National elections

FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2018, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks about his new book, 'Where We Go From Here: Two Years in the Resistance', at a George Washington University/Politics and Prose event in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
March 01, 2019 - 2:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A young civil rights activist named Bernard Sanders was arrested and dragged off to jail for protesting school segregation on the South Side of Chicago in the summer of 1963. Most voters didn't learn about that episode until photos surfaced in late February 2016, almost 10 months...
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Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks, Friday, March 1, 2019, during a campaign event at A&R Solar in Seattle. Inslee announced that he will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, mixing calls for combating climate change and highlights of his liberal record with an aggressive critique of President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
March 01, 2019 - 1:44 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Declaring climate change the nation's most pressing issue, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee launched his 2020 Democratic presidential bid on Friday with a promise to refocus American government and society. "It is time for our nation to set a new priority," Inslee told supporters gathered...
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Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, accompanied by other member of Congress, speaks about a resolution to block President Donald Trump's emergency border security declaration on Capitol Hill, Monday, Feb. 25, 2019 in Washington. House Democrats have introduced a resolution to block the national emergency declaration that President Donald Trump issued last week to fund his long-sought wall along the U.S-Mexico border, setting up a fight that could result in Trump's first-ever veto. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 01, 2019 - 9:12 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas is acknowledging that he will "seriously consider" running for U.S. Senate in 2020 against Republican John Cornyn. His campaign on Friday confirmed Castro's interest a day after his twin brother, Democratic presidential candidate Julian...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo Beto O'Rourke tells reporters he plans to make a decision soon on whether to get in the race for president in Madison, Wis. O'Rourke says he has made up his mind about a 2020 presidential run and will announce his intentions "soon." (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
February 28, 2019 - 3:33 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's advisers have begun speaking to Democratic political strategists about positions in a national campaign as the former Texas congressman promises to announce a decision on a 2020 presidential run soon. A person with direct knowledge of the situation told The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders is working to convince Democratic Party faithful that he’s one of them as he makes his second presidential bid. Sanders is promising national party officials and voters that he’ll back the Democratic nominee no matter who wins the 2020 nomination. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 28, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Bernie Sanders is working to convince the Democratic Party faithful that he's one of them as he makes his second run for president. The Vermont senator is promising party officials and voters that he'll back the Democratic nominee no matter who wins the 2020 nomination. The self-declared democratic...
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FILE - This Jan. 9, 2013 file photo shows Edward Nixon, brother of former President Richard Nixon, appearing at the Richard Nixon Centennial Birthday Celebration in Washington. Edward Nixon, the youngest and last surviving brother of former President Richard Nixon, died Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019 at a skilled nursing facility in Bothell, Wash. He was 88. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
February 28, 2019 - 8:46 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Edward Nixon, the youngest brother of former President Richard Nixon who staunchly defended his sibling's White House legacy, died Wednesday. He was 88. The Richard Nixon Foundation announced that Nixon died at a nursing facility in Bothell, Washington, a Seattle suburb. A...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, becomes emotional as he finishes a day of testimony to the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 27, 2019 - 8:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen (all times local): 9:45 p.m. Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is casting the president as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex...
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Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, reacts after speaking with his lawyer Lanny Davis of Washington, as he testifies before the House Oversight and Reform Committee, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 27, 2019 - 4:14 pm
Leading up to the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump directed his personal attorney at the time to threaten legal action against the colleges and high school he attended if they publicly released his grades or standardized test scores, the attorney, Michael Cohen, told Congress on Wednesday...
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February 27, 2019 - 4:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 26 about campaign fundraising, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Sen. Elizabeth Warren is from New York. She is from Massachusetts. A corrected version of the story is below: Governors eyeing White House may struggle to raise money Democrats hoping to...
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Young supporters of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari celebrate his electoral win, holding up four fingers to indicate "four more years", and carry a poster of him, in the streets of Kano, northern Nigeria Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Buhari was declared the clear winner of a second term in Africa's largest democracy early Wednesday, after a campaign in which he urged voters to give him another chance. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
February 27, 2019 - 8:11 am
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's president on Wednesday defended his sweeping win of a second term as free and fair and appealed to a "common love of country" as his top challenger vowed to go to court with allegations of fraud. President Muhammadu Buhari was declared the clear winner by nearly 4...
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