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Elizabeth Warren loses Massachusetts, her home state

(CNN)Sen. Elizabeth Warren has lost her home state of Massachusetts to Joe Biden.There had been signs in late February that Warren could finish behind neighboring Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Polling from WBUR and MassINC showed him markedly ahead of her. That same poll showed Biden in fifth place. As Super Tuesday approached, Warren’s prospects…

(CNN)Sen. Elizabeth Warren has lost her home state of Massachusetts to Joe Biden.

There had been signs in late February that Warren could finish behind neighboring Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Polling from WBUR and MassINC showed him markedly ahead of her. That same poll showed Biden in fifth place.
As Super Tuesday approached, Warren’s prospects in her home state came into sharper view. It’s not immediately clear what the Massachusetts loss means for the future of her campaign.
Warren rarely led in polls of Massachusetts during the campaign, save for a spike around the time when she briefly emerged as the primary’s front-runner in fall of 2019.
But as the results rolled in Tuesday night, the depth of Warren’s troubles became increasingly clear. Not only was she trailing Sanders, but a resurgent Biden also had leapfrogged them both.
Over the weekend, Sanders had doubled down on campaign efforts in the state, with a Boston rally on Saturday that drew more than 10,000 supporters to the Boston Common. Sanders narrowly lost Massachusetts in 2016 to Hillary Clinton. In that cycle, he sought to tap into the state’s progressive grassroots — at the time energized by Warren.
Warren has represented Massachusetts in the Senate since 2012.
On Tuesday night, she held a campaign event in Detroit, and a fundraising email sent before polls closed in Massachusetts said Team Warren was already looking ahead. “As we wait for Super Tuesday r

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