Democrats focus on unity as tensions from 2016 linger

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ALEXANDRA JAFFE Associated Press NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates promised voters in Iowa on Saturday they would unify the party to take on President Donald Trump even as they kept up their criticism of each other and navigated the lingering divides from the 2016 campaign. "I'm confident Americans, Republican voters, Democratic voters and independent voters want us to come together," former Vice President Joe Biden said in North Liberty. "I'm going to do whatever it takes to make progress in the areas that matter most." About 20 miles away in Cedar Rapids, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren updated her stump speech to include a more explicit call for unity. "We're down to the final strokes here," she said. "But we understand that, we will and we must c
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