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Election Central 2020

Biden, From Pro-Gun to Gun-Control Gold Standard

The new senator needed to hire staff to work in his new office, and after an interview with a then-young Joe Biden, the Delaware Morning News reported that the ideal job applicant would be one who...

Georgia at ‘Turning Point'? Debate Signals Dem Hopes

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. (AP) - Beth Moore would typically fit the mold of a Georgia Republican. She attended private school in the...

Sanders Stars With Biden, Warren Absent at Forum

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Bernie Sanders was greeted with booming cheers at a gathering of California Democrats Saturday, underscoring his popularity...

Real Clear Politics Election 2020

What the New Dem Entries May Mean for Biden

For one brief moment, it appeared that the Democratic presidential primary would finally have fewer candidates than the 2016 Republican field at its peak. No longer. With the potential entry of...

The Impact of Voter 2nd Choices as Dems Drop Out

As the Democratic field for president thins out, most supporters of the dropouts will pick another candidate. That prospect raises the question of whether these newly available voters will flock to...

Bloomberg Registers for Presidential Ballot in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork Tuesday to appear on the ballot in Arkansas' March 3 presidential primary, the latest indication that the billionaire former New York City...

Trump, 2020 Dems Tout Efforts to Boost Veterans

ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - On Veterans Day, President Donald Trump paid tribute to America's troops at a New York City parade as top 2020 Democratic candidates outlined their plans for the Department of...

2020 Longshots Insist Race Is up for Grabs

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Bernie Sanders rallied hundreds of supporters outside the New Hampshire capital when the senator formally filed to compete in the state's first-in-the-nation presidential...

DNC Dumps UCLA as Debate Site

The University of California's labor policies aren't liberal enough for the Democratic National Committee.

Three Takeaways From Tuesday's Elections

Tuesday night’s elections were, on their own terms, good for Democrats.  Democrats now occupy all statewide offices in Virginia and control the legislature, seemingly solidifying the...

With an Eye Toward Beto Voters, Castro Limps On

He left his former in-state competitor a conciliatory voicemail and then started scrounging for endorsements for his own campaign. Such is life for former Housing and Urban Development Secretary...

Elections in 4 States Offer Tests of Voter Enthusiasm

(AP) -- Gubernatorial and legislative elections in four states Tuesday will test voter enthusiasm and party organization amid impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and a fevered...