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Meet the Democratic candidates who are running for president

The two dozen candidates who make up the sprawling 2020 Democratic presidential field range in age from 37 to 89 and include liberals and moderates; senators, governors and mayors; and an unprecedented number of women and minorities.

Jun. 20, 2019 9:00 PM EDT
Biden's words on segregationist senators draw rivals' fire

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is dismissing calls to apologize for saying that the Senate "got things done" with "civility" even when the body included segregationists with whom he disagreed.

Jun. 20, 2019 6:17 AM EDT
Maine moves toward presidential primaries with ranked voting

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine's Legislature sent a proposal to the governor Wednesday to ditch the state's presidential caucuses for a primary system that would be the nation's first to allow voters to rank candidates.

Jun. 19, 2019 9:30 PM EDT
AP-NORC poll: Majority worry about 2020 foreign meddling

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A majority of Americans are concerned that a foreign government might interfere in some way in the 2020 presidential election, whether by tampering with election results, stealing information or by influencing candidates or voter opinion, a new poll shows.

Jun. 19, 2019 5:47 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 18 The Orlando Sentinel on why it won't endorse Donald Trump for president in 2020: Donald Trump (was) in Orlando (Tuesday) to announce the kickoff of his re-election campaign.

Jun. 19, 2019 5:25 PM EDT
2020 hopefuls lend support in Queens district attorney race

WASHINGTON (AP) — An election for district attorney in the New York City borough of Queens became an unexpected proving ground in the Democratic presidential primary on Wednesday as two leading 2020 candidates offered their endorsements.

Jun. 19, 2019 4:06 PM EDT
Trump, in 2020 campaign mode, calls Democrats 'radical'

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a possible second term.

Jun. 19, 2019 10:42 AM EDT