Sanders, who has notched wins in nine states so far, also took aim at Trump instead of his rival for the nomination, telling MSNBC during a taped town hall that will air Monday night that the mogul had given his supporters a "permission slip" to be violent toward protesters.
"In the USA she condemns it but when she's in India she says it has benefitted many parts of our country". Based on the current total count including super delegates, Sanders would need to win 61 percent of the remaining pledged delegates and uncommitted super delegates to win the nomination.
If that comes to pass, then the status quo will likely continue: Clinton would maintain a firm hold on the lead for the Democratic presidential nomination, but Sanders would still be hanging in there.
In her longer time to speak, the former Secretary of State covered a broad range of topics, including taking several shots at the GOP front-runner, Donald Trump.
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, national civil rights figure Rev. Jesse Jackson and tabloid talk show host Jerry Springer, once the mayor of Cincinnati, were all also at the event. Mark Kirk and a series of congressional and legislative primaries, among others.
Presidential candidates from both parties are visiting IL to woo voters a day before the state's primary election on Tuesday.
"He actually incites violence in the way that he urges his audience on", Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton charged.
Democrats are competing for a share of 71 Missouri delegates at stake Tuesday. Voters choose the remainder by electing delegates in each congressional district who are affiliated with a candidate.
The senator from Vermont is trailing the former foreign secretary by just 5 points, 46 percent to 41 percent, in OH, where at the beginning of this month Clinton was having a 20 to 30 points lead over Sanders.
Speaking ahead of Super Tuesday primaries, Clinton claimed that she is getting support from foreign leaders such as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in her fight against the controversial real estate tycoon.
Clinton's team is attempting to tamp down expectations for Tuesday night, stressing that the race remains close in the Midwest, despite public polling showing her with a sizable lead.
Trump was not the only politician Clinton knocked on Monday.
The survey found that 67% of Republicans said that will have no impact at all on their vote, while 16% said it makes them more likely to support Trump and just 14% said it makes them less likely to do so. "The only reason you go to Florida is if your sister calls and says, 'Mom's dead, you got to go to Florida'".
Kasich later told a crowd in OH without mentioning Trump: "Do we go to the dark side, with negativity, the gnashing of teeth... or do we go to the hopeful and the light side?"