Political endorsements

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks outside of Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Jessica Griffin/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
April 26, 2019 - 6:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed into the crowded 2020 presidential contest and quickly sparked a fierce debate over the direction of the modern-day Democratic Party. Ignoring the political noise in his own party, Biden aimed...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2019, file photo, former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
April 25, 2019 - 6:44 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Vice President Joe Biden's 2020 presidential bid (all times local): 6:40 a.m. President Barack Obama is weighing in on Joe Biden's entry into the 2020 presidential race, saying through a spokeswoman that selecting Biden as his running mate in 2008 was "one of...
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In this April 5, 2019 photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers construction and maintenance conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 23, 2019 - 2:20 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Answering perhaps the most significant question of the early 2020 election season, former Vice President Joe Biden will launch his presidential campaign on Thursday. The move, confirmed by a person familiar with his plans, sets up the 76-year-old lifelong politician as a front-...
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Former vice president Joe Biden talks with officials after speaking at a rally in support of striking Stop & Shop workers in Boston, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 23, 2019 - 1:01 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Vice President Joe Biden and the 2020 presidential race (all times local): 1 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden will launch his 2020 presidential campaign on Thursday, according to a person familiar with his plans. The 76-year-old Democrat is scheduled to...
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FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., worships at Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, S.C. By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they’re in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon. In a large and diverse primary field, White House hopefuls are angling to develop relationships with black churches. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File)
April 20, 2019 - 5:16 am
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they're in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon. In a large and diverse primary field, White House hopefuls are angling to develop relationships with black churches...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018, file photo, Ted Pappageorge, president of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, speaks before a vote on whether to authorize a strike, in Las Vegas. Some key labor leaders say they are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation. “They’ve got to pay attention to kitchen-table economics,” said Pappageorge. “We don’t quite see that.” (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)
April 15, 2019 - 6:13 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation. The candidates are spending too much time...
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2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris speaks during a town hall meeting at the University of Iowa, Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 11, 2019 - 12:12 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — White House hopeful Kamala Harris has nabbed her first Iowa endorsement from a major state Democratic activist. Jean Hessburg, a former Iowa Democratic Party executive director and the current chair of the party's Women's Caucus, told The Associated Press that she's...
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In this Friday, March 8, 2019, photo, U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, speaks at a town hall gathering in Hemingway, S.C. On Thursday, March 28, 2019, Harris announced a slate of backers for her presidential campaign in this early-voting state, including three state lawmakers. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
March 28, 2019 - 7:41 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris announced Thursday the rollout of a slate of endorsements in South Carolina, including one of its longest-serving black lawmakers. The senator from California hopes the support will show her ability to reach broad sectors of the...
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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a media conference at the conclusion of an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. European Union leaders gathered again Friday after deciding that the political crisis in Britain over Brexit poses too great a threat and that action is needed to protect the smooth running of the world's biggest trading bloc. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
March 22, 2019 - 12:36 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A key figure in the Democratic Unionist Party has suggested the Northern Ireland party is still opposed to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal deal. Deputy leader Nigel Dodds said Friday that "nothing has changed as far as...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally in Santa Monica, Calif. By the time California's presidential primary finally arrived in 2016, Sanders was a beaten man. This time around, everything has changed. Sanders arrives in California this week for rallies in San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco with the state's vast trove of delegates in play for 2020, no front-runner in a crowded Democratic presidential field and a left-leaning electorate looking favorably on his signature proposals. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 22, 2019 - 10:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic Socialists of America has endorsed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in his second run for president. The New York-based group says its National Political Committee voted Thursday to endorse Sanders and move forward with "an independent campaign" to elect him and "advance...
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