Warren and Sanders stockpile millions more than 2020 rivals

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren don't just lead the Democratic presidential primary in fundraising. They've stockpiled millions more than their rivals, including former Vice Pres...

Biden says he raised middling $15 million in 3rd quarter

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has raised $15.2 million for his presidential campaign over the last three months. The sum places him well ahead of many lower-tier candidates in the Demo...

Democrats plead for campaign cash as third quarter closes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates were pleading for campaign cash in the waning days and hours of the third quarter of fundraising. With Iowa's caucuses looming in...

2020 Democrats in dash for money before third quarter ends

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders said, "I hate asking people for money" — and then asked for money. Joe Biden's campaign warned that President Donald Trump would "feel like he won" if a fundraising go...

Montana Gov. Bullock eyes public financing for 2020 run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Steve Bullock will apply to be the first — and perhaps only — Democrat in the presidential primary who accepts public financing for his campaign, a potentially risky move that could ...

Trump raises $13M after Pelosi announces impeachment inquiry

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's repeated trashing of a Democratic impeachment inquiry has helped prompt a $13 million flood of campaign cash to bolster his reelection effort. ...

How Trump's Ukraine call could violate campaign finance laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's repeated prodding of the Ukrainian president to investigate Joe Biden and his son is destined to play a central role in the impeachment inquiry against him a...

Biden returns to Philadelphia for big-dollar fundraiser

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Democratic donors who helped Joe Biden raise money at the start of his White House run have welcomed the former vice president back to Philadelphia for a big-dollar fundraiser. ...

Progressive group to spend $50M boosting Sun Belt turnout

WASHINGTON (AP) — While many Democrats are focused on winning back several Rust Belt states that backed President Donald Trump in 2016, a progressive group plans to spend $50 million to make sure the ...

Biden's burden: What to watch in Democratic debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has read all the modifiers in front of his front-runner status: shaky, fragile, vulnerable. He'll try to leave the debate stage Wednesday night with a mor...

Key takeaways: Should Democrats go big or get real?

DETROIT (AP) — Should Democrats be going big or getting real? That's the question that dominated Tuesday's Democratic primary debate, as progressive favorites Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders fende...

Outwit, outlast, outplay: What to watch at Democratic debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last month's presidential debate offered voters an introduction to the Democratic field. Round two in Detroit promises to be more like an episode of the TV reality show "Survivor." ...

Jet-setter: Buttigieg leads 2020 Dems in private flights

WASHINGTON (AP) — An analysis of campaign finance data shows Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) has spent roughly $300,000 on private jet travel this year, more than any other Democrat running for the Whi...

'Go back'? Omar and the squad are building strength at home

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — President Donald Trump can tell Rep. Ilhan Omar to "go back" to Somalia all he wants. All indications suggest she's not going anywhere. Safely entrenched in libera...

Hollywood celebrities open wallets to Buttigieg's campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — A-list celebrities seem to be opening their hearts — or at least their wallets — to Pete Buttigieg. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor was a virtual unknown months ago....