Caucuses

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks during a town hall, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Associated Press
February 14, 2020 - 9:42 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — As the Democratic presidential race hurtles toward Nevada, candidates in the still-crowded field are jumping into their first test in a racially diverse state with solid union muscle and shaky plans for a presidential caucus. Nevada has no obvious front-runner, though Vermont Sen...
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Troy Price Chairman of the Iowa Democratic Party, addresses the media about the aftermath of the Iowa caucuses on February 7, 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa.
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The Alan Stock Answer
February 14, 2020 - 8:49 am
On today's "Answer", Alan weighs a caucus versus a primary and says there's a clear answer for which system is better.
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Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg greets supporters after speaking at a campaign event in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Associated Press
February 14, 2020 - 4:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates hoping to revive their flagging campaigns increasingly took aim at Mike Bloomberg, blasting their billionaire rival for trying to buy his way into the White House and raising questions about his commitment to racial equality. Struggling to...
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Geoconda Arguello-Kline, right, Secretary-Treasurer of the Culinary Union, speaks at a news conference to announce the union's decision to stay out of the state's Democratic presidential caucuses and not endorse a candidate, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Associated Press
February 13, 2020 - 2:36 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Culinary Union, the most influential union in Nevada politics, has decided to stay out of the state's Democratic presidential caucuses, denying candidates who aggressively courted the group from getting a major leg up in the upcoming contest. The casino workers’ Culinary Union...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Columbia, S.C., Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 12, 2020 - 2:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential primary campaign (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Joe Biden's campaign has told top donors that it doesn't expect the powerful Culinary Union or former Democratic Senate leader Harry Reid to endorse any Democratic presidential candidate ahead of the...
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FILE -In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Christie Leavitt checks her sample ballot during primary election voting at the Green Valley Presbyterian Church in Henderson, Nev. I (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, file)
Associated Press
February 12, 2020 - 2:26 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Concerns have been growing that next week's Nevada caucuses could offer a repeat of the chaos that ensnared the Iowa vote, with Nevada facing many of the same organizational and technical challenges that crippled Iowa’s process. Volunteers who will be leading the Feb. 22 caucuses...
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Iowa Democratic Party chairman Troy Price speaks to members of the media during a news conference, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
Associated Press
February 11, 2020 - 11:59 am
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Days before the Iowa caucuses, Democratic Party activist Lindsey Ellickson prepared to run her Cedar Rapids precinct by downloading the new smartphone app designed to calculate and report results. But her planning ran into a problem: Her phone was ruined when she accidentally...
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Picture of Nevada's "I Voted" sticker
Clark County Nevada
Associated Press
February 11, 2020 - 8:06 am
Nevada’s Democratic Party has announced new paper-based balloting for its early vote starting Saturday as it scrambles to reconfigure plans and avoid tech problems and reporting delays that mired Iowa’s first-in-the-nation caucuses.
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Supporters for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., raise their hands to be counted during a Democratic party caucus at Hoover High School, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 10, 2020 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government's top counterintelligence official said Monday that he was concerned Russia or other foreign adversaries could exploit the chaos of the Iowa caucuses to sow distrust in the integrity of America's elections. “How can an adversary take what happened in Iowa and...
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This combination of Jan. 26, 2020, photos shows at left, Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Jan. 26, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa; and at right Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., in Sioux City, Iowa. After a daylong delay, partial results from Iowa's Democratic caucuses showed Buttigieg and Sanders ahead of the pack. (AP Photo)
February 10, 2020 - 12:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' and Pete Buttigieg's presidential campaigns filed requests Monday for a partial recanvass of the results of Iowa's Democratic caucuses. The Sanders campaign cited "mathematical errors and inconsistencies" in more than two dozen locations that it says would change...
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