Michael Bloomberg Qualifies For Wednesday Debate As Sanders Secures Double-Digit Lead Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will appear on Wednesday's debate stage in Nevada, after qualifying in this morning's NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist poll. He is likely to draw attacks from Democrats on stage for his campaign's unprecedented ad spending that enabled his rise in the polls.

And Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has opened up a double-digit lead in the Democratic nominating contest with 31% support nationally, up 9 points since December.

This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

Email the show at nprpolitics@npr.org.
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Michael Bloomberg Qualifies For Wednesday Debate As Sanders Secures Double-Digit Lead

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Michael Bloomberg Qualifies For Wednesday Debate As Sanders Secures Double-Digit Lead

Michael Bloomberg Qualifies For Wednesday Debate As Sanders Secures Double-Digit Lead

Michael Bloomberg Qualifies For Wednesday Debate As Sanders Secures Double-Digit Lead

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Former New York City Mayor will appear on Wednesday's debate stage in Nevada, after qualifying in this morning's NPR/PBS Newshour/Marist poll. He is likely to draw attacks from Democrats on stage for his campaign's unprecedented ad spending that enabled his rise in the polls.

And Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders has opened up a double-digit lead in the Democratic nominating contest with 31% support nationally, up 9 points since December.

This episode: campaign correspondent Asma Khalid, political reporter Danielle Kurtzleben, and senior political editor and correspondent Domenico Montanaro.

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