Governors struggle under new rules in 2020 presidential race

As his 10 top competitors were in Houston prepping for a big night on national television last week, Democratic presidential candidate and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock was 900 miles (1,450 kilometers) n...

Biden's 'record player' just one of his vintage references

Joe Biden's suggestion that parents leave a record player on to teach their babies better vocabulary was a head-scratching (needle-scratching?) moment in Thursday's debate. But it wa...

Pocketbook issues prevail in recession-scarred Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The pack of Democratic presidential candidates made it through five hours of debating this week without diving deep into two major issues: the economy and labor unions. That won't be ...

APNewsBreak: Gun safety groups to host presidential forum

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Two prominent gun safety organizations say they'll host a forum for Democratic presidential candidates in Las Vegas on Oct. 2, the day after the second anniversary of the deadliest ma...

O'Rourke announces 1st campaign hires in early voting Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is announcing his first campaign staff hires in the early voting state of Nevada. The five staffers announced Monday ...

Democratic candidates cyber chat with rural Nevada voters

MINDEN, Nev. (AP) — In California, Elizabeth Warren gazed into a laptop camera, resting her chin on her hand while recounting her working-class childhood for about 200 voters scattered hundreds of mil...

Bernie Sanders defends his support for Clinton in 2016

HENDERSON, Nevada (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday defended his efforts to support his party's presidential nominee in 2016 and said he would do the same in 2020 if ...

Harris in Vegas calls Trump immigration plan 'short-sighted'

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Thursday cast President Donald Trump's merit-based immigration proposal to as a "short-sighted" plan that overlooks immigrant famili...

Booker plays up Vegas connection in crucial Nevada caucus

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Democratic presidential hopefuls hit the ground to woo voters in the early voting state of Nevada, many are touting how closely their home states align with the fast-growing touris...

Rural Nevada creating a virtual presidential campaign trail

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Democratic leader in rural Nevada says she's tired of presidential candidates saying it's too costly and time-consuming to visit the state's far-flung towns. Kimi ...

Long before accusing Biden, Flores called out harassment

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lucy Flores, the former Nevada politician who accused Joe Biden of inappropriately kissing her on the back of the head in 2014, rose from a tough childhood through top Democratic poli...

Nevada Democrats propose early voting for 2020 caucuses

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Democrats are proposing changes to their presidential caucuses that could dramatically alter the way candidates compete in the state, opening the process to an early-vote and v...

Booker preaches positivity, touts local ties in Las Vegas

NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) — Democratic Sen. Cory Booker is highlighting family ties to Las Vegas as he visits Nevada and casts his presidential campaign as a movement to bridge American divides throu...

Brown pledges to be most pro-union 2020 candidate if he runs

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Sherrod Brown is bringing his pro-worker message to Las Vegas casino workers who are members of what's considered Nevada's most powerful labor union. The U....

Warren highlights her work on economic crisis in Vegas stop

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Elizabeth Warren used her first visit to Nevada as a presidential candidate to describe a squeeze on working families and a political system that she says fails to protect ho...