Late on Tuesday, as the extent of his New York primary loss became clear, Bernie Sanders abandoned his press corps in Pennsylvania and flew home to Vermont where he announced that he planned to take his first day off in weeks.

For a candidate who continues to insist that he has a chance of becoming the Democratic nominee, the move underscored his changed circumstances. The New York contest marked a turning point, with Hillary Clinton using her victory to pivot from her party’s nomination contest to November’s general election.

By: Courtney Weaver, Financial Times

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