In his victory speech Tuesday night in Manchester, New Hampshire, Sanders said his win was a good start toward defeating Trump. Klobuchar said she raised more than $6 million in the days after last week's debate in New Hampshire, while Buttigieg reported collecting $4 million in four days following the Iowa caucuses. Bernie Sanders, and Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana. Bernie Sanders almost tied for first place in that state, although an official victor has not been declared because of technical issues with reporting the results and an ongoing recanvassing effort.
A Biden campaign official tells CNN the campaign will redeploy almost 50 additional staffers to Nevada and SC by this weekend, with some of those staffers being sent from their operations in Super Tuesday states.
Biden's poor showing has dented his early status as the campaign front-runner.
"The most important thing is to enter Super Tuesday with momentum", said Adam Green, head of the Progressive Change Campaign Committee, referring to March 3, when many states hold votes. Unlike largely white and rural Iowa and New Hampshire, the earliest states to hold nominating contests, Nevada's population is almost 30% Hispanic or Latino, 10% black and 9% Asian, according to the U.S. Census, highlighting the need to win support in diverse communities.
Biden acknowledged coming up short in Iowa and New Hampshire but emphasized that 98 percent of voters had yet to weigh in - including, black voters in more diverse states who have consistently supported Biden in opinion polls.
Warren also attacked Bloomberg on redlining. "Up until now, we haven't heard from the most committed constituency in the Democratic Party - the African American community - and the fastest growing segment of society, the Latino community".
"I think Mike Bloomberg can stand up to Trump", said Maureen Scott, 68, a retiree in Winston-Salem. Bloomberg apologized for stop and frisk in November a few days before announcing his candidacy. "I know how to deal with NY bullies", he said.
Bloomberg's personal fortune, estimated at around $60 billion, dwarfs that of the president.
Cassaundra El-Amin, a black voter, said she was concerned about Bloomberg's stop-and-frisk policy but felt his apology was honest.
"I'd like to see how she performs a little bit later before I lose any faith in her whatsoever", he said.