CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders lives 1,100 miles away in Vermont but, sharing a stage with three union leaders and four bales of hay at a racetrack amid Iowa cornfields, he couldn't have been more at home.
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is expected to launch her presidential campaign in one of New England's poorest and most heavily Latino communities.
John Cluverius, a political science professor at the University of Massachusetts, says Lawrence, Massachusetts, provides an ideal backdrop for the Democrat's announcement Saturday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — An online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" ended Thursday with real-world consequences when a North Carolina man was sentenced to prison for arming himself with an assault rifle, traveling to the nation's capital and firing his weapon inside a neighborhood pizza restaurant.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Rep. John Lewis says he's doesn't consider Donald Trump a "legitimate president," blaming the Russians for helping the Republican win the White House.
The Georgia congressman and leader in the civil rights movement of the 1960s said he will skip next week's inauguration of Trump at the Capitol, joining several other Democrats who have decided to boycott the historic event.
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Republican President-elect Donald Trump on Thursday urged people to buy from outdoors retailer L.L. Bean — even though many of its products are made in China — as it faces calls for a boycott because of a company heiress' donations to his candidacy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump was paid for 10 modeling jobs in the United States worth $20,056 that occurred in the seven weeks before she had legal permission to work in the country, according to detailed accounting ledgers, contracts and related documents from 20 years ago provided to The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign (all times EDT):
FBI Director James Comey says he felt an "obligation" to send a letter to Congress advising lawmakers that the bureau is looking into more emails connected to Hillary Clinton after he had testified repeatedly that the investigation was completed.
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump says he received a $17 million insurance payment in 2005 for hurricane damage to Mar-a-Lago, his private club in Palm Beach. But The Associated Press has found little evidence of such large-scale damage.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The skyline shimmers, the music pulses and Donald Trump's helicopter swoops in for a landing.
Oozing authority, the billionaire strides purposefully — in slow-motion, for added impact — toward some important matter of business in "New York, my city," as Trump calls it.
NEW YORK (AP) — The footage of Donald Trump released Friday in which he brags about aggressively groping women and trying to seduce a woman who is not his wife is the latest example of lewd and sexist comments made about women by the billionaire businessman and former reality TV star.
NEW YORK (AP) — In his years as a reality TV boss on "The Apprentice," Donald Trump repeatedly demeaned women with sexist language, according to show insiders who said he rated female contestants by the size of their breasts and talked about which ones he'd like to have sex with.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic mega-donors, including George Soros and Tom Steyer, are putting millions of dollars into efforts to put Hillary Clinton in the White House and win control of the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's campaign chairman helped a pro-Russian governing party in Ukraine secretly route at least $2.2 million in payments to two prominent Washington lobbying firms in 2012, and did so in a way that effectively obscured the foreign political party's efforts to influence U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — There are few, if any, black executives in the upper ranks of the Trump Organization, a review by The Associated Press has found. Other minorities are also scarce at that level though Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has employed scores of executives.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Six months before he entered the presidential race, Donald Trump announced a new real estate project in Baku, Azerbaijan. His partner was the son of a government minister suspected by U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trailing significantly in the Democratic primaries, Bernie Sanders wants superdelegates to flip his way and is aiming for a contested national convention in July against front-runner Hillary Clinton.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's economic crisis has thrown the U.S. territory's upcoming Democratic primary into question.
The director of the island's Elections Commission says she's holding an emergency meeting on Friday because the financially strapped government has not released $3 million needed to print ballots and pay for vote-counting machines for the June 5 primary.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Defending a Texas state law banning the sale of sex toys, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz argued in a 2007 court brief that individuals have no legal right to use them, even in the privacy of their own bedrooms.
OSHKOSH, Wis. (AP) — Donald Trump's latest rude comments about Ted Cruz's wife are raising new alarms among Republicans about the party front-runner's ability to win over women, especially in a potential fall presidential match-up with Hillary Clinton.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineup for Sunday's news shows:
ABC's "This Week" — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the final Republican presidential debate before Super Tuesday (all times local):
There's one last chance on the debate stage for Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz to slow Donald Trump's momentum before next week's Super Tuesday elections, and it's about to start.
DES MOINES (AP) — Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An explosive feud between Donald Trump and Fox News Channel is overshadowing the final sprint to Iowa's presidential caucuses, injecting a new sense of chaos into the 2016 Republican contest.
ROCK RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said Wednesday that 'bad actors' like North Korea will only get worse under the Obama administration.
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's unorthodox campaign for president will take another unusual step this weekend when he takes a break from typical campaigning to host "Saturday Night Live."
