Sanders cancels Mississippi visit, Biden still set to visit on Sunday

Update #2: 

Bernie Sanders has canceled his appearance in Mississippi, according to his campaign. The Democratic Presidential hopeful was supposed to appear at the Two Mississippi Museums on Friday, but he will instead travel to Michigan.

Update #1

Joe Biden won’t be the only Democratic Presidential candidate to visit Mississippi ahead of next Tuesday’s primary vote as Bernie Sanders will be in Jackson on Friday.

Sanders will hold an event at the Two Mississippi Museums on Friday at 2:30. You can sign up to attend the event, here.

The Senator from Vermont has been endorsed by Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba.

Original Report:

After a strong showing on ‘Super Tuesday’, Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden will be in Mississippi’s capital city on Sunday. 

The former Vice President will visit the Magnolia State on March 8th, which is two days before Mississippians will head to the polls for the primary elections. A press release from Biden’s campaign stated that a location and additional details will be announced soon, but multiple reports state that Biden will visit New Hope Baptist Church in Jackson. 

Biden won a majority of the states on Tuesday to move into the frontrunner role in the Democratic primary over Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. After a disappointing performance on Tuesday, former NYC Mayor Mike Bloomberg called it quits and left the race, endorsing Biden on his way out. 

Bloomberg will reportedly join Biden on the campaign trail in Mississippi. 

“I’ve known Joe for a very long time. I know his decency, his honesty, and his commitment to the issues that are so important to our country – including gun safety, health care, climate change, and good jobs.

“I’ve had the chance to work with Joe on those issues over the years, and Joe has fought for working people his whole life. Today I am glad to endorse him – and I will work to make him the next President of the United States,” Bloomberg said.

Biden also received the endorsements of former candidates Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg. 

The race for the party’s nomination is now down to Biden, Sanders, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard.