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Many African American voters in Michigan did not vote in the 2016 presidential election and Trump won the state

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Gov. Kate Brown pledges to take climate action by executive order after Republican boycott sinks all but three bills during 2020 session

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In 1965, in what has become a footnote to history, Jimmie Lee Jackson was fatally shot at a protest in Marion. (Courtesy of the Jimmie Lee Jackson Family via AP) 

A small march to prevent the lynching of a minister, police beatings of young and old, and the police shooting of a young church deacon in Marion, Ala. all happened in one day two weeks before Bloody Sunday

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during a primary election night rally, Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at Eastern Market in Detroit. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) 

Here are the latest updates from Super Tuesday Democratic primary elections

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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks during a primary night election rally in Essex Junction, Vt., Tuesday, March 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke) 

Biden's rival Bernie Sanders seized the biggest prize with a win in California, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren was reassessing her candidacy

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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., right, poses for a photograph with a supporter after a campaign stop in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File) 

Voters are heading to the polls Tuesday to decide which Democrat should take on President Donald Trump in the fall in what many Black voters say is the most important election of their lifetimes

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In this Feb. 7, 2020, image, an African seeking asylum sits in front of his apartment in Tijuana, Mexico, as two children pass. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) 

The president has used economic leverage to get help in curtailing immigration

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Two days before Super Tuesday the Democratic candidates joined NAACP President Derrick Johnson, Rep John Lewis, Rev Al Sharpton and other black leaders in Selma, Ala., to highlight the fight for voting rights and the failure to end poverty in the United States

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Buttiegieg and Steyer are out of the race after Biden's 20 point win in South Carolina Saturday but can any of the candidates draw ahead of the pack on Super Tuesday?

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Biden has long hoped that winning big in South Carolina will propel him to the nomination, but could one of the other candidates upend that plan?

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