National elections

In this Sept. 12, 2019, photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., answers a question during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. Sanders successfully turned his outsider credentials and call for political revolution into a commanding victory in the 2016 New Hampshire primary. But as he seeks a repeat performance, the Vermont senator could face unlikely competition. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
September 18, 2019 - 3:08 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders' Iowa political director has departed his 2020presidential campaign, leaving him without a key staffer in the first-in-the-nation caucus state. Jess Mazour was announced as Sanders' Iowa political director in March and was let go from the team in recent weeks...
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September 18, 2019 - 7:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren's reach has extended into the world of literary prizes. A communications strategist for the Democratic presidential contender's campaign is on the poetry longlist of the National Book Awards. Camonghne Felix was cited for the collection "Build Yourself a Boat...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressees his supporters at party headquarters after elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
September 17, 2019 - 11:07 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's two main political parties are deadlocked after national elections, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job. Seeming kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman says Wednesday he'll insist upon a secular unity government between Netanyahu's Likud and...
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Democratic presidential candidate entrepreneur Andrew Yang speaks Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
September 17, 2019 - 5:19 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is fully embracing the underdog plot of his campaign. He demonstrated that on Tuesday by jogging onto the Philadelphia Art Museum steps made famous by Sylvester Stallone in "Rocky" for a rally. Instead of a grey sweatsuit, Yang...
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FILE- In this Sept. 18, 2018 file photo, former President Jimmy Carter speaks during a news conference, in Plains, Ga. Carter says he doesn’t believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world as an 80 year old. Carter didn’t tie his answer on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019 to any of his fellow Democrats running for president. But two leading 2020 candidates, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders, would turn 80 during their terms if elected. Biden is 76. Sanders is 78. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
September 17, 2019 - 5:03 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Ninety-four-year-old former President Jimmy Carter says he doesn't believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old. Carter didn't tie his answer on Tuesday to any of his fellow Democrats running for president. But two leading 2020 candidates, Joe...
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September 17, 2019 - 4:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Ninety-four-year-old former President Jimmy Carter says he doesn't believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old. Carter didn't tie his answer on Tuesday to any of his fellow Democrats running for president. But two leading 2020 candidates, Joe...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., left, and former Vice President Joe Biden speak during a Democratic presidential primary debate hosted by ABC at Texas Southern University in Houston. A feud between two leading Democratic presidential candidates, Biden and Sanders, is intensifying in the high-stakes fight for organized labor. The high-profile Democrats sought to undermine each other's credibility Tuesday as they faced hundreds of union members who gathered for an AFL-CIO conference in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
September 17, 2019 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The high-stakes fight for working-class voters moved to Pennsylvania on Tuesday as a slate of Democratic White House hopefuls vowed to use the power of the presidency to crack down on corporate America and strengthen organized labor. But beneath all the agreement at the AFL-CIO...
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Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) is stopped for a first down by Atlanta Falcons free safety Isaiah Oliver (26) Atlanta Falcons strong safety Keanu Neal (22) during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, in Atlanta. The Atlanta Falcons won 24-20. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
September 17, 2019 - 2:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The new television season hasn't begun yet, but the football season has, and it's carrying the networks in the interim. Four NFL games finished among the Nielsen company's top 12 shows last week, led by the Sunday night matchup of Philadelphia against Atlanta. ABC devoted its entire...
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Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, as organizer Alicia Garza, right, looks on during an event with Supermajority in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
September 17, 2019 - 12:52 pm
GALIVANTS FERRY, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg unveiled his community-focused approach to disaster relief Tuesday in a South Carolina community hit hard by Hurricane Florence last year, pledging to reinforce the response to weather events he says are exacerbated by...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin prepares to vote at a voting station in Jerusalem on September 17, 2019. Israelis began voting Tuesday in an unprecedented repeat election that will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power despite a looming indictment on corruption charges. (Heidi Levine, Sipa, Pool via AP).
September 17, 2019 - 12:19 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli election (all times local): 10:15 p.m. In an apparent setback for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, exit polls show the Israeli leader has fallen short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies. The results posted by Israel's three...
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