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Joe Biden Responds to Former Staffer’s Sexual Assault Allegation

FILE – (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has categorically denied allegations from a former Senate staffer that he sexually assaulted her in the early 1990s, saying “this never happened.” Biden’s first public remarks on the allegation by a former employee, Tara Reade, come at a critical moment for the presumptive Democratic nominee as he tries to relieve…

U.S. Rep. John Lewis Pushes Joe Biden to Pick Woman of Color for His VP Running Mate

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia), the nationally-known civil rights icon,  said today that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden should pick a woman of color to be his running mate. Lewis made the comments as he endorsed Biden for president. “I think Vice President Biden should look around. It would be good to have a woman of color,” Lewis told reporters…

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 just won in Florida, Illinois and Arizona, and he’s built a delegate lead likely too large for Sanders to erase….

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 narrowed after decisive losses to Biden in Michigan, Missouri and Mississippi. Sanders won in North Dakota. He did not address…

Joe Biden Wins Four More Primary States, Bernie Sanders Wins North Dakota

Joe Biden has had another big night in the Democratic presidential primary, capturing four more states, including Michigan. The key battleground state helped propel Bernie Sanders’ insurgent candidacy four years ago, and the loss on Tuesday dealt a serious blow to his 2020 campaign. The former vice president also won Missouri, Mississippi and Idaho, showing strength with working-class voters and…

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”…

Elizabeth Warren Scheduled to Be in Selma on Bloody Sunday

Democratic Presidential Candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Massachusetts) is scheduled to be in Selma on Sunday, which will mark the 55th anniversary of Bloody Sunday. Former State Sen. Hank Sanders says Warren will take part in the Historical Selma Presidential Forum on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. at Wallace Community College Selma. Sanders says the event is the first-ever presidential forum to be…

Abrams & Biden Headline Speakers at Historic Brown Chapel Church

From the West Alabama Newsroom– A couple of big names are on the way to Selma for the annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee. Presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden — and voting rights activist Stacey Abrams will be among the speakers at Historic Brown Chapel Church during Jubilee weekend. Pastor Leodis Strong says Biden — will be one of the guest speakers…

Former Vice President Joe Biden Enters 2020 Presidential Race

Joe Biden has formally entered the 2020 race for president. The vice president under President Barack Obama made the announcement in a video released this morning. The move marks what will likely be the 76-year-old’s final opportunity to seek a job he has eyed for more than a generation. He struggled in two previous campaigns. Watch Joe Biden’s Announcement Video One…

Joe Biden Launching Fundraising PAC Amid 2020 Speculation

Official portrait of Vice President Joe Biden in his West Wing Office at the White House, Jan. 10, 2013. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any…