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A vote for safety and stability

Biden catapults into pole position with broad backing from across demographic groups

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It was beginning to look like a two-horse race, and after Super Tuesday, it is: the Democratic Party's presidential nomination is down to Mr Joe Biden and Mr Bernie Sanders.

And 77-year-old former vice-president Biden has catapulted into pole position in what political operatives are calling an unprecedented comeback after having lost three earlier contests in a row.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 05, 2020, with the headline A vote for safety and stability. Subscribe