Will Biden’s South Carolina Blowout Translate into Super Tuesday Success?

Former Vice President Joe Biden addresses supporters at his South primary-night rally in Columbia, S.C., February 29, 2020. (Jim Urquhart/Reuters)
A nearly 30-point win has given the Biden campaign new life, but Bernie Sanders still has a good opportunity to significantly widen his delegate lead on Super Tuesday.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A week ago, Joe Biden’s campaign looked like it might be on death’s door.

On Saturday, February 22, the day of the Nevada caucuses, his lead in South Carolina had shrunk to 2.3 points in the RealClearPolitics average of polls. But Biden’s second-place finish in Nevada, Tuesday’s debate in South Carolina, and Wednesday’s endorsement of Biden by Jim Clyburn — the influential 14-term South Carolina congressman and House majority whip — all made one thing clear: The former vice president was the only viable alternative to Bernie Sanders in the first-in-the-South primary. In the final RCP polling average of South Carolina,

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