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Biden’s Vice Presidential Choice May Be Swayed By History, Including His Own

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, seen being introduced as Barack Obama’s running mate in 2008, has the unique perspective of choosing a vice presidential candidate having served in the job himself. EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP via Getty Images Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, seen being introduced […]

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Ballot Printers Increase Capacity To Prepare For Mail Voting Surge

Runbeck Election Services oversees production of tens of millions of mail-in ballots for elections nationwide in Phoenix, Ariz. With many states expected to expand mail-in voting for November, experts warn that existing ballot printing services could quickly become overwhelmed. Ash Ponders for NPR hide caption toggle caption Ash Ponders for NPR Runbeck Election Services oversees […]

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‘This Never Happened,’ Biden Says Of 1990s Sexual Assault Allegation

Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, directly addressed a sexual assault allegation against him for the first time on Friday. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption toggle caption Matt Rourke/AP Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, directly addressed a sexual assault allegation against him for the first time on […]

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Can This President Be Reelected In An Economy This Bad?

President Trump speaks about protecting seniors, and the coronavirus, in the East Room of the White House Thursday. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption toggle caption Alex Brandon/AP President Trump speaks about protecting seniors, and the coronavirus, in the East Room of the White House Thursday. Alex Brandon/AP As April began and Americans were being told to […]

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Biden Announces Vice Presidential Search Committee

Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, seen campaigning with former Vice President Joe Biden in March, are two of the women often talked about as possible running mates on the Democratic ticket. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption toggle caption Paul Sancya/AP Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, seen campaigning with […]

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On The Record: A Former Biden Staffer’s Sexual Assault Allegation

In 1993, Joe Biden, the current presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, was serving as a U.S. senator from Delaware. John Duricka/AP hide caption toggle caption John Duricka/AP In 1993, Joe Biden, the current presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, was serving as a U.S. senator from Delaware. John Duricka/AP Editor’s note: This story contains a graphic description of […]

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Obama Officially Endorses Biden For President

Former President Barack Obama said of former Vice President Joe Biden: “Choosing Joe to be my vice president was one of the best decisions I ever made, and he became a close friend.” Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Alex Wong/Getty Images Former President Barack Obama said of former Vice President Joe Biden: “Choosing […]

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Bernie Sanders Endorses Joe Biden For President

In this screengrab taken from Joe Biden’s campaign website, Bernie Sanders endorses Biden. Handout/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Handout/Getty Images In this screengrab taken from Joe Biden’s campaign website, Bernie Sanders endorses Biden. Handout/Getty Images Updated at 4:27 p.m. ET Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders officially endorsed his former rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, […]

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Joe Biden Is Projected Winner Of The Wisconsin Primary

Former Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Former Vice President and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Joe Biden has won the Wisconsin Democratic primary, The Associated Press projects. The former vice president […]

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Joe Biden Won The Primary. Now He’s Trying To Win Over Progressive Groups

Now the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden has made overtures to Bernie Sanders and progressive groups that had backed Sanders. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images Now the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Joe Biden has made overtures to Bernie Sanders and progressive groups that had backed […]

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Bernie Sanders Suspends His Presidential Campaign

Despite two failed attempts for the Democratic nomination, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders has left a major mark on the party he never formally joined. Scott Olson/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Scott Olson/Getty Images Despite two failed attempts for the Democratic nomination, independent Sen. Bernie Sanders has left a major mark on the party he […]

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Wisconsin Election Held Amid Virus Fears: Here’s What You Need To Know

Voters line up at Riverside High School in Milwaukee for Wisconsin’s primary election on Tuesday. Polling places were consolidated and altered to accommodate voting in the state’s presidential primaries and other local elections Tuesday. Morry Gash/AP hide caption toggle caption Morry Gash/AP Voters line up at Riverside High School in Milwaukee for Wisconsin’s primary election […]

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‘Mike Borrowed My Credibility And Abused It’: Fired Bloomberg Campaign Workers Speak

Former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg announced that he was suspending his campaign in March. His former staffers say they were promised jobs through the general election, even if he was not the nominee. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP hide caption toggle caption Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP Former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg announced that he was suspending […]

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