U.S. Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon is endorsing Joe Biden for president, hours after he racked up another series of decisive primary victories Tuesday night that all-but ensure he will be the Democratic nominee.
Joe Biden's win in Michigan showed the route Democrats will have to take to win back Pennsylvania against President Donald Trump. More broadly the, results Tuesday crystallized the picture of the new coalition fueling the party.
Most Democrats have put a premium on simply defeating President Donald J. Trump, and have been willing to set aside excitement, novelty and big policy goals in choosing between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.
Joe Biden's strength in the Virginia suburbs showed the power of an increasingly vital piece of the Democratic coalition, and raised questions about whether Bernie Sanders would repel supporters who have been critical to the party's gains in Pennsylvania.
The primary now looks increasingly like a two-person contest for the nomination between Biden and Sanders, with the Democratic establishment, and voters across the map, rallying behind Biden on Super Tuesday.