Political conventions

U.S. Sen. Cory Booker speaks to a crowd of several hundred during a campaign stop Friday, March 1, 2019, in Simpsonville, S.C. Booker is spending two days in the state, which holds the first 2020 Democratic primary in the South, holding town hall-style discussions as he continues to introduce himself to the largely African-American primary electorate. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
March 02, 2019 - 4:17 pm
The Latest on the 2020 presidential candidates campaigning throughout the country this weekend: (all times EST): 4 p.m. Presidential hopeful Cory Booker is urging fellow Democrats not to be distracted by vitriol directed at the party's candidates from the man whom they seek to replace. Booker was...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks as he kicks off his second presidential campaign, Saturday, March 2, 2019, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Sanders pledged to fight for "economic justice, social justice, racial justice and environmental justice." (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
March 02, 2019 - 3:07 pm
The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times EST): 2:20 p.m. Democrat Sherrod Brown hasn't decided yet whether he'll run for president in 2020, but the Ohio Democrat is spending time in early-voting South Carolina, where he's promoting higher wages for workers and more robust health care...
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In this March 1, 2019, photo, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee takes part in an interview on an outdoor patio in Seattle. Democrats’ growing presidential primary has expanded beyond Capitol Hill and the diverse, women-dominated group of senators that have dominated the race so far. Inslee on Friday became the first governor in the race, and he declared climate change his top priority. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
March 02, 2019 - 1:11 pm
The opening months of the Democratic presidential primary have been dominated by senators who have staked their campaigns on personal narratives and sweeping liberal policies. Now here come the governors. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee was the first state executive to enter the presidential field,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his new book, 'Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance', at a George Washington University/Politics and Prose event in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 01, 2019 - 3:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A young civil rights activist named Bernard Sanders was arrested and dragged off to jail for protesting school segregation on the South Side of Chicago in the summer of 1963. Most voters didn't learn about that episode until photos surfaced in late February 2016, almost 10 months...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, becomes emotional as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 9:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is casting the president as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, center, leaves after a closed door Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
February 27, 2019 - 6:05 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — There'll be much talk of a "rat," hush money for onetime paramours and the 2016 presidential campaign. But did President Donald Trump break the law? That's the key question Michael Cohen will be expected to answer with documents on Wednesday during a Capitol Hill drama that sounds...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, speaks with the media as he departs after testifying before a closed door hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 27, 2019 - 1:26 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer is preparing to tell a House committee Wednesday that Trump knew ahead of time that WikiLeaks had emails damaging to his rival Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign and that he is a "racist," a "conman" and a "cheat." Michael Cohen...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Biden is strongly signaling he could soon launch a presidential campaign while still giving himself room to opt against a run. During a forum at the University of Delaware Biden School of Public Policy, Biden said “I haven’t made the final decision but don’t be surprised.” (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 26, 2019 - 8:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stepping further toward a 2020 presidential run than he ever has before, former Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that his family — including his grandchildren — are encouraging him to launch a White House bid. "There's a consensus," Biden told an excited crowd during an...
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., left, arrives to hear testimony from Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, before a closed door hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 26, 2019 - 7:05 pm
A pair of Democratic presidential candidates blasted President Donald Trump as racist on Tuesday, adding to a growing debate among the White House hopefuls over how far to go in criticizing the president. In a statement to The Associated Press, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar directly called Trump a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a rally in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
February 25, 2019 - 10:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday pledged to "sooner than later" make public 10 years of his tax returns and vowed to support the eventual Democratic presidential nominee, saying he held no grudges against the Democratic National Committee over his unsuccessful 2016 campaign...
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