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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., makes a point during a campaign stop late Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Bernie Sanders to campaign in Washington ahead of primary

Feb. 17, 2020 9:42 PM EST

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is set to campaign Monday night in Washington, a state he handily won in the 2016 caucuses. The Vermont senator's visit comes just three weeks ahead of Democrats casting their ballots in the March 10 presidential primary that the state...

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg embraces Hannah Brown at the Nevada Black Legislative Caucus Black History Awards brunch Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Pete Buttigieg's next test: Winning over minority voters

Feb. 17, 2020 8:03 PM EST

So far, Pete Buttigieg has made it look easy. The once little-known former mayor of a midsize Midwestern city vaulted over a former vice president and several U.S. senators in the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire presidential primary. The 38-year-old's fresh face, intellect and turn-the-page message won votes...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the Clark County Democratic Party

The Latest: Warren calls for party unity in taking on Trump

Feb. 17, 2020 5:06 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 2 p.m. Elizabeth Warren is preaching Democratic unity in taking on President Donald Trump, a challenge she framed as an existential crisis for America. Warren, having partly recovered her voice after catching a cold, said at a...

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott backs Weld in GOP primary

Feb. 17, 2020 12:58 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Gov. Phil Scott is throwing his support behind former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld for the 2020 Republican presidential nomination. The endorsement comes about two weeks before Vermont and other states participate in the “Super Tuesday” primaries on March 3....

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 takes veiled swipe at rival's aggressive loyalists

Feb. 17, 2020 11:11 AM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — With the Nevada caucuses less than a week away, Democratic presidential candidates campaigning were fixated on a rival who wasn't contesting the state. Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Amy Klobuchar, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg all went after billionaire Mike Bloomberg and made...

Buttigieg makes campaign stop in Utah ahead of Super Tuesday

Feb. 17, 2020 10:58 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg is making a campaign stop in Salt Lake City ahead of the Super Tuesday presidential primary elections next month. The former South Bend, Indiana, mayor is scheduled to speak Monday night at 7 p.m. at the Union Events Center. Utah is among the 14...

Sanders targets Bloomberg spending at Colorado rally

Feb. 17, 2020 10:44 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said he wants to bring an end to a system in which billionaires can buy elections. Sanders referred to rival Michael Bloomberg in his speech Sunday night in Denver, The Denver Post reported. “We’re going to end a corrupt...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders I-Vt., smiles during his campaign event in Carson City, Nev., Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

One thing unites establishment Democrats: Fear of Sanders

Feb. 17, 2020 8:33 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A growing number of Democratic lawmakers, union officials, state leaders and party strategists agree that Bernie Sanders is a risky nominee to put up against President Donald Trump. There's less agreement about whether — and how — to stop him. Critics of the Vermont senator,...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., makes a point during a campaign stop late Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

2020 Watch: Who can show strength with voters of color?

Feb. 17, 2020 6:28 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: ___ Days to Nevada caucuses: 5 Days to general election: 260 ___ THE NARRATIVE With Iowa and New Hampshire behind them, the Democrats' 2020 field lurches toward a decidedly more diverse set...

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, gives the instructions

Trump takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

Feb. 16, 2020 8:19 PM EST

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump gave an election-year embrace to NASCAR and its fans Sunday when he became the second president ever to attend the Daytona 500. The presidential motorcade took to the track to join in a warm-up lap after he had told the crowd that the racers and their teams...