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Sen. Murphy Expects Sanders To Continue Giving Clinton Run For Her Money

This is a picture of Connecticut U.S. Senator Chris Murphy
Connecticut U.S. Senator Chris Murphy

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton squeaked out a victory Monday over U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Iowa caucus. The next battle is New Hampshire where U.S. Senator Chris Murphy was campaigning for Clinton Monday.Murphy says he was knocking on doors and taking phone calls with a big team of Clinton supporters. The Connecticut Democrat expects a lot of movement in New Hampshire, where Sanders has been polling ahead of Clinton, over the next week.

“Probably movement towards Hillary Clinton,” Murphy said Tuesday. “Maybe movement on the Republican side away from Donald Trump.”

New Hampshire’s primary is February 9th. Murphy says Sanders will give Clinton a run for her money in several contests to come.

Meanwhile, Massachusetts Congressman Richard Neal has and plans to continue campaigning for Clinton. He spoke with WAMC News about the Iowa results.

Jim is WAMC’s Associate News Director and hosts WAMC's flagship news programs: Midday Magazine, Northeast Report and Northeast Report Late Edition. Email: jlevulis@wamc.org
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