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February 28, 2020 05:07 PM

The former vice president got some promising results in polling leading into the primary this week. But even with a win, he still has lots of catching up to do to hope to win the nomination.

February 26, 2020 09:39 PM

"Mike is going to be in charge," Trump said in an evening news conference, as officials said a case in the U.S. may have been transmitted within the community.

February 26, 2020 07:53 PM

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says there is "no plan" for potential outbreaks in the U.S. The White House says it has the situation "contained" and has requested emergency funding.

February 26, 2020 12:03 AM

Sen. Bernie Sanders leads the race as he and six other presidential hopefuls take the stage on Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET. Follow NPR's live coverage of the debate.

February 25, 2020 04:06 PM

The president's remarks are an apparent reference to a dissent by Justice Sotomayor, who wrote that the government had claimed "one emergency after another" to seek an "unprecedented number" of stays.

February 25, 2020 10:24 AM

A lot is on the line in the 2020 primary debate. It might be the last chance for moderates to slow Bernie Sanders' momentum. And who comes out better — Joe Biden or Michael Bloomberg? Here's a guide.

February 24, 2020 12:01 PM

The Vermont senator won the most votes in Iowa. Now he's won New Hampshire and Nevada outright. That makes him the front-runner for the Democratic nomination.

February 23, 2020 12:19 PM

The state's primary is on Saturday as the race gets tighter. NPR's Danielle Kurtzleben reports on the armies of volunteers and campaign staff trying to win over one voter at a time.

February 23, 2020 12:49 AM

Sen. Bernie Sanders prevailed again on Saturday, according to The Associated Press. The state held the third contest in the nomination fight, but it was the first with a diverse population.

February 22, 2020 09:52 PM

Under a system like "Medicare for All," there are questions about job loss and older insurance workers. Studies show that job retraining is less effective for older workers.