Political endorsements

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg walks across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., Sunday, March 1, 2020, to commemorate the 55th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," when white police attacked black marchers in Selma. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Associated Press
March 02, 2020 - 4:07 am
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Moments before Mike Bloomberg stood in the pulpit of Brown Chapel AME Church, the pastor noted that the former New York mayor initially declined an invitation to speak at the church where, 55 years ago, civil rights activists prepared for the historic march to Montgomery. The...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a primary night election rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
March 01, 2020 - 6:50 pm
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — An emboldened Joe Biden tried to cast himself as the clear moderate alternative to progressive Bernie Sanders on Sunday as the Democrats' shrinking presidential field raced toward Super Tuesday. One of Biden's leading moderate rivals, former South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg, the Rev, Al Sharpton, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., center, and Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Ala., Sunday, March 1, 2020, to commemorate the 55th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday," when white police attacked black marchers in Selma. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
March 01, 2020 - 4:21 pm
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Joe Biden received a warm reception Sunday in this crucible of the civil rights movement as he and other Democratic presidential hopefuls appealed for black support in a town where demonstrators were once beaten for marching for the right to vote. Themes of fighting voter...
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Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg speaks at the North Carolina Democratic Party's Blue NC Celebration, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
March 01, 2020 - 9:01 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A.J. Broome is a 56-year-old married gay man living in St. Petersburg, Florida. Until recently, he was torn over who to pick in the Florida primary. “I seldom vote down party lines,” said Broome, who is a property manager, adding that he voted in presidential elections...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a primary night election rally in Columbia, S.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, after winning the South Carolina primary. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Associated Press
February 29, 2020 - 7:03 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential primary contest (all times local): 10 p.m. A senior adviser to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says the candidate's first-place finish in South Carolina signal there are “only two candidates remaining with a viable path to...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign event, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Spartanburg, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 27, 2020 - 9:38 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Rep. Elaine Luria is the kind of up-and-comer the Democratic Party would like to keep in Congress. But the former Navy commander with a moderate bearing, who flipped a coastal Virginia House seat in 2018, said she's afraid that will be far more difficult if her party nominates...
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February 26, 2020 - 3:53 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Republic, which drew global attention in 2016 for endorsing a Democrat for president for the first time in its history, will stop endorsing candidates for public office, newspaper leaders wrote Wednesday. Executive Editor Greg Burton and Editorial Page Editor Phil Boas...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., arrives for a meeting with fellow Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 26, 2020 - 1:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday urged party unity amid Bernie Sanders' surge in the presidential race, even as House Democrats worry about a volatile election season that could put a self-described democratic socialist atop the ticket and threaten their majority. “I would hope...
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=Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate at the Gaillard Center, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Charleston, S.C., co-hosted by CBS News and the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 26, 2020 - 11:21 am
During the 2016 Democratic presidential race, when Bernie Sanders pushed making college free, it was seen as a radical idea from a fringe candidate. The Vermont senator has returned with the same idea in 2020. Only this time, it's helped propel him to the front of field. While his “Medicare for All...
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House Majority Whip, Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., greets Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden as he endorses him in North Charleston, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 26, 2020 - 9:11 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jim Clyburn, the highest-ranking black member of Congress and the kingmaker of South Carolina's Democratic political orbit, on Wednesday endorsed Joe Biden's presidential campaign. The backing could provide a much-needed boost for the former vice president...
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