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FILE - In this Sept. 6 2019 file photo, Poland's main opposition party's candidate in the May presidential election, Deputy Parliament Speaker Malgorzata Kidawa-Blonska, speaks in Warsaw. Former European Council president Donald Tusk said Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 he is backing the main opposition candidate in Poland's May presidential election. He said he supported “with all my might and my whole heart” the party's candidate,  Kidawa-Blonska, saying she would bring peace into Poland's stormy politics under the ruling right-wing, populist party. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)

Ex-EU leader backs opposition figure for Polish president

Feb. 24, 2020 12:01 PM EST

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former European Council president Donald Tusk said Monday he is backing the main opposition candidate in Poland's May presidential election. Tusk was Poland's prime minister from 2007-2014 and remains associated with his centrist pro-European Civic Platform party that is now the main...

Democratic presidential candidate, businessman Tom Steyer walks on a picket line with members of the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 outside the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: Nevada caucus participation rate similar to 2016

Feb. 24, 2020 11:58 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic primary contest (all times local): 12 p.m. Nevada’s Democratic Party says about 100,000 people participated in that state’s 2020 caucuses. That’s close to the same turnout rate as for the 2016 contest that pitted Vermont Sen....

U.S. President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrive for a

Trump's India visit prioritizes pageantry over policy

Feb. 24, 2020 11:31 AM EST

AHMEDABAD, INDIA (AP) — Prioritizing pageantry over policy, President Donald Trump basked in India's welcoming embrace on a day that featured a mega-rally with cheering crowds, a mutual admiration show with his counterpart and a sunset tour of the famed Taj Mahal. Trump used Day One of his whirlwind...

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)

Sanders' 2016 movement now has political machine to push it

Feb. 24, 2020 11:28 AM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — By the fall of 2018, when Democrats were promoting a slate of centrist candidates to topple Republicans in Congress, Bernie Sanders was seeing a very different picture. The Vermont senator and avowed democratic socialist was convinced his most fervent supporters were as energized as...

FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2019, file photo, U.S. Rep. Elissa Slotkin, D-Mich., holds a constituent community conversation at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich. After the new member of Congress supported the impeachment of President Donald Trump, she will have to run for re-election in a Trump friendly district. Though she is considered a vulnerable freshman incumbent who ousted a Republican congressman, she maintains robust fundraising and has the strong backing of her party. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Impeachment fades for Slotkin as Democrats try to pivot away

Feb. 24, 2020 9:12 AM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A man held up a hostile poster a few rows behind Michigan Rep. Elissa Slotkin as she spoke. On other side of the room, allies hoisted a Slotkin-friendly banner. But what was perhaps most striking at Slotkin's first town hall since President Donald Trump's impeachment was a...

Lily Barbour, 5, holds up a campaign sign for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., during a campaign event in Austin, Texas, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

2020 Watch: Why are there 8 candidates still in the race?

Feb. 24, 2020 5:24 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: ___ Days to South Carolina primary: 5 Days to Super Tuesday: 8 Days to general election: 253 ___ THE NARRATIVE Bernie Sanders has become the clear front-runner in the Democrats'...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

After Nevada, moderates try to slow Sanders' momentum

Feb. 24, 2020 12:01 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (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 an avowed democratic socialist could cost the party in November. The win solidified...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Austin, Texas. (Nick Wagner/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Moderates hustle to blunt Sanders' momentum after Nevada win

Feb. 23, 2020 10:18 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (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 an avowed democratic socialist could cost the party in November. The win solidified...

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., speaks during a campaign event in San Antonio, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

Nev. union support for Sanders shows limits of labor warning

Feb. 23, 2020 7:13 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Members of Nevada’s most politically powerful labor group were warned by union leaders that Bernie Sanders’ plan would doom their prized health care, but they voted for him anyway. The casino workers of the Culinary Workers Union Local 226 are powerful enough in Nevada...