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Harris wins Pelosi endorsement, claims many of the delegates she needs for the nomination

Jul. 22, 2024 13:37 PM EDT

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

Who's No. 2? Four leading Democrats emerge as a possible running mate for Kamala Harris

Jul. 22, 2024 13:03 PM EDT

No one knows the importance of selecting the right running mate better than Vice President Kamala Harris. With Harris now the leading candidate to succeed President Joe Biden as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, a look at the top contenders to be on the ticket. ...

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...

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...

2024 Election Latest: Biden ends reelection bid, endorses VP Harris for Democratic nomination

Jul. 21, 2024 22:28 PM EDT

President Joe Biden announced Sunday that he is dropping his reelection bid against Donald Trump, in a social media post that sent political shockwaves around the country and threw an element of turmoil into the election just months before voters go to the polls. Biden's decision...

Kamala Harris is now in a bright spotlight as she fights to secure the Democratic presidential nod

Jul. 21, 2024 22:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris is being thrust into the most scrutinizing of spotlights, suddenly the leading candidate to succeed President Joe Biden as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee and her party's main hope of defeating Republican Donald Trump. ...

Pelosi delivers speech to NC Democrats with notable absence — Biden's future as nominee

Jul. 20, 2024 22:41 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a state expected to help decide the presidency, House Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi did little to quell speculation on President Joe Biden's path forward as the Democratic nominee to a room full of North Carolina Democrats on Saturday. Pelosi addressed more...

UNC settles open-meetings complaint tied to trustee discussions of athletics finances

Jul. 20, 2024 14:03 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill must pay $25,000 and its trustees must affirm a commitment to follow the state’s open-meeting laws as part of a settlement that dismissed a lawsuit over the board’s handling of athletics discussions. David...

North Carolina governor's chief of staff is leaving, and will be replaced by another longtime aide

Jul. 19, 2024 18:18 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's only chief of staff during his two terms is leaving her post in the final months of the administration for a move to the private sector. She'll be replaced by another longtime aide. Kristi Jones will step down from...

NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson announces his retirement after nearly 15 years in the role

Jul. 18, 2024 18:52 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Another chancellor in North Carolina's public university system has announced plans to step down — this time at the state's largest university by enrollment. North Carolina State University Chancellor Randy Woodson declared his retirement plans at the...