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FILE - In this March 28, 2018 file photo, former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn speaks at a news conference in Oklahoma City. Coburn has died. He was 72. A cousin tells The Associated Press that he died early Saturday, March 28, 2020. Coburn had been diagnosed with prostate cancer years earlier. The Oklahoma Republican railed against federal earmarking and earned a reputation as a political maverick.   (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn, conservative political maverick, dies

Mar. 28, 2020 3:11 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn was stubborn as a mule and conservative to his core. But the Oklahoma family doctor, known for railing against federal earmarks, didn’t let political differences dictate whom he called friends — even if it didn’t sit well with some of...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., takes the stage before speaking to supporters, Monday, March 2, 2020, in the Monterey Park section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Latest: Warren cheers Latina janitors who won higher pay

Mar. 2, 2020 11:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): 11:55 p.m. In her final campaign stop in California, Elizabeth Warren is telling the story of Latina janitors who organized for better working conditions. Warren is delivering her speech in East Los Angeles, which is heavily...

Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., endorses Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign rally Monday, March 2, 2020 in Dallas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)

On Super Tuesday eve, Biden gets boost from former rivals

Mar. 2, 2020 10:50 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Rivals no more, Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg united behind Joe Biden's presidential bid on Monday as the Democratic Party's moderate wing scrambled to boost the former vice president just hours before voting began across a series of high-stakes Super Tuesday states. The urgency of the...

Ex-Nevada Sen. Harry Reid endorses Joe Biden for president

Mar. 2, 2020 3:22 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is endorsing Joe Biden for president. Reids in a statement Monday said that Biden is the Democratic candidate with the best chance of beating President Donald Trump in November. The move comes as part of a wave of establishment support flows to the...

A precinct leader, right, counts votes at a caucus location at Coronado High School in Henderson, Nev., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

On heels of Nevada caucus, Democrats want switch to primary

Feb. 28, 2020 11:02 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Though final results from Nevada’s presidential caucuses were still trickling in early this week, top Democrats in the state didn’t waste time in calling for Nevada to switch to a primary and abandon the complicated math and in-person neighborhood meetings that come with a...

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg participates in a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: Buttigieg sick, cancels several Florida events

Feb. 25, 2020 11:46 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic primary contest (all times local): 11:45 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has cancelled four events in south Florida set for Wednesday because of illness. Buttigieg campaign spokesman Chris Meagher says the former mayor is sick...

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg speaks during a campaign event, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

The Latest: Bloomberg delays town hall to prepare for debate

Feb. 23, 2020 10:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on presidential campaign developments (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Mike Bloomberg’s campaign has delayed a scheduled CNN town hall so that he can spend more time preparing for Tuesday’s debate. Bloomberg was scheduled to appear on CNN on Monday. But he’ll...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, with his wife Jane, speaks during a campaign event in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Moderates hustle to blunt Sanders' momentum after Nevada win

Feb. 23, 2020 1:36 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ commanding Nevada caucus victory made him a top target for his Democratic rivals and a growing source of anxiety for establishment Democrats worried that the nomination of a self-avowed democratic socialist could cost the party the White House. Sanders' win...

Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden arrives to speak to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Matt York)

In Nevada, Biden casts Sanders, Bloomberg as party posers

Feb. 21, 2020 11:49 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the Democratic presidential primary advances toward Super Tuesday, Joe Biden wants voters to choose a loyal Democrat. Preferably him, of course, but mostly just not Bernie Sanders or Mike Bloomberg. “They're not bad folks. They’re just not Democrats," the former vice...

FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2020, file photo, people dressed as showgirls walk near the Paris Las Vegas hotel casino, site of a Democratic presidential debate, in Las Vegas. If Nevada has one job in the Democratic primary, it's to offer something different. And in many ways it has delivered. As the presidential race turned to the state this week, gone was the earnestness of Iowa and tradition of New Hampshire and in its place was racial diversity, a new unpredictability and the muscle of urban, union politics. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Picketing, pigeons, politics: Scenes from the Nevada caucus

Feb. 21, 2020 8:40 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Candidates have hustled past tourists and slot machines to ask housekeepers and cooks for their votes in the back of flashy casinos. They've made their pitches over plates of tamales, tacos and soul food. They've walked a picket line in the street with union workers. And then, with...