NEW YORK — A Bronx Republican who blames Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Amazon’s retreat from New York City announced Tuesday she plans to run against the progressive lawmaker in next year’s congressional midterms.
WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Tuesday announced details of her plan to boost salaries for teachers across the country.
WASHINGTON — There’s really no question Democrats are going to win younger voters in 2020. But what matters for them is the size of their margin of victory.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A year ago, Michael Avenatti's star was rising as the combative, media-savvy lawyer representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in her legal battles against President Donald Trump.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is riding in the back of a rented minivan to his last event of the day in South Carolina, munching on cold french fries and critiquing his stage performance so far.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Ilhan Omar’s rocky start in Congress has Minnesota Democrats whispering about her political future even as the high-profile freshman works to refocus on her job and downplay fallout from her controversial comments on Israel.
WASHINGTON — Arizona Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego has decided not to run for Senate against GOP Sen. Martha McSally, according to a source with knowledge of his decision.
NEW YORK (AP) — Holding a copy of the New York Times to the camera on Monday, a giddy Steve Doocy of Fox News Channel said the headline about special counsel Robert Mueller's findings in the Russia investigation "probably killed whoever had to type this."
LAS VEGAS — Las Vegas residencies are splashy affairs with big-name artists settling into the city — often for a dozen or more shows a year. Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani and Aerosmith are among high-wattage fixtures this year.
ARLINGTON, Va. & BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 25, 2019--In response to conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, PBS presents The Mueller Report, a collaboration from FRONTLINE and PBS NewsHour, airing on Monday, M…
LEBANON, N.H. — Beto O’Rourke’s road trip had come and gone after three whirlwind days of events across New Hampshire. But the candidates who campaigned in his wake this past weekend also received enthusiastic welcomes, even without standing on countertops.
NEW YORK (AP) — A media narrative declaring President Donald Trump the clear victor of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian electoral tampering investigation settled in Sunday before more than a handful of Mueller's actual words has become public.
WASHINGTON — Sunday’s news that Robert Mueller unearthed no evidence that Donald Trump’s campaign team colluded with Russia might deny Democrats the grounds to impeach the president. But Democratic leaders see potential in one part of Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the special co…
WASHINGTON — The idea that Google is subtly pushing masses of voters to the left has the ring of conspiracy, and thus the work of Robert Epstein is warmly embraced by conservative lawmakers — as well as a president — convinced big tech is plotting against them.
WASHINGTON — As they consider their options in the 2020 presidential primary campaigns, some Democrats are calling for expansive proposals to improve health care, fight climate change and control college costs.
WASHINGTON — Polls show that a wide majority of Americans denounce the role of money in the nation’s political campaigns, so their behavior in response might come as a surprise: More Americans are donating to candidates, particularly in small-dollar increments.
WASHINGTON — No longer a fringe candidate or an outsider, Bernie Sanders will be under pressure to score decisive victories in early contests for the Democratic nomination or risk seeing his 2020 candidacy deflate.
SAN DIEGO — Bernie Sanders kicked off the first of three rallies in California on Friday evening, promising to complete what he began three years ago with his improbable bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Adult film star Stormy Daniels briefly appeared at the Illinois Capitol on Friday to protest the state's tax on strip clubs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Representatives for Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams say that rumors the former vice president planned to choose the onetime Georgia gubernatorial candidate as his 2020 running mate are "false" and that there was "no grand plan hatched."
ATLANTA (AP) — The Democrats' road back to the White House runs through the Republican-run South, and not just in the early nominating state of South Carolina.
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN's Dana Bash is learning the perils of doing personality profiles in a political city that's always on a war footing.
WASHINGTON — The Democratic nomination race is moving beyond stump speeches and fundraising pleas into a competition among progressives to push fundamental changes to the Constitution and Washington institutions.
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of PAC people escaped Washington earlier this month for a South Florida resort, huddling over the latest trends in political money and seeking clues about the future of their beleaguered enterprises.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden says he has "the most progressive record" of any Democrat running, or mulling a run, in 2020. But many progressive activists disagree.
WASHINGTON — With two special elections in North Carolina this year, Republicans have a chance to send to Congress some company for West Virginia Rep. Carol Miller, the only female GOP lawmaker in the House freshman class.
WASHINGTON — Rep. Devin Nunes blames Twitter for only narrowly avoiding defeat in the 2018 election in his newly filed lawsuit against the social media giant, but voter registration and turnout trends suggest the California Republican has other challenges to worry about for his next campaign.
ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is set to speak Sunday at the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where Martin Luther King Jr. once occupied the pulpit.
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. — Texas Democrat Beto O’Rourke started the eighth day of his presidential campaign Thursday at one of those iconic New Hampshire venues that has seen would-be presidents come and go: Popovers on the Square.
President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to certify that they protect free speech on their campuses or risk losing federal research funding, White House officials said.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats won more votes, regained control of the U.S. House and flipped hundreds of seats in state legislatures during the 2018 elections. It was, by most accounts, a good year for the party.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Andrew Gillum, the Democrat who narrowly lost his bid for Florida governor last year, said Wednesday he’s getting back in the political arena for 2020.
LOS ANGELES — Bernie Sanders’ first appearance in California as a 2020 presidential candidate was not at a mega-rally like the ones that defined his previous bid, but at a speech before sun-baked picketers in front of the University of California, Los Angeles’s medical center.
The Green New Deal and "Medicare for All" are old news. The hottest position in the Democratic presidential field this week is abolishing the Electoral College.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a matter of months, Stacey Abrams has gone from losing the Georgia governor's race to being a heavily recruited Democratic star, urged to run for Senate and mentioned as a possible presidential contender.
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — At a packed eastern Iowa house party, a staffer for Democrat Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign tried to clear enough space for the candidate to reach the kitchen, where he would need to climb a stepladder to address the crowd.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat presidential candidate Kamala Harris is in California for a fundraiser hosted by prominent Hollywood power players, including the prolific television hitmaker Shonda Rhimes.
WASHINGTON — The war on drugs had erupted, apartheid was raging, Jesse Jackson would soon make the campus a staging ground for his inaugural presidential bid. Running for student office in 1982 at Howard University — the school that nurtured Thurgood Marshall, Toni Morrison and Stokely Carmi…
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Songs performed by Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper and a Robert F. Kennedy speech are among 25 recordings being inducted to the National Recording Registry.