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Biden's decision to drop out leaves Democrats across the country relieved and looking toward future

Jul. 22, 2024 01:17 AM EDT

HARPER WOODS, Mich. (AP) — After weeks of uncertainty about who would be at the top of the Democratic Party’s ticket in November, many voters expressed relief over the news that President Joe Biden would drop his reelection bid and began to think about who might replace him in a dramatically...

Harris looks to lock up Democratic nomination after Biden steps aside, reordering 2024 race

Jul. 22, 2024 01:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris moved swiftly to lock up Democratic delegates behind her campaign for the White House after President Joe Biden stepped aside amid concerns from within their own party that he would be unable to defeat Donald Trump. Biden's exit...

Vice President Kamala Harris leads list of contenders for spots on the Democratic ticket

Jul. 22, 2024 01:15 AM EDT

President Joe Biden's decision to step down as the Democratic Party's nominee for president opens the door for other contenders to become the Democratic nominee in November. The president has thrown his support behind Vice President Kamala Harris, and other prominent Democrats moved quickly to...

JD Vance makes solo debut as GOP vice presidential candidate with Monday rallies in Virginia, Ohio

Jul. 22, 2024 00:36 AM EDT

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Republican JD Vance will make his first solo appearances on the campaign trail Monday, a day after the 2024 presidential race was thrown into upheaval as President Joe Biden dropped out of the race, making the Democratic candidate an open question. Vance, an...

Takeaways from a day that fundamentally changed the presidential race

Jul. 22, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

President Joe Biden’s abrupt decision to bow out of the presidential race and endorse Vice President Kamala Harris to be the Democratic candidate against former President Donald Trump caused a political earthquake on Sunday. It also changes the contours of a presidential race — which most...

Harris gets chance to press reset on 2024 race against Trump

Jul. 22, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For the past year, the presidential campaign seemed destined to be a monotonous slog featuring two candidates, President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, that voters didn’t really want. But that all changed on a quiet Sunday afternoon just 107 days...

Hollywood reacts to Joe Biden exiting the presidential race

Jul. 22, 2024 00:08 AM EDT

Hollywood was quick to react to the news that President Joe Biden was ending his bid for reelection and endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris. Barbra Streisand, a Democratic supporter, wrote Sunday on X that “we should be grateful for his upholding of our democracy.” While many...

Democrats are rallying around Harris as she vows to 'earn and win' party nomination for president

Jul. 21, 2024 23:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats quickly rallied around Vice President Kamala Harris as their likely presidential nominee Sunday after President Joe Biden 's ground-shaking decision to bow out of the 2024 race, a volatile fast-moving political situation just months before the November election. ...

Biden's withdrawal injects uncertainty into wars, trade disputes and other foreign policy challenges

Jul. 21, 2024 22:53 PM EDT

Joe Biden's withdrawal from the U.S. presidential race injects greater uncertainty into the world at a time when Western leaders are grappling with wars in Ukraine and Gaza, a more assertive China in Asia and the rise of the far-right in Europe. During a five-decade career in...

Biden drops out of 2024 race after disastrous debate inflamed age concerns. VP Harris gets his nod

Jul. 21, 2024 22:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden dropped out of the 2024 race for the White House on Sunday, ending his bid for reelection after a disastrous debate with Donald Trump that raised doubts about the incumbent's fitness for office. The unprecedented announcement, delivered less than four months...