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The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with its main rival, the Republican Party. Tracing its heritage back to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison's Democratic-Republican Party, the modern-day Democratic Party was founded around 1828 by supporters of Andrew Jackson, making it the world's oldest active political party.

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Democratic debate in South Carolina, Trump in India, Chicago snow: 5 things to know Tuesday

Billionaire Tom Steyer joins Democratic candidates for South Carolina debate, President Trump pays tribute to Gandhi in India and more news you need to know Tuesday.
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Divisiveness Among 2020 Democratic Hopefuls Hits New Low

As the primary race becomes a battle of all against all, and the field suddenly seems to be constricting, the divisiveness and negative attacks are rising.
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Bill de Blasio Criticizes Pete Buttigieg Attacks On Bernie Sanders [Video]Bill de Blasio Criticizes Pete Buttigieg Attacks On Bernie Sanders

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio criticized South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg. He said Buttigieg doesn’t “understand the movement” Sanders “has built.” De Blasio said: "Your..

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Why Did Sanders Dominate In Nevada? [Video]Why Did Sanders Dominate In Nevada?

Sen. Bernie Sanders dominated in Saturday's Nevada caucus. Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar failed to earn significant support from Hispanic and black voters. Sanders' landslide win..

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Sanders Sends Centrist Democratic Establishment Into Panic Mode [Video]Sanders Sends Centrist Democratic Establishment Into Panic Mode

Moderate Democrats watched cautiously as Bernie Sanders soared to a landslide victory in Nevada. The win wasn't the surprise, the walloping Sanders gave his opponents was. Sanders impressed fans and..

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9 Days That Could Seal The Deal For The Democratic Race For President [Video]9 Days That Could Seal The Deal For The Democratic Race For President

The next nine days will determine whether Bernie Sanders will bring an end to the Democratic presidential race. After a massive victory in Nevada, the Vermont senator is now positioned to continue..

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Bernie Sanders Takes Nevada With A Commanding Lead [Video]Bernie Sanders Takes Nevada With A Commanding Lead

Bernie Sanders is beginning to cement his front-runner status in the U.S. Democratic presidential race. After his dominant win in Nevada, his rivals sought to blunt his momentum ahead of 15 nominating..

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Joe Biden hopeful key endorsement will ignite presidential campaign [Video]Joe Biden hopeful key endorsement will ignite presidential campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is hoping an endorsement from influential congressman Jim Clyburn in the South Carolina primary will help kickstart his flagging campaign. Mr Biden is..

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Schumer is 'guilty' of spending thousands on cheesecake [Video]Schumer is 'guilty' of spending thousands on cheesecake

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer responded to reports on Sunday (February 23) that he has spent more than eight thousand dollars in the past decade on New York-based Junior's Cheesecake.

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Sanders' Nevada Win Leaves Biden Campaign Hopeful [Video]Sanders' Nevada Win Leaves Biden Campaign Hopeful

Vermont senator Bernie Sanders strengthened his front-runner position for the Democratic presidential nomination on Saturday. Reuters reports the self-described democratic socialist left the state with..

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Buttigieg Says Inconsistencies In Nevada [Video]Buttigieg Says Inconsistencies In Nevada

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg. | David Zalubowski/AP Photo By ZACH MONTELLARO 02/23/2020 11:27 AM EST Pete Buttigieg’s campaign is claiming there are inconsistencies in the..

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Sanders Big Win In Nevada Democratic Vote [Video]Sanders Big Win In Nevada Democratic Vote

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - 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..

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Trump says Russia leak meant to hurt Sanders, calls for probe [Video]Trump says Russia leak meant to hurt Sanders, calls for probe

President Donald Trump on Sunday called for an investigation into an apparent leak of classified intelligence on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential campaign, and said it was meant to..

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Sanders wins big in Nevada with diverse backing [Video]Sanders wins big in Nevada with diverse backing

Bernie Sanders secured a decisive victory on Saturday in the Nevada caucuses with broad-based support that suggests his surging campaign is attracting support from outside its long-standing base. David..

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Sanders wins Nevada primary [Video]Sanders wins Nevada primary

Bernie Sanders has won Nevada’s Democratic primary election and pulled further away from his moderate rivals after strong showings in Iowa and New Hampshire. The 78-year-old, a self-described..

