Race and ethnicity

Early voter receives his I-Voted sticker, at an early voting polling station at the Ranchito Avenue Elementary School in the Panorama City section of Los Angeles on Monday, March 2, 2020. Major changes to the way people vote has election advocates on edge as Californians cast ballots in the Democratic presidential contest and other primary races. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
March 03, 2020 - 5:52 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Democratic presidential candidates are racing toward the biggest day on the primary calendar, when 14 states vote on Super Tuesday. It's the day when the primary moves from retail to wholesale. Instead of one state voting at a time, candidates have to focus on contests...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks to media ahead of a meeting with leaders of migrant associations at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Monday, March 2, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
March 02, 2020 - 2:32 am
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel met representatives of migrant groups Monday to reassure them that her government takes the issue of racism seriously following several attacks by far-right extremists in recent months. A 43-year-old German man shot dead nine people with immigrant...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, walks to the stage during a campaign rally Sunday, March 1, 2020, in Norfolk, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
March 02, 2020 - 2:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: ___ Days to Super Tuesday: 1 Days to general election: 256 ___ THE NARRATIVE The Democrats' 2020 nomination fight is at a crossroads. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders remains the front-...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., arrives to speak during a campaign rally in Springfield, Va., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
March 01, 2020 - 2:02 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Bernie Sanders' presidential ambitions were undone in 2016 when he couldn't line up enough support from black voters to win the Democratic nomination. As he tries again in 2020, results from South Carolina suggest he's still struggling to appeal to the voters who make up the...
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Yeshiva University Maccabees huddle around guard Ryan Turell (11) before a game against the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), in New York, Feb. 25, 2020. The Maccabees won the Skyline Conference quarterfinal 75-57. (AP Photo/Jessie Wardarski)
March 01, 2020 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Each of the mighty Maccabees has his role on the men’s basketball team. Gabriel Leifer sinks three-pointers; Daniel Katz is the defense wizard; Simcha Halpert makes the perfect alley-oop passes to Ryan Turell who soars for dunks. Kids pretend to be them in pickup games. The home...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden takes photos with supporters at a campaign event at Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh, N.C., Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
February 29, 2020 - 7:44 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden scored a thundering victory Saturday in South Carolina’s Democratic primary on the strength of African American support, a win so decisive that it could push other moderates to exit the race and blunt the rise of progressive rival Bernie Sanders. Biden's win came at...
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A voter casts a ballot in the South Carolina primary election, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
February 29, 2020 - 6:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters in Saturday’s Democratic presidential primary election in South Carolina called health care the top issue facing the country today, clearly naming it as more important than the economy, climate change, immigration, race relations and guns. That’s a change from Iowa and New...
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February 29, 2020 - 6:17 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Billionaire activist Tom Steyer, who poured millions of dollars into his Democratic presidential campaign, is ending his bid after a disappointing finish in the South Carolina primary. Steyer was set to announced Saturday night in Columbia that he was dropping out of the White...
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Voters fill out their ballots at a primary polling place, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
February 29, 2020 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina Democrats were voting in Saturday’s presidential primary with a greater sense of nostalgia for the Obama presidency than voters in earlier contests — likely reflecting the state’s sizable bloc of African American voters. Voters in the Palmetto State were more likely...
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Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer speaks at a campaign event in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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February 29, 2020 - 2:01 am
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina primary is certain to be a fork in the road for Democrats’ 2020 presidential nominating contest. But there’s no reliable map showing where voters’ choices might lead once the state's voters — the first 2020 contest where black voters hold the strongest...
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