Sanders campaign to lay off hundreds of staffers

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks the Fort Museum Opera House in Fort Dodge, Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

WASHINGTON (AP) — A big change for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. It’s cutting hundreds of people from its staff.

Spokesman Michael Briggs says the campaign will go from a staff of more than 1,000 in January to no more than 350.

The move comes after Sanders on Tuesday lost all but one Democratic primary in five northeastern states.

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