Los Angeles teachers' strike shows Garcetti risks in '20 bid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will soon decide whether to enter the 2020 White House contest. He'd anchor his candidacy to the idea that local government is where things get done ...

Man in the middle: DNC chair prepares for tough primary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is at the center of the biggest test his party has faced in recent history. The party has rebounded from its disast...

Democrats fight over who owns data ahead of 2020

Democratic National Committee officials and a group of state party leaders are trying to resolve an increasingly ugly dispute over how the party manages and pays for the voter data used in campaigns. ...

Too old to run? Biden wrestles with age as he eyes 2020 run

Joe Biden is talking with friends and longtime supporters about whether he's too old to seek the White House. That's according to several sources who have spoken with the former Demo...

Andrew Gillum to address Democratic donors amid 2020 buzz

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum is set to address top Democratic Party donors gathered in Washington amid speculation he's considering a 2020 presidential bid. The T...

Perez takes final tour of Democratic convention finalists

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez is headed to Milwaukee on Monday as he begins the final round of the selection process for the party's 2020 presidential nominating convention. ...

Midterms reveal South split along urban, rural differences

ATLANTA (AP) — Southern politics was a one-party affair for a long time. First it was Democrats in charge. Then it was Republicans. Now it's a mixed bag. Returns fr...

In defeat, Abrams emerges as leading voting-rights advocate

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America's first black female governor re...

In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America's first black woman governor ref...

Heated Georgia gov's race: Absentee ballots in the spotlight

ATLANTA (AP) — As the candidates in the disputed Georgia governor's race retreat further into their corners, counties statewide have begun a court-ordered process of reviewing absentee ballots and cou...

Gov's race: Dems doubt Kemp's claim of 'insurmountable lead

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp is claiming results certified by county election officials confirm he has an "insurmountable lead" in the Georgia governor's race. But Georgia De...

Georgia election uncertainty lingers amid legal wrangling

ATLANTA (AP) — After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for gov...

Kemp-Abrams feud highlights new landscape in divided Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — His election still undecided, Republican Brian Kemp is proceeding as a victorious candidate and promising to be a governor for all Georgians. That might not be so easy. ...

In Georgia, Kemp looks forward; activists head to court

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp wants to move forward with transition after his aides say he captured enough votes to become Georgia governor, even though his election rival is conceding nothing....

Obama urges Georgia voters to elect Stacey Abrams governor

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is urging Georgia voters to elect Stacey Abrams governor in Tuesday's midterms as a way to counter divisive politics. Obama told a capaci...