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FILE- This June 24, 2020 file photo shows House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., speaking during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. After mail-in ballots were counted, Nadler was chosen by Democrats in his district to seek another term in the U.S. House of Representatives. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File)

Clarke, Nadler hold off challengers in Democratic primary

Jul. 1, 2020 9:01 PM EDT

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Two members of Congress representing New York City, Yvette Clarke and House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerry Nadler, have prevailed in the state's Democratic primary. Thousands of votes cast by mail in the primary that concluded June 23 have yet to be counted, but an AP analysis of...

South Carolina state Rep. Nancy Mace, the first woman to graduate from The Citadel, smiles after being recognized by Vice President Mike Pence during a speech at the The Citadel, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in  Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard

Republican Mace wins SC primary in flipped 1st District

Jun. 10, 2020 12:12 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — State Rep. Nancy Mace won a four-way race for the Republican nomination in South Carolina’s 1st District on Tuesday, advancing to take on surprising 2018 winner Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham in November. Mace avoided the divided and bitter Republican primary that caused a...

Poll worker Neuza Ferreira, left, checks in voter Christina Tremblay, right, both of Providence, R.I., Tuesday, June 2, 2020, at a voting station, in Providence. In-person voting is being offered at a reduced number of locations for voters who missed the deadline to request a mail ballot. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Biden, Trump chalk up more primary wins in Rhode Island

Jun. 2, 2020 8:30 PM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Joe Biden and President Donald Trump handily won Tuesday's presidential primaries in Rhode Island — balloting that ended up being more of a logistical test of voting by mail during a pandemic than a political challenge for the candidates. Tuesday’s outcome was a...

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to supporters during a rally in New York. A federal appeals court gave the green light Tuesday, May 19, 2020 to New York state’s June 23 Democratic presidential primary.  The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court judge who ruled two weeks ago that the primary must include the contest over the state’s objections. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)

Appeals court OKs June 23 NY Democratic presidential primary

May. 19, 2020 12:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s Democratic Party leadership gave up trying to cancel the state’s June 23 presidential primary Tuesday after an appeals court rejected arguments that holding it during the coronavirus pandemic would endanger public safety. Douglas A. Kellner, co-chair of the State...

Appeals judges seem apt to let presidential primary proceed

May. 15, 2020 5:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Federal appeals court judges seemed inclined during oral arguments Friday to let New York’s Democratic presidential primary proceed next month despite state claims that it could threaten the safety of voters during a pandemic. The three-judge panel of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of...

Appeals court urged to OK June 23 NY presidential primary

May. 11, 2020 9:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court should let New York’s Democratic presidential primary proceed on June 23 over the objections of the state, a lawyer for delegates said Monday. Attorney Jeffrey Kurzon filed written arguments with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which will hear the case...