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  • KQED Public Media
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Biden Wins Presidency, According To AP, Edging Trump In Turbulent Race

With Pennsylvania in Joe Biden's column, the former vice president gains the 270 electoral votes needed to be elected. → Read More

Biden Wins Presidency, According To AP, Edging Trump In Turbulent Race

With Pennsylvania in Joe Biden's column, the former vice president gains the 270 electoral votes needed to be elected. → Read More

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A Candidate, Not A Prosecutor: Harris' Role In Upcoming Supreme Court Hearings

Kamala Harris made her national reputation as a sharp, partisan questioner in Senate hearings. As a vice presidential nominee, that may not be her approach in the next Supreme Court confirmation. → Read More

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Bernie Sanders Lays Out An Existential Choice For Progressives

"The future of our democracy is at stake. The future of our economy is at stake. The future of our planet is at stake," Sanders said of this year's presidential election. → Read More

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In Historic Pick, Joe Biden Taps Kamala Harris To Be His Running Mate

The selection will make Harris just the third woman — and first African American — to be nominated for vice president by a major political party. → Read More

In Historic Pick, Joe Biden Taps Kamala Harris To Be His Running Mate

The selection will make Harris just the third woman — and first African American — to be nominated for vice president by a major political party. → Read More

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Democrats Meet Virtually To Approve Platform That Builds Off Biden-Sanders Effort

The platform includes large swaths of a recent report authored by joint Joe Biden-Bernie Sanders policy task forces. → Read More

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Biden's Foreign Policy Is All About Relationships. That's Harder Amid A Pandemic

Joe Biden has always prioritized person-to-person engagement in foreign policy. How would his administration conduct diplomacy in a world where that isn't possible? → Read More

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U.S. Faces 'A Child Care Emergency,' Biden Says In Unveiling $775 Billion Plan

Joe Biden's latest policy proposal would aim to make both child care and elder care more accessible and affordable. → Read More

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Democratic Task Forces Deliver Biden A Blueprint For A Progressive Presidency

A joint effort by former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to unify Democrats around Biden's candidacy has produced its policy recommendations. → Read More

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Kamala Harris Is Seen As The Clear Front-Runner To Be Joe Biden's Running Mate

Her allies see the first-term California senator and former prosecutor as bringing needed demographic balance to the Democratic ticket. → Read More

Kamala Harris Is Seen As The Clear Front-Runner To Be Joe Biden's Running Mate

Her allies see the first-term California senator and former prosecutor as bringing needed demographic balance to Biden's ticket. → Read More

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Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination, While Gaining Steam Against Trump

The candidate has started to reemerge on the campaign trail. His response to and the administration's handling of the coronavirus and protests over racial injustice seem to help him in the polls. → Read More

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Watch Live: Biden To Condemn Trump's Protest Response In Speech

The presumptive Democratic nominee speaks in Philadelphia on Tuesday morning and plans to say the president's actions show "the president is more interested in power than in principle." → Read More

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Pandemics In 'The End Of October'

Journalist Lawrence Wright learned a lot about pandemics for his new thriller — and he packs it all into sometimes-clunky dialogue. But right now, all that information is exactly what readers want. → Read More

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Trump Dismisses Top Scientist Rick Bright As 'Disgruntled Employee'

In a whistleblower complaint, Bright alleges he was removed from his post for failing to go along with the president's push to promote a drug as a cure for COVID-19. → Read More

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Biden Offering First Direct Response To Sexual Assault Allegation

Joe Biden is expected to personally respond to an allegation of sexual assault from a former Senate staffer in a TV interview. Up to now, Biden campaign staff have vehemently denied the allegation. → Read More

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8 Key Moments That Helped Define Bernie Sanders' Presidential Runs

Though the Vermont senator did not emerge as the Democratic nominee in either of his two bids, his campaigns have reshaped the party's politics and policy in significant ways. → Read More

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Sanders' Presidential Campaign Had An Impact On Democratic Party

Sen. Bernie Sanders has ended his Democratic presidential campaign. The decision makes former Vice President Joe Biden the party's presumptive nominee for the fall election. → Read More

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Bernie Sanders Is Suspending His Presidential Campaign

The Vermont senator is exiting the 2020 race, bowing to the commanding delegate lead that former Vice President Joe Biden has established. → Read More