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US Senator Amy Klobuchar says the protests that erupted in the aftermath of a brutal police killing of a black man in her state of Minnesota helped her realize the need for greater diversity in the presidential contest
They kneel for 8 minutes and 46 seconds to mark the length of time a white police officer pinned his knee on the neck of the 46-year-old Floyd
Trump went on the attack against Joe Biden, tweeting without evidence that 'not only will Sleepy Joe Biden DEFUND THE POLICE, but he will DEFUND OUR MILITARY!'
Former vice president Joe Biden is the sole contender on the Democratic side to face Republican Donald Trump in the November 3 presidential vote, but he is not yet formally nominated
As the US grapples with combating the spreading coronavirus pandemic, voters hand the former vice president victory in delegate-rich Florida, as well as Illinois and Arizona
A Biden trifecta would leave Sanders a gravely wounded candidate
'There are a number of women who are qualified to be vice president tomorrow,' the moderate Biden says
(UPDATED) Barring surprises, Joe Biden now has a clear path to becoming the Democratic standard-bearer in a potentially bruising and deeply divisive matchup with Donald Trump
'Three months ago, I entered the race for president to defeat Donald Trump. Today, I am leaving the race for the same reason: to defeat Donald Trump,' US media tycoon Michael Bloomberg says in a statement
(5th UPDATE) The results signal a remarkable comeback for Joe Biden, a former vice president under Barack Obama, who is vying once again for frontrunner status
'He's decent, he's kind, he's caring, he's empathetic,' says O'Rourke of Biden
'Crazy Bernie's going to be (even) more crazy,' Trump says to swelling laughter from the crowd
'It is no secret...that there is a massive effort trying to stop Bernie Sanders,' the frontrunner says about himself
The top 3 remaining are all septuagenarian white men
With 48% of the vote in South Carolina, the former vice president more than doubles the 20% won by national frontrunner Bernie Sanders
The first openly gay US presidential candidate from a major party ends his campaign
The victory is seen as crucial to Joe Biden's hopes of challenging Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination
His rivals band together in savaging the self-described democratic socialist as too radical to appeal to a broad swathe of Americans
Trump issues a sarcastic-sounding congratulations on Twitter to the man he calls 'Crazy Bernie'
Bernie Sanders' win is a substantial accomplishment in a state seen as an important bellwether because it is the first diverse electorate to weigh in on the 2020 presidential race
Billionaires Mike Bloomberg and Tom Steyer invest hundreds of millions of dollars in their efforts to win the Democratic Party's presidential nomination. And so far, it seems like that strategy is working.
In his resignation letter, Troy Price says, 'it is time for the Iowa Democratic Party to begin looking forward.' But 'my presence in my current role makes that more difficult.'
(UPDATED) The 78-year-old US senator from Vermont went into the race as the newly anointed national frontrunner and was expected to win New Hampshire
Andrew Yang is known for his campaign promise of giving every adult American $1,000 a month
The Singapore High Court dismisses the challenge, ruling that the Singapore Democratic Party's statements were 'false in the face of the statistical evidence against them'
Joe Biden is in fourth place, a disappointing showing for the former vice president who has claimed he is best positioned to defeat Donald Trump in November
The two frontrunners, far-left senator Bernie Sanders and moderate former vice president Joe Biden, face a key test in the sparsely populated state
Iowans take their role as first-in-the-nation voters to heart, and their pick has a recent historical track record of becoming the Democratic nominee
Monday's crunch vote has created an air of suspense, with no clear frontrunner
As Donald Trump's impeachment trial is on hold until February 5, democratic candidates enjoy a final 72 hours of campaigning before the Iowa caucuses
The first signs of tensions emerge earlier in the week with reports that Bernie Sanders told Elizabeth Warren in a private meeting in December 2018 that he did not believe a woman could win a presidential election
Once the House forwards the charges, the Senate has to begin trial proceedings within one day
The Singapore Democratic Party, one of a handful of small opposition groups in the city-state, asks the courts to overturn a government order for it to correct two Facebook posts and an article on its website
Pete Buttigieg's steady rise in recent polls has brought him attacks by rivals who see him as an obstacle in their run for the 2020 United States presidential election
Governor John Bel Edwards wins by a narrow margin against Republican businessman Eddie Rispone
In all, 14 candidates are standing, with pro-European incumbent Klaus Iohannis the favorite to win
A Bloomberg advisor says: 'Based on his record of accomplishment, leadership and his ability to bring people together to drive change, Mike would be able to take the fight to Trump and win'
The building political clash – fueled by the House's impeachment inquiry into Trump – appears to virtually guarantee another year of sharp division in a nation long weary of such drama
(4th UPDATE) Trudeau will have to form an alliance with one or more smaller parties in order to govern a fractured nation
'We right now have one of the best Democratic presidential primary fields in a generation, and much of that is thanks to work that Bernie Sanders has done in his entire life,' says firebrand Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
(UPDATED) The anti-establishment Five Star Movement and the center-left Democratic Party, once bitter foes, have agreed to govern in coalition in order to stave off snap elections in the eurozone's third largest economy
Joe Biden is leading polls for the nod to take on President Donald Trump in 2020, and nearly all of the other 9 Democrats onstage attack him at some point
'Stonewalling Congress on witnesses and the unredacted Mueller report only enhances the President's appearance of guilt,' says US Representative Mark Pocan, one of the leaders of the progressive wing of the Democratic Party
Bill de Blasio becomes the 23rd prospective Democratic challenger to President Donald Trump
The party's 76-year-old senior statesman is the most experienced and recognized Democrat in the race, a popular former vice president who has been dominating early polls following months of campaign planning
'Donald Trump has spent his entire presidency engaged in a nonstop campaign of obstruction, intimidation, and abuse of power,' says Democratic party chairman Tom Perez. 'No one is above the law.'
The left-wing social democrats lead Finland's two main opinion polls with about 19% of the vote, having campaigned against the austerity policies of the Centre Party
This is the final deadline the US House Ways and Means Committee set, after the Internal Revenue Service missed an earlier target date
The president's latest comments come days after he called the Mueller probe an attempted 'coup,' while Attorney General William Barr promised to investigate FBI 'spying' on Trump
Beto O'Rourke underscores his most vigorous differences with the man he hopes to succeed in the White House — Donald Trump