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People wait in line to vote early at the Culinary Workers union Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

The Latest: Governor wants Nevada to stay 3rd state to vote

Feb. 18, 2020 5:48 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Nevada’s governor says he wants successful caucuses on Saturday and “above all else” wants the state to remain first-in-the-West in the presidential nominating process. Other than that, aides to...

FILE - In this July 30, 2019, file photo, from left, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., greet each other before the first of two Democratic presidential primary debates hosted by CNN at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. Democratic presidential hopefuls are offering different approaches to the central challenge of how to talk about the polarizing debate over abortion. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Democrats diverge on outreach to anti-abortion swing voters

Feb. 18, 2020 3:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — In a party that’s shifted leftward on abortion rights, Democratic presidential hopefuls are offering different approaches to a central challenge: how to talk to voters without a clear home in the polarizing debate over the government’s role in the decision to end a pregnancy....

FILE - In this July 8, 2019, file photo, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice speaks at a roundtable in Huntington, W.Va. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has offered a conditional apology for calling a high school girls basketball team “thugs,

West Virginia primary: 18 running for president, 12 for gov

Feb. 18, 2020 3:49 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Voters in West Virginia’s May 12 primary will need some extra time to study the candidates before going to the ballot box. The Secretary of State’s office said it has certified the slate of candidates, including 18 for president and 12 for governor. Tuesday was the...

Petitions pile up ahead of deadline for Pennsylvania primary

Feb. 18, 2020 3:33 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Candidates for president of the United States and for state attorney general, treasurer and auditor general have until Tuesday's 5 p.m. close-of-business deadline in Pennsylvania to file paperwork to make Pennsylvania's April 28 primary ballot. A look at who has filed so far,...

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. 18, 2020 2:32 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...

Voting begins Wednesday in Ohio in 2020 presidential primary

Feb. 18, 2020 2:20 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Early voting in Ohio's March 17 presidential primary begins Wednesday, presenting the state's Democrats with their first chance to weigh in on who they want to enter an almost certain face-off with Republican President Donald Trump this fall. Voter registration closes Tuesday at 9...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders I-Vt., speaks at a campaign event in Tacoma, Wash., Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Sanders expands Michigan operations 3 weeks before primary

Feb. 18, 2020 2:00 PM EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont announced Tuesday that his presidential campaign is expanding operations in Michigan, three weeks before the state's Democratic primary. Sanders, who narrowly won Michigan over Hillary Clinton in 2016, announced the campaign is hiring nine additional...

Buttigeig draws crowd of thousands for Salt Lake visit

Feb. 18, 2020 12:31 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg drew several thousand people to a speech in Salt Lake City on Monday where he complimented Mitt Romney and unveiled another local endorsement. Buttigieg praised the senator for being “more concerned with his relationship with...

Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during his campaign launch of

Bloomberg makes debate stage, facing Dem rivals for 1st time

Feb. 18, 2020 10:08 AM EST

Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has qualified for the upcoming Democratic presidential debate, marking the first time he’ll stand alongside the rivals he has so far avoided by bypassing the early voting states and using his personal fortune to define himself through television ads. A new NPR/PBS...

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...