Joe Biden, nominee-in-waiting. And waiting. And waiting.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the three weeks since his blowout win in the South Carolina primary, Joe Biden has emerged as the Democratic presidential nominee-in-waiting. But, amid the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic, put the emphasis on waiting.
Biden holds an essentially insurmountable delegate lead over his last remaining rival, Bernie Sanders, yet the Vermont senator remains in the race. And with several states delaying their primaries to avoid the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Biden can’t reach the required majority of pledged convention delegates until May or June.
Biden wins endorsement from NEA, nation's largest union
The nation’s largest labor union has lined up behind Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, with the National Education Association on Saturday endorsing the former vice president for the Democratic nomination over his last remaining primary rival Bernie Sanders.
The NEA’s board of directors chose Biden following a recommendation from the organization’s political action committee board, following months of surveying the organization’s 3 million members and multiple presidential candidate forums held around the country.
The Latest: Biden faces down pro-gun worker at Detroit plant
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 Democratic presidential primaries (all times local):
Joe Biden has faced down a pro-gun worker in a testy exchange over his plan to reinstate the assault weapons ban.
Biden spoke at an auto plant in Detroit on Tuesday and then was confronted by a worker in a hard hat who accused him of “actively trying to end our Second Amendment right.” Biden used an expletive to tell the worker he was “full of” it and hushed an aide who was trying to end the conversation.
Biden wins 8 Super Tuesday states; Sanders takes California
WASHINGTON (AP) — A resurgent Joe Biden scored victories from Texas to Massachusetts on Huge Tuesday, revitalizing a presidential inform that used to be teetering on the threshold of catastrophe correct days earlier. However his rival, Bernie Sanders, seized the ideal prize with a salvage in California that ensured he — and his contain of democratic socialism — would pressure the Democrats’ nomination war for the foreseeable future.
And all straight away, the Democratic Celebration’s presidential field, which featured more than a half of dozen candidates every week ago, transformed into a two-man contest.
Biden fights for momentum in Democrats' shifting primary
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — An emboldened Joe Biden is attempting to solid himself as the decided reasonable different to revolutionary Bernie Sanders as the Democrats’ fearful presidential field raced in direction of Neat Tuesday.
One among Biden’s main reasonable opponents, worn South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg, dropped out of the campaign Sunday appropriate 24 hours after Biden scored a resounding victory in South Carolina, his first of the 2020 rollercoaster nomination fight.
"Scandal of Ukraine" .. Suspicions about the complicity of Pompeo and Pines
As public hearings into the investigation into the ouster of US President Donald Trump enter their second week, there is suspicion of complicity over US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
These suspicions were highlighted during the testimony of US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sundland, who acknowledged that Trump ordered him to work with his lawyer Rudy Giuliani on his country’s relations with Ukraine.
The White House Refuses to Cooperate with Investigations The move would put the United States in a constitutional crisis
The White House has decided to refuse to cooperate with ongoing investigations that Democrats are seeking to begin proceedings to isolate President Donald Trump, arguing that the investigation lacks “constitutional legitimacy” and would put the United States in a constitutional crisis.
By taking control of the House of Representatives, Democrats are trying to uncover whether Trump abused his position when he asked the Ukrainian president to open an investigation into corruption over the family of former vice-president Joe Biden, the likely Democratic presidential candidate in the 2020 presidential election.