Primary Elections

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a fund-raising fish fry for U.S. Rep. Abby Finkenauer, D-Iowa, Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, at Hawkeye Downs Expo Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
November 02, 2019 - 9:27 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bristling at Elizabeth Warren's suggestions that he's a milquetoast moderate with small ideas, presidential candidate Joe Biden countered Saturday that he offers a "bold" vision for the country and warned that Democratic primary voters should not get distracted by the party'...
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Supporters for Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke carry signs while waiting for him to speak before the Iowa Democratic Party's Liberty and Justice Celebration, Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, in Des Moines, Iowa. O'Rourke told his supporters that he was ending his presidential campaign. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
November 02, 2019 - 3:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas congressman, announced Friday that he was ending his Democratic presidential campaign, which failed to recapture the enthusiasm, interest and fundraising prowess of his 2018 Senate bid. Addressing supporters in Iowa, O'Rourke said he made the...
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Justo and Bernadette Laos hug while looking through the charred remains of the home they rented that was destroyed by the Kincade Fire near Geyserville, Calif., Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019. The fire started last week near the town of Geyserville in Sonoma County north of San Francisco. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
November 01, 2019 - 3:22 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Democrats hoped they would finally bask in the attention of presidential candidates when they moved their primary to the front of the calendar. But as the state battles the twin disasters of wildfires and mass power outages, White House hopefuls are nowhere to...
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In this April 14, 2019, photo, Pete Buttigieg, right, is joined by Steve Adler, the mayor of Austin, Texas, as announces that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination during a rally in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
October 31, 2019 - 6:45 am
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As Pete Buttigieg works to prove the leader of a city of roughly 100,000 people is ready to assume the American presidency, he's relying on help from politicians who would know best: his fellow mayors. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor has amassed a network of roughly 60...
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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 30, 2019 - 4:25 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris is increasing the Iowa stakes for her sagging Democratic presidential campaign, with her campaign laying off several dozen staff members and transferring others from early states Nevada and New Hampshire to the lead-off caucus state. "Plenty...
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Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg files for the New Hampshire primary ballot at the Statehouse, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 30, 2019 - 4:18 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — If you think the Democratic presidential race is crowded now, wait until you see the New Hampshire primary ballot. The collection of political gadflies and citizen-candidates who emerge every presidential election to join nationally recognized figures on the ballot began to...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2109, file photo, former Attorney General Jeff Sessions smiles during a farewell ceremony for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in the Great Hall at the Department of Justice in Washington. Sessions is planning to run for his former Senate seat in Alabama. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
October 28, 2019 - 8:21 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions is exploring the possibility of a run for his former Senate seat in Alabama, according to people with knowledge of the calls. Three Republicans with knowledge of the situation say Sessions has made telephone calls exploring the...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at a campaign event, Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019, in Hanover, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
October 28, 2019 - 9:57 am
MUSCATINE, Iowa (AP) — Look no further than Pearl City Station, a plain brick building set along the banks of the Mississippi River, to understand the growing sense of uncertainty seeping into the Democratic Party's 2020 primary contest. Inside, 200 Iowa Democrats recently sized up Joe Biden, the...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden takes selfies with the crowd after he spoke at Hillside High School in Durham, NC on Sunday, Oct 27, 2019. Approximately 850 people attended the rally in Durham. (Bryan Cereijo/The News & Observer via AP)
October 28, 2019 - 5:30 am
Joe Biden is expanding his presidential campaign footprint in the latest sign that Democrats' top White House contenders foresee a potentially lengthy nominating process in 2020. The Biden campaign is hiring a top national campaign aide to focus on March 3 Super Tuesday primaries, along with state-...
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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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