Messy Iowa caucuses leave cash-poor candidates scrambling

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The Iowa caucuses weren't just a colossal political mess. They were a massive money drain for Democratic presidential contenders who poured millions of dollars into a contest s...

Online misinformation fuels doubt as 2020 vote kicks off

Well before Iowans cast the first ballots of the 2020 presidential race, an insidious campaign to seed distrust in the election process was already underway. Conservative and liberal...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, Feb. 1, the 32nd day of 2020. There are 334 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 1, 20...

On quid-pro-quo and witnesses: What senators asked at trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — There were questions about quid-pro-quos and whisteblowers, the Constitution and an unpublished book. Senators in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial posed d...

Florida Senator's Iowa ad attacks former VP Joe Biden

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Senator Rick Scott of Florida injected himself into the 2020 presidential race, airing an ad in Iowa days ahead of a crucial caucus by attacking the Democratic-led impeachment...

Amid impeachment and Iowa, 2020 top tier jilts New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire isn't used to being neglected. The most prominent candidates in the 2020 presidential race spent months last year making their case to New Hamps...

The Latest: Sanders cancels Iowa stop amid impeachment trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential race (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Bernie Sanders has canceled an upcoming campaign event he was planning in I...

Taiwan's changing political landscape: two-party system at risk

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three trends can be observed from Saturday's elections: split-ticket voting, an embattled KMT, and extremist parties losing ground. Voters prefer Tsai to her party ...

Can a woman win the presidency? Clash exposes deeper issue

WASHINGTON (AP) — The smoldering political flareup between Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders has reignited a debate among Democratic primary voters over a question that has been gnawing at them for ...

Booker not offering 2020 endorsement, taking a 'breather'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Cory Booker says he's not making any immediate endorsement for president now that he's dropped out of the race for the Democratic nomination and will focus on his Senate reelect...

Can cash buy the Dem nomination? Two billionaires are trying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Billionaires Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer are testing an unproven theory in the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination: that their vast personal wealth can buy the tr...

Democrat Julián Castro drops out of 2020 presidential race

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Obama housing secretary Julián Castro on Thursday ended his run for president that pushed the 2020 field on immigration and swung hard at rivals on the debate stage but nev...

Taipei mayor confirms 2024 bid for president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After months of speculation, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) finally confirmed Wednesday (Dec. 11) that he would run in the 2024 Taiwan presidential election if all goes...

Ex-Vice President Lu proposes formalized Taiwan-South Korea relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) called for the formalization of bilateral relations between Taiwan and South Korea in a keynote speech delivered in Seoul ...

Lawsuit could deactivate 234,000 voters in Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — More than 234,000 voters in Wisconsin would be made unable to cast their ballot unless they register again before the next election under a lawsuit that liberals fear could dampen...