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2020 primary elections: 5 takeaways from March 10

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Tuesday marked a clear turning point in the Democratic race. Biden is building a powerful coalition of African Americans, suburbanites and rural white voters who previously backed Sanders, while Sanders is failing to produce the electorate-changing turnout of young voters that he’s promised. Democratic figures, from one-time 2020 candidate Andrew …

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Joe Biden beats Bernie Sanders

Joe Biden beats Bernie Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Kamala Harris and Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer during a campaign stop in Detroit, Michigan, March 9, 2020. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Joe Biden will win the Michigan primary, NBC News projected Tuesday, in a crushing blow to his last serious …

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Biden says he would veto Medicare for All, citing price tag

Biden says he would veto Medicare for All, citing price tag

Former Vice President Joe Biden suggested that he would veto the universal health-care legislation known as “Medicare for All” championed by his Democratic presidential primary rival Sen. Bernie Sanders, citing costs.  “Nancy Pelosi gets a version of it through the House of Representatives. It comes to your desk. Do you …

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Roberts signals he could side with liberals

Roberts signals he could side with liberals

File photo: U.S. Supreme Court Police guard the building during a protest against anti-abortion legislation at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., May 21, 2019. James Lawler Duggan | Reuters WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts left open the possibility that he could side with the Supreme Court’s liberal …

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Super Tuesday Massachusetts primary results: Joe Biden wins

Super Tuesday Massachusetts primary results: Joe Biden wins

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at his Super Tuesday night rally in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 3, 2020. Mike Blake | Reuters Former Vice President Joe Biden will win the Massachusetts Democratic primary, according to an NBC News projection. The result is a …

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Super Tuesday Virginia primary results: Joe Biden wins

Super Tuesday Virginia primary results: Joe Biden wins

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden has won the Virginia Democratic primary, according to an NBC News projection. The win may portend a strong showing for Biden on Tuesday night, when Democratic voters will award more delegates than on any other night of the primary. Virginia has 99 delegates to …

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Benjamin Netanyahu set for ‘giant victory’ in Israel election

Benjamin Netanyahu set for 'giant victory' in Israel election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on pace to win 60 seats for his bloc of right-wing and religious parties in Monday’s election, one short of what he needs for a majority in the Knesset, The Jerusalem Post reported, citing exit polls on the country’s three TV networks. “A giant …

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Malaysia palace says Muhyiddin Yassin to be sworn in as next PM

Malaysia palace says Muhyiddin Yassin to be sworn in as next PM

Malaysia’s former deputy prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin shows a document after submitting an application for a new political party on August 9, 2016. Opponents of Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak applied on August 9 to register a new political party in an attempt to challenge the leader over a mas …

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Trump chief of staff Mulvaney suggests people ignore coronavirus news to calm markets

Trump chief of staff Mulvaney suggests people ignore coronavirus news to calm markets

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference 2020 (CPAC) hosted by the American Conservative Union on February 28, 2020 in National Harbor, MD. Samuel Corum | Getty Images White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday suggested that Americans should …

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Trump puts Mike Pence in charge of US response to coronavirus

Trump puts Mike Pence in charge of US response to coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence will be put in charge of the U.S. response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak, President Donald Trump announced Wednesday in an address from the White House. Trump, speaking without prepared remarks in a rare appearance at the briefing room podium, maintained that the risk to the …

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