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FILE- In this Sunday, March 15, 2020 file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden, participates in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington. Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Congressional Hispanic Caucus' campaign arm endorses Biden

Mar. 20, 2020 4:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has received the presidential endorsement of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus’ campaign arm, signaling his growing strength among a constituency that has long been key to rival Bernie Sanders’ success. In a statement Friday, Rep. Tony Cardenas, the chairman of...

A voter drops off a ballot for the Arizona Democratic presidential preference election Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Switching remaining primaries to vote-by-mail not so easy

Mar. 18, 2020 6:23 PM EDT

Voting rights groups and the head of the Democratic National Committee want the states with remaining primary elections to offer voting by mail as a way to ensure that voters can safely cast their ballots amid the coronavirus outbreak. A quick and easy fix? Not always. For states that don’t already have...

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to reporters about coronavirus Thursday March 12, 2020, in Burlington, Vt. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Sanders wins Northern Mariana Islands caucus, 4 delegates

Mar. 14, 2020 9:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders won the Northern Mariana Islands Democratic presidential caucus, grabbing four of the six delegates Saturday. Former Vice President Joe Biden won the other two. This shrinks Biden’s lead to 154 delegates in The Associated Press delegate count. Saturday was the...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to health officials about the coronavirus outbreak, at the Westin Hotel at the Delta airlines terminal in Romulus, Mich., Monday, March 9, 2020. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP)

The Latest: Sanders wins North Dakota caucuses

Mar. 11, 2020 8:20 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries (all times local): 7:55 a.m. Bernie Sanders has won North Dakota's Democratic presidential caucuses. Participation in Tuesday's contest was expected to be dramatically higher than it was four years ago. That's mainly due to a...

Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in North Dakota

Mar. 11, 2020 7:58 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in North Dakota.
Voters wait in line for the North Dakota Democratic presidential caucus outside a union hall in Fargo, N.D., on Tuesday, March 10, 2020. The strong turnout forced party officials to bring in extra equipment and volunteers. (AP Photo/Dave Kolpack)

Hourlong waits prompt Democrats to bolster Fargo caucus site

Mar. 10, 2020 8:29 PM EDT

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Democrats moved Tuesday to bolster staffing at the largest of North Dakota's 14 caucus sites after heavy turnout forced some voters in Fargo to wait in line as long as an hour. The party was expecting a big surge in turnout due to a revamping of the state's caucus system and high...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

North Dakota's remade caucuses tested in Biden, Sanders race

Mar. 6, 2020 5:34 PM EST

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — New rules for North Dakota's presidential caucuses are likely to drive up turnout and could shrink Bernie Sanders' organizational advantage over Joe Biden when the state's Democratic voters get their say next week in what has essentially become a two-man race. North Dakota is the...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden points as reporters ask questions Wednesday, March 4, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

The Latest: Biden fundraiser draws bigger crowd after wins

Mar. 4, 2020 11:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): 10:20 p.m. A fundraiser for Joe Biden at the Los Angeles home of former Paramount Pictures executive Sherry Lansing mushroomed from 80 to 350 attendees in the days after the South Carolina primary. Biden addressed the crowd...

Iowa Dems certify results of troubled presidential caucuses

Feb. 29, 2020 1:59 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party central committee on Saturday certified the results of the 2020 presidential caucuses, nearly a month after a faulty mobile app and other problems delayed counting and prompted calls for Iowa to lose its status as the first-in-the-nation presidential...

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, center, takes park in a roundtable discussing health equity with Stephania Priester, left, and Jalen Elrod, right, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at the Nicholtown Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

AP Explains: Why there isn't a winner of Iowa's Dem caucuses

Feb. 27, 2020 9:10 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The New Hampshire primary and Nevada caucuses have passed, and South Carolina’s vote is just days away — but there’s still no winner of the Iowa caucuses. Final results of the first contest to decide the Democratic Party's nominee to challenge President Donald Trump...