A big political turnaround last week. It has been a defining week in the Democratic primaries, with four key moderates (Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar, former Indianapolis mayor Pete Buttigieg, Beto O'Rourke, and, after Tuesday, Michael Bloomberg) all backing former Vice-President Biden. Supporters of the three who dropped out before Tuesday's vote seemed to rally behind Biden.

Surprisingly when Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren left the campaign on Thursday she failed to endorse Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who seemed like her closest political ally in the progressive wing of the party. Sanders appears isolated on the left wing of the party, and is again the outsider trying to get in, a similar role to his revolutionary campaign of 2016.

Hillary Clinton supporters blame bitter Sanders’s supporters who didn't vote in 2016 as contributing to her loss, and Democrats will be on their guard this year to try and bring a conclusion to the campaign that has the party as united as possible. The selection of a veep candidate could play a role in this process. It seems likely that both Biden and Sanders would choose a woman as a running mate after all the female candidates failed to make the final cut.

Tuesday brings six more primaries with Michigan and its 125 d...

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