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Ex-Sanders staffers promote Biden to Latinos in Iowa, Nevada

Former staffers from Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign want to harness strong support for the Vermont senator among Hispanics to bolster Joe Biden in two battleground states that could prove critical in November's election.

Biden reaches deal to let Sanders keep hundreds of delegates

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has agreed to let former primary rival Bernie Sanders keep hundreds of delegates he would otherwise forfeit by dropping out of the presidential race in a deal designed to avoid the bitter feelings that marred the party in 2016 and helped lead to Hillary Clinton’s defeat.

Sanders advisers form Super PAC to back Biden, push him left

Top advisers to Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign are forming an outside political group to support the candidate who beat him in the Democratic primary, Joe Biden, hoping to push the former vice president to the left on key issues and boost his appeal with young voters, Latinos and others who often shunned him in favor of Sanders.

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

Sen. Bernie Sanders, who saw his once strong lead in the Democratic primary evaporate as the party’s establishment lined swiftly up behind rival Joe Biden, ended his presidential bid on Wednesday, an acknowledgment that the former vice president is too far ahead for him to have any reasonable hope of catching up.

Democrats delay nominating convention until week of Aug. 17

The Democratic National Committee is delaying its presidential nominating convention until the week of Aug. 17 after prospective nominee Joe Biden said he didn’t think it would be possible to hold a normal convention in mid-July because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Sanders faces tough decisions as path to nomination narrows

Bernie Sanders was trying to determine his next moves on Wednesday, after Joe Biden swept to victory in Florida, Illinois and Arizona and seized a commanding lead in a Democratic presidential race upended by the coronavirus.

Biden holds big lead in new poll

A new poll of Democratic primary voters conducted by the Wall Street Journal and NBC News shows a significant consolidation of support behind former vice president Joe Biden, emphasizing Sen. Bernie Sanders’ failure to broaden his support the way Biden has over the past few weeks. Among those Democrats who have voted or plan to vote, 61% say Biden is their preferred nominee as opposed to 32% who prefer Sanders, I-Vt. In a poll conducted in mid-February, 15% of voters identified Biden as their preferred choice.

’Bigger than any one of us’: Biden, Sanders take on pandemic

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders sought in Sunday’s Democratic debate to cast themselves as best positioned to lead the nation through a global pandemic, with Biden pledging to deploy the military to help with recovery efforts and Sanders using the crisis to pitch his long-sought overhaul of the country’s health care system.

Joe Biden headed to victory in Washington’s Democratic presidential primary

The state will send 89 delegates to the national convention, and the two-man race to earn a majority of those delegates remains close. But Biden, who received a late boost of support through endorsements from other Democratic candidates, has continually posted gains on Sanders since Election Night.