Analysis: Sanders’ path has echoes of Trump’s 2016 campaign

JULIE PACE AP Washington Bureau Chief WASHINGTON (AP) — A burn-it-down candidate is topping a splintered field of more moderate contenders and setting the party's establishment wing on edge. It's how Donald Trump began his unlikely march to the Republican nomination in 2016. And four years later, it's how Sen. Bernie Sanders has cemented himself as the front-runner for the Democratic nomination. The Vermont senator won his second straight contest on Saturday with a convincing victory in Nevada, the first racially diverse state on the primary calendar, after winning the New Hampshire primary the week before. He also effectively tied for first place in the opening contest in Iowa. Sanders' surge has energized his legion of liberal supporters, including young people drawn to his calls
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