Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board
NEW YORK (AP) — Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors of a...
The Latest: Louisiana governor says he expects GOP onslaught
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Democratic Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' fight to retain his seat in primary (all times local):
Sanders says rival Warren is ‘capitalist through her bones’
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says 2020 rival Elizabeth Warren is "a capitalist through her bones" while adding: "I'm not."
No candidates in sight, but Florida Democrats energized
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Even with no presidential candidate in sight at their state convention on Saturday, Florida Democratic leaders said grassroots party members are energized to defeat...
Running for president, Gabbard faces challenge in Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — In recent days, U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard has talked to voters over chili and pumpkin bars at a house party in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She sat down with students at Franklin Pierce...
After static summer, Democratic race enters a chaotic fall
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic presidential race that had been largely static through the summer has tumbled into a chaotic fall, shaped by unpredictable events and the deepening impeachment...
Democrat Elizabeth Warren marches in Las Vegas Pride parade
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren danced to Aretha Franklin and posed for selfies as she marched Friday night in the Las Vegas Pride parade.
Trump gripes about impeachment, media at Louisiana rally
LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday pressed his argument that the House impeachment inquiry is nothing more than a new attempt to overturn his election based on "a lot of...
The Latest: Trump calls Little Leaguers to stage at rally
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Latest on Donald Trump's rally in Louisiana (all times local):
President Donald Trump is incorporating the winners of the 2019 Little League World...
O’Rourke raises $4.5M in 3rd quarter for White House run
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says he raised $4.5 million during the three-month period through September, outpacing his lackluster second-quarter total but...
Nonpartisan commission announces 2020 presidential debates
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nonpartisan Commission on Presidential Debates has announced sites and dates for three presidential debates and one vice presidential debate, to be held just weeks before...
Trump attacks Biden, slams impeachment probe at Minn. rally
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump was defiant in the face of an impeachment probe as he sought to convert the threat to his presidency into a weapon on the campaign trail, with biting and...
The Latest: Man connected to campaign scheme held in Calif.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the arrests of two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani (all times local):
Elizabeth Warren to hold town hall in Virginia
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren will hold a town hall in Virginia next week.
The Massachusetts senator will be in Norfolk on Oct. 18 for a town hall at...
2020 Democratic candidates pledge support to LGBTQ community
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Addressing an LGBTQ community fearful that their gains in equality are slipping, Democratic presidential candidates on Thursday promised an aggressive agenda to end workplace...
- The Times-TribuneBiden To Visit ScrantonOctober 11, 2019
- The Washington TimesNewt Gingrich offers impeachment advice to TrumpOctober 6, 2019
- The Washington TimesBernie Sanders records $25 million 3rd quarter fundraising haulOctober 1, 2019
- The Washington TimesBill de Blasio drops out of 2020 presidential race: 'It's clearly not my time'September 20, 2019
- The Washington TimesElizabeth Warren challenges Joe Biden as Obama legacy heirSeptember 19, 2019
The Latest: Prince estate slams Trump use of ‘Purple Rain’
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):
The estate of musical legend Prince is objecting to President Donald Trump's use of a Prince song...
The Latest: Trump doubts public wants US involved in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments on the Turkish offensive against Syrian Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria (all times local):
Sanders never considered leaving race after heart attack
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders said Thursday that he never considered dropping out of the presidential race after suffering a heart attack last week and characterized his recovery as "so far, so...
Retiree checks to rise modestly amid push to expand benefits
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of retirees will get a modest 1.6% cost-of-living increase from Social Security in 2020, an uptick with potential political consequences in an election year when...
Billionaire Tom Steyer raises $2 million for White House run
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer has raised $2 million for his presidential campaign over the past three months.
The California billionaire said Thursday that he...
Long-shot 2020 candidate Gabbard may skip Democratic debate
HONOLULU (AP) — Long-shot Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard says she may skip next week's debate in Ohio.
The Hawaii congresswoman complained in a Twitter message on Thursday...
‘Welcome to Minneapolis’: Trump rally roils liberal bastion
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The conflict and Twitter battles arrived in Minnesota well ahead of President Donald Trump's touchdown in the state.
Trump traded Twitter insults with the Minneapolis...
GOP taking impeachment fight from Washington to the states
CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) — While President Donald Trump plays defense on impeachment in Washington, Republicans are taking the fight to Democrats in the states.
The Latest: Australian PM worried IS may regroup in Syria
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest developments on Turkish offensive in Syria (all times local):
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison says he's worried Turkey's campaign in Syria will...
