United States Presidential Election

February 08, 2019 - 6:10 am
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...
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Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax presides over the state Senate in Richmond, Va., on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. California college professor Vanessa Tyson has made an allegation of sexual assault against Fairfax. He has denied the allegations, casting them as a political smear. (Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
February 08, 2019 - 1:34 am
The political crisis in Virginia threatens to turn a state that has trended Democratic back into a battleground, a development that could complicate the party's effort to defeat President Donald Trump next year. Three of the state's top Democrats are engulfed in a scandal that has shaken the state...
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In this Feb. 7, 2019, photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., arrives as the panel meets to vote on the nomination of William Barr to be attorney general, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Booker is taking his call for social justice to Iowa, where he plans to visit with black leaders this weekend on his first trip to the early 2020 caucus state as a Democratic presidential candidate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 08, 2019 - 1:23 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is taking his call for social justice to Iowa, where he plans to visit with black leaders this weekend on his first trip to the early 2020 caucus state as a Democratic presidential candidate. Booker is using rhetoric reminiscent of the civil...
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In this Feb. 7, 2019, photo, Senate Judiciary Committee member Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., arrives as the panel meets to vote on the nomination of William Barr to be attorney general, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Booker is taking his call for social justice to Iowa, where he plans to visit with black leaders this weekend on his first trip to the early 2020 caucus state as a Democratic presidential candidate. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 08, 2019 - 1:19 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker is taking his call for social justice to Iowa, where he plans to visit with African-American leaders on his first trip to the early 2020 caucus state as a Democratic presidential candidate. Booker is using rhetoric reminiscent of the civil rights...
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February 08, 2019 - 1:11 am
The political crisis in Virginia threatens to turn a state that has trended Democratic back into a battleground, a development that could complicate the party's effort to defeat President Donald Trump next year. Three of the state's top Democrats are engulfed in a scandal that has shaken the state...
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Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax presides over the state Senate in Richmond, Va., on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. California college professor Vanessa Tyson has made an allegation of sexual assault against Fairfax. He has denied the allegations, casting them as a political smear. (Steve Earley/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)
February 08, 2019 - 1:08 am
The political crisis in Virginia threatens to turn a state that has trended Democratic back into a battleground, and that could complicate the party's effort to defeat President Donald Trump in 2020. Three of the state's top Democrats are engulfed in a scandal that has shaken the statehouse. The...
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Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
February 07, 2019 - 4:30 pm
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is blasting President Donald Trump as he considers an independent bid to replace him, telling students Thursday at Purdue University that Trump "must not serve a second term." Schultz said Trump's presidency is "one of the most...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 06, 2019 - 8:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on the verge of launching a presidential campaign that should be all about her vision for the future. But first she has to explain her past. For the second time in two weeks, the Massachusetts Democrat apologized Wednesday for claiming Native American...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives for President Donald Trump's State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 06, 2019 - 8:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on the verge of launching a presidential campaign that should be all about her vision for the future. But first she has to explain her past. For the second time in two weeks, the Massachusetts Democrat apologized Wednesday for claiming Native American...
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President Donald Trump departs after the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 06, 2019 - 8:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struck starkly different tones in their border security standoff Wednesday, as Trump planned a rally in a Texas border city he says exemplifies the need for a wall and Pelosi said she'd back any bipartisan deal congressional...
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