Politics

FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 file photo, Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and former Vice President Joe Biden, talk before a Democratic presidential primary debate in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Associated Press
March 15, 2020 - 1:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The governors of Illinois and Ohio on Sunday confirmed their states' presidential primaries will continue as scheduled on Tuesday, even amidst the coronavirus outbreak. “We're going to go ahead,” Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine, a Republican who has moved aggressively to close schools and...
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From left, Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and former Vice President Joe Biden, participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
AP News
March 14, 2020 - 9:55 am
And then there were two. Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are set to meet Sunday night in their first one-to-one presidential primary debate after months of Democratic free-for-alls that presaged a dramatic culling of the field since the opening round of the 2020 race. Some key questions to look for...
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Associated Press
March 13, 2020 - 6:14 pm
Bernie Sanders acknowledged Friday that fears about the spread of coronavirus have damaged his ability to leverage large rallies into support at the polls, and suggested that future Democratic presidential primary voting should be delayed if health officials deem doing so appropriate.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 13, 2020 - 3:23 pm
President Donald Trump on Friday declared a national emergency to help the United States combat the growing coronavirus pandemic.
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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks about the new coronavirus while U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams, right, listens on Thursday, March 12, 2020, in Baton Rouge, La. The number of cases of the COVID-19 disease caused by the virus are on the rise in Louisiana. (AP Photo/Melinda Deslatte)
Associated Press
March 13, 2020 - 2:24 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's governor planned to postpone the state's presidential primaries due to fears of the coronavirus, an aide said Friday, which would make it the first state to do so. Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards planned to sign an executive order delaying the April 4 primary...
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AP News
March 12, 2020 - 1:27 pm
The Democratic National Committee is moving Sunday's presidential debate from Arizona to Washington because of concerns about coronavirus.
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with banking industry executives about the coronavirus, at the White House, Wednesday, March 11, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Associated Press
March 11, 2020 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying a veto threat, Congress has approved a bipartisan measure to limit President Donald Trump's authority to launch military operations against Iran. The House gave final legislative approval to the measure Wednesday, 227-186, sending it to Trump. The president has promised to...
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Erica Brosnan
March 11, 2020 - 1:30 pm
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Wednesday announced he would not be dropping out of the race after disappointing primary results.
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Associated Press
March 11, 2020 - 5:41 am
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 serious...
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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)
Associated Press
March 10, 2020 - 11:49 pm
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 and Mississippi, dealt a...
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