Campaign 2020

Elizabeth Warren Ends Her Presidential Campaign

Elizabeth Warren has ended her Democratic presidential bid after a disappointing finish in Super Tuesday states. That’s according to a person familiar with her plans. The Massachusetts senator’s campaign had the markers of success: robust poll numbers, impressive fundraising, a national organization. But she was squeezed out by Bernie Sanders, who had an immovable base of voters she needed to…

Bloomberg drops out of presidential race, endorses Biden

  Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and has endorsed Joe Biden. It was a stunning collapse for the former New York City mayor, who had pinned his 2020 hopes on the Super Tuesday states and drained more than $500 million from his own fortune into his ultimately unsuccessful campaign. Bloomberg announced his departure…

Alabamians Vote to Keep Elected School Board

  Alabama voters have overwhelmingly voted “NO” to replacing the state’s elected school board with a commission appointed by the governor and confirmed by the Alabama Senate. Gov. Kay Ivey had supported the idea, saying a major change was needed to improve the performance of the state’s schools. She had pointed out that Alabama is only one of a handful…

Trump, Biden Easily Win Alabama in Presidential Primaries

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have easily won their party’s presidential primaries in Alabama. Trump had an insurmountable lead over the only other candidate on the GOP primary ballot, former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld. And Biden carried the state on Super Tuesday after a weekend appearance for an event commemorating the 55th anniversary of “Bloody Sunday”…

Super Tuesday: Alabama Primary Results

CLICK HERE for complete results from the Super Tuesday primaries in Alabama. On the ballot were the presidential primaries, plus races for U.S. Senate and the U.S. House. Also on the ballot was the proposal to remake the way Alabama schools are managed, going from an elected state school board to an education commission that would be appointed by the…

Exclusive: Steve Flowers Previews the Outcome of Super Tuesday

Alabama News Network Political Analyst Steve Flowers joined us to preview Super Tuesday and what we can expect when the votes are counted tonight.  Alabama is one of 14 Super Tuesday states. Flowers says nationally, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will benefit from having rivals Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar dropping out and endorsing him. That will help consolidate the…

Voters Head to the Polls for Super Tuesday

As many of you are voting for presidential hopefuls, several local primaries and elections are also taking place on Super Tuesday. There’s an effort by Montgomery County officials to move polling sites from schools because of safety concerns, and because of that, many people are voting at new locations today.  Voters we talked to say besides the rain, the voting…

Amy Klobuchar Is Ending Her Presidential Campaign, Will Endorse Biden

Sen. Amy Klobuchar in Selma on Sunday, Feb. 29, 2020 – (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) is ending her Democratic presidential campaign and is set to endorse Joe Biden. Her campaign says she is flying to Dallas and plans to join Biden at his rally Monday night. The Minnesota senator is the third presidential candidate to drop out…

Democratic Presidential Candidates Attend Annual Bridge Crossing Re-Enactment

Sunday marked the final day of the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee weekend. There were some well-known faces in Selma, including several democratic presidential candidates. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren; Former South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg; Former Vice President Joe Biden; former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg; and philanthropist Tom Steyer all brought their campaigning efforts to Selma…

AP Sources: Buttigieg Ending his Presidential Campaign

Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg walks to speaks with members of the media, Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Plains, Ga. Associated Press Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg walks to speaks with members of the media, Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Plains, Ga. Associated Press Pete Buttigieg, who rose…