Bernie Wins Maine Almost 2 to 1 (With Four-Hour Lines Yet)

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Another reason why we love Maine: Bernie just took the Maine caucuses almost two to one in what was being termed "a landslide," with reports shortly after polls closed showing Bernie winning about 65% to 36% for Hillary. Early returns and photos from smaller towns showed Bernie with a clear lead, and what many called the unprecedented thousands who turned out at Deering High School in Portland, the state's largest city, caused almost mile-long lines and waits of up to four hours. Portland's "awe-inspiring turnout" and ensuing glitches moved State Senate Minority Leader Justin Alfond, D-Portland, to vow to submit a bill Monday to return primaries to the state. Despite the insane lines, awesome video shows the crowd and our democracy in buoyant action. Remember, as Maine goes ...

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