Former vice president Joe Biden has so far dominated, outpolling Trump and topping the Democratic field WASHINGTON - A record 23 Democrats of diverse genders, races and political backgrounds are lining up to try to stop Republican US President Donald Trump from winning a second term in the 2020 elections.Though much will change in the more than 500 days to go before polls open, a nationwide Fox News poll released this week showed former vice president Joe Biden leading the pack.Here are five questions and answers as the campaign season in the United States begins:- How will it play out? - While the field will certainly shrink once the first votes of primary season are cast in Iowa in February, some candidates may call it quits after debates begin later this month.An unprecedented prime-time broadcast from Miami awaits: over two nights, June 26 and 27, millions of Americans will tune in to the highly-anticipated debut debate of the cycle.The Democratic National Committee … [Read more...] about The race to win the US Democratic primary: where does it stand?
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Kawhi Leonard loses zero sleep pondering his place in the pantheon of NBA greats. The Toronto Raptors' All-Star is restlessly pursuing only one thing: a championship ring. "I'm not playing the game for (notoriety)," Leonard said at NBA Finals media day Wednesday. "I'm playing to have fun and try to be the best player I can be. I'm happy with myself and what I have done in my career and I'm just going to keep on from there. It's not about me being famous or want to have more fame than those guys. It's about me playing basketball and having fun on the floor." This is Leonard's third trip to the NBA Finals, first going as a 21-year-old member of the San Antonio Spurs in 2013, when he was two years removed from playing at San Diego State. One of the Golden State Warriors' five consecutive trips to the Finals came at the expense of the Spurs, but Leonard said that experience and his time in the Western Conference means little these days. READ: 4 factors for Raptors to dethrone … [Read more...] about News Kawhi Leonard: Here for championship, not fame
The Los Angeles Lakers have decided to move on from Tyronn Lue in their search for their next head coach, according to multiple reports Wednesday. The franchise "determined he isn't the right long-term fit for the organization, according to a team source," according to a tweet from Los Angeles Times reporter Tania Ganguli. Earlier Wednesday, the New York Times, citing league sources, reported that one of the reasons -- other than contract terms -- for the breakdown in negotiations was that the Lakers had been trying to dictate choices for assistant coaches. ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski wrote that the Lakers were hoping to add former Milwaukee Bucks and Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd to a Lue staff. Wojnarowski tweeted that Kidd "made a strong impression with management in his head coaching interview and had a productive history w/ Bucks developing young talent." Lue turned down a three-year, $18 million offer, according to Los Angeles Times' reporter Brad Turner, who cited a source … [Read more...] about News NBA: Lakers move on from Lue in coaching search