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Missouri expects to reflect Democratic mood in Tuesday vote


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri is taking its turn in the presidential race spotlight head of the state's primary, with visits from former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders over the next three days.

Missouri, once a bellwether state but now predictably red, nevertheless has a diverse Democratic electorate that could mirror that of the party nationwide.

"Missouri is kind of a microcosm for the whole country when we're looking at how this is going to turn out for us," said House Democratic Minority Leader Crystal Quade, of the southwestern Missouri city of Springfield. S...

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