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Sharon Bernstein

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate

Jun 20 2019

(The story corrects the polling number the Democratic National Committee will consider for Bullock for the next debate to 1% instead of 2% in paragraph 18.)

Sanders kicks fight against Trump into high gear as Democrats swarm San Francisco

Jun 02 2019

SAN FRANCISCO U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders on Sunday called on California Democrats to unite against Donald Trump, kicking the 2020 presidential campaign into high gear with jabs against the Republican president and a veiled swipe at Democratic rival Joe Biden.

'Oh my God, is that Bernie Sanders?' Democrats swarm San Francisco

Jun 02 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (This June 1 story has been corrected to remove reference in paragraphs 12, 14-15 to a pamphlet purporting to be from the campaign of former Vice President Joe Biden, criticizing Bernie Sanders. It was not from Biden. Corrects spelling of Senator Booker's name in fifth paragraph.) | Video

Democratic 2020 hopefuls to swarm San Francisco, while Biden stays away

May 31 2019

Fourteen Democratic presidential hopefuls seeking money and support in California, the most liberal and populous U.S. state, will descend on San Francisco this weekend for a state party convention - with front-runner Joe Biden notably absent. | Video

Democrats grapple with 'electability' question as white men lead diverse field

May 24 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Democrats seeking to unseat Republican U.S. President Donald Trump in 2020 will choose from the largest and most diverse set of candidates in history - yet, so far, two older white men are leading the pack.

Democratic Presidential hopeful Buttigieg draws crowd for Fox town hall

May 19 2019

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Sunday called for higher taxes on the wealthy, backed abortion rights and promised to run what he called an inclusive campaign in a New Hampshire town hall broadcast on Fox News.

In White House launch, Democratic Governor Bullock vows to reform campaign finance

May 14 2019

HELENA, Mont. Democratic Governor Steve Bullock of Montana jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Tuesday, touting his ability to work with Republicans and promising to take on campaign finance reform on his first day in office.

Kamala Harris stood up to big banks, with mixed results for consumers in crisis

May 09 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. In her presidential pitch to voters, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris touts as a signature accomplishment the $20 billion relief settlement she secured as California attorney general for homeowners hit hard by the foreclosure crisis.

Democratic presidential contender Hickenlooper aims to fight monopolies

Apr 28 2019

SAN FRANCISCO Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a two-time former governor of Colorado, called on Friday for beefing up U.S. anti-trust laws, part of a business-friendly yet progressive agenda he hopes will set him apart among 20 candidates seeking the party's presidential nomination. | Video

Democratic hopeful Hickenlooper to take on monopolies in economic plan

Apr 25 2019

SACRAMENTO, Calif. Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a former governor of Colorado, will release an anti-monopoly plan in California on Friday that could challenge the dominance of such companies as Amazon and Google, his campaign told Reuters.

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