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So much for a brokered convention: The 2020 primaries effectively ended today with Sen. Bernie Sanders suspending his campaign, two months earlier than when Hillary Clinton cleared the delegate threshold in 2016.
Why it matters: Former Vice President Joe Biden faces the formidable task of unifying an ideologically splintered party without the traditional help of big events, in-person fundraisers, voter canvassing and other public appearances.
The big picture: Sanders will remain on the ballot, and his movement has plenty of items left on its agenda — including at the convention. (More on that in tomorrow's Axios AM).
What they're saying:
What's next: Sanders' exit did not come with an endorsement, and former President Barack Obama is still on the sidelines.
Ultra-Orthodox children burn leavened items in final preparation for Passover in the Orthodox neighborhood of Mea Shearim in Jerusalem.
Pets are proving to be unexpected heroes in lockdown, AP reports.
Kitty Block, president and CEO of the Humane Society of the United States, urged more people to foster and adopt as the health crisis worsens.