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Final numbers are in for Washington’s 2020 presidential primary: Turnout sets new record

Excerpt: Almost half of Washington State's registered voters participated in its 2020 presidential primary, the first to be used by both major political parties.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Biden demolishes Sanders’ comeback chances as Arizona, Florida and Illinois vote

Excerpt: Each of the three states that voted today overwhelmingly backed Vice President Joe Biden, giving him a practically insurmountable lead over Bernie Sanders
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Ohio’s 2020 primary to be postponed, in defiance of state court ruling

Excerpt: Governor Mike DeWine has ordered Ohio's polls to close tomorrow over COVID-19 fears, defying a judge's ruling from earlier in the day.
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We’re watching the eleventh 2020 Democratic presidential debate (Bernie vs. Joe). Join us!

Excerpt: Follow along with us from home as we chronicle the eleventh Democratic debate, which is being held in Washington, D.C. on March 15th, 2020.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders to debate one-on-one in Washington, D.C. studio

Excerpt: The former Vice President and the junior U.S. Senator from Vermont will meet amidst a global pandemic and in the aftermath of Super Tuesday and Super Tuesday II.
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DNC makes drastic changes to March 15th presidential debate due to COVID-19 fears

Excerpt: The Democratic National Committee has moved the location of the eleventh Democratic presidential debate, due to the spreading coronavirus pandemic
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Joe Biden overtakes Bernie Sanders, is now winning Washington’s presidential primary

Excerpt: Former Vice President Joe Biden has edged ahead of Bernie Sanders in Washington State's 2020 presidential primary and is now the plurality vote getter, new results tabulated by county elections officials show.
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Joe Biden triumphs in Idaho, taking another state that was in Sanders’ 2016 win column

Excerpt: Idaho was squarely in Bernie Sanders' column in 2016. Not this year. Former Vice President Joe Biden has prevailed in the Gem State's Democratic presidential primary, according to projections.
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The polls were correct: Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are very nearly tied in Washington

Excerpt: Former Vice President Joe Biden and United States Senator Bernie Sanders are each garnering an almost equal share of Washington State's groundbreaking Democratic presidential primary, early results show.
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No surprise: Joe Biden projected to win Mississippi Democratic primary

Excerpt: Super Tuesday II -- or Mini Super Tuesday -- is looking like a repeat of last week's event, with early projections for Joe Biden.
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Today is Presidential Primary Day in Washington and Idaho! Have you voted?

Excerpt: Voted yet? If you have, congratulations on participating! Now, go check up on your friends and family and make sure they’ve voted, too. Haven’t voted yet? It’s time to get that ballot in!
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Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden are running dead even in Washington State, new poll finds

Excerpt: The Washington State presidential primary looks extremely competitive with just seventy-two hours left to vote. Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden have nearly identical numbers in a new public opinion research survey taken before Elizabeth Warren suspended her campaign.
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Elizabeth Warren ends her White House bid

Excerpt: The incomparable Elizabeth Warren has suspended her 2020 presidential campaign and will no longer seek the Democratic nomination. But she will remain a force in progressive politics.
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Super Tuesday fallout: The 2020 Democratic presidential contest is now a two-person race

Excerpt: Super Tuesday 2020 has come and gone. Now, only Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have any hope of becoming the Democratic presidential nominee.
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