Biden aims to connect with voters one Zoom call at a time

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is America's newest podcast host, recently interviewing Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and the Obama administration's point person during the Ebola outbreak. He's launched ...

Biden to name VP vetting team, thinking about Cabinet makeup

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden said Friday that he will announce a committee to oversee his vice presidential selection process and is already thinking about whom he’d choose to join his Cabinet. ...

Democrats elevate health care as virus-era campaign argument

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are zeroing in on health care as one of the few issues that might resonate among Americans who have largely shelved election year politics as they focus on protecting their...

Biden wants to talk to Trump about lessons from past crises

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden says he wants to speak with President Donald Trump so that hopefully the president can “learn some lessons” from the Obama administration on how to deal with the coronaviru...

Ex-campaign staffer sues Bloomberg over layoffs, cites fraud

WASHINGTON (AP) — A former staffer for Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign filed a class-action lawsuit Monday alleging the billionaire broke a promise to pay his thousands of campaign workers thro...

Biden gets Secret Service protection after protester run-ins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, who has been repeatedly accosted by protesters on the campaign trail, is receiving U.S. Secret Service protection beginning this week, th...

From handshakes to kissing babies, virus upends campaigning

WASHINGTON (AP) — Podiums get sanitized before the candidate steps up to speak. Fist or elbow bumps take the place of handshakes, and kissing babies is out of the question. Rallies are canceled, leavi...

Major gun safety group endorses Joe Biden's presidential bid

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Joe Biden has received the endorsement of one of the nation’s largest gun control advocacy groups, Everytown for Gun Safety, in the latest sign that Bernie Sanders’ spotty r...

Ending campaign, Bloomberg says defeating Trump his priority

NEW YORK (AP) — In just over 100 days, Mike Bloomberg spent over $500 million of his own fortune in a quixotic bid for the presidency that collapsed in stunning fashion on Super Tuesday, when he won j...

Bloomberg says contested convention 'only way I can win'

MIAMI (AP) — Mike Bloomberg acknowledged Tuesday he’s aiming for what some Democrats say would be the party’s worst nightmare: A contested convention. “It’s the only way I can win,” ...

Biden fights for momentum in Democrats' shifting primary

SELMA, Ala. (AP) — An emboldened Joe Biden tried to cast himself as the clear moderate alternative to progressive Bernie Sanders on Sunday as the Democrats' shrinking presidential field raced toward S...

White House hopefuls target Trump on coronavirus response

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Democratic White House hopefuls are seizing on President Donald Trump’s delayed response to the coronavirus outbreak, calling it the latest evidence of his incompetence and war...

Democrats eye Super Tuesday even as South Carolina looms

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Bernie Sanders will swing through North Carolina, Virginia and Massachusetts in the coming days. Elizabeth Warren will make stops in Texas and Arkansas. Amy Klobuchar will be i...

Moderates hustle to blunt Sanders' momentum after Nevada win

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ commanding Nevada caucus victory made him a top target for his Democratic rivals and a growing source of anxiety for establishment Democrats worried that the nominati...

Bernie Sanders' campaign to request recount of Iowa caucuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign plans to ask for a partial recount of the Iowa caucus results after the state Democratic Party released results of its recanvass late Tuesday th...