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Biden, Sanders set for key battle in Michigan

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) are going all in on the Michigan presidential primary, a keystone 2020 contest and the biggest delegate prize since Biden’s surprising surge this week.
Michigan is the largest of six states voting on Tuesday, the first time the remaining two top primary contenders will go head-to-head since Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg dropped of the race.
Both candidates are making serious plays for the Wolverine State as Sanders fights to prove he’s better at appealing to working-class voters and Biden seeks to lock in his status as the Democratic front-runner following Super Tuesday victories in Minnesota, Texas, Massachusetts and elsewhere.
Biden is dispatching Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.), who dropped out of the 2020 race and endorsed him on Monday, to the state to campaign on his behalf, and Sanders has canceled an upcoming appearance in Mississippi, which also votes Tuesday, to make one more stop in Michigan.
Recent polling gives an edge to Biden, who has secured the backing of several high-profile Michigan figures, including Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), former Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D) and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (D).