Biden's full embrace of Obama's health poses political risks

Joe Biden had just rolled out his health care plan when he made what could be a fateful pledge to a crowd in Iowa: "If you like your health care plan or your employer-based plan, you can keep it." ...

Biden aggressively defends health law known as 'Obamacare'

Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who ...

Biden to promise US return to forefront of world democracies

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is promising to refocus American foreign policy to combat the authoritarianism and global instability he says are proliferating under Presid...

Jay Inslee: End government partnership with fossil fuels

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is proposing a clean break between the federal government and the fossil fuel industry. That would involve everything from ending tax bre...

Biden: Congress should immediately make 'Dreamers' citizens

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden wants Congress to grant citizenship immediately to more than 800,000 U.S. residents who were brought to the country illegally as children. ...

Biden's South Carolina trip to test whether stumbles matter

Joe Biden has sat atop the crowded Democratic presidential field from virtually the moment he joined the race, leading the polls, raking in money and campaigning with the air of an inevitable nominee....

Biden draws ire in recalling 'civility' with segregationists

Joe Biden is under fire from rival Democratic presidential hopefuls after saying the Senate "got things done" with "civility" when he was first elected and served alongside segregationists. ...

Governors still in the shadows amid Democrats' 2020 campaign

Three governors are scrambling for any spotlight they can find in a 2020 Democratic presidential campaign dominated by former Vice President Joe Biden and a group of nationally known senators. ...

Dems announce debate candidates: Bullock, Moulton out

The Democratic National Committee has announced that 20 candidates have qualified for the party's first presidential debates later this month. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and U.S. Rep...

Word coming about who's in, who's out for Democratic debates

The Democratic National Committee is set to announce that as many as 20 presidential candidates have qualified for the first debates later this month. Perhaps the biggest news coming...

Biden now says he opposes ban on federal money for abortion

ATLANTA (AP) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on us...

In reversal, Biden opposes ban on federal money for abortion

ATLANTA (AP) — After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on us...

DNC chairman: Debate rules fair despite candidate complaints

ATLANTA (AP) — Amid criticism of Democratic National Committee debate rules for the 2020 election, Chairman Tom Perez on Thursday defended his decisions to raise the qualifying threshold for later deb...

Dem rivals rebuke Biden for not backing abortion rule repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women's rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. ...

2020 hopeful Inslee: Build US foreign policy around climate

Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is arguing the U.S. must shape its foreign policy around a commitment to combat the climate crisis. The Washington governor is outlining hi...