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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2020 file photo, Republican presidential candidate former Rep. Joe Walsh, R-Ill., speaks during a campaign event at Riley's Cafe in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Walsh ended his Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump on Friday, abandoning an effort that faced long odds and financial struggles from the start.(AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 07, 2020 - 8:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Illinois congressman Joe Walsh ended his Republican primary challenge to President Donald Trump on Friday, abandoning an effort that faced long odds and financial struggles from the start. “I’m suspending my campaign, but our fight against the Cult of Trump is just getting...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a campaign event, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Derry, N.H. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 07, 2020 - 4:21 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Elizabeth Warren's path to victory may have to go through fellow progressive Bernie Sanders. And after Sanders' strong showing in Iowa, that path became far more difficult heading into Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. The challenge for Warren is to somehow outshine Sanders...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden wishes Barbara Moroney, of Rocky Point, N.Y., a happy 80th birthday on the phone during a campaign rally, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Nashua, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 06, 2020 - 11:08 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Iowa caucuses weren't just a colossal political mess. They were a massive money drain for Democratic presidential contenders who poured millions of dollars into a contest so marred by technical glitches that its ultimate outcome will be marked with an asterisk. That's...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., addresses an audience during a campaign rally, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Derry, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
February 06, 2020 - 5:00 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Bernie Sanders says he raised a whopping $25 million in January and will use his presidential campaign's flush bank account to increase television and digital advertising in 10 states. The Vermont senator spent $50 million during the final three months of 2019 and finished...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden clenches his fist as he speaks at a campaign event, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, in Somersworth, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
February 05, 2020 - 1:25 pm
SOMERSWORTH, N.H. (AP) — With questions swirling about the long-term viability of his campaign, Joe Biden sharply criticized two of his top rivals on Wednesday, suggesting Sen. Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist, was unelectable, while 38-year-old Pete Buttigieg was inexperienced and a risky...
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Iowa Democratic Party chairman Troy Price speaks to reporters about the delay in Iowa caucus results, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
February 04, 2020 - 5:08 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — What went wrong with the Iowa Democratic Party’s high-tech plan to speed up the reporting of caucus night results? Pretty much everything. A little-known startup company was picked by party leaders to develop a mobile app for reporting unofficial results, with key details...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign stop at a Quality Inn, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, in Fort Madison, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 01, 2020 - 12:52 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Three days before the Iowa caucuses begin the 2020 nominating process, Joe Biden’s campaign manager downplayed the significance of Iowa and New Hampshire and prepped supporters for an extended primary season. “The vice president has said many times: Monday’s contest begins...
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Presidential candidate, and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks to Jewish voters on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center in Aventura, Fla. (Andrew Uloza/Miami Herald via AP)
January 31, 2020 - 7:20 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Billionaire Michael Bloomberg spent roughly $180 million in the month after his late entry into the Democratic presidential primary, a staggering sum that's drastically more than all other leading contenders spent during much of the past year combined. Since his late entry...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, center, greets supporters at a campaign office, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, in Scarborough, Maine. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
January 31, 2020 - 1:28 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Democratic National Committee has dropped grassroots fundraising qualifications for the party’s Feb. 19 debate before the Nevada caucuses, opening the possibility that billionaire Michael Bloomberg could make his first appearance on stage. The party announced Friday...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate former Maryland Rep. John Delaney speaks at the Climate Forum at Georgetown University in Washington. Delaney, the longest-running Democratic candidate in the 2020 presidential race, is ending his campaign after pouring millions of his own money into an effort that failed to resonate with voters. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
January 31, 2020 - 9:55 am
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — John Delaney, the longest-running Democratic candidate in the 2020 presidential race, is ending his campaign after pouring millions of his own money into an effort that failed to resonate with voters. The announcement, made Friday morning, further winnowed down a primary field...
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