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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks about the coronavirus Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

With 3 more victories, Biden pulls further away from Sanders

Mar. 18, 2020 1:37 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona on Tuesday, increasingly pulling away with a Democratic presidential primary upended by the coronavirus and building pressure on Bernie Sanders to abandon his campaign. The former vice president's third big night in as many...

A man washes his hands during the first round of the municipal elections, in Lille, northern France, Sunday March 15, 2020. France is holding nationwide elections Sunday to choose all of its mayors and other local leaders despite a crackdown on public gatherings because of the new virus. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)

Virus voting: France holds local elections despite fears

Mar. 15, 2020 5:07 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — French voters went to the polls Sunday to choose mayors and other local leaders but the second round of the vote was put into question amid concerns over low turnout and the rapid spread of the new coronavirus across the country. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said the turnout for...

Paris mayor Anne Hidalgo gestures as she speaks during a meeting for the upcoming mayoral elections in Paris Monday, March 2, 2020. France local elections starting March 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Democracy in times of virus: France maintains elections

Mar. 13, 2020 7:05 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The new virus has shuttered all schools, banished cheek-kissing and upended daily life across France, but President Emmanuel Macron won't let it disrupt democracy, so he's maintaining nationwide elections this weekend. The virus is sure to dominate the voting process anyway, as French voters...

Paris mayoral candidate Rachida Dati, who is running as a candidate of the conservative Les Republicains (LR) party in the 2020 Paris mayoral election acknowledges applause during a rally in Paris, Monday, March 9, 2020. Municipal elections will take place on March 15 and 22 throughout France. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Nasty Paris mayoral race digs at capital's dirty underbelly

Mar. 12, 2020 4:05 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The battle to win the hearts of Parisians and preside over France's capital from the opulent city hall, has been nasty, and unpredictable. Parisians have been dished up a sex video scandal that triggered the surprise withdrawal of the candidate for President Emmanuel Macron's party, a...

Kansas City mayor runs into problems attempting to vote

Mar. 11, 2020 1:06 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The mayor of Kansas City struggled to vote Tuesday in the Missouri presidential primary after a poll worker mistakenly transposed his first and last names while searching for him in the voter rolls. Mayor Quinton Lucas, a Democrat, made a video about the importance of voting...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., takes the stage before speaking to supporters, Monday, March 2, 2020, in the Monterey Park section of Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

The Latest: Warren cheers Latina janitors who won higher pay

Mar. 2, 2020 11:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest on the 2020 presidential election (all times local): 11:55 p.m. In her final campaign stop in California, Elizabeth Warren is telling the story of Latina janitors who organized for better working conditions. Warren is delivering her speech in East Los Angeles, which is heavily...

FILE - In this May 25, 2010 file photo, former Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick sits in a Detroit courtroom. Michigan lawmaker who is considering seeking Kwame Kilpatrick's old job is asking President Donald Trump to grant clemency to Detroit's imprisoned ex-mayor. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Lawmaker asks Trump for clemency for ex-Detroit mayor

Feb. 28, 2020 12:45 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Michigan lawmaker who is considering seeking Kwame Kilpatrick’s old job is asking President Donald Trump to grant clemency to Detroit’s imprisoned ex-mayor. The request was in a letter handed Thursday to Trump by Democratic state Rep. Sherry Gay-Dagnogo at a White House...

Former Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh, second from left, and her attorney Steven Silverman, left, leave a sentencing hearing at U.S. District Court in Baltimore on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Pugh was sentenced to three years in federal prison for arranging fraudulent sales of her self-published children's books to nonprofits and foundations to promote her political career. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

A Baltimore scandal ends as ex-mayor gets 3 years in prison

Feb. 27, 2020 9:56 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Yet another embarrassing chapter in Baltimore's troubled history ended Thursday when the city's ex-mayor was sentenced to three years in federal prison for fraudulently selling her self-published children’s books to nonprofit organizations to promote her political career. Catherine...

FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh addresses a gathering during the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors in Boston. The disgraced former mayor of Baltimore is scheduled to be sentenced during a hearing on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020.  (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

Former Baltimore mayor awaits sentence in book deals case

Feb. 26, 2020 10:47 AM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — Years before taking the office she'd resign from in disgrace, Catherine Pugh had a vision to see Baltimore “prosper and grow.” In a 2005 self-published collection of poetry, the woman who would become Baltimore's mayor wrote about her solutions for the city’s...

Democratic presidential candidates, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, left, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., talk during a break at a Democratic presidential primary debate Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Las Vegas, hosted by NBC News and MSNBC. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Debate night brawl: Bloomberg, Sanders attacked by rivals

Feb. 20, 2020 12:24 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — From the opening bell, Democrats savaged New York billionaire Mike Bloomberg and raised pointed questions about Bernie Sanders' take-no-prisoners politics during a contentious debate Wednesday night that threatened to further muddy the party's urgent quest to defeat President Donald Trump....