National elections

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day rally Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
February 09, 2020 - 11:30 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden is facing increasingly formidable competition in South Carolina, a state his campaign has long assumed was safely in his column and one he's repeatedly described as a “firewall" in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick speaks during the McIntyre-Shaheen 100 Club Dinner, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 09, 2020 - 1:27 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The battle for momentum in New Hampshire, for at least one night, came down to how expressive fans in the cheap seats could be. Democrats made an effort to project an aura of unity at a party dinner Saturday designed to pump up the party base and each campaign's core...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks with a supporter outside the Biden for President Manchester Field Office, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020 in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 08, 2020 - 8:06 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Scrambling to salvage his presidential campaign, Joe Biden escalated his criticism of Pete Buttigieg on Saturday, mocking Buttigieg's experience as a small city mayor and cutting down the comparisons Buttigieg has drawn to the last Democratic president, declaring: “This guy'...
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A dog waits for his owner as voting gets under way in the general election in Dublin, Ireland, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020. Irish voters are choosing their next prime minister in an election where frustration with economic austerity and a housing crisis seem to have have fuelled political uncertainty. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
February 08, 2020 - 5:05 pm
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s three biggest political parties are likely to face a difficult process of forming a new government, with an exit poll suggesting they finished in a virtual dead heat in parliamentary elections Saturday. The survey conducted for national broadcaster RTE, the Irish Times, TG4...
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From left, Democratic presidential candidates former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, shakes hands with former Vice President Joe Biden as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., watches Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, before the start of a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News, Apple News, and WMUR-TV at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
February 08, 2020 - 10:00 am
CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) — For Democrats, this was supposed be a moment to begin easing three years of built-up of anxieties. Instead, the launch of the 2020 presidential primary has left the party deeply unsettled and President Donald Trump gleeful about the chaos. Party leaders are on edge...
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In this Jan. 27, 2020, photo, Knute Buehler, a Republican candidate for a seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press in Bend, Ore. In 2018, the Republican party's candidate for governor of Oregon painted himself as a centrist, criticized President Donald Trump's environmental stance and said he didn't want to be linked to divisive national figures. Buehler lost to incumbent Gov. Kate Brown. Now, Buehler is running for a seat in Congress in a district covering a conservative swath of Oregon, and has taken Trump into a tight embrace. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
February 08, 2020 - 9:39 am
BEND, Ore. (AP) — In 2018, the Republican party's candidate for governor of Oregon painted himself as a centrist, criticized President Donald Trump's environmental stance and said he didn't want to be linked to divisive national figures. Knute Buehler lost to incumbent Gov. Kate Brown by almost 120...
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Democratic presidential candidate former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, hosted by ABC News, Apple News, and WMUR-TV at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
February 07, 2020 - 11:40 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Three days before the critical New Hampshire Primary, seven Democratic presidential candidates debated, with many of them fighting to survive in the race to challenge President Donald Trump. Here are some key takeaways. MAYOR PETE MAKES HIS CASE Pete Buttigieg, the 38-year-...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., gestures as he speaks during the Politics & Eggs at Saint Anselm College, New Hampshire Institute of Politics, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
February 07, 2020 - 11:37 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The final stretch before the New Hampshire primary is typically a frenetic period for White House hopefuls eager to make their mark early in the nomination process. But with just a few days left before the next contest, the scene in New Hampshire is downright calm. Vermont...
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Democratic presidential candidates former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, left, shakes hands with Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., right, as Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., back left, and former Vice President Joe Biden, back right, stand on stage Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, before the start of a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC News, Apple News, and WMUR-TV at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
February 07, 2020 - 10:00 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runners Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg beat back a barrage of attacks during a Friday night debate as rivals raised persistent questions about their ideology and experience, hoping to sow doubts about whether they could defeat President...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., center, speaks as former Vice President Joe Biden, left, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., listen during a Democratic presidential primary debate, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, hosted by ABC News, Apple News, and WMUR-TV at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
February 07, 2020 - 9:18 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic presidential debate and the upcoming primary in New Hampshire (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Billionaire Michael Bloomberg didn’t qualify for the Democratic presidential debate in New Hampshire -- but it didn’t always feel that way. The...
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