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Bernie Sanders: Winning enough pledged delegates is "not impossible."

The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Sanders: It’s not impossible to get enough delegates to win

With less than 20 primaries and caucuses left in the Democratic nomination race, Hillary Clinton has about 290 more pledged delegates than her rival Bernie Sanders. To close that gap and beat her outright, the simple numbers say Sanders has to win about 65 percent of the remaining delegates. The host of CBS News’ Face the Nation, John Dickerson, pressed Sanders on his odds of pulling that off. "To get there, many analysts who look at the pledged delegates just say, it's mathematically impossible," Dickerson said on May 1, 2016. "Are they wrong?" "It's difficult," Sanders said. "It's not …

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