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Sanders heads to big win in Nevada [Video]Sanders heads to big win in Nevada

Senator Bernie Sanders appeared headed to a decisive win in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada Saturday, and early returns showed Joe Biden possibly landing a second-place finish. Fred..

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Latinos Give Bernie Sanders Initial Support In Nevada [Video]Latinos Give Bernie Sanders Initial Support In Nevada

Polling agency Edison Research reported Sen. Bernie Sanders received a boost in the Nevada Democratic caucus. The research said the initial support comes from Latinos, union families and white..

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U.S. blocking G20 mention of climate change: sources [Video]U.S. blocking G20 mention of climate change: sources

The United States is against mentioning climate change in the G20 communique, sources said. Fred Katayama reports.

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Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign [Video]Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia on Friday to stay out of the 2020 presidential race after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. Produced by..

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Bloomberg offers to release 3 women from non-disclosures [Video]Bloomberg offers to release 3 women from non-disclosures

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said on Friday that his company has identified three women bound by non-disclosure agreements regarding his past conduct and that they would be..

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Trump says Russia supporting his reelection 'another misinformation campaign' [Video]Trump says Russia supporting his reelection 'another misinformation campaign'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said on Twitter that the idea that Russia wants him to win re-election was "another misinformation campaign" launched by Democrats. This report produced by Chris..

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Desperate Warren Taps Loan [Video]Desperate Warren Taps Loan

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is desperate for cash. She raised more money than most of her Democratic presidential rivals in the weeks before the Iowa caucuses. However, she spent so heavily that her..

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Democratic candidates make final bid for Nevada votes [Video]Democratic candidates make final bid for Nevada votes

Democratic candidates and volunteers are canvasing Nevada in cars, on foot, and even on horseback a day before the state holds a nominating contest in the 2020 race for the White House. This report..

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Democrats Criticize Bernie Sanders For His Supporters Behaviors During Debate [Video]Democrats Criticize Bernie Sanders For His Supporters Behaviors During Debate

Sen. Elizabeth Warren criticized Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters over their online behavior. She said their harassment and threats could hurt party unity in the general election. Warren said: “I've..

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You're Fired: Trump Replaces Top Spy Official Joseph Maguire [Video]You're Fired: Trump Replaces Top Spy Official Joseph Maguire

President Donald Trump has replaced Joseph Maguire as his top intelligence official. The move comes after a congressional briefing on election interference that enraged the president. According to..

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Warren Breaks Her Most Celebrated Promise [Video]Warren Breaks Her Most Celebrated Promise

Elizabeth Warren has sworn off super PACs during the 2020 campaign. Her campaign website says she "would disavow any Super PAC formed to support her in the Democratic primary." But, now the primaries..

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Bernie Sanders' Cuba comments draw criticism

Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders is facing blowback from both parties for his comments about the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro. Democratic representative Donna Shalala of..
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White House requests $2.5 billion for coronavirus, Dems say that's 'woefully insufficient'

The White House requested $2.5 billion Monday to deal with the coronavirus, but congressional Democrats slammed the request as "woefully insufficient."
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Why Amy Klobuchar Voted for Many of Trump’s Judicial Nominees

The Minnesota senator is running for president on her bipartisan record. But some Democrats and civil rights groups say she went too far in supporting judges chosen by the current administration.
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Protesters hound Buttigieg at minimum wage march

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has been hounded by protesters during a march with McDonald's workers in Charleston, South Carolina, who are striking for a $15 minimum wage. (Feb...
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Gun control legislation advances in Virginia's legislature

Seven of eight gun control measures being pushed by Virginia's Democratic Governor Ralph Northam made it out of a state Senate committee on Monday, moving just one step away from becoming law.
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McConnell, Looking to Energize Social Conservatives, Forces Votes on Abortion

After months of legislative inactivity, Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, has scheduled votes on two abortion-related bills. Democrats argue they are attacks on women’s reproductive..
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'It's really difficult this year': Democrats still undecided ahead of South Carolina primary

With a still-crowded field, many voters are still looking at the options for the Democratic primary.
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Bernie Sanders Says He'll Attract a Wave of New Voters. It Hasn't Happened.

