2020 Presidential Election

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bernie Sanders has scored a resounding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses.


DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says he needs to raise $13 million to stay competitive through the 14-state Super Tuesday contests on March 3.

That's a tricky financial picture despite the former South Bend mayor's strong finish in Iowa and New Hampshire.

Buttigieg reported spending more than twice in January what he raised in January, hoping surprising finishes in the leadoff caucus and primary states would open the fundraising floodgates.

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A new national poll finds some high-profile Republicans – including President Trump – struggling against Democratic candidates in Michigan.


The respected Quinnipiac University poll finds the top six Democratic presidential contenders defeating President Trump in both Michigan and Pennsylvania, though half of those results were within the surveys’ margin of error.


AP FACT CHECK: Dems' Sticky Health Debate; Trump's Rally

Feb 20, 2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Who's got the goods on health care policy? That qnt in the feisty Democratic presidential debate as rivals stood accused of being lightweights who have done little more than put up Post-it notes or slideshows on the subject.

Bernie Sanders' Campaign To Request Recount Of Iowa Caucus

Feb 19, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign plans to ask for a partial recount of the Iowa caucus results after the state Democratic Party released results of its recanvass that show Sanders and Pete Buttigieg in an effective tie.

In the new results, Buttigieg has 563.207 state delegate equivalents and Sanders has 563.127 state delegate equivalents out of 2,152 counted.

Sanders Expands Operation In Michigan 3 Weeks Before Primary

Feb 18, 2020

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is expanding his campaign's operations in Michigan three weeks before the state's Democratic primary. 

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is joking that he'd let Donald Trump stay in the White House after the November election "if he's willing to do the chores."

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says he's proud of his marriage and his husband. He was addressing comments from conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh about whether voters would elect him because he's been "kissing his husband" on stage after debates.

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Democratic presidential hopefuls Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer were stumped when asked during a televised interview in Nevada to name the Mexican president. Klobuchar, Steyer and fellow 2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg were asked during one-on-one interviews with the Spanish-language station Telemundo on Thursday night if they knew the name of the president whose country borders the U.S.

Limbaugh Draws Bipartisan Criticism For Buttigieg Remarks

Feb 14, 2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh is drawing bipartisan criticism for saying the country won't elect openly gay Democrat Pete Buttigieg because it's not ready for a president who 'loves to kiss his husband on the debate stage."

Limbaugh is a Trump ally and made the remarks Wednesday on his nationally syndicated radio show.

Buttigieg has finished near the top in Democrats' first two presidential contests in Iowa and New Hampshire.

Buttigieg's Record On Race Gets A Closer Look

Feb 13, 2020
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Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is facing a more intense spotlight on his past leadership on issues of race and policing as he tries to translate his strong showing in Iowa and New Hampshire into support in looming contests in more diverse states.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg is picking up his first endorsement among South Carolina’s black lawmakers as attention in the early voting contest turns toward more diverse states.

Buttigieg‘s campaign announced Wednesday that the former South Bend, Indiana, mayor would be receiving backing from state Rep. JA Moore, a Democrat from Charleston.

Moore is a first-term lawmaker who initially backed California Sen. Kamala Harris last year, frequently appearing on cable networks to advocate for her candidacy.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Pete Buttigieg says he raised $4 million since the Iowa caucuses, an impressive haul for a candidate looking to capitalize on his strong showing to continue building a national political brand.

The campaign of the former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, announced Friday that it had collected $4 million since Tuesday.

The results from Monday's caucuses are too close for The Associated Press to call. In figures released by the state party, Buttigieg leads Bernie Sanders by 0.09 percentage points.

Democratic presidential candidates are debating for the first time since the Iowa caucuses. There are seven candidates on the stage Friday night in New Hampshire, ahead of Tuesday's primary in the state.


Buttigieg Gains Backing From Indianapolis Mayor

Feb 6, 2020
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Pete Buttigieg's presidential bid has gained the backing of Indiana's other highest-profile Democrat as Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett joined in filing the paperwork to place the former South Bend mayor's name on the state's May primary ballot.