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After split results, Democrats brace for a long primary. Just what Bloomberg wants.

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEFeb. 14, 2020, 10:00 AM UTCBy Alex Seitz-WaldWASHINGTON — The donkey saw its shadow in Iowa and New Hampshire, and Democrats are in for a long presidential primary.Muddled results in the first two contests of the 2020 primary race have quashed hopes for a quick consolidation around a challenger to take on President Donald Trump — and Democrats are now strapping in for a drawn-out delegate hunt that could end in the first contested convention in decades.Instead of clarifying the race, Iowa and New Hampshire left an unprecedented seven candidates with a credible reason to stay in and succeeded in winnowin ...