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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders, arrives to speak to supporters at a primary night election rally in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

Sanders edges Buttigieg in NH, giving Dems 2 front-runners

Feb. 12, 2020 6:18 AM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire’s presidential primary, edging moderate rival Pete Buttigieg and scoring the first clear victory in the Democratic Party’s chaotic 2020 nomination fight. In his Tuesday night win, the 78-year-old Sanders, a self-described democratic...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., with his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders, speaks to supporters at a primary night election rally in Manchester, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The Latest: Top Nevada union warns about Sanders, Warren

Feb. 12, 2020 12:19 AM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic presidential contest and the New Hampshire primary (all times local): 12:15 a.m. Wednesday Nevada's most influential union is sending a warning over the heath care stances of the two most progressive Democratic contenders, including the current...

In this Feb. 7, 2020, photo, Democratic presidential candidate entrepreneur Andrew Yang speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Yang, who created buzz with freedom dividend, ends 2020 bid

Feb. 11, 2020 10:13 PM EST

Democrat Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur who created buzz for his presidential campaign by talking about his love of math and championing a universal basic income that would give every American adult $1,000 per month, suspended his 2020 bid on Tuesday. “I am the math guy, and it is clear to me from the...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., right, accompanied by James Carville, a political commentator known for leading former President Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign, second from right, speaks to members of the media before a campaign stop at the Spotlight Room at the Palace, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Bennet ends 2020 bid after poor showing in New Hampshire

Feb. 11, 2020 9:41 PM EST

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet ended his long-shot presidential bid Tuesday, failing to break out of a crowded Democratic field dominated by other moderate candidates, including Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar. Bennet, 55, was a late entrant to the race who staked his bid largely on trying to win New...

Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet ends 2020 Democratic presidential bid after pinning campaign's hopes on New Hampshire

Feb. 11, 2020 8:31 PM EST
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet ends 2020 Democratic presidential bid after pinning campaign's hopes on New Hampshire.
From left, moderator Tom Tillotson, supervisor of the checklist Joe Casey and town clerk Deborah Tillotson look on as Coralie Stepanian marks a Republican write-in vote on the board for Democratic candidate and former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg during the presidential primary election midnight vote at The Balsams Resort in Dixville Notch, N.H., early Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. Three of the five votes went to Bloomberg. (Paul Hayes/Caledonian-Record via AP)

Small New Hampshire town votes for Bloomberg in primary

Feb. 11, 2020 9:45 AM EST

DIXVILLE NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who is not even on the ballot, won the votes of a tiny New Hampshire community that barely hung onto its tradition of being among the first to make their picks in the presidential primary. Dixville Notch's five residents cast their...

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang takes a photograph with a member of the audience as he arrives at

NH poses a last chance for some struggling 2020 Democrats

Feb. 9, 2020 12:50 PM EST

PLYMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Bounding onto a stage at a conference center in New Hampshire, tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang beamed a smile to a cheering crowd and launched into his pitch for votes heading into Tuesday's first-in-the nation primary. Yang didn't mention his poor showing in Iowa, his back-of-the-pack...

Democratic presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during the McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club Dinner, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Flashing signs, cheering fans as Dems make NH closing pitch

Feb. 9, 2020 2:28 AM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The battle for momentum in New Hampshire, for at least one night, came down to how expressive fans in the cheap seats could be. Democrats made an effort to project an aura of unity at a party dinner Saturday designed to pump up the party base and each campaign's core supporters...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures as he speaks during the Politics & Eggs at Saint Anselm College, New Hampshire Institute of Politics, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in  Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

NH campaigns expected to shift into overdrive after debate

Feb. 8, 2020 12:38 AM EST

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The final stretch before the New Hampshire primary is typically a frenetic period for White House hopefuls eager to make their mark early in the nomination process. But with just a few days left before the next contest, the scene in New Hampshire is downright calm. Vermont Sen....

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Somersworth, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

The Latest: Biden dismayed Limbaugh awarded Medal of Freedom

Feb. 5, 2020 8:35 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the 2020 election (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The awarding of the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh has left Joe Biden almost speechless. The Democratic presidential candidate was asked Wednesday during a CNN town hall in New Hampshire about the honor...