9 states where the rules for voting have been changed or challenged ahead of 2020
9 states where the rules for voting have been changed or challenged ahead of 2020

The 2016 election proved that every vote counts. Now states that may be crucial in 2020 have passed or proposed measures that change the rules for voting.

Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz takes portraits of five women running for president
Famed photographer Annie Leibovitz takes portraits of five women running for president

The 2020 Presidential election has five accomplished candidates that happen to be female.

FACT CHECK: The first Democratic debate, Night One: What's true and false
FACT CHECK: The first Democratic debate, Night One: What's true and false

While the first 10 Democratic candidates hit the debate stage, here are the claims that hold up and the ones that don't.

How often the Democratic candidates mention Trump during the debate?
How often the Democratic candidates mention Trump during the debate?

They’re running to replace him, but how many times will they bring him up?

UPDATE: Georgia election officials set date for 2020 presidential primary
UPDATE: Georgia election officials set date for 2020 presidential primary

For the first time in years, Georgia will not be voting on Super Tuesday.

NBC announces lineup of Democrats for each night of first 2020 debate
NBC announces lineup of Democrats for each night of first 2020 debate

To decide the matchups, candidates' names were drawn manually at NBC News' headquarters in New York.

The fight to stay ahead of deepfake videos before the 2020 US election
The fight to stay ahead of deepfake videos before the 2020 US election

With this new breed of falsified videos, it's more difficult than ever to trust that what we see is real.

NBC announces five moderators for first Democratic debate
NBC announces five moderators for first Democratic debate

The presidential primary face-off, hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, will take place in Miami on June 26-27.

'Selfie strategy': Candidates have a reason for taking more fan photos than ever
'Selfie strategy': Candidates have a reason for taking more fan photos than ever

Elizabeth Warren has spent more than 90 hours taking pictures with supporters on the 2020 campaign trail. She's not alone.

Ex-NSA hacker wants to give 2020 candidates free cybersecurity tool. The FEC may stop him
Ex-NSA hacker wants to give 2020 candidates free cybersecurity tool. The FEC may stop him

FEC lawyers say the request by Oren Falkowitz looks 'too much like a political contribution.' An official decision will be made Thursday.

Judge won't toss suit challenging Georgia voting machines
Judge won't toss suit challenging Georgia voting machines

A federal judge says a lawsuit that challenges Georgia's current voting machines and seeks statewide use of paper ballots can move forward.

Kamala Harris disputes Joe Biden's claims about 1994 crime bill
Kamala Harris disputes Joe Biden's claims about 1994 crime bill

Harris was responding to comments made by Biden, one of many rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination, a day earlier in the same state.

NBC News: First Democratic debate set for Miami, June 26-27
NBC News: First Democratic debate set for Miami, June 26-27

Details on the venue, moderators and timing will be announced at a later date, the debate's host said in a release.

NBC News poll: Americans split on who will win in 2020
NBC News poll: Americans split on who will win in 2020

A majority of Americans do not believe that nominating a female or nonwhite candidate will help or hurt the Democratic Party in the general election, according to the poll.

New election ordered in North Carolina House district after possible illegal activities
New election ordered in North Carolina House district after possible illegal activities

"It's become clear to me that the public's confidence in the ninth district seat general election has been undermined," GOP candidate Mark Harris said.

Stacey Abrams to deliver Democratic response to State of the Union
Stacey Abrams to deliver Democratic response to State of the Union

Stacey Abrams, who was the party's candidate in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial race, will deliver the Democratic response to State of the Union on February 5th.

Report: Voting paper trail still needed in Tennessee
Report: Voting paper trail still needed in Tennessee

According to the Tennessee Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, just 14 of the state's 95 counties produce some sort of a paper record for independent recounts and audits.

Joe Biden: 'I'm the most qualified person in the country to be president'
Joe Biden: 'I'm the most qualified person in the country to be president'

The former vice president said Monday night that the decision on a White House bid will rest on whether he and his family are 'ready.'

UPDATE: Voting for Georgia runoffs ends Tuesday
UPDATE: Voting for Georgia runoffs ends Tuesday

No candidate won a majority of the vote in the races for Secretary of State and Public Service Commission. Now candidates are making a last minute push to win over voters.

Tennessee Senate GOP renominates speaker, picks new leader
Tennessee Senate GOP renominates speaker, picks new leader

The House and Senate will cast their official leadership votes in January.

Democrats' campaign machine won the House — and left them $18 million in debt
Democrats' campaign machine won the House — and left them $18 million in debt

The DCCC spent heavily in an unusually large number of races across the country and faced deep-pocketed opponents in GOP outside groups.

Republican Hyde-Smith beats Democrat Espy in Mississippi Senate race, NBC projects
Republican Hyde-Smith beats Democrat Espy in Mississippi Senate race, NBC projects

The election came amid a backdrop of race-related controversies that drew national attention to the contest.

Tennessee Gov.-elect Lee names 9 administration picks
Tennessee Gov.-elect Lee names 9 administration picks

The Republican's transition team says his finance commissioner will be investment company chairman Stuart McWhorter, who was Lee's campaign finance chairman.

