Campaign 2020 Headlines

Lawsuit Challenges Alabama Voting Rules During COVID-19 Pandemic

A lawsuit says that Alabama's voting rules amid the coronavirus pandemic jeopardize the health of voters, especially older voters, black voters, and voters with disabilities. The lawsuit filed by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the Southern Poverty Law…

Sanders' campaign says he's reassessing, not dropping out

WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he's reassessing his campaign, and that's raising questions about whether he'll drop out after losing three more states and falling prohibitively behind former Vice President Joe Biden in the race. Biden…

Alabama Run-off Election Rescheduled for July 14

Governor Kay Ivey on Wednesday announced the Primary Runoff Election would be held on July 14, due to the concerns surrounding the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. “Exercising my extraordinary powers…

Bernie Sanders Vows to Remain in Democratic Presidential Race

Bernie Sanders is moving ahead with his Democratic presidential campaign. He told reporters in Burlington, Vermont, today that he's not quitting despite key primary losses to Joe Biden the night before. The Vermont senator's path to the presidential nomination considerably…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

AP Sources: Buttigieg Ending his Presidential Campaign

Pete Buttigieg, who rose from being a small-town Midwestern mayor to a barrier-breaking, top-tier candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, is ending his campaign. Three people with knowledge of Buttigieg's decision told The Associated Press he began informing campaign staff…

Democrats Gather for 'Bloody Sunday' Commemoration in Selma

SELMA, Ala. (AP) - Democratic presidential candidates are gathering in Selma, Alabama, to mark a civil rights anniversary and appeal for black votes two days before Super Tuesday balloting. Former Vice President Joe Biden and former New York Mayor Mike…

Jeff Sessions in Fight to Win Back his Old Senate Seat

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions faces a competitive primary Tuesday as he seeks to reclaim the U.S. Senate seat he held for 20 years. Sessions is hoping to regain the seat he held before being tapped…

A Look Ahead to Super Tuesday Elections

With just a few days until Super Tuesday Elections, Political Analyst Steve Flowers gave us a preview of what to expect, and some of the unexpected that may come up on March 3rd.…

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