United States Presidential Election

FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, then-Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke makes a campaign stop at Austin Community College Eastview, in Austin, Texas. After weeks of near-silence, O’Rourke is resurfacing on the biggest of stages, sitting down with one of the world’s best-known women in Oprah Winfrey with the chance to take back a 2020 spotlight that has lately been seized by a first wave of top Democratic primary contenders who have already jumped into the race. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
February 05, 2019 - 8:57 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's weeks of near-silence end on a massive stage when he sits down for an interview with Oprah Winfrey. The appearance Tuesday on "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square" comes ahead of a possible presidential campaign and puts O'Rourke's charisma to the...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks to members of the media at her alma mater, Howard University, in Washington, following her announcement earlier in the morning that she will run for president. Some Democratic presidential hopefuls are enthusiastically embracing plans to raise taxes on the richest Americans. Harris has proposed rolling back the recent GOP tax cuts for wealthier families to pay for tax rebates for middle- and lower-income earners. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
February 05, 2019 - 7:01 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In the first full month of her presidential campaign, Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris is planning a tour of the nation's four early-voting states. Harris' schedule announced Tuesday includes two days each in South Carolina, New Hampshire, Iowa and Nevada, states where support...
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, file photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks to members of the media at her alma mater, Howard University, in Washington, following her announcement earlier in the morning that she will run for president. Some Democratic presidential hopefuls are enthusiastically embracing plans to raise taxes on the richest Americans. Harris has proposed rolling back the recent GOP tax cuts for wealthier families to pay for tax rebates for middle- and lower-income earners. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
February 05, 2019 - 7:00 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Kamala (KAH'-mah-lah) Harris is planning a tour of the nation's four early-voting states in the first full month of her presidential campaign. Harris' schedule announced Tuesday includes two days each in South Carolina, New Hampshire, Iowa and Nevada, states...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, then-Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke makes a campaign stop at Austin Community College Eastview, in Austin, Texas. After weeks of near-silence, O’Rourke is resurfacing on the biggest of stages, sitting down with one of the world’s best-known women in Oprah Winfrey with the chance to take back a 2020 spotlight that has lately been seized by a first wave of top Democratic primary contenders who have already jumped into the race. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
February 05, 2019 - 12:41 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's weeks of near-silence end on a massive stage when he sits down for an interview with Oprah Winfrey. The appearance Tuesday on "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square" comes ahead of a possible presidential campaign and puts O'Rourke's charisma put to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2018, file photo, then-Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Beto O'Rourke makes a campaign stop at Austin Community College Eastview, in Austin, Texas. After weeks of near-silence, O’Rourke is resurfacing on the biggest of stages, sitting down with one of the world’s best-known women in Oprah Winfrey with the chance to take back a 2020 spotlight that has lately been seized by a first wave of top Democratic primary contenders who have already jumped into the race. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
February 05, 2019 - 12:37 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Beto O'Rourke's weeks of near-silence are coming to an end on a massive stage, as he sits down for an interview with Oprah Winfrey. The appearance Tuesday on "Oprah's SuperSoul Conversations from Times Square" will test the former Texas congressman's charisma ahead of a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., attends a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Some of the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls are forging ahead with “Medicare-for-all,” but others are taking a more cautious approach. Proponents like Sanders, hold out the promise of health care as right, the potential for national savings, and no more copays, deductibles or surprise medical bills.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 04, 2019 - 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — "Medicare-for-all" is quickly becoming a rallying cry for many Democratic White House hopefuls, but there are growing questions about how to pull off such a dramatic switch to a government-run health care system. The debate over scrapping private insurers has heated up in recent...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., attends a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Some of the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls are forging ahead with “Medicare-for-all,” but others are taking a more cautious approach. Proponents like Sanders, hold out the promise of health care as right, the potential for national savings, and no more copays, deductibles or surprise medical bills.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 04, 2019 - 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls are forging ahead with "Medicare-for-all," but others are taking a more cautious approach. They're flagging the political risks of passing a government-run insurance system through Congress and the daunting transition and higher...
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Presidential candidate Nayib Bukele, of the Grand Alliance for National Unity, center, his wife Gabriela, right, and the Vice-president candidate Felix Ulloa wave supporters in San Salvador, El Salvador, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019. Bukele, a youthful former mayor of the capital, easily won El Salvador's presidency, getting more votes than his three rivals combined to usher out the two parties that dominated politics for a quarter century in the crime-plagued Central America nation. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
February 04, 2019 - 2:58 pm
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — El Salvador's new president-elect won in resounding fashion, but breaking the three-decade hold on power of the country's two dominant parties means that Nayib Bukele will take office with few friends in congress. The 37-year-old former mayor has an ambitious agenda...
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In this Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, photo Laurie Ware, a customer at Starbucks in Nashua, N.H., speaks about a potential presidential run by Starbucks founder Howard Schultz. Some people are already calling for a boycott of Starbucks, and the company itself emphasized that all customers, regardless of political affiliation, are welcome at its stores. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
February 04, 2019 - 12:17 pm
DETROIT (AP) — DETROIT (AP) — In a story on Feb. 1 about former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz considering a run for president, The Associated Press misidentified who was threatening to organize a boycott against the company. It was Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress, not the...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ, speaks during a news conference outside of his home, Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Newark, N.J. Booker earlier in the day declared his bid for the presidency with a sweeping call to unite a deeply polarized nation around a "common purpose." (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
February 04, 2019 - 7:00 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey has hired two veteran political operatives to head up his presidential campaign efforts in the critical early-voting state of South Carolina. Booker announced Monday that Christale Spain would serve as his state director. Spain...
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