Florida Senate race finally decided, Democrat Nelson concedes according to rival Scott
Florida Senate race finally decided, Democrat Nelson concedes according to rival Scott

Nelson's path to victory was cut off earlier Sunday when the results of a hand recount of the state's votes left Scott, the state's two-term governor, with a 10,033-vote advantage.

Stacey Abrams refuses to call Brian Kemp's victory 'legitimate' but says it is 'legal'
Stacey Abrams refuses to call Brian Kemp's victory 'legitimate' but says it is 'legal'

Speaking with MSNBC's Joy Reid on "AM Joy," Abrams criticized Kemp's actions as secretary of state in the lead up to the election when asked by Reid whether she considered the result to be legitimate.

Absent Ballots: Florida county misplaced over 2,000 votes
Absent Ballots: Florida county misplaced over 2,000 votes

A hand recount is ongoing for the U.S. Senate and Florida commissioner of agriculture contests.

Kemp congratulates Abrams, says he's moving on
Kemp congratulates Abrams, says he's moving on

The Latest the campaign for Georgia governor (all times local):

Only on AP: Stacey Abrams' preps push for new vote
Only on AP: Stacey Abrams' preps push for new vote

Democrat Stacey Abrams is considering an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor's race that could leave the state's Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting.

Florida drama: Hand recount ordered in Nelson-Scott U.S. Senate race
Florida drama: Hand recount ordered in Nelson-Scott U.S. Senate race

Counties across the state are racing to meet the noon Sunday deadline to complete the tally.

AP source: Acting attorney general tells senator that Mueller probe to go on
AP source: Acting attorney general tells senator that Mueller probe to go on

Senator Lindsey Graham and acting Attorney General Whitaker met Thursday as a bipartisan group of senators pushes legislation to protect Mueller’s job.

Judge rules on requests by Abrams campaign
Judge rules on requests by Abrams campaign

U.S. District Judge Steve Jones ruled late Wednesday that the secretary of state must confirm that each county's vote tally includes absentee ballots on which the voter's date of birth is missing or incorrect.

First photo: See the new Congress' history-making members
First photo: See the new Congress' history-making members

More women were elected this month to the House than ever before.

Democrat calls Tennessee racist, some voters 'uneducated'
Democrat calls Tennessee racist, some voters 'uneducated'

WREG-TV reports London Lamar said the comments in a now-deleted Facebook video posted following last week's election.

Judge in Georgia orders county to accept late ballots
Judge in Georgia orders county to accept late ballots

The ruling was a result of a lawsuit filed by the Democratic Party of Georgia.

Step right up: The recount circus returns to Florida
Step right up: The recount circus returns to Florida

From pro-Trump protesters to swarming lawyers to paper jams, the latest ballot counting isn't making the Sunshine State look any better than the last one.

The 'invisible primary' comes into view. Joe, Cory, Beto, Kamala — those names and more
The 'invisible primary' comes into view. Joe, Cory, Beto, Kamala — those names and more

The end of the 2018 campaign marked the start of the 2020 presidential free-for-all.

Georgia's post-election drama finale at hand
Georgia's post-election drama finale at hand

Challenges aside, the vote is due to be officially certified next week

Decision 2018: Legal action in GA gubernatorial race
Decision 2018: Legal action in GA gubernatorial race

The Stacey Abrams campaign is not backing down or conceding in the race for governor, by demanding that every vote is counted and continuing to take legal action.

Brian Kemp resigns as Georgia secretary of state
Brian Kemp resigns as Georgia secretary of state

As secretary of state, Kemp oversees elections, something his opponents criticized as a conflict of interest.

Local attorney weighs in on possible runoff in Georgia governor's race
Local attorney weighs in on possible runoff in Georgia governor's race

A local attorney says there's no doubt that all eyes are on Abrams and Kemp, but it's the third candidate on the ballot, Ted Metz, who is somewhat responsible for a divide in votes.

Could provisional ballots make a difference in GA gubernatorial race?
Could provisional ballots make a difference in GA gubernatorial race?

Despite Kemp's declaration, the governor's race in Georgia is still too close to officially call.

#Decision2018: Crime victims will get more rights in Georgia
#Decision2018: Crime victims will get more rights in Georgia

In 1983, Marsy Nicholas was killed by her ex-boyfriend, and a week later her parents ran into the accused murderer in the grocery store. Marsy's family had no idea the man was out on bail.

Poll: Tennessee voters divided over state of the nation
Poll: Tennessee voters divided over state of the nation

As voters cast ballots for governor, U.S. Senate and members of Congress in Tuesday's elections, AP VoteCast found that slightly more than half of Tennessee voters said the country is on the right track.

WATCH LIVE: Trump touts 'Big Victory' in midterms after GOP Senate wins despite losing House
WATCH LIVE: Trump touts 'Big Victory' in midterms after GOP Senate wins despite losing House

The president also called the night a "tremendous success" for his party as the GOP cemented its grip on the Senate, although Democrats seized the House.

#Decision2018: TN House Districts 28 & 30 to have new representatives
#Decision2018: TN House Districts 28 & 30 to have new representatives

The incumbents for Districts 28 and 30 did not seek re-election, so the winners of these races will be newcomers to the Tenn. House of Representatives.

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