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Former Vice President Joe Biden, participates in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios in Washington, Sunday, March 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden commits to picking woman as running mate if nominated

Mar. 16, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday committed to naming a woman as his running mate if he's the Democratic presidential nominee, making a definitive assertion clamored for by some voters who have watched a historically diverse candidate field dwindle to two white men. Biden made...

FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2018 file photo, Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp speaks a day before Election Day at Peachtree DeKalb Airport in Atlanta. The Georgia attorney general's office says in a newly released report made available Tuesday, March 3, 2020, that an investigation found there was no foundation to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp's allegations that Democrats sought to hack the state's voter registration system before his contentious 2018 election. (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)

Report: No proof of Dem hacking claim by Georgia Gov. Kemp

Mar. 3, 2020 3:16 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The Georgia attorney general’s office has concluded that there is no foundation to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp’s allegations that Democrats sought to hack the state’s voter registration system before his 2018 election. The divisive race that November pitted Kemp against...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2020, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a campaign rally at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. (Tom Gralish/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

Bloomberg’s influence stretches far and wide

Feb. 25, 2020 10:41 AM EST

When Mike Bloomberg held a rally this month at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, the signs of his wealth and influence were everywhere. Former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, long a paid adviser to one of Bloomberg’s charitable programs and now to his campaign, warmed up the crowd with...

Former gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams talks to reporters after campaigning for District 1 Commission candidate Jordan Johnson at the Tabernacle Baptist Church Family Life Center in Augusta, Ga., Friday, Jan. 31, 2019.  (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)

Judge denies document request in Abrams ethics investigation

Feb. 14, 2020 6:18 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge handed Democrat Stacey Abrams’ 2018 campaign for Georgia governor a victory in a legal skirmish Friday, denying a request from the state ethics commission for the campaign to hand over more records. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Fulton County Superior Court...

Judge rules against Georgia elections chief in records case

Feb. 11, 2020 4:19 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal judge has rejected Georgia officials' arguments in an election-related lawsuit and ruled that information being sought by a journalist and an activist is subject to public disclosure. Investigative journalist Greg Palast and civil rights activist Helen Butler are seeking lists that...