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Jeff Katz
January 13, 2020 - 4:15 pm
Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) announced on Monday that he is ending his presidential campaign, leaving a 2020 Democratic field that was once lauded as the most diverse in history. Booker made the announcement amidst the struggle of low polling numbers and limited funds. The list of Democratic candidates...
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AP News
September 19, 2019 - 6:10 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's elections chief says he believes a state law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns is constitutional despite a legal setback. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla's comments Thursday come after a federal judge sided with the...
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 6:09 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is set to become the first state to allow voters to rank candidates in a general presidential election. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills said Friday she'll allow such a bill to become law in January without her signature. The legislation requires ranked choice voting in...
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August 06, 2019 - 3:55 pm
By KATHLEEN RONAYNE Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Trump campaign and Republican Party sued California on Tuesday over a new law requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns to run in the state's primary, legislation that was aimed at prying loose President Donald...
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4 sue to block California tax return law aimed at Trump
August 05, 2019 - 5:45 pm
By ADAM BEAM Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four California voters have sued to block a new state law aimed at forcing Republican President Donald Trump to release his income tax returns. Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law last week that requires presidential candidates to file...
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August 05, 2019 - 4:54 pm
By ALAN FRAM Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Monday's announcement that yet another Republican congressman is retiring highlights the GOP's growing struggle to win the House majority next year and the shifting political leanings of Texas, the nation's second-largest state. Democrats' burgeoning...
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July 30, 2019 - 12:38 pm
By ERRIN HAINES WHACK AP National Writer When Democrat Beto O'Rourke takes the stage in the second round of presidential primary debates on Tuesday, three young black men from Michigan who were inspired by ex-NFL player Colin Kaepernick to kneel during the national anthem before their high school...
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June 13, 2019 - 2:39 pm
By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the younger candidates in the crowded Democratic presidential primary are suggesting that the early front-runner, 76-year-old Joe Biden , is too entrenched in the past. Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke , 46, and Pete Buttigieg , the 37-year...
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May 30, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By BILL BARROW Associated Press Frustration over how the Democratic National Committee is managing the upcoming presidential debates is bursting into the open as several longshot candidates say the party is stacking the process against them. Most of the two dozen declared candidates will be able to...
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February 04, 2019 - 10:49 am
By ZEKE MILLER and STEVE PEOPLES , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent...
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