Caucuses

Caucus goers check in at a caucus at Roosevelt Hight School, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 04, 2020 - 8:00 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's coveted position as the first-in-the-nation nominating contest faces its most daunting challenge in decades in light of problems that kept the state Democratic Party from reporting results. The caucuses were already facing plenty of headwinds amid criticism that the...
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Caucus goers check in at a caucus at Roosevelt High School, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 04, 2020 - 1:41 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Democratic Party said Monday night that results from the state’s first-in-the-nation caucus were delayed due to “quality checks” and “inconsistencies” in some reporting, an embarrassing complication that added a new layer of doubt to an already uncertain...
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FILE- In this Jan. 28, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Wildwoods Convention Center Oceanfront in Wildwood, N.J. Trump will be facing his accusers Tuesday night during his State of the Union speech. The impeached president is speaking on the eve of what's anticipated to be his Senate acquittal on Wednesday. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, File)
February 04, 2020 - 12:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Who's clapping now? On the brink of his Senate acquittal, President Donald Trump will be unleashing “relentless optimism” during his third State of the Union address, a speech designed to pivot from his impeachment to his drive for reelection. Trump is speaking from a position of...
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Caucus goers seated in the section for Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden hold up their first votes as they are counted at the Knapp Center on the Drake University campus in Des Moines, Iowa, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 03, 2020 - 8:59 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Lines of people snaked out the door and down the block waiting to enter an Iowa caucus site Monday, among the early signs of strong turnout as Democrats begin choosing a nominee to take on President Donald Trump. The start of a caucus in downtown Iowa City had to be delayed...
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People arrive for caucus at Roosevelt Hight School, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 03, 2020 - 8:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Iowa Democrats are fiercely united by the goal of unseating President Donald Trump, but they were sharply divided Monday over which candidate was best equipped to do so, according to the AP VoteCast survey. As the first of the nation’s presidential contests, Iowa has played a...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., waits to be announced into a gymnasium to speak at a caucus at Roosevelt Hight School, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 03, 2020 - 8:00 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucuses (all times local): 8 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is visiting a caucus site in Des Moines as voting gets underway in the nation's leadoff voting state. The Massachusetts senator addressed hundreds...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks with supporters during a campaign stop in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
February 03, 2020 - 3:54 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Iowa? Who cares. On the day the 2020 presidential election kicks off with the Iowa caucuses, Michael Bloomberg was half a continent and a leap of faith away in California, where the Democratic candidate sought to bring attention to a campaign that has forsworn early voting...
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, speaks at a Get Out the Caucus event at Lincoln High School in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
February 03, 2020 - 4:35 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — What are the Iowa caucuses and why do they matter? They’re essentially small local meetings where neighbors and strangers stand up to show their support for a particular candidate, and to persuade others to join them. Iowa’s 41 national delegates are up for grabs, but the...
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, right, looks to his husband Chasten Buttigieg, left, as they meet with members of the audience during a campaign event at Northwest Junior High, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020, in Coralville, Iowa. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 02, 2020 - 2:05 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, Democratic presidential candidates hustled across the state on Sunday trying to fire up voters and make one last appeal to those struggling to make a final decision about their choice in the crowded field. Campaigns and voters acknowledged a...
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President Donald Trump waves from the top of the steps of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. Trump is heading to Florida to spend the weekend at their Mar-a-Lago estate. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 02, 2020 - 1:59 pm
PALM BEACH, Florida (AP) — While much of the political world is focused on Iowa and its caucuses Monday kicking o ff the election season, President Donald Trump has his mind on a Democratic candidate who's skipping the early-voting state. Trump used p art of a S uper Bowl pregame interview with Fox...
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