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Biden to give first interview responding to sexual assault accusation

05 May, 2020 1:33 pm 1:33 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Presumptive Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden for the first time on Friday is set to personally address a former Senate aide’s accusation that he sexually assaulted her in 1993 – a claim that his campaign has denied. Biden is scheduled to be interviewed about the matter on the MSNBC program “Morning … Read More


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Biden, seeking support of women, wins Hillary Clinton’s endorsement

04 April, 2020 8:39 am 8:39 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden won the endorsement of Hillary Clinton for the office she fell short of winning in 2016 in her bid to become the first woman elected as US president. The endorsement, at an online town hall on the effects of the coronavirus crisis on women, came … Read More


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Biden’s campaign steps up fundraising with record haul in March

04 April, 2020 10:37 am 10:37 am

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden raised $46.7 million (37.65 million pounds) in March for his campaign, his largest one-month haul yet despite the coronavirus health crisis that has disrupted fundraising and hit donor finances. The sum for his fundraising in March, announced in an email by his campaign, was well … Read More


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Sanders quits US presidential race, setting up Biden battle with Trump

04 April, 2020 9:40 am 9:40 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders, a democratic socialist whose progressive agenda pushed the Democratic Party sharply to the left, ended his White House campaign on Wednesday, clearing the way for a Nov. 3 election battle between former Vice President Joe Biden and Republican President Donald Trump. Sanders, a onetime front-runner who promised to lead a … Read More


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03 March, 2020 4:10 pm 4:10 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders plans to talk with supporters to “assess his campaign” after bruising losses to Joe Biden in the most recent round of voting, his campaign said in a statement on Wednesday. “The next primary contest is at least three weeks away. Sen. Sanders is going to be having … Read More


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Biden, Sanders present dueling visions while blasting Trump’s coronav...

03 March, 2020 1:54 pm 1:54 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders blasted President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak during Sunday’s Democratic debate, and offered competing visions for how they would lead in a time of crisis that has upended the daily lives of Americans. In their first one-on-one debate, the two Democratic contenders to face Trump … Read More


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In crushing blow to Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden scores big Michigan win

03 March, 2020 9:39 am 9:39 am

DETROIT (Reuters) – Joe Biden won Michigan’s crucial Democratic nominating contest on Tuesday, taking a big step towards the party’s presidential nomination and dealing a stinging blow to rival Bernie Sanders’ fading White House bid. Biden, the former vice president under Barack Obama, also captured Missouri and Mississippi on a day when six states made … Read More


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Biden joined by Booker, Harris in show of unity ahead of key Michigan vote

03 March, 2020 9:30 am 9:30 am

DETROIT (Reuters) – Seeking a decisive win in the Michigan primary, Joe Biden was joined onstage in Detroit on Monday by two former Democratic presidential rivals, Cory Booker and Kamala Harris, in the latest sign the party establishment is lining up behind him. Biden, the former vice president, squares off against Senator Bernie Sanders on … Read More


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Twitter labels edited clip of Biden retweeted by Trump as manipulated media

03 March, 2020 9:25 am 9:25 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter Inc on Sunday used its new “manipulated media” label for the first time on a video clip of US Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that was retweeted by President Donald Trump. The video, which was posted on Saturday by White House social media director Dan Scavino, showed Biden stumbling on … Read More


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Warren ends White House bid, leaving Biden and Sanders to fight for Democra...

03 March, 2020 8:55 am 8:55 am

(Reuters) – Elizabeth Warren ended her presidential campaign  after concluding she had no realistic path to the Democratic nomination, leaving behind a two-man battle between former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders. Warren, a liberal senator who won plaudits for her robust policy plans and focused her campaign on fighting the corrupting influence … Read More


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Biden wins seven states on Super Tuesday, Sanders takes two

03 March, 2020 10:48 am 10:48 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A resurgent Joe Biden was projected to win seven large states on Tuesday, and front-runner Bernie Sanders captured two states with several others too close to call on the biggest day of voting in the 2020 Democratic presidential nominating race. Edison Research and the main television networks declared Biden the winner in … Read More


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Sanders looks to take charge as voting begins, Biden hopes to catch up

03 March, 2020 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders looked to take command of the Democratic presidential race as voting on the nominating campaign’s biggest day got underway on Tuesday, while top rival Joe Biden aimed to gain ground by muscling aside upstart Michael Bloomberg and consolidating moderate support. In Super Tuesday contests across 14 states, from tiny Maine … Read More


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Sanders projected for decisive win in Nevada, Biden on track for second pla...

02 February, 2020 9:16 am 9:16 am

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders solidified his front-runner status with what appeared to be a decisive victory in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada on Saturday, while Joe Biden was on track for a second-place finish that would give his struggling campaign new hope. Sanders, a senator from Vermont, rode a wave of backing … Read More


Sanders narrowly wins in New Hampshire Democratic primary as Biden lags bad...

02 February, 2020 8:10 am 8:10 am

MANCHESTER, NH (Reuters) – Bernie Sanders narrowly won New Hampshire’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, solidifying his front-runner status in the White House race and dealing a setback to moderate rival Joe Biden, who finished in a disappointing fifth place. Moderate Pete Buttigieg, the 38-year-old former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, finished a close second … Read More


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Biden, Sanders face off on war and trade at Democratic debate

01 January, 2020 9:00 am 9:00 am

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) – US Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden clashed on foreign policy and trade in a debate in Iowa on Tuesday, drawing sharp distinctions as they battle for the top spot in an unsettled White House field three weeks before the first vote. At the last debate before Iowa … Read More