Bernie Sanders has so far prevailed by expanding his appeal among traditional Democratic voters, not by driving record turnout.
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Sanders praises some of Castro's policies, angering Republicans and Democrats in Florida

Bernie Sanders praised portions of Cuba's socialist system. That's rarely a winning proposition in Florida, home to many Cuban Americans.
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Warren Buffett says 'I'm a Democrat,' and would have 'no trouble' voting for Bloomberg

Warren Buffett, the chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc and one of the world's most admired investors, said on Monday he is a Democrat, and would have "no trouble" voting for fellow billionaire Michael..
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Buttigieg courts South Carolina black voters with his veteran status

Pete Buttigieg, the only veteran in the top tier of candidates seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, is turning to South Carolina's large military community to help shore up his nagging lack..
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Tom Steyer Stirs More Debate Over Payments in South Carolina

Mr. Steyer, a billionaire running for president, rents his campaign headquarters in South Carolina from a daughter of the state’s most powerful Democrat, Representative James Clyburn.
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Election 2020: How the Democratic candidates could shape college costs, family finances

Several presidential candidates are proposing that many Americans attend college for free, but the details differ.
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Biden in South Carolina, hopes for key endorsement

Prominent South Carolina Democratic Congressman Jim Clyburn says he'll endorse a presidential candidate on Wednesday. Former Vice President Joe Biden is looking for a boost ahead of Super Tuesday...
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Sanders' Democratic rivals seek to slow his momentum after his big win in Nevada caucuses

As Bernie Sanders looked to cement his front-runner status in the U.S. Democratic presidential race after his dominant win in Nevada, his rivals sought in rallies on Sunday to blunt his momentum ahead..
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No. 3 House Democrat Clyburn of South Carolina to back Biden for president: Politico

Jim Clyburn, the No. 3 Democrat in the House of Representatives and an influential black lawmaker from the early voting state of South Carolina, is expected on Wednesday to endorse Joe Biden's..
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Harry Reid Says Nevada Should Have a Primary: ‘All Caucuses Should Be a Thing of the Past’

“They don’t work for a multitude of reasons,” the former Senate majority leader said, adding to the push for Democrats to switch to primaries in all states.
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Sanders Looks to Knock Out Biden as Pressure Builds on Democrats

The primary race is entering a critical nine-day stretch that could effectively determine the nomination as candidates face a debate, the South Carolina primary and Super Tuesday contests.
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No. 3 House Democrat Jim Clyburn to endorse Joe Biden - Politico

Jim Clyburn, the third-highest ranking House Democrat and an influential black legislator from the key early voting state of South Carolina, is expected on Wednesday to endorse Joe Biden's presidential..
Reuters - Published

Former 2020 Democratic candidate Williamson endorses Sanders' presidential bid

Marianne Williamson, who made an unsuccessful bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has thrown her support behind former rival Bernie Sanders, appearing at a rally in Texas with the..
Reuters - Published

'They like Bernie': Biden says Russia working to prevent him from getting nomination

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday that Russians have worked to block him from winning the Democratic nomination.
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AP Top Stories February 23 P

Here are the top stories for Sunday, February 23rd: Tump departs for India visit; Democratic candidates hit the road after Nevada; Italy cracks down on viral outbreak; Man dies in rocket launch.  
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Twitter suspends 70 pro-Michael Bloomberg accounts citing its 'platform manipulation' rule

Twitter took steps to get rid of dozens of accounts supporting Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday for breaking its rules.
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Despite attacks, Sanders' Medicare for All boosts early-state triumphs

In the days leading up to Saturday's Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada, Bernie Sanders withstood one attack after another over his Medicare for All plan – both from his rivals and the..
Reuters - Published

Democratic rivals try to slow Sanders after big Nevada win

Democratic presidential hopefuls fanned out across the United States on Sunday to try blunt Bernie Sanders' momentum after a dominant victory in Nevada solidified his front-runner status ahead of 15..
Reuters - Published

Nearly two-thirds of voters expect Trump to win reelection in November, poll finds

Opinions on the race appear to be firmly set for most voters, with 63% saying they know how they will vote no matter who is the Democratic nominee.
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Trump accuses Schiff of leaking intelligence about Russia to hurt Sanders

President Donald Trump on Sunday accused Representative Adam Schiff of leaking classified information on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. election to hurt Democratic presidential front-runner..
Reuters - Published

