Sanders vows to fight on, promises a contested convention

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Sunday that he will continue his challenge to front-runner Hillary Clinton even at the party’s convention in July.

“The convention will be a contested contest,” Sanders said at a Washington, D.C. press conference Sunday.

Sanders’ pledge to push superdelegates behind Clinton to support him during the nominating contest raises the chance the Republicans’ Cleveland gathering will not be the only convention fight this summer.

Sanders received four big blows in last week’s five primary races, losses that reduced to nil his ability to win the 2,283 delegates necessary to secure the nomination without a brokered convention.

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