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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Spartanburg, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Sanders-linked group entered into racial discrimination NDA

Feb. 28, 2020 12:14 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A political advocacy group founded by Bernie Sanders entered into a nondisclosure agreement with an African American political consultant that bars her from discussing a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination at the organization and the Vermont senator's 2016 presidential campaign. The...

Fight by 2 Republicans for Georgia Senate seat unnerves GOP

Feb. 28, 2020 10:23 AM EST

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A Republican congressman's decision to challenge freshly appointed Sen. Kelly Loeffler is pitting two visions of the GOP's future against each other. So far, it's divided voters and been anything but polite. Loeffler, 49, is a wealthy businesswoman and political newcomer who filled a...

Former Arkansas congressman backs Klobuchar for president

Feb. 28, 2020 10:15 AM EST

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Vic Snyder of Arkansas has endorsed Amy Klobuchar's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, days before the state holds its primary. The Minnesota senator's campaign announced the endorsement Thursday from Snyder, who represented central Arkansas' 2nd...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

White House hopefuls target Trump on coronavirus response

Feb. 28, 2020 6:33 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democratic White House hopefuls are seizing on President Donald Trump’s delayed response to the coronavirus outbreak, calling it the latest evidence of his incompetence and warning that the crisis may only deepen as a result. But some experts and Democrats warn that the...

Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., greets people at a campaign event in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Democrats eye Super Tuesday even as South Carolina looms

Feb. 28, 2020 6:24 AM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Bernie Sanders will swing through North Carolina, Virginia and Massachusetts in the coming days. Elizabeth Warren will make stops in Texas and Arkansas. Amy Klobuchar will be in Tennessee and Virginia. The South Carolina primary is just two days away, but the race is quickly going...

In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, photo, Taylor West poses for a photograph during a

Moderate Democrats woo Utah Republicans turned off by Trump

Feb. 28, 2020 12:26 AM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates like to boast about their ability to lure away disaffected Republican voters. If there’s a place to test their skills, it’s Utah. The deep red state is a bastion of conservative resistance to President Donald Trump. While the president...

Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg speaks during a campaign event at The Rustic Restaurant, Thursday, February 27, 2020, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)

Bloomberg might not spend to help Sanders if he's nominee

Feb. 28, 2020 12:02 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Billionaire Mike Bloomberg said Thursday that he might not spend money to assist Bernie Sanders if Sanders is the Democratic presidential nominee, days after a Sanders adviser said they wouldn't want the help. Sanders adviser Jeff Weaver said Tuesday that it would be a “hard...

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden meets with attendees during a campaign event, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Latest: Warren says she got results post-financial crash

Feb. 27, 2020 10:05 PM EST

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic presidential primary contest (all times local): 10 p.m. Elizabeth Warren is back in Texas ahead of Super Tuesday and telling supporters that it was she -- and not Bernie Sanders -- who got results after the 2008 financial crash. The Massachusetts...

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, center, takes park in a roundtable discussing health equity with Stephania Priester, left, and Jalen Elrod, right, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at the Nicholtown Missionary Baptist Church in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Buttigieg back in political fray after respite for bad cold

Feb. 27, 2020 10:00 PM EST

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — A bit hoarse and with an occasional cough, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg returned to the political fray Thursday, resuming a whirlwind schedule after taking a half-day to rest after getting hit with a bad cold. “Excuse me, I've had my own health...

File-In this Feb. 4, 2020, file photo, a pedestrian walks past a sign for the Iowa Caucuses on a downtown skywalk, in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Democratic Party is agreeing to recount the results in about two dozen of almost 1,700 precinct caucuses as part of the ongoing process to resolve the weeks-long question of who won Iowa's tarnished presidential caucuses. Campaign officials for former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders asked for a combined 23 precincts to be recounted. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

AP decides not to declare Iowa caucus winner after recount

Feb. 27, 2020 8:30 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party on Thursday released updated results of the Iowa caucuses after the completion of a recount requested by the campaigns of Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg. In the new results, Buttigieg has 562.954 state delegate equivalents and Sanders has 562.021 state...