Biden Nabs More Delegates in ‘Mini Super Tuesday’ Voting

Early returns showed voters handing delegates to former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday, as results rolled in from primaries in Washington state, Michigan, Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and Idaho. It was the first time in this primary cycle where voters had only two viable choices as the Democratic candidate for president.

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Americans Split on Idea of Brokered Democratic Convention

With the Democratic primary race essentially whittled down to a two-person race between former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and the fight for delegates intensifies, a poll indicates voters are split on whether the candidates need to reach the 1,991-delegate threshold required to secure the party’s nomination.

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Voting Changes, Glitches Add to Slow Count of California Ballots

As the early Super Tuesday results trickled in, it was clear Bernie Sanders had slipped from his perch as front-runner and suddenly needed to run up the score in the west to remain competitive in the Democratic primary. After victories in Utah and Colorado, the newswires declared Sanders a winner in California just minutes after polls closed in a state with nearly 21 million registered voters.

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San Diego Area House Seat a Toss-Up After Duncan Hunter Resignation

Congressman Duncan Hunter’s guilty plea to a single charge of campaign finance fraud late last year and his resignation this week has made the 50th Congressional District race one of the most-watched 2020 races in the nation, as a millennial Democratic candidate makes his second attempt to flip the Republican stronghold.

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Democratic Establishment Eyes Bernie Sanders Warily

Increasingly alarmed that Bernie Sanders could become their party’s presidential nominee, establishment-minded Democrats are warning primary voters that the self-described democratic socialist would struggle to defeat President Donald Trump and hurt the party’s chances in premier House, Senate and governors races.

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