United States general election

In this June 27, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, in Miami. It’s been tough to run for the Democratic presidential nomination as a moderate if your name isn’t Joe Biden. But some candidates hope that’s changing.(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 29, 2019 - 12:16 am
It's been tough to run for the Democratic presidential nomination as a moderate if your name isn't Joe Biden. But some candidates hope that's changing. Biden's stumbles in Thursday's debate may give hope to a cluster of candidates explicitly running as more pragmatic, unifying politicians. That...
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Democratic presidential candidate, Secretary Julián Castro, makes a statement to media outside of the Homestead Detention Center on June 28, 2019.(Jennifer King/Miami Herald via AP)
June 28, 2019 - 10:04 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One Texan became a political sensation waging a longshot Senate campaign, then stormed into the presidential race with even more momentum, climbing in the polls, running up monster fundraising and dominating the national conversation. The other announced his 2020 bid earlier...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden addresses the Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention Friday, June 28, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 28, 2019 - 7:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Biden strongly defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a "president who stands against racism" and defiantly dismissing any suggestions otherwise. Speaking to the Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow PUSH Coalition, the white former vice president was working to repair...
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CORRECTS SPELLING OF GILLIBRAND'S FIRST NAME TO KIRSTEN, INSTEAD OF KRISTEN; CORRECTS BENNET'S TITLE TO SEN., INSTEAD OF FORMER SEN. - Democratic presidential candidates from left, author Marianne Williamson, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Vice-President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., wave as they enter the stage for the second night of the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 28, 2019 - 7:12 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — NBC says round two of the Democratic presidential debate was the party's most-watched ever. Based on Nielsen figures out Friday, the event including early front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders averaged 18.1 million viewers across NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo. That topped the...
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Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 28, 2019 - 6:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The largest political action committee dedicated to electing LGBTQ candidates endorsed Democrat Pete Buttigieg for president on Friday, saying he's "redefining what is possible in American politics" and is the best person to defeat President Donald Trump. LGBTQ Victory Fund...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, right, and husband, Chasten Glezman, acknowledge supporters after speaking at a campaign event in West Hollywood, Calif. A significant portion of US voters remains hesitant about supporting an LGBT candidate for president, according to a new AP-NORC poll. Yet many LGBT candidates in major non-presidential races have overcome such attitudes, and political experts predict the path for future LGBT office-seekers will steadily grow smoother. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 28, 2019 - 6:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's fundraising plans (all times local): 6:30 p.m. A major political group dedicated to electing LGBTQ candidates has endorsed Democrat Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) for president in 2020. LGBTQ Victory Fund gave the gay...
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, second left front, gestures as U.S President Donald Trump, center, looks on during a family photo session in front of Osaka Castle at the G-20 summit (Tomohiro Ohsumi/Pool Photo via AP)
June 28, 2019 - 6:17 pm
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Asia (all times local): 7 a.m. President Donald Trump and China's Xi Jinping are meeting Saturday in Osaka, Japan, as the trade war between two economic titans faces a critical junction. Both the U.S. and China are signaling a...
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In this May 23, 2019 photo, the U.S. Supreme Court building at dusk on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
June 28, 2019 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Adding a high-stakes immigration case to its election-year agenda, the Supreme Court said Friday it will decide whether President Donald Trump can terminate an Obama-era program shielding young migrants from deportation. The justices' order sets up legal arguments for late fall or...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., listens to questions in the spin room after the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Art, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
June 28, 2019 - 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris spoke slowly but bluntly as she stared at Joe Biden, then began treating him as a hostile witness. The former prosecutor turned California senator started by saying she didn't think the former vice president was racist. But she criticized him for recently defending...
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CORRECTS BENNET'S TITLE TO SENATOR, INSTEAD OF FORMER SENATOR - Democratic presidential candidates, author Marianne Williamson, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, entrepreneur Andrew Yang, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, and Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif., raise their hands when asked if they would provide healthcare for undocumented immigrants, during the Democratic primary debate hosted by NBC News at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Thursday, June 27, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
June 28, 2019 - 1:40 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology burst into public view in Thursday night's presidential debate, punctuated by a heated exchange between former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris. It was one of several moments that left the 76-year-old Biden, who...
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