which vote in coming weeks, to carry him to the nomination.