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Sharon Bernstein

Broad-based support powers Sanders to big win in Nevada Democratic vote

Feb 23 2020

LAS VEGAS Broad-based support across age, racial and ideological groups propelled Bernie Sanders to a dominant victory in Nevada's Democratic caucuses, tightening his grip on the front-runner spot in the race to find a challenger to President Donald Trump.

Nevada Democrats report high early caucus participation

Feb 21 2020

LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Nearly 75,000 Nevadans participated early in the state's Democratic U.S. presidential nominating contest, the party said on Friday, a sign of a potentially large turnout in the first test for the candidates in the diverse western United States.

Klobuchar's dark-horse campaign gets fundraising boost, but new tests await

Feb 12 2020

Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar raised $2.5 million (£1.93 million) in four hours after her third-place finish in the New Hampshire primary, her campaign said on Wednesday, a boost as she prepares for upcoming contests in Nevada and South Carolina.

Klobuchar's dark-horse campaign gets fundraising boost, but new tests await

Feb 12 2020

Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar raised $2.5 million in four hours after her third-place finish in the New Hampshire primary, her campaign said on Wednesday, a boost as she prepares for upcoming contests in Nevada and South Carolina.

Background checks and bump stock bans: 2020 Democrats on gun control

Jan 29 2020

With more than 15,000 people killed by gun violence in the United States last year - not counting suicides - Democrats running for their party's presidential nomination are pointing to inaction in Washington as evidence they should be chosen to run against Republican President Donald Trump.

Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls seek contrast with Trump on immigration

Jan 27 2020

WASHINGTON Candidates running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination have been uniformly critical of the immigration policies of U.S. President Donald Trump, who was elected after promising to crack down on illegal immigration and bolster enforcement along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump and 2020 Democrats brand themselves criminal justice reformers

Jan 27 2020

Donald Trump and the Democrats hoping to unseat him as president all say they want to reform the criminal justice system in the United States, which held 2.3 million people behind bars in 2019

Stuck in Washington, 2020 Democratic senators send family, Ocasio-Cortez to barnstorm Iowa

Jan 21 2020

Bernie Sanders scrapped Iowa campaign appearances, Amy Klobuchar sent campaign representatives to "hot dish" dinners and Elizabeth Warren planned a remote video speech as the Democratic U.S. senators running for president got stuck in Washington for Donald Trump's impeachment trial.

Democrat Klobuchar on diversity and taking on Trump in the 2020 presidential race

Jan 14 2020

FORT DODGE, Iowa Democratic presidential contender Amy Klobuchar is banking on a strong showing in Iowa's first-in-the-nation nominating contest on Feb. 3 to jump-start her path to the party's nomination. | Video

After fiery debate, Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls return to campaign trail

Dec 20 2019

LOS ANGELES The Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls headed back to the campaign trail on Friday after a debate that featured attacks on rising contender Pete Buttigieg's lack of political experience and fundraising from wealthy donors.

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