Politics

Early voter receives his I-Voted sticker, at an early voting polling station at the Ranchito Avenue Elementary School in the Panorama City section of Los Angeles on Monday, March 2, 2020. Major changes to the way people vote has election advocates on edge as Californians cast ballots in the Democratic presidential contest and other primary races. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
AP
March 02, 2020 - 11:19 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Democratic presidential candidates are racing toward the biggest day in the primary calendar, when 14 states vote on Super Tuesday. It's the day when the primary moves from retail to wholesale. Instead of a single state voting at a time, candidates have to focus on...
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CORRECTS THE MONTH - Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a speech to supporters on Sunday, March 1, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. Buttigieg, who rose from being the Indiana mayor to a barrier-breaking, top-tier candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, ended his campaign on Sunday. (Santiago Flores/South Bend Tribune via AP)
AP
March 01, 2020 - 8:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Buttigieg, who rose from relative obscurity as an Indiana mayor to a barrier-breaking, top-tier candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, ended his campaign on Sunday. The decision by the first openly gay candidate to seriously contend for the presidency — and...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks as his wife Jill Biden, far right, and daughter Ashley stand by during his primary election night rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, after winning the South Carolina primary. (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
AP
March 01, 2020 - 3:39 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — After Democrats saw Walter Mondale lose 49 states to President Ronald Reagan in 1984, party leaders came up with a plan: create a one-day “Super Tuesday” primary where Southern states could vote en masse to produce a more moderate — and “electable” — nominee, preferably...
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Members turn their backs on Mayor Michael Bloomberg in protest as he speaks at Brown Chapel AME church Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Selma, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
AP
March 01, 2020 - 1:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential primary contest (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Mike Bloomberg is getting a rough reception to his remarks at a Bloody Sunday memorial service at a church in Selma, Alabama. The pastor who introduced him noted the mayor initially declined an...
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Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn, speaks at the Blue NC celebration at the Hilton Charlotte University Place in Charlotte, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (Joshua Komer/The Charlotte Observer via AP)
AP
March 01, 2020 - 1:08 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Bernie Sanders has a shot to deliver an embarrassing blow to Amy Klobuchar in the moderate senator's home state on Super Tuesday, thanks to a large and motivated progressive base in a state where she was once considered a shoo-in to win. With the Vermont senator's Democratic...
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, meets with former President Jimmy Carter, center, at Buffalo Cafe in Plains, Ga., Sunday, March 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
AP
March 01, 2020 - 12:37 pm
RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) — The window is closing for Pete Buttigieg's longshot presidential campaign. His fourth-place finish in South Carolina exposed a core vulnerability, namely the inability to attract the support of black voters who are vital to any winning Democratic coalition. Now he...
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Voters fill out their ballots at a primary polling place, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP
February 29, 2020 - 9:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has for weeks looked to the black voters of South Carolina to hand a win to his flagging campaign. On Saturday, they delivered. Biden won about 60% of the votes cast by non-white voters, dominating a crowded Democratic field among a group that made up more...
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