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Sanders stars with Biden, Warren absent at California forum

Nov. 16, 2019 10:50 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Bernie Sanders was greeted with booming cheers at a gathering of California Democrats Saturday, underscoring his popularity with the party’s liberal base as he looks to capture the biggest prize in the presidential primary season next year. The decisions by Joe Biden and...

Warren pushes back on critics of her health care plan

Nov. 16, 2019 10:20 PM EST

WAVERLY, Iowa (AP) — Elizabeth Warren pushed back against critics of her newly released plan to phase in implementation of a single-payer health care system, insisting Saturday that she is “fully committed” to Medicare for All and that she plans to first build on existing health care programs...

The Latest: United Farm Workers backs Harris for nomination

Nov. 16, 2019 9:11 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The farm workers union started by Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta has endorsed Kamala Harris for the Democratic nomination for president. United Farm Workers announced its endorsement of Harris on...

No. 23 Iowa hands No. 7 Minnesota its first loss, 23-19

Nov. 16, 2019 8:54 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota’s undefeated season came to an end in a place where the Gophers have struggled for a while. Nate Stanley threw two touchdown passes and Tyler Goodson ran for a score to help No. 23 Iowa beat No. 7 Minnesota 23-19 on Saturday, handing the Gophers their first loss...

Assalley’s 36-yard FG gives Iowa State 23-21 win over Texas

Nov. 16, 2019 8:18 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — For two teams used to seeing games come down to the final play, it was fitting that Iowa State and Texas left it all up to a kicker. Connor Assalley drilled the field goal of his life, sending the Cyclones home a rare winner over the Longhorns. Assalley kicked a 36-yarder as time expired...

Dayton posts rally to beat Drake 46-29 behind Chisholm, Cook

Nov. 16, 2019 6:55 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Jake Chisholm ran for three touchdowns, Jack Cook ran for a pair of touchdowns and Dayton beat Drake 46-29 on Saturday. The Flyers boosted their record to 7-3, 5-2 in the Pioneer Football League and forced a three-way tie for second with the Bulldogs (5-5, 5-2) and Davidson (8-3,...

Heide leads South Dakota St past N Iowa 38-7

Nov. 16, 2019 6:16 PM EST

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Keaton Heide was 15-of-16 passing with two touchdowns, the defense forced two turnovers and South Dakota State overwhelmed Northern Iowa 38-7 on Saturday in a battle of top 10 FCS teams. The Jackrabbits were clinging to a 17-7 lead entering the fourth quarter before breaking the game...

Northern Iowa rallies past Northern Colorado in OT, 77-72

Nov. 16, 2019 3:57 PM EST

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Austin Phyfe scored at the basket twice as unbeaten Northern Iowa outscored Northern Colorado 9-2 in the final two minutes of overtime to pull out a 77-72 nonconference victory Saturday afternoon. Northern Colorado’s Bodie Hume hit a 3-pointer with four seconds left in...

Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady dies unexpectedly

Nov. 16, 2019 12:02 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Mark Cady, the soft-spoken chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court who wrote key decisions on gay marriage and abortion access that rankled social conservatives, has died at the age of 66. Cady died unexpectedly Friday night from a heart attack, his family said in a statement posted...

Harris’ Iowa pivot struggles to turn interest into momentum

Nov. 16, 2019 1:09 AM EST

MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — As he watched Kamala Harris speak recently at a historic hotel in northern Iowa, Jim Davis told the California senator she reminded him of Jimmy Carter, the little-known Georgia governor whose success in the 1976 caucuses helped vault him to the White House. “You’re...