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President Donald Trump greets supporters after arriving at Palm Springs International Airport, in Palm Springs, Calif., en route to a fundraiser in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Palm Springs, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump to-do list: Raise cash, deliver on policy, excite base

Feb. 19, 2020 4:06 PM EST

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump is using Day 2 of his swing out West to check off the quintessential to-do list for a president seeking reelection: raising tons of campaign cash, delivering on policy for supporters, revving up his base — and, above all, trolling the enemy. The...

Tyson Fury, of England, who is scheduled to fight Deontay Wilder on Saturday for the WBC heavyweight boxing title, arrives at the MGM Grand on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)

Wilder-Fury II a fight so big it took 2 TV networks to show

Feb. 19, 2020 3:40 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — To hear the fighters talk, the heavyweight title fight Saturday night between Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury is so big it took two TV networks to make it happen. That’s only partially true, though it might be forgiven. This is boxing, after all, and a bit of hyperbole goes a long way...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders I-Vt., waves with his wife Jane after his speech at a campaign event in Tacoma, Wash., Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Questions about Sanders' health linger after heart attack

Feb. 19, 2020 3:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders says he doesn't plan to divulge additional information about his health, months after suffering a heart attack on the campaign trail and offering a subsequent pledge to release “comprehensive” medical records. “I think we have released a detailed...

Protesters chant outside a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden at Harbor Palace Seafood Restaurant in the Chinatown neighborhood of Las Vegas, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020. The protesters wanted Biden to commit to ending deportation of undocumented immigrants within the first 100 days of his administration, should he be elected. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: 2020 Democrats join picketing union members

Feb. 19, 2020 2:17 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Democratic presidential candidates are joining union members picketing outside a Las Vegas casino. Elizabeth Warren arrived first Wednesday at the Palms Casino Resort off the Strip. Wearing red like the picketing...

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a campaign rally at the Buffalo Soldier Museum in Houston, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner stands at right. (Elizabeth Conley/Houston Chronicle via AP)

Rivals take pre-debate shots as Bloomberg faces major test

Feb. 19, 2020 2:11 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sparring between Mike Bloomberg and the leading Democratic candidates erupted hours before Wednesday night’s debate, previewing what’s expected to be a tense night as the billionaire businessman meets his rivals onstage for the first time. Both Bernie Sanders’ and Joe...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Sanders hopes early strength will prove he can beat Trump

Feb. 19, 2020 6:04 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Terry Reece has long been skeptical that voters would back Bernie Sanders, a 78-year-old self-described democratic socialist who is just months removed from a heart attack. Then the Vermont senator essentially tied for first place in the Democratic Party's Iowa caucuses and won its New...

Jill Biden, wife of Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, arrives to speak at a campaign event at the home of state Senate candidate Richard Hricik in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

The Latest: Klobuchar revisits flub about Mexico's leader

Feb. 18, 2020 10:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Amy Klobuchar is trying to make amends for not being able to name Mexico’s president recently -- but she's still making a small mistake. The Minnesota senator was unable to name Mexican President Andres Manuel...

President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Los Angeles 2028 organizers, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump vows to 'clean up' LA at Olympic meeting briefing

Feb. 18, 2020 10:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday veered into politics during a briefing on preparations for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, criticizing the city's political leadership for failing to curtail its homelessness epidemic. Trump said if Los Angeles doesn't “clean it up...

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg gives his thumbs-up after speaking during a campaign event at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (James H. Wallace/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP)

Bloomberg to go face to face against rivals after ad blitz

Feb. 18, 2020 8:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Mike Bloomberg, the one-way conversation with Democratic voters is about to end. By spending more than $400 million of his own money and largely bypassing his opponents by skipping the early primary states, Bloomberg has rocketed to double-digit support in enough national polls to...

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is joined on stage by supporters during his campaign launch of

Bloomberg's debate debut set to shake up Democratic primary

Feb. 18, 2020 8:19 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mike Bloomberg will confront the greatest test of his presidential campaign on Wednesday when he faces five Democratic rivals in a debate in Las Vegas that could fundamentally change the direction of the party’s 2020 nomination fight. The debate debut for the billionaire former...