- Business WireSurvey: More Than Half of Women Small Business Owners Had to Overcome Greater Obstacles Than Their Male CounterpartsOctober 2, 2019
- Business WireDemocratic Presidential Candidate Senator Michael Bennet to Keynote at The Arcview Group New York Cannabis Investor ForumSeptember 30, 2019
- NewMediaWireTrump Shows Way in North Carolina House Races, Models Winning FormulaSeptember 12, 2019
- Business WireUSA TODAY NETWORK’s 2020 Presidential Election Coverage Kicks Into High Gear With The Des Moines Register Political SoapboxAugust 7, 2019
- Business WireEssence Announces 2020 Presidential Candidates Cory Booker, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Beto O’Rourke and Elizabeth Warren to Speak at the 25th Anniversary Essence Festival in New OrleansJuly 1, 2019
Warren vows to skip big fundraisers if she wins nomination
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren says she will keep shunning large-dollar fundraisers if she is the nominee, changing her earlier stand that doing so would be...
Closely watched GOP senator calls impeachment a ‘mistake’
WASHINGTON (AP) — A retiring Republican senator who's being closely watched for his view on President Donald Trump's potential impeachment strengthened his stance against Democrats' investigation...
Sanders: I misspoke when I mentioned slowing campaign pace
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Wednesday that he "misspoke" when he told reporters he may slow his frenetic campaigning pace after a recent heart...
For 1st time, Biden declares Trump must be impeached
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden said Wednesday for the first time that President Donald Trump must be impeached for abusing the powers of his office to help his...
Florida congressman turns Trump support into recognition
NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Long before Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz was calling the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee "Captain Kangaroo," he built a reputation as an agitator who wasn't...
Virginia legislative elections provide warmup for 2020
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia House Speaker Kirk Cox is a low-key retired school teacher who hasn't faced serious competition since the first President Bush was in office.
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:
The Washington Post on international reaction to Facebook's plan to encrypt all of its messaging services:
Better polling means sharper scrutiny. Is Warren ready?
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — When Elizabeth Warren campaigned in Nevada in February, Abbie Peters was there. Energy and enthusiasm for the Massachusetts senator was not.
5 Democratic candidates highlight Ohio party dinner
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic Party's national leader and five of its presidential candidates will highlight the Ohio Democratic Party's annual state dinner.
Recuperating Sanders says he may slow down campaigning pace
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Bernie Sanders began reintroducing himself to the 2020 campaign on Tuesday, venturing outside his Vermont home to say that he doesn't plan on leaving the presidential race...
The Latest: Classified briefing on Syria set for Hill staff
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull U.S. troops from northern Syria (all times local):
The Latest: House Democrats subpoena US ambassador to EU
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on envoy Gordon Sondland's scheduled testimony on Capitol Hill (all times local):
House Democrats have subpoenaed Gordon Sondland, the U.S....
Trump escalates impeachment fight, barring envoy’s testimony
WASHINGTON (AP) — Escalating his fight against Congress' impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump flouted Democratic warnings about impeachable conduct Tuesday in blocking a U.S. diplomat from...
Senators warn of foreign social media meddling in US vote
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday to warn the public about efforts by foreign governments to interfere in U.S. elections, a subject he...
5th Democratic presidential debate scheduled for Nov. 20
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fifth Democratic presidential debate has been scheduled for Nov. 20 in Georgia.
The Democratic National Committee announced Tuesday that the debate will be hosted by...
Federal judge weighs felon voting rights in Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge urged voter advocates and Florida officials Tuesday to resolve their dispute over the rights of felons to regain the vote, as he decides whether to...
California governor: Trump ‘corrupt,’ should be removed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom has all the evidence to believe "completely corrupt" President Donald Trump should be removed from office by Congress, but with Republicans...
The Latest: Trump campaign says Minneapolis rally is set
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on a threat by President Donald Trump's re-election campaign to sue if an arena operator in Minneapolis canceled Thursday's planned political rally over security...
Sanders’ daughter-in-law dies at 46 after cancer diagnosis
The daughter-in-law of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has died, shortly after being diagnosed with cancer. Rainè Riggs was 46.
Ex-LePage spokeswoman enters Maine congressional race
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Former Republican Gov. Paul LePage's press secretary, Adrienne Bennett, formally announced her candidacy Tuesday for Maine's 2nd Congressional District.
Biden plan: Free community college, expanded loan programs
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants to make community and technical college free and federal college loan programs more generous as he shifts leftward but not as far as his 2020...
Democrats push election security bill amid impeachment
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats unveiled broad legislation Tuesday to protect the country's elections as they investigate whether President Donald Trump inappropriately solicited foreign...