National elections

Norway's ambassador to the United Nations, Mona Juul, casts a vote during U.N. elections, Wednesday, June 17, 2020, at U.N. headquarters in New York. Norway and Ireland won contested seats on the powerful U.N. Security Council Wednesday in a series of U.N. elections held under dramatically different voting procedures because of the COVID-19 pandemic. (Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo via AP)
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June 17, 2020 - 7:46 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Norway and Ireland won contested seats on the powerful U.N. Security Council Wednesday in a series of U.N. elections held under dramatically different voting procedures because of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the most closely watched race, Canada lost out to the two European...
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This image from video provided by the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign shows Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., as he announces he is ending his presidential campaign Wednesday, April 8, 2020, in Burlington, Vt. (Bernie Sanders for President via AP)
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June 17, 2020 - 3:19 pm
MONTCLAIR, N.J. (AP) — Former presidential contender Bernie Sanders on Wednesday blasted President Donald Trump's decision to host a large rally in Oklahoma this weekend, accusing the Republican president of jeopardizing the health of thousands of people and defying science during a pandemic simply...
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FILE - In this July 30, 2019, file photo, the social media application, Facebook is displayed on Apple's App Store in Chicago. On Wednesday, July 17, 2020, Several civil-rights and other advocacy groups are calling on large advertisers to stop Facebook ad campaigns during July 2020 because they say the social network isn’t doing enough to curtail racist and violent content on its platform. (AP Photo/Amr Alfiky, File)
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June 17, 2020 - 12:41 pm
Several civil rights and other advocacy groups are calling on large advertisers to stop Facebook ad campaigns during July because they say the social network isn't doing enough to curtail racist and violent content on its platform. The groups in the “#StopHateforProfit" campaign, launched Wednesday...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden smiles while speaking during a roundtable on economic reopening with community members, Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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June 17, 2020 - 10:49 am
DARBY, Penn. (AP) — Joe Biden is returning to the battleground state of Pennsylvania on Wednesday as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee intensifies his criticism of the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak. Last week, Biden was in Philadelphia to unveil a...
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FILE - In this June 1, 2020 file photo police move demonstrators away from St. John's Church across Lafayette Park from the White House, as they gather to protest the death of George Floyd in Washington. Only a few legacy-defining moments have clung to President Donald Trump. But the forceful clearing of demonstrators from the park across from the White House has resonated like few others, sending Trump’s poll numbers tumbling and prompting top military leaders and usually lockstep Republicans to distance themselves from the president. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
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June 17, 2020 - 8:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Charlottesville. Helsinki. The children in cages at the Mexican border. And now Lafayette Square. Only a few legacy-defining moments have clung to President Donald Trump, who often appears to emerge relatively unscathed from a seemingly endless stream of crises and controversies...
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FILE- In this June 29, 2019, file photo, the Rev. Jesse Jackson walks with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., as they attend the Rainbow PUSH Coalition International Convention at Apostolic Faith Church in Chicago. Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, is under mounting pressure to pick a black woman in the wake of recent outrage over racial injustice and police brutality. But some black leaders say Warren's progressive politics, economic populism and specific policy proposals addressing everything from maternal mortality to the coronavirus could put her in a strong position. (Kevin Tanaka/Chicago Sun-Times via AP, File)
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June 16, 2020 - 5:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Shortly before Elizabeth Warren joined their virtual happy hour on a recent Friday afternoon, the five African American women co-hosting the #TheSipHour mused about calling her by her first name. The Massachusetts senator had her own moniker in mind. “I was going to say I’m here...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2016, file photo, President Barack Obama listens as Vice President Joe Biden speaks in the South Court Auditorium in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House complex in Washington. Biden is getting some help from Obama as he looks to fill his campaign coffers and unify the Democratic party ahead of the November election. Obama and Biden will appear together Tuesday, June 23, for a “virtual grassroots fundraiser,” the former vice president announced on Twitter. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
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June 15, 2020 - 9:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is getting some help from his “former boss," Barack Obama, as he looks to fill his campaign coffers and unify the Democratic Party ahead of the November election. The former president and Biden will appear together next Tuesday...
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Democratic presidential candidate, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a roundtable on economic reopening with community members, Thursday, June 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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June 15, 2020 - 8:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden pulled in $81 million for his election effort in the month of May, a massive sum that shows the extent to which Democrats have unified behind the former vice president as he seeks to defeat Republican President Donald Trump. Then on Monday, he broke his own single-event...
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Poland's President Andrzej Duda addresses supporters during a ruling Law and Justice party convention that backed his re-election bid in the May 10 presidential vote in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
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June 15, 2020 - 12:38 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A senior European Union official on Monday criticized a campaign by Polish authorities against the LGBT rights movement during a close presidential election campaign, saying is is wrong to target minorities for political gain. European Commission Vice President Vera Jourova,...
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FILE - In this March 2, 2020, file photo Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Charlotte, N.C. Tillis, facing a competitive North Carolina reelection contest, “is looking forward to campaigning" with Trump, Tillis' spokesperson said. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
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June 15, 2020 - 5:35 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hitting the road again. And while a campaign event with a president who draws TV cameras and raucous crowds can be gold for down-ballot candidates, these days its value can be debatable. Republican Sen. Thom Tillis, facing a competitive North Carolina...
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