The appearance will put the billionaire businessman and reality TV star in rare company: Only eight politicians previously have hosted "Saturday Night Live" in its entire 40-year-old history.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Bernie Sanders sharpened the contrast with Hillary Rodham Clinton on a bevy of liberal causes on Saturday, casting himself as a principled progressive before thousands of Iowa Democrats in an appearance that could set the tone for the leadoff presidential caucuses in February.
NEW YORK (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina impressed many with her strong performance in the second presidential debate, as she railed passionately against Planned Parenthood and outlined her hardline views on foreign policy.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Donald Trump will decide soon whether to mount a third party bid if he loses the Republican nomination for president, the real estate mogul said Saturday.
"I think over the next couple of weeks you're going to see some things that are very interesting," Trump said after a speech in Nashville to a gathering of tea party activists.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump took heat when he spoke about "anchor babies" and seemed to relish the fallout from his latest provocation in the race for the GOP presidential nomination. Then Jeb Bush echoed the phrase and found himself on defense — and increasingly exasperated.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican Scott Walker says President Barack Obama needs to have some "backbone" and cancel a planned official state visit next month by the president of China.
The Wisconsin governor and presidential candidate said Monday the planned visit of Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) should be canceled in light of the U.S.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC's "This Week" — Republican presidential candidates Gov. Scott Walker, R-Wis., and Donald Trump, and Democratic presidential candidate former Gov.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling for a "new college compact," Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday will unveil a $350 billion plan aimed at making college more affordable and reducing the crushing burden of student debt.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, widely believed to be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country's most generous citizens, according to an Associated Press review of his financial records and other government filings.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A judge on Wednesday chided a State Department official for the department's slowness in responding to Associated Press requests for documents from Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the first presidential race since Democrats cast the GOP nominee as an out-of-touch millionaire, Republican Jeb Bush is aggressively trying to flip the script.
Bush released three decades of federal tax returns on Tuesday that show he's generated a vast fortune since leaving the Florida governor's mansion.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans with presidential aspirations rushed Monday to embrace South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol, eager to move past a vexing issue that challenges the GOP's effort to win over the diverse coalition of voters it likely needs to win back the White House.
Democratic presidential campaigns are trekking across Iowa on Sunday to appeal to voters in the state the starts off the 2016 presidential calendar. Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in Des Moines and Burlington while Vermont Sen.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday proposed withholding federal aid to colleges that refuse to provide more transparency in their finances and endorsed letting students pay down their loans with community service.
DENVER (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday that if his wife is elected president he will stop giving paid speeches and, if she asks, step down from the foundation that bears his name and has fueled attacks against her during her nascent campaign.
NEW YORK (AP) — Listen to the Republican candidates for president and they'll tell you the U.S. faces a dire threat from terrorism, and is on the brink of falling victim to Islamic State militants.
WASHINGTON (AP) — South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is the ninth major Republican to enter the party's 2016 presidential primary contest. Another half dozen or so are likely to get into the race later this summer, including former Texas Gov.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Monday he has formed an exploratory committee to consider running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016. Here's a quick snapshot with key things to know about Jindal.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Sen. Rand Paul says it is a "valid question" to ask presidential candidates whether they would have invaded Iraq in 2003.
Paul told about 1,300 Iowa Republicans gathered Saturday at the state party's annual Lincoln Dinner that it's a valid question because "history repeats itself" in the Middle East.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of dollars in foreign money sloshing around a presidential candidate, even in the name of helping the world's poor, is bound to spill over into controversy.
Doubly so when it comes to the Clintons, America's two-for-the-price-of-one political family.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jeb Bush wants Republicans to know he's breaking fundraising records. Hillary Rodham Clinton wants Democrats to think she won't.
While many Republicans expect Bush to have raised $100 million by the time he declares his candidacy, Clinton advisers say that's their modest goal for the entire primary season.
HOUSTON (AP) — The man at the microphone spoke in a language most Republican presidential primary voters do not understand.
"You are part of the new wave of hope for this country," Jeb Bush said in fluent Spanish to the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference this week.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton spent nearly two years tiptoeing around a decision to run for president that much of the political world assumed was a done deal.
Clinton didn't make a final call until the holidays.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House committee investigating the deadly 2012 Benghazi attacks are demanding that the panel's Republican chairman withdraw a subpoena for Hillary Rodham Clinton's personal emails and schedule a hearing for Clinton to testify immediately.
OXON HILL, Maryland (AP) — Sen. Rand Paul has won the Conservative Political Action Conference's annual presidential preference straw poll.
Pollsters announced Saturday afternoon that Paul had received 26 percent of the votes in the annual survey, giving the Kentucky senator his third consecutive win in as many years.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Thursday that his experience taking on thousands of protesters in his state helped prepare him to take on terrorists across the world.
The likely Republican presidential contender sparked pointed criticism from labor union leaders across the country after remarks delivered on the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference in suburban Washington.