Primary Elections

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures during a campaign rally Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Virginia Beach, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 01, 2020 - 11:05 am
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign said Sunday that it raised more than $46.5 million in February, a show of financial strength after the Vermont senator finished a distant second behind Joe Biden in South Carolina's primary. Fellow progressive Elizabeth Warren...
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University of Memphis student Landon Shelby speaks with a reporter outside an off-campus voting location on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. Shelby, a Republican, said he would like to see the university have a polling location on campus to help students cast ballots more easily. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)
March 01, 2020 - 9:47 am
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt University student Will Newell wishes it was easier for college students like him to cast ballots in Tennessee, one of 14 states holding a presidential primary on Super Tuesday. The campus has no locations for early voting, so students must visit an off-campus...
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Supporters cheer at a primary election night rally for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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March 01, 2020 - 12:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina provided Joe Biden with a lifeline he desperately needed, propelled by the power of the black vote, but his victory does not necessarily provide clarity to the race. Both Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar finished well...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden takes photos with supporters at a campaign event at Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
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March 01, 2020 - 12:09 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden scored a thundering victory Saturday in South Carolina’s Democratic primary on the strength of African American support, a decisive win that could force moderate rivals out of the race and blunt the rise of progressive leader Bernie Sanders. Biden's win came at a...
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Voters fill out their ballots at a primary polling place, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 29, 2020 - 10:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has for weeks looked to the black voters of South Carolina to hand a win to his flagging campaign. On Saturday, they delivered. Biden won about 60% of the votes cast by non-white voters, dominating a crowded Democratic field among a group that made up more...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a primary night election rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, after winning the South Carolina primary. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 29, 2020 - 10:03 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential primary contest (all times local): 10 p.m. A senior adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says the candidate's first-place finish in South Carolina signal there are “only two candidates remaining with a viable path to...
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A voter casts a ballot in the South Carolina primary election, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 29, 2020 - 9:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters in Saturday’s Democratic presidential primary election in South Carolina called health care the top issue facing the country today, clearly naming it as more important than the economy, climate change, immigration, race relations and guns. That’s a change from Iowa and New...
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Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions campaigns for Alabama's Senate seat at the Blue Plate restaurant Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Huntsville, Ala. Sessions faces a competitive primary Tuesday as he seeks to reclaim the  U.S. Senate seat he held for 20 years. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt)
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February 29, 2020 - 10:25 am
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — To reclaim the Alabama Senate seat he held for 20 years, Jeff Sessions must first get through a competitive GOP primary with challengers eager to capitalize on his very public falling out with President Donald Trump. The former attorney general is banking on his long history...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Sumter, S.C., Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 29, 2020 - 12:07 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden is confident that he is poised for victory in Saturday's first-in-the-South primary, just weeks after his third presidential campaign left New Hampshire badly wounded and close to broke. The question is whether Biden is correct that a win in South Carolina...
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Voters wait in line at an early polling site in San Antonio, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Friday is the final day for early voting and Election Day is Tuesday. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
February 29, 2020 - 12:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — March is crunch time for Democratic presidential candidates, with a nominee likely to emerge over the next several weeks, if not sooner. Nearly two-thirds of the party’s national delegates are up for grabs in a 30-day time period starting with Saturday’s South Carolina primary...
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