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Biden surges past Sanders in Democratic race as Bloomberg exits

Mar 05, 2020 - 8:26 AM

President Donald Trump hails the 'incredible comeback' of the 77-year-old former vice president

ALL SMILES. Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden smiles while standing with supporters at a campaign event at the W Los Angeles hotel on March 4, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images/AFP

Billionaire Bloomberg ends campaign, endorses Biden

Mar 04, 2020 - 11:31 PM

'Three months ago, I entered the race for president to defeat Donald Trump. Today, I am leaving the race for the same reason: to defeat Donald Trump,' US media tycoon Michael Bloomberg says in a statement

BLOOMBERG DROPS OUT. In this file photo taken on March 03, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg waves during a rally at Palm Beach County Convention Center in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Super Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Photo by Eva Marie Uzcategui/AFP

'New race': Biden seizes momentum with Super Tuesday surge

Mar 04, 2020 - 8:49 AM

(5th UPDATE) The results signal a remarkable comeback for Joe Biden, a former vice president under Barack Obama, who is vying once again for frontrunner status

SUPER SUPPORTERS. Supporters of Democratic presidential hopeful former Vice President Joe Biden attend a Super Tuesday event in Los Angeles on March 3, 2020. Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP

U.S. votes in crucial primaries after ex-rivals back Biden

Mar 03, 2020 - 4:15 PM

The Democratic establishment is desperate to unite around a moderate candidate who can triumph over frontrunner Bernie Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, and face President Trump in November

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 02: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event on March 2, 2020 in Dallas, Texas. Biden continues to campaign before the upcoming Super Tuesday Democratic presidential primaries. Ron Jenkins/Getty Images/AFP Ron Jenkins / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Resurgent Biden earns Klobuchar, Buttigieg backing before Super Tuesday

Mar 03, 2020 - 10:26 AM

'It is no secret...that there is a massive effort trying to stop Bernie Sanders,' the frontrunner says about himself

BIDEN SUPPORTERS. Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden hold signs during a campaign event at Wofford University February 28, 2020 in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images/AFP

What you need to know about 'Super Tuesday'

Mar 02, 2020 - 2:05 PM

March 3 is the biggest day of the entire presidential primary process, with tens of millions of Americans eligible to cast ballots. Here are a few things to watch for on Super Tuesday.

SUPER TUESDAY INCOMING. People walk past a polling station as the state votes in the primary election on February 29, 2020 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. File photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Modi casts vote on India's 'Super Tuesday'

Apr 23, 2019 - 5:54 PM

The 117 seats over 15 states being fought for on Tuesday, April 23, are the biggest number of any of the 7 stages of voting over 6 weeks

VOTE. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi displays his ink-marked finger after casting his vote during the third phase of general elections at a polling station in Ahmedabad on April 23, 2019. Photo by Punit Paranjpe/AFP

Philippine and US election demographics

May 01, 2016 - 6:00 PM

This piece will dive into specific voters’ demographics that could influence the outcome of these elections With the upcoming elections in both countries will voting blocs make a winner?

Philippine and US electoral systems on the line

Apr 09, 2016 - 6:05 PM

Both the US and the Philippines could be faced with serious questions about our respective electoral systems

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Mar 15, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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Tuesday's US primaries shaping up as referendum on Trump

Mar 14, 2016 - 1:30 AM

The stakes could not be higher for the Republicans as billionaire Donald Trump seeks a huge lead

epa05206239 US businessman and Republican presidential hopeful Donald J. Trump speaks as retired Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson (not pictured) announces his endorsement of Trump during a press conference at the Mar-A-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, USA, 11 March 2016. Carson had abandoned his presidental campaign on 05 March and announces on 11 March he is endorsing Trump. The Florida Presidential Preference Primary Election will be on 15 March 2016. EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA

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Mar 02, 2016 - 6:27 PM

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#USVote: Lessons from Super Tuesday

Mar 02, 2016 - 2:22 PM

Four lessons learned from the events of Super Tuesday

epa05189535 Mary Austin hands out 'I Voted' stickers at a polling center in Edmond, Oklahoma, USA, 01 March 2016. People in 12 states are voting in primary elections to determine the candidates for president of the United States of America. EPA/J PAT CARTER

Trump says he will unify Republican party

Mar 02, 2016 - 12:40 PM

Trump tries to defuse an intra party feud that may be the only serious obstacle on his path to wining the Republican White House nomination

