Joseph R. Biden Jr. drew on his decades-long relationships and leveraged his close bond with black voters to try to wrap up a state long considered his stronghold.
President Trump appeared eager to bask in the warm reception of a conservative audience, who spent the conference listening to speakers road-testing messages for his re-election campaign.
For dramatic effect, the president crouched at the lectern to make fun of former New York mayor Mike Bloomberg’s height, eliciting chants of ‘four more years’ from the crowd.
After two depressing losses in the first states, Biden absorbed criticism from allies and refocused his candidacy. The result was his first victory in three presidential campaigns.
See the strengths and weaknesses of each Democratic candidate from a survey of voters as they exited randomly selected voting sites.
At the grassroots conservative gathering after fronting a coronavirus briefing, the president was back in his happy place
Stop Donald Trump now, Democrats warned at his impeachment trial, or will he take on the aspect of a king.
As cases mounted, the White House scrambled to gain control of a rudderless response defined by bureaucratic infighting, confusion and misinformation.
Mohammad Rasoulof was prevented from attending the festival but won top award for his study of the death penalty in Iran
Dissident Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof won the top prize at the Berlin film festival for There Is No Evil, a searingly critical work about the death penalty in Iran.
Rasoulof, 48, is currently banned from leaving Iran and was unable to accept the Golden Bear in person. Accepting the award on his behalf, producer Farzad Pak thanked “the amazing cast and crew who, put their lives in danger to be on this film”.
- Polls show Biden leading from Sanders in fourth state to vote
- Former vice-president needs victory to reinvigorate campaign
- Follow the latest results in our live South Carolina tracker
Joe Biden could be in for a good night thanks to the endorsement of South Carolina congressman Jim Clyburn.
Clyburn endorsed @JoeBiden this week.
Joe Biden could take the delegate lead in the Democratic primary tonight, depending on the size of his potential victory in South Carolina.
The Palmetto State is the most delegate-rich of the four early voting states. For perspective, Iowa, New Hampshire and Nevada have awarded a collective 101 delegates, and 54 delegates are up for grabs in South Carolina tonight.
For instance, with a 25-point win and a turnout of 400K, Biden would net 100K popular votes over Sanders and become the popular vote leader. He currently trails Sanders by 95K in the aggregate national popular vote.
Sir Philip Rutnam will sue for unfair dismissal, saying the home secretary began a ‘vicious’ campaign against him
Priti Patel’s future as the home secretary is being called into question this weekend after the most senior civil servant in her department resigned in a row over her alleged bullying of staff – and then announced he would sue the government for constructive dismissal.