Jimmy Carter finds a renaissance in 2020 Democratic scramble

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter carved an unlikely path to the White House in 1976 and endured humbling defeat after one term. Now, six administrations later, the longest-living chief exe...

Jay Inslee touts $9 trillion climate plan as economic boom

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is pitching a $9 trillion-plus climate action plan that he touts as an economic renaissance and scientific necessity. The proposal is for...

Joe Biden steps up the retail politics in New Hampshire

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is stepping up the retail politics as his 2020 campaign moves toward full gear. During his first campaign trip to New ...

Biden clears path for campaign staff to organize union

Former Vice President Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign declaring himself "a union man," and his aides say he would welcome staffers organizing a bargaining unit. B...

Presidential hopeful Inslee wants 100% clean energy by 2030

Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee, as part of his pledge to make combating climate change the top national priority, is calling for the nation's entire electrical grid and all new vehicles an...

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams won't run for Senate in 2020

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams tells The Associated Press she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020 despite being heavily recruited by national party leaders. Ab...

AP sources: Ex-Virginia Gov. McAuliffe to rule out 2020 run

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe won't run for president in 2020, according to two people familiar with calls he made Wednesday to allies. McAuliffe had flir...

For Jay Inslee, a methodical buildup to a long 2020 campaign

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. (AP) — Sit down in New Hampshire for a leading liberal podcast. Tour flood damage in Iowa. Feed some sheep, shoot some hoops, drink local beer in South Carolina. And along the way...

Inslee: Forget impeaching Trump. A 2020 defeat is better.

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee says his party should scrap any thoughts of impeaching President Donald Trump and instead focus on voting him out of office in 2020. The ...

2020 fundraising: Sanders sets pace, Buttigieg hauls in $7M

A handful of Democratic presidential candidates are touting the amount of money they've raised in the first fundraising period of a 2020 primary fight that will last into next spring. The totals for t...

Democrats' 2020 nominating fight turns in the GOP-run South

ATLANTA (AP) — When the top lieutenant to a presidential contender phoned Georgia Democratic Party chairwoman Nikema Williams recently to ask for a one-on-one meeting, Williams declined. ...

Then and now: World transformed over Jimmy Carter's 94 years

ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter cemented a new milestone Friday, becoming the longest-lived of the 44 men who have ascended to the American presidency. He surpasses George H.W. Bush, who...

Jimmy Carter's new milestone: longest-lived US president

ATLANTA (AP) — Jimmy Carter is now the longest-living president in American history. The 39th president on Friday reached the age of 94 years, 172 days — one day beyond the lifespan ...

Gore: US getting close to political shift on climate change

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore is praising the Democrats' 2020 presidential field for its emphasis on combating climate change. The politician-turned-climate activist t...

Abrams, Biden meet as both weigh 2020 decisions

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams are meeting privately Thursday in Washington as both weigh their political futures. Biden is expecte...