Political conventions

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., walks to the chamber Thursday, March 7, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House was preparing to vote on a resolution to speak out against, as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said, "anti-Semitism, anti-Islamophobia, anti-white supremacy and all the forms that it takes," an action sparked by remarks from Omar. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 07, 2019 - 10:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divided in debate but mostly united in a final vote, the House passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry Thursday, with Democrats trying to push past a dispute that has overwhelmed their agenda and exposed fault lines that could shadow them through next year's...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt, takes leave after speaking at a rally in Council Bluffs, Iowa, Thursday, March 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 07, 2019 - 10:08 pm
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders on Thursday reasserted himself as the original champion of a progressive agenda many of his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have adopted. The Vermont senator rallied a cheering throng in a noisy convention center in western Iowa,...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Chuck Hagel Forum in Global Leadership, on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha, in Omaha, Neb. Biden isn’t a presidential candidate yet. But two of his key Democratic rivals are already getting out of the way, giving the former vice president a potential boost. Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday he wouldn’t run for president, soon after former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he would also sit out 2020. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
March 07, 2019 - 7:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden isn't a presidential candidate yet. But with two key rivals already getting out of the way, the former vice president has more space to court voters who could help him claim the Democratic nomination. Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday he wouldn't run for president,...
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March 07, 2019 - 12:31 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says he won't run for president after making an exploratory swing through early-voting states. The Ohio Democrat has announced his 2020 decision to a group of home-state reporters. Brown says he feels his "dignity of work" tour succeeded in its mission...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., sits with fellow Democrats on the House Education and Labor Committee during a bill markup, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Omar stirred controversy last week saying that Israel's supporters are pushing U.S. lawmakers to take a pledge of "allegiance to a foreign country." Omar is not apologizing for that remark, and progressives are supporting her. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 06, 2019 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Back in January, the Democrats welcomed their brash young newcomers to Congress with smiles and hugs. That was before the new colleagues dragged the party's simmering divisions over Israel out in the open. Provocative comments from Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota have thrust the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019 file photo, Michael Bloomberg speaks to workers during a tour of the WH Bagshaw Company, a pin and precision component manufacturer, in Nashua, N.H. Bloomberg is not running for president. The 77-year-old former New York City mayor, one of the richest men of the world, announced his decision not to join the crowded Democratic field in a Bloomberg News editorial on Tuesday, March 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
March 05, 2019 - 8:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City mayor, announced Tuesday that he will not join the crowded field of Democrats running for president in 2020. Instead, Bloomberg said he planned to focus his energy and considerable resources on outside efforts aimed at...
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In this March 2, 2019, photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks as he kicks off his second presidential campaign in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The 2020 Democratic primary may be in full swing, but the bruising 2016 contest between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton never ended for some. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
March 05, 2019 - 7:08 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Sanders was minutes away from walking onto a Brooklyn stage last weekend to launch a second presidential campaign that he insisted would be all about the future. The problem: Some of his allies were still fighting Hillary Clinton. Shaun King, the activist and writer who was...
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FILE - In this May 25, 2018 file photo, Hillary Clinton smiles as she is introduced at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass. Clinton says she's "going to keep on working and speaking and standing up" for what she believes but won't be running for president in 2020. The Democratic former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state is ruling out a rematch with Republican Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
March 05, 2019 - 9:32 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says she won't run for president in 2020, but vows she's "not going anywhere." The former secretary of state, senator and first lady ruled out another campaign during an interview posted Monday by New York TV station News12 . Clinton, who lost the 2016 presidential...
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In this Feb. 27, 2019, photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, speaks as he testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Dozens of people with connections to President Donald Trump and his associates will receive document requests this week as the House Judiciary Committee starts a broad new probe looking at possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 04, 2019 - 7:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of people with connections to President Donald Trump and his associates will receive document requests this week, as the House Judiciary Committee starts a broad new probe looking at possible obstruction of justice, corruption and abuse of power. Beginning a sweeping...
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks at the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit, Friday, March 1, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
March 04, 2019 - 12:05 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The newest pressure point in the Democratic presidential primary isn't health care or climate change — though it could make or break future progress on those issues. It's an overhaul of arcane Senate rules. Some prominent liberals are urging Democratic presidential candidates to...
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