United States Presidential Election

March 01, 2019 - 7:01 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee will seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, mixing calls for combating climate change and highlights of his liberal record with an aggressive critique of President Donald Trump. The 68-year-old governor is launching his bid Friday in Seattle,...
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March 01, 2019 - 7:00 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is adding his name to the growing 2020 Democratic presidential field. The 68-year-old is announcing his bid Friday in Seattle after recent travels to two of the four early-nominating states. Inslee is emphasizing climate change, highlighting his liberal...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Chuck Hagel Forum in Global Leadership, on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha, in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
February 28, 2019 - 10:03 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's tendency to talk about his friendships with Republicans landed him in trouble on Thursday when he called his successor, Mike Pence, a "decent guy." The comment was quickly criticized by fellow Democrats, including actress and activist Cynthia...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Chuck Hagel Forum in Global Leadership, on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha, in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
February 28, 2019 - 10:01 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's tendency to talk about his friendships with Republicans landed him in trouble on Thursday when he called his successor, Mike Pence, a "decent guy." The comment was quickly criticized by fellow Democrats, including actress and activist Cynthia...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Chuck Hagel Forum in Global Leadership, on the campus of the University of Nebraska-Omaha, in Omaha, Neb., Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
February 28, 2019 - 8:43 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — As he weighs launching another presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden is publicly highlighting his relationships with Republicans, a move that risks alienating Democratic primary voters. At a foreign policy forum in Nebraska with former Secretary of Defense...
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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 - 4:33 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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