Sanders hopes to ride ‘blue wave’ to victory in Virginia on Super Tuesday

In 2016, Sanders lost to Hillary Clinton in the state. But after a string of Democratic successes, things could be different

On a crisp weekday afternoon before the Virginia primary on Super Tuesday, thousands of people turned out to see the Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speak in the state’s capital, Richmond.

Four years ago, Democratic voters in the commonwealth delivered a resounding rebuke of the Vermont senator’s promise for political revolution. But there are signs that this year might be different.

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