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FILE - In this Jan. 27, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden and senior adviser Symone Sanders participate in a campaign event in Iowa City, Iowa. Biden's status as Democratic presidential nominee-in-waiting means the party will choose another man for an office never held by a woman. But he's running with plenty of women behind him, including a yet-to-be-named vice presidential running mate. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Joe Biden's inner circle: No longer a boys club

Mar. 26, 2020 6:10 AM EDT

Weeks before Joe Biden launched his 2020 presidential campaign, he released a social media video to address allegations from women who said his uninvited displays of affection had made them uncomfortable. “Social norms have begun to change. They've shifted,” said the former vice president, then 76....

Former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington, Sunday, March 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

'Bigger than any one of us': Biden, Sanders tackle pandemic

Mar. 16, 2020 5:44 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders sought in the Democratic debate to cast themselves as best-positioned to lead the nation through a global pandemic, uniting in their criticism of President Donald Trump's response to the fast-moving coronavirus but diverging in how...

This Feb. 4, 2020 image released by CBS shows host Stephen Colbert, left, greeting the audience during a taping of

Late-night comics adjust to shows without an audience

Mar. 13, 2020 1:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Due to the new coronavirus, late-night comedians — Stephen Colbert, Jimmy Fallon, Pete Buttigieg — are taking to the stage without the affirmation of adoring audiences. Wait a second. Pete Buttigieg? The former presidential candidate filled in for Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign rally Monday, March 9, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

6 questions heading into next set of Democratic primaries

Mar. 10, 2020 12:13 AM EDT

The newly formed two-man race for the Democratic presidential nomination debuts Tuesday, a week after Joe Biden benefited from a rapid consolidation of moderate and establishment voters, while Bernie Sanders outlasted Elizabeth Warren as the progressive left’s last hope. Here are the big questions heading...

FILE - In this July 31, 2019 file photo, Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., gestures to former Vice President Joe Biden during the second of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN in the Fox Theatre in Detroit.  Booker of New Jersey has endorsed Joe Biden. Booker announced on Twitter early Monday that Biden will “restore honor to the Oval Office and tackle our most pressing challenges.” Booker ended his own presidential bid in January, pledging to do “everything in my power to elect the eventual Democratic nominee for president.

Booker endorses Biden, says he'll 'restore honor' to office

Mar. 9, 2020 9:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey has endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. Booker announced on Twitter early Monday that Biden will “restore honor to the Oval Office and tackle our most pressing challenges.” Booker ended his own...

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. (AP Photo/ Jacquelyn Martin)

Harris endorses Biden; Jesse Jackson backs Sanders

Mar. 8, 2020 3:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris endorsed Joe Biden on Sunday and said she would "do everything in my power'' to help elect him, becoming the latest dropout from the Democratic race for president to line up behind the former vice president in his battle with Bernie Sanders for the nomination. The decision...

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2020 file photo, House Majority Whip, Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., background, listens as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks at an event where Clyburn endorsed him in North Charleston, S.C. Political endorsements aren’t generally thought of as carrying much heft, used by candidates and endorsers alike for a momentary media bounce, then becoming names added to a growing list. But Clyburn’s backing of Biden could be the endorsement that not only boosted voters to give the former vice president his first-ever primary win in South Carolina but also helped pave the way to his presidential nomination by way of a consolidation of moderate Democrats who, one by one, have since shuttered their campaigns to support him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Clyburn's kingmaker moment changes landscape of 2020 race

Mar. 7, 2020 9:30 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — At a funeral service last month, Jannie Jones locked eyes with Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn across the church sanctuary and crooked a finger, beckoning him to come over to the pew where she sat. She had a question, but she didn’t want to ask it out loud. The House majority whip...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a primary election night rally Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Inside the 3 days that remade the Democratic primary

Mar. 7, 2020 12:04 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — At Mike Bloomberg’s midtown Manhattan campaign headquarters, a team of pollsters and analysts churned out multiple tranches of data each day on the state of the Democratic race. The sophisticated data operation was supposed to be the candidate’s not-so-secret weapon, giving...

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...

Council member Sharon McBride reaches over to Council member Henry Davis Jr.  during a press conference by Special Prosecutor Ric Hertel, Friday, March 6, 2020, at the County City Building in South Bend, Ind., releasing the findings of an investigation into the death of Eric Logan. Hertel said that evidence showed Logan approached South Bend Police Sgt. Ryan O’Neill's with a knife and the officer feared for his safety when he fired two shots, one of which struck Logan in the upper abdomen. (Michael Caterina/South Bend Tribune via AP)

Prosecutor: Ex-Indiana cop justified in black man's killing

Mar. 6, 2020 5:08 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A white former South Bend police officer was justified in the fatal shooting of an African American man last summer, but he was charged Friday with soliciting a prostitute a month before the shooting that roiled then-Mayor Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaign, a special prosecutor...