United States Presidential Election

FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo Beto O'Rourke tells reporters he plans to make a decision soon on whether to get in the race for president in Madison, Wis. O'Rourke says he has made up his mind about a 2020 presidential run and will announce his intentions "soon." (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
February 28, 2019 - 4:33 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's advisers have begun speaking to Democratic political strategists about positions in a national campaign as the former Texas congressman promises to announce a decision on a 2020 presidential run soon. A person with direct knowledge of the situation told The...
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FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2019, file photo Beto O'Rourke tells reporters he plans to make a decision soon on whether to get in the race for president in Madison, Wis. O'Rourke says he has made up his mind about a 2020 presidential run and will announce his intentions "soon." (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
February 28, 2019 - 4:18 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's advisers have begun speaking to Democratic political strategists about positions in a national campaign as the former Texas congressman promises to announce a decision on a 2020 presidential run soon. A person with direct knowledge of the situation told The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders is working to convince Democratic Party faithful that he’s one of them as he makes his second presidential bid. Sanders is promising national party officials and voters that he’ll back the Democratic nominee no matter who wins the 2020 nomination. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 28, 2019 - 2:02 pm
Over nearly three decades on Capitol Hill, Sen. Bernie Sanders has refused to formally identify as a Democrat. His 2016 primary challenge against Hillary Clinton exposed deep divisions among Democrats and fundamentally reshaped the party. But as the Vermont independent seeks the Democratic...
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FILE- In this May 5, 2018, file photo Republican Gov. Paul LePage speaks at the Republican Convention in Augusta, Maine. The former governor of Maine said any elimination of the Electoral College would hurt white people. LePage told WVOM-AM that allowing the popular vote to choose the president would give minorities more power and that “white people will not have anything to say.” Proposals to eliminate the Electoral College are often floated but fail to gain traction. A Maine legislative committee plans to discuss a proposal this week. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
February 28, 2019 - 2:02 pm
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Former Maine Gov. Paul LePage says any elimination of the Electoral College would hurt white people. LePage told WVOM radio that allowing the popular vote to choose the president would give minorities more power and that "white people will not have anything to say." Proposals...
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FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2019, file photo, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. Sanders is working to convince Democratic Party faithful that he’s one of them as he makes his second presidential bid. Sanders is promising national party officials and voters that he’ll back the Democratic nominee no matter who wins the 2020 nomination. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 28, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Bernie Sanders is working to convince the Democratic Party faithful that he's one of them as he makes his second run for president. The Vermont senator is promising party officials and voters that he'll back the Democratic nominee no matter who wins the 2020 nomination. The self-declared democratic...
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February 27, 2019 - 6:36 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke has made up his mind about a 2020 presidential run and said Wednesday that he will announce his intentions soon, further increasing anticipation that one of the most buzzed-about candidates in the already crowded Democratic field may finally be ready to formally...
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February 27, 2019 - 6:03 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke says he has made up his mind about a 2020 presidential run and will announce his intentions "soon." The former Texas congressman is considered a strong early contender for the Democratic nomination after nearly upsetting Sen. Ted Cruz last November. He said in a...
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February 27, 2019 - 5:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Feb. 26 about campaign fundraising, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Sen. Elizabeth Warren is from New York. She is from Massachusetts. A corrected version of the story is below: Governors eyeing White House may struggle to raise money Democrats hoping to...
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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2018, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. Biden is strongly signaling he could soon launch a presidential campaign while still giving himself room to opt against a run. During a forum at the University of Delaware Biden School of Public Policy, Biden said “I haven’t made the final decision but don’t be surprised.” (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
February 26, 2019 - 8:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stepping further toward a 2020 presidential run than he ever has before, former Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that his family — including his grandchildren — are encouraging him to launch a White House bid. "There's a consensus," Biden told an excited crowd during an...
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., left, arrives to hear testimony from Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former lawyer, before a closed door hearing of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
February 26, 2019 - 7:05 pm
A pair of Democratic presidential candidates blasted President Donald Trump as racist on Tuesday, adding to a growing debate among the White House hopefuls over how far to go in criticizing the president. In a statement to The Associated Press, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar directly called Trump a...
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