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FILE - In this July 26, 2016, file photo the stage is reflected on a glass window on the suite level at Wells Fargo Arena as Timmy Kelly sings the national anthem before the start of the second day session of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The coronavirus pandemic is forcing Democrats and Republicans to take a close look at whether they'll be able to move forward as planned this summer with conventions that typically kick off the general election season. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
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April 02, 2020 - 3:38 pm
Democrats announced Thursday that they were postponing their presidential nominating convention until August, an unprecedented move that shows how the coronavirus is reshaping the battle for the White House. The party had hoped that a mid-July convention would give them more time to rally behind a...
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. speaks outside her office on Capitol Hill, Monday, March 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)
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March 23, 2020 - 11:31 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With at least two members of the House testing positive for coronavirus, Democrats are recommending that they pass a nearly $2 trillion economic rescue passage by unanimous consent, meaning no lawmakers would have to be present for the vote. If that doesn't work — only one member...
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In this Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 photo, Democratic Senate candidate Jaime Harrison, who is challenging U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., speaks at a South Carolina Democratic Party dinner in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
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March 16, 2020 - 5:00 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In his campaign against U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, Democrat Jaime Harrison is picking up the support of a former 2020 presidential hopeful, one he hopes will ultimately be his colleague in Congress. In a statement to The Associated Press, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris on Monday...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, and former Vice President Joe Biden, left, return to the stage after a commercial break in a Democratic presidential primary debate at CNN Studios, Sunday, March 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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March 16, 2020 - 1:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — They came together to bump elbows, then retreated by six feet — and stood there in awkward silence. The visual, dictated by the threat of coronavirus, came to define Sunday's audience-free debate as Democrats Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders struggled to step together against...
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From left, Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and former Vice President Joe Biden, participate in a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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March 14, 2020 - 9:55 am
And then there were two. Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are set to meet Sunday night in their first one-to-one presidential primary debate after months of Democratic free-for-alls that presaged a dramatic culling of the field since the opening round of the 2020 race. Some key questions to look for...
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A baby wears a protective mask in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, March 11, 2020. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
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March 11, 2020 - 6:28 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. BIDEN HAS ANOTHER BIG PRIMARY NIGHT The former vice president wins Michigan’s Democratic primary, a key battleground state, as well as Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho, dealing a serious blow...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2020 file photo, House Majority Whip, Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., background, listens as Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, speaks at an event where Clyburn endorsed him in North Charleston, S.C. Political endorsements aren’t generally thought of as carrying much heft, used by candidates and endorsers alike for a momentary media bounce, then becoming names added to a growing list. But Clyburn’s backing of Biden could be the endorsement that not only boosted voters to give the former vice president his first-ever primary win in South Carolina but also helped pave the way to his presidential nomination by way of a consolidation of moderate Democrats who, one by one, have since shuttered their campaigns to support him. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
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March 07, 2020 - 9:30 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — At a funeral service last month, Jannie Jones locked eyes with Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn across the church sanctuary and crooked a finger, beckoning him to come over to the pew where she sat. She had a question, but she didn’t want to ask it out loud. The House majority whip...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., acknowledges supporters as she arrives to speak to the media outside her home, Thursday, March 5, 2020, in Cambridge, Mass., after she dropped out of the Democratic presidential race. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
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March 05, 2020 - 4:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren ended her once-promising presidential campaign on Thursday after failing to finish higher than third place in any of the 18 states that have voted so far. While the Massachusetts senator said she was proud of her bid, she was also candid in expressing...
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Karen Brinson Bell
Karen Brinson Bell
Brett Jensen
March 05, 2020 - 4:11 pm
N.C. State Board of Elections Director Karen Brinson Bell set down for an exclusive interview to discuss the election Tuesday night and the impact that voter ID will have in future elections. You can only hear her interview here.
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, right, speaks next to his wife Jill during a primary election night rally Tuesday, March 3, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
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March 04, 2020 - 5:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mainstream Democrats were rejoicing over Joe Biden's rousing Super Tuesday performance that bolstered his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, easing worries over the havoc they fear awaits down-ticket moderates should Sen. Bernie Sanders become the party's standard-...
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