Sanders' big Nevada win narrows rivals' path to Democratic nomination

Bernie Sanders' convincing win in the Nevada caucuses signaled his campaign is gathering strength and reaching voters who had previously eluded him, putting him on a path – for now – toward the..
Reuters - Published

Sanders proves front-runner status with big win in Nevada Democratic vote

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..
Reuters - Published

India-bound Donald Trump takes poke at Bernie Sanders and Democrats - over Russia

Donald Trump claimed to reporters that the Democrats "don't want Bernie Sanders to represent them."
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Sanders wins decisively in Nevada, Biden headed for second-place finish

Bernie Sanders strengthened his front-runner position for the Democratic presidential nomination with a decisive victory in the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, while Joe Biden was on track for a..
Reuters - Published

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

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..
Reuters - Published

Warren congratulates Sanders on NV, hits Bloomberg

Speaking to a crowd of thousands in Seattle, Elizabeth Warren congratulated Bernie Sanders on his victory in Nevada's caucuses and thanked the state for keeping her in the game. She also took on her..
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Pete Buttigieg left Nevada gunning for Bernie Sanders before it's too late

Pete Buttigieg went hard after Bernie Sanders Saturday night, as the window narrows for another Democrat to stop Sanders from getting the nomination.
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Buttigieg congratulates Sanders' Nevada results

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg congratulated Sanders on his showing at the Democratic caucuses in Nevada, but also stressed that Sanders brings polarization and division. (Feb. 22)  
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Bernie Sanders' Nevada win forces Democrats to reckon with potential impact of his nomination

Sen. Bernie Sanders appears unstoppable and after winning Nevada, Democrats are going to be forced to reckon with the increasingly likely chance a Democratic socialist will lead the November ticket.
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From fringe candidate to front-runner: Sanders wins Nevada with diverse backers - Edison Research Poll

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, often maligned by opponents as a liberal outsider who cannot unify the Democratic Party, won the party's Nevada caucuses by a comfortable margin thanks to a diverse..
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Bernie Sanders Wins Nevada Caucuses, Strengthening His Primary Lead

His triumph will provide a burst of momentum that may make it difficult for the still-fractured moderate wing of the Democratic Party to slow his march to the nomination.
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Sanders heads to big win in Nevada caucuses, Biden battles Buttigieg for second place

Bernie Sanders appeared headed to a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, and early returns showed Joe Biden possibly landing a second-place finish that would..
Reuters - Published

Hispanics help push Sanders to lead as Nevada caucus-goers' first choice: Edison Research Poll

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders appears to have an early edge in the Nevada Democratic caucus with the largest share of initial support from Hispanics, union families and white college-educated women,..
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Sanders takes early lead in Nevada caucuses, Biden distant second

Bernie Sanders took an early lead in results from the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, buoyed by what entrance polls showed was strong support for a government-run Medicare for..
Reuters - Published

Entrance poll shows Sanders ahead in Democrats' Nevada caucuses

An entrance poll showed Bernie Sanders with the most support among Nevada voters entering caucus sites for the Democratic presidential contest on Saturday, buoyed by strong support for a government-run..
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Sanders ahead in entrance poll in Democrats' Nevada caucuses

An entrance poll showed Bernie Sanders with the most support among Nevada voters entering caucus sites for the Democratic presidential contest on Saturday, and they favored a government-run Medicare..
Reuters - Published

In Nevada, voters heavily favor government-run Medicare for All plan: entrance polls

Nevada voters entering caucus sites for the Democratic presidential contest on Saturday heavily favored a government-run Medicare for All healthcare plan, according to early entrance polls, a positive..
Reuters - Published

Sanders' front-runner status to be tested in Nevada amid Russia interference reports

Bernie Sanders faces a test of his front-runner status in the Democratic White House race on Saturday in Nevada, where voters will consider an unsettled field of candidates as they search for a..
Reuters - Published

Live updates: Democratic primary moves west for the Nevada caucuses

Saturday will test whether Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders can hold his frontrunner status, after winning New Hampshire and placing in the top two in Iowa.
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Sanders puts Democratic front-runner status on the line in Nevada's caucuses

Bernie Sanders faces a test of his front-runner status in the Democratic White House race on Saturday in Nevada, where voters will consider an unsettled field of candidates as they search for a..
Reuters - Published

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