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Trump advisers say their ideal Democratic primary scenario is taking shape

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 11, 2020, 2:36 PM UTCBy Shannon PettypieceNASHUA, N.H. — One clear winner has emerged so far from the Democratic presidential contest, according to strategists aligned with the president: Donald Trump.That's the thinking among Republican strategists as Joe Biden's poll numbers have declined in New Hampshire and a two-way race between Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg appeared to emerge ahead of Tuesday's Democratic primary here, yielding what they see as a best-case scenario for Trump.Trump himself agrees. "If you want to vote for a weak candidate tomorrow, go ahead," he told supporters at a primary ...