General elections

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris speaks during a rally at Aiken High School in Aiken, S.C. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)
October 26, 2019 - 8:52 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris is pulling out of a South Carolina criminal justice forum over organizers' handling of President Donald Trump's appearance. Soon after her announcement, the mayor of South Carolina's capital city, Columbia, and a co-host of the...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden, greets well wishers following his speech during a campaign stop, Wednesday Oct. 23, 2019 at the Small Grand Things venue in West Point, Iowa. (John Lovretta/The Hawk Eye via AP)
October 25, 2019 - 8:32 pm
The spotlight of presidential primary politics shines brightest on Iowa and New Hampshire. But for Joe Biden, there's an even more important venue in the opening weeks of Democrats' 2020 nominating fight: South Carolina. Biden returns this weekend to the South's first primary state. It's the last...
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Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, listens to Betty Lord-Dinan, of the Clayton County Democrats, during the Iowa Democrats' Passport to Victory event at Johnson's Supper Club in Elkader, Iowa, Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019. (Eileen Meslar/Telegraph Herald via AP)
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October 25, 2019 - 7:53 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii doubled down on her long-shot presidential campaign, announcing she wouldn't also run for reelection in her congressional district where a state senator is mounting a spirited push to take her seat. The 38-year-old Democrat said the threats of war,...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks to supporters during a rally Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
October 25, 2019 - 7:43 pm
MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders insists he feels better than ever less than a month after heart surgery, but his return to the campaign trail this week sparked new questions about the unusually old age of the Democratic Party's leading 2020 presidential candidates. Both Sanders, 78, and...
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President Donald Trump smiles as a person in the crowd holds up four fingers at the 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice Forum at Benedict College, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 25, 2019 - 7:07 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When President Donald Trump talks about how his policies are helping African Americans, he almost always mentions a new law that has allowed thousands of non-violent offenders to gain early release from federal prison. He made the pitch again Friday at a criminal justice...
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The screen grab provided by the Missy for Senate campaign, shows a photo of an ad featuring Virginia Beach shooting survivor Karen Havekost. The campaign for Democratic candidate Missy Cotter Smasal began airing the ad "Karen" as she runs for Virginia state Senate. The TV spot quotes a woman who survived the Virginia Beach mass shooting in May and claims Republican incumbent Bill DeSteph hasn't done enough on gun control in the shooting's wake. (Missy for Senate)
October 25, 2019 - 5:07 pm
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Chris Parker is the type of Virginian whom Democrats hope to get to the polls next month to help them flip the legislature and usher in a wave of stricter gun laws. Parker leans Democratic and believes there "definitely" needs to be more gun control, including limits on...
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Union flags and an umbrella tied to railings in front of Parliament in London, Friday, Oct. 25, 2019. Politicians in Britain and the European Union seem to be looking to each other to break the Brexit deadlock. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
October 25, 2019 - 12:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — Less than a week before Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union, ambassadors from the bloc's 27 other nations agreed Friday to grant the U.K.'s request for another extension to the Brexit deadline — but they did not settle on how long that delay should be. As so often during...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by CNN/New York Times at Otterbein University, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, in Westerville, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
October 25, 2019 - 11:25 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Democratic National Committee is again increasing its polling and fundraising requirements for presidential candidates to qualify for participating in the campaign's sixth debate in December. And, as announced for the November round, the qualifications include a pathway...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Maryland Rep. John Delaney speaks during the Climate Forum at Georgetown University in Washington. Democratic presidential candidates are trying to lure donors to their campaigns through free trips, raffles and tickets as they work to stay afloat in the crowded field. Delaney is giving away a trip for two to join in him in Washington for Game 4 of the World Series (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
October 25, 2019 - 2:12 am
Want free tickets to the World Series? What about a trip to California to see the hit Broadway musical "Hamilton?" You could be a lucky winner if you donate to a presidential candidate. Democratic candidates working to raise campaign cash and rack up small-dollar donors have been offering free...
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Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg listens to a question during a campaign stop, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
October 25, 2019 - 2:07 am
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — For much of the year, Pete Buttigieg has glided through the Democratic presidential campaign, raising stunning amounts of money, impressing many with his calm eloquence and gaining ground in early voting Iowa. Now he is starting to pay the price of success. New to national...
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