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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his wife Jill arrives to speak to members of the press at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

'Very much alive': Biden victorious in 4 more primary states

Mar. 11, 2020 9:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago. The former vice president's victory there, as well as in Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho, dealt a...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to health officials about the coronavirus outbreak, at the Westin Hotel at the Delta airlines terminal in Romulus, Mich., Monday, March 9, 2020. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP)

The Latest: Sanders wins North Dakota caucuses

Mar. 11, 2020 8:20 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries (all times local): 7:55 a.m. Bernie Sanders has won North Dakota's Democratic presidential caucuses. Participation in Tuesday's contest was expected to be dramatically higher than it was four years ago. That's mainly due to a...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, accompanied by his wife Jill, speaks to members of the press at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Biden wins hard-fought Michigan, deals major blow to Sanders

Mar. 11, 2020 12:57 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden decisively won Michigan’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago. The former vice president's victory there, as well as in Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho,...

John Walters, a 63-year-old Democrat, talks to a reporter about why he voted for Joe Biden in Mississippi's primary election on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Southaven, Miss. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)

Mississippi Democrats back Biden to try to bump out Trump

Mar. 10, 2020 10:57 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden easily won Mississippi's Democratic presidential primary Tuesday, outdistancing Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders as many voters said they saw Biden having the best chance to unseat Republican President Donald Trump in November. “Anybody who can beat...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign rally Monday, March 9, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

6 questions heading into next set of Democratic primaries

Mar. 10, 2020 12:13 AM EDT

The newly formed two-man race for the Democratic presidential nomination debuts Tuesday, a week after Joe Biden benefited from a rapid consolidation of moderate and establishment voters, while Bernie Sanders outlasted Elizabeth Warren as the progressive left’s last hope. Here are the big questions heading...

File - In this Oct. 5, 2018, file photo, Mike Espy, a former congressman and former U.S. agriculture secretary, is photographed in Jackson, Miss., and the Democrat will again try to beat incumbent Republican U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, after losing a competitive race to her in the 2018 special election. However, he must first beat two opponents in his party's primary on Tuesday, March 10. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Primary Tuesday: What's on the ballot in Mississippi

Mar. 7, 2020 1:39 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is one of six states holding federal party primaries on Tuesday. Here's what's on the ballot in Mississippi. PRESIDENT Former Vice President Joe Biden, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard are competing for 36 Democratic delegates in Mississippi. The...

Amy Klobuchar speaks at a campaign rally in Salt Lake City on Monday March 2, 2020. She dropped out of the presidential race shortly after the event. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)

Absentee voters can vote again if favorite candidate is out

Mar. 2, 2020 5:41 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — It's not too late: Voters who used an absentee ballot for Michigan's March 10 presidential primary election can change their preference and start over. At least 10 Democratic candidates and two Republicans have dropped out since Michigan ballots were printed, including U.S. Sen. Amy...

FILE - In this Friday Feb. 21, 2020 file photo, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr, foreground right, accompanied by Assistant District Attorney Joan Illuzzi, left, leave Harvey Weinstein's rape trial at criminal court in New York. Weinstein's rape and sexual assault conviction resuscitated Vance's lagging legacy, giving him a big, career-defining win, after he was dogged for much of his decade-long run as DA for turning down or dropping cases against powerful defendants. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Weinstein verdict brings Manhattan DA a much-needed win

Mar. 1, 2020 3:25 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Soon after Harvey Weinstein was convicted and led out of court in handcuffs, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. was in front of television cameras declaring that the verdict marked a “new landscape for survivors of sexual assault in America.” Naming the six women who...

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...