Republican 2016 US presidential candidate businessman Donald Trump (R) speaks, after being introduced by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (L) at a Super Tuesday campaign event in Palm Beach, Florida, USA, March 1, 2016. Ryan Stone/EPA

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Mar 02, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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#USVote: Super Tuesday winners, state by state

Mar 02, 2016 - 10:53 AM

3rd UPDATE Here is a state by state breakdown of projected winners on the pivotal day of the 2016 White House race

Poll manager Ty Stepter hands a sticker to a voter after they cast their ballot at All Saints Episcopal Church, during the Super Tuesday US presidential primary voting in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March 1, 2016. Erik S Lesser/EPA

US elections: Clinton, Trump win big on Super Tuesday

Mar 02, 2016 - 8:50 AM

UPDATED Super Tuesday is the most pivotal day of the presidential primary season so far with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hoping to wipe out all rivals for their party nominations

BIG WINNER. US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a campaign rally at a film studio in Miami, Florida, USA, March 1, 2016. Joe Skipper/EPA

Super Tuesday: Trump, Clinton eye big boost

Mar 02, 2016 - 12:29 AM

UPDATED Millions of people are taking part in Super Tuesday – a series of primary votes and caucuses in a dozen states stretching from Virginia on the east coast all the way to Alaska

SUPER TUESDAY. People wait in line to vote at a polling center in Edmond, Oklahoma, USA, March 1, 2016. Photo by J Pat Carter/EPA

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Mar 01, 2016 - 12:12 PM

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FAST FACTS: US 'Super Tuesday'

Mar 01, 2016 - 9:18 AM

Here is what is at stake on Super Tuesday which could have a big impact on Democratic and Republican contenders still in the race for the White House

A poll worker at a polling station in a school gym during the Democratic presidential primary in Charleston, South Carolina, USA, February 27, 2016. Richard Ellis/EPA

Super Tuesday: Trump, Clinton heavy favorites

Mar 01, 2016 - 7:49 AM

UPDATED With just hours to go before polls open the Republican and Democratic frontrunners fend off rivals and appeal to supporters in a dozen states

SUPER TUESDAY COMBATANTS. This combination of pictures created on February 25, 2016 shows top US presidential candidates (L-R) Republican Marco Rubio on January 14, 2016; Republican Ted Cruz on February 23, 2016; Democrat Bernie Sanders on on February 04, 2016; Republican Donald Trump on February 23, 2016; and Democrat Hillary Clinton on February 04, 2016. AFP photos

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Feb 29, 2016 - 7:42 PM

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Clinton, Trump shoot for inevitability on Super Tuesday

Feb 29, 2016 - 3:33 PM

Clinton and Trump are well positioned to secure the lion s share of the delegate bonanza in the 11 states voting in each party s primaries

DEMOCRATIC FRONTRUNNER. Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a 'Get Out The Vote' rally at the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff on February 28, 2016 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Critics lash out at Trump over white supremacist backing

Feb 29, 2016 - 8:41 AM

Conservatives and liberals alike rounded on Republican Donald Trump for refusing to reject an endorsement by David Duke a white nationalist who once led the Ku Klux Klan

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (C) talks to members of the media in the spin room after the CNN Republican Presidential Primary Debate at the University of Houston's Moores School of Music Opera House in Houston, Texas, USA, February 25, 2016. Larry W. Smith/EPA

Clinton eyes South Carolina win as Republicans brawl

Feb 27, 2016 - 1:18 PM

4th UPDATE When you run for president it s not just Americans who pay attention says Clinton

epa05183036 US Democratic presidential candidate and former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton speaks during a primary eve campaign rally outside the Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, South Carolina, USA, 26 February 2016. The South Carolina Democratic presidential primary will be held on 27 February 2016. EPA/ERIK S. LESSER

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Feb 26, 2016 - 7:17 PM

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Feb 24, 2016 - 6:55 PM

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#USvote: Next key tests in White House race on Saturday

Feb 20, 2016 - 3:59 PM

The race for the White House heats up as Republicans and Democrats head into the South Carolina primary and Nevada caucus

PRESIDENTIAL RACE. Super Tuesday on March 1 marks the third test for the United States' presidential hopefuls. Photo by Saul Loeb/AFP