Caucuses

Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, waves at the conclusion of a town hall meeting at the Orpheum Theatre in Sioux City, Iowa, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 01, 2020 - 1:25 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates kicked off a final, frenetic weekend of campaigning ahead of the Iowa caucuses, which will begin the battle to take on President Donald Trump in November. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend,...
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Joan Koenigs sits in her backyard Friday, Jan. 24, 2020 in San Tan Valley, Arizona where she will host a caucus for fellow Iowans wintering in the Phoenix area. For Iowans, going to college out of state, studying abroad or wintering in Arizona used to mean giving up quite a bit of power in picking presidents. But this year, the Iowa caucuses won't all be in Iowa. Nearly 1,300 Democrats temporarily away from home will still attend the crucial first-in-the-nation caucuses from Paris or Palm Springs or dozens of places in between.(AP Photo/Matt York)
January 31, 2020 - 8:12 am
SAN TAN VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — For Iowans, going to college out of state, studying abroad or wintering in Arizona used to mean giving up quite a bit of power in picking presidents. But this year, the Iowa caucuses won't all be in Iowa. Nearly 1,300 Democrats temporarily away from home will still...
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg shakes hands with supporters during a campaign event Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Ankeny, Iowa. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
January 31, 2020 - 2:04 am
WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (AP) — Pete Buttigieg has been talking a lot lately about “future former Republicans.” They are potential Iowa caucus voters disenchanted with President Donald Trump who have gone so far as to change their party affiliation and will stand with Democrats on Monday night, and...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., addresses a gathering at Barley's Taproom in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
January 31, 2020 - 1:37 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates seeking victory in next week's Iowa caucuses are navigating a field that is so jumbled that voters' second choice could matter almost as much as their first, adding fresh uncertainty and confusion to the final days of the race. Lower-...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., addresses a gathering at Barley's Taproom in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
January 30, 2020 - 7:48 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates seeking victory in next week's Iowa caucuses are navigating a field that is so jumbled that voters' second choice could matter almost as much as their first, adding fresh uncertainty and confusion to the final days of the race. Lower-...
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks at a campaign stop at Hotel Winneshiek, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, in Decorah, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
January 30, 2020 - 1:57 pm
DECORAH, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg directly criticized his top rivals in Iowa, former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, arguing Thursday that either would mire Washington in fights of the past. “This is no time to get caught up in reliving...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks to supporters at a campaign office, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Scarborough, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
January 30, 2020 - 12:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates Michael Bloomberg and Joe Biden on Thursday announced endorsements from prominent African American mayors as next week's leadoff Iowa caucuses near. Muriel Bowser, the mayor of Washington, D.C., is backing Bloomberg, a billionaire businessman and...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, embraces Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY, at a campaign rally Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 29, 2020 - 5:05 pm
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Most presidential candidates try to manage expectations in the final stretch of a campaign knowing a surprise win is always better than an expected one. Not Bernie Sanders. Ever the insurgent, Sanders is spending his final days on the trail in Iowa predicting a win here and...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks as supporters wave lighted signs during a fundraiser for the Nevada Democratic Party in Las Vegas. During the 2020 campaign, Sanders, who’s known more for eschewing organized religion than embracing his Jewishness, has shifted the way he talks about his faith and tied it to his broader worldview. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 29, 2020 - 11:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Sanders is approaching next week’s Iowa caucuses in a position to become the first major-party Jewish presidential nominee in the nation’s history. And at a time of resurgent anti-Semitism, he’s talking in more depth about how his faith shapes his broader worldview. Soon...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign rally Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020, in Sioux City, Iowa. (AP Photo/John Locher)
January 28, 2020 - 6:45 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As a congressman in the 1990s, Bernie Sanders expressed an openness to making “adjustments" to the tax and benefit structure of Social Security. He also praised an overhaul of the social safety net program signed into law by President Ronald Reagan that reduced benefits and...
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