Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who rallied progressive voters to move the Democratic party leftward in 2016 and again this year, has told his staff he is dropping his presidential bid. Former Vice President Joe Biden, who defeated Sanders in key state primaries to amass a nearly insurmountable Democratic delegate lead, is all but certain to face President Donald Trump in November's general election.
How does this change things? For Democrats, it removes the complication of remaining states postponing their primaries because of the pandemic, which could have clouded Biden's nomination.
Read OZY's feature on one Republican strategy for a distancing election.