WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders appeared on a Fox News town hall and attracted nearly 2.6 million viewers. Elizabeth Warren turned down a similar chance while branding the network a "hate-for-profit racket." Pete Buttigieg used Fox News' own air to criticize two of its most popular personalities.
MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. — Air Force One landed here Monday evening ahead of a special House election as AC/DC’s “Thunderstruck” blared inside an airport hangar. Minutes later, with Air Force One parked in front of small tree-lined peaks, President Donald Trump issued a thunderous endorsement of a…
WASHINGTON — A pro-Trump Michigan state lawmaker has announced plans to run against Rep. Justin Amash in the Republican primary for Michigan’s 3rd District after Amash broke with his party to back impeaching President Donald Trump.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders made an appeal Monday to black voters in the Deep South, stopping at a historically African American church and calling health care a "human right" that he equated to the civil rights movement.
LOS ANGELES — The California Democratic Party has staked its brand and platform on principles of diversity, equality and inclusion in the era of Trump and the #MeToo movement.
Democratic presidential hopeful Kamala Harris released a plan Monday to overhaul U.S. discrimination laws to ensure women and men are paid equally for the same work.
WASHINGTON — National Republicans are prepared to intervene in the Kansas Senate primary to ensure that conservative firebrand Kris Kobach does not win the party’s nomination should he run, multiple sources told the Kansas City Star.
ATLANTA — Former President Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief executive in American history is re-emerging from political obscurity at age 94 to win over his fell…
AUGUSTA, Ga. — If Sen. Bernie Sanders is going to win Georgia’s Democratic presidential primary, as he vowed Saturday at his first campaign appearance in the state this cycle, he’s going to need voters like Wade Jackson.
WASHINGTON — Joe Biden, holding the first large-scale rally of his 2020 presidential campaign, Saturday issued a broad call for national unity, denounced President Donald Trump as the “divider in chief” and plunged into a challenging new phase of competition with his Democratic rivals.
CANNES, France (AP) — Ahead of the premiere of an Argentine documentary on abortion, dozens of women have demonstrated for abortion rights on the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival.
PHILADELPHIA — Joe Biden plans to directly challenge President Donald Trump as a destructive, divisive force, and to offer himself as an antidote in his speech scheduled for Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Saturday released his plan for reforming public education, including halting federal funding of new charter schools and banning those that are for-profit.
HOUSTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren was the last of eight presidential candidates to take the stage at Texas Southern University last month when she was pressed for a solution to black women dying during childbirth at far higher rates than white women.
NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock waited until May to declare his candidacy for president, but he's wasting no time getting to the point.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is calling for a series of targeted measures designed to safeguard abortion rights following a flurry of new state laws that dramatically restrict women's ability to terminate pregnancies, moves Democrats have decried as a planned effort to chip away at the…
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — A half-dozen presidential candidates back "Medicare for All," a proposal that would put the government in charge of most health benefits. But some of the Democrats they're courting aren't sure that the nation's health care system should be overhauled so dramatically.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led House is expected to pass a bill to ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy and the state's GOP governor is likely to sign it.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative lightning rod Roy Moore of Alabama, narrow loser of a turbulent special election for Senate in 2017, is considering a fresh run next year. National Republican leaders are signaling they'll again try preventing their party from nominating the twice-removed state…
NEW YORK (AP) — He's deeply unpopular among fellow New Yorkers, often savaged by the city's tabloids and fights with the media that cover him. He also believes he can be elected president in 2020.
CHICAGO — Democratic presidential aspirant Pete Buttigieg accused Republicans of co-opting the terms “freedom” and “security” in the national mindset, and questioned whether talk “about freedom in this country has gone off the rails” following recent laws in Alabama and Georgia that outlaw v…
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The search is on to determine which two Florida counties’ voter data was accessed by Russian hackers.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he thinks "some people" may have an issue with 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg's (BOO'-tuh-juhjehz) same-sex marriage, but he thinks "it's great."
ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand (KEER'-sten JIHL'-uh-brand) says that as president she'd seek to write into law the Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized abortion.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump used insults to greet New York Mayor Bill de Blasio into the 2020 presidential race, a strategy he has reserved for only a few Democratic candidates.
The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand: Are they for “Medicare for All”? Or will they take up the push to protect the Affordable Care Act?
WASHINGTON — Democrats have long touted the importance of raising small amounts of money from a large number of donors as a sign of political strength on the campaign trail and in Congress.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio plans to visit a pair of early voting states ahead of an expected entry into the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential race.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A day after winning his primary in North Carolina’s 9th District, Republican Dan Bishop took his campaign to Democrat Dan McCready’s doorstep Wednesday, taunting him with a cardboard cutout outside his south Charlotte headquarters.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The debate over abortion rights and the Supreme Court is moving to the center of the 2020 presidential campaign after Alabama's vote to advance new constraints on terminating pregnancies, a development that could energize the bases of both political parties.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says she disagrees with 2020 rival Joe Biden's assertion that the 1994 crime bill he supported did not lead to mass incarceration.
NEW CASTLE, N.Y. (AP) — Food Network star Sandra Lee says she is selling the home in the New York city suburbs that she shares with her longtime partner, Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is using a Capitol Hill ceremony for fallen law enforcement officers to criticize some big-city prosecutors he asserts don't go after criminals who pose a severe threat to public safety.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — When Pete Buttigieg joined Facebook as a Harvard undergrad in 2004, he was the 287th user registered on the site. The social network’s founders were friends of friends, and it felt like an insular message board for Harvard classmates, he remembered in an interview in San F…
DAVENPORT, Iowa — The polls may be middling, the fundraising so-so, but Elizabeth Warren has one key asset in her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination — a campaign plan more clearly defined than that of just about any other candidate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is quick to slam Joe Biden's past support of free trade deals and the Iraq War. He is warning him against a "middle ground" approach to addressing climate change. His campaign sends fundraising appeals with a simple, foreboding subject line: "Joe Biden."
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — An impassioned version of his standard speech in the rain. A huddle with reporters in the state capital. A little encouragement for a schoolboy getting ready for a hockey tournament.
WASHINGTON — Beto O’Rourke has ended a prolonged television drought that has coincided with sagging poll numbers, sitting down with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow to discuss the state of his campaign and fending off tough questions on ABC’s “The View.”
WASHINGTON — Sen. Martha McSally said Tuesday that her unsuccessful Senate run in 2018 came down to one major factor: She ran out of time.
WASHINGTON — Sen. Elizabeth Warren inveighed against Fox News on Tuesday, calling the conservative network a “hate-for-profit racket.”