Warren-Sanders rift has progressives nervous about fallout

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For nearly a year, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders pushed strongly progressive ideas into the Democratic primary spotlight, feeding off each other to build support for prop...

Booker's critical test? Languishing campaign plots rebound

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The news of Kamala Harris' sudden departure from the presidential race came during an all-staff conference call led from Cory Booker's campaign headquarters in Newark, the New Jers...

7 key questions heading into Wednesday’s Democratic debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fi...

AP Interview: Steyer’s fortune fuels underdog 2020 campaign

BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — Tom Steyer says it’s “not possible” to buy the Democratic presidential nomination. Yet the elderly crowd gathered in the back of the Southern Barrell Brewing C...

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Patrick announces Dem presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Thursday he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary voting begi...

Will Democrats surge in the South? What to watch on Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — While much of the political world is focused on 2020, a handful of states are hosting off-year elections on Tuesday. The stakes are high in the local races, but there are significant n...

After killing, GOP skeptics still doubt Trump foreign policy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Few moments have provoked such widespread condemnation of President Donald Trump from fellow Republicans as his sudden decision this month to withdraw most U.S. troops from Syria. ...

After static summer, Democratic race enters a chaotic fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic presidential race that had been largely static through the summer has tumbled into a chaotic fall, shaped by unpredictable events and the deepening impeachment crisis su...

Biden: Trump's $10M attack ad proves that he's 'terrified'

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's campaign says President Donald Trump's misleading new television ad is proof that Trump is "in a panic" and knows Biden "would beat him li...

Democrats blast latest Trump crisis. But what will they do?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A whistleblower's complaint over President Donald Trump's interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a Republican in th...

In crowded Democratic field, a clear top tier emerges

WASHINGTON (AP) — No votes have been cast in the Democratic presidential nominating contest, but the winnowing has begun. A distinct top tier of candidates is breaking away from the ...

Rivals target Biden as Democrats' rifts emerge on age, race

MIAMI (AP) — Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology burst into public view in Thursday night's presidential debate, punctuated by a heated exchange between former Vice President Joe Biden an...

Former Starbucks CEO takes 'detour' from White House run

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz says he's taking a "detour" from a possible independent presidential bid. The billionaire businessman cites health concerns in a...

Businesses showing discontent with Trump's trade policies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's aggressive and wildly unpredictable use of tariffs is spooking American business groups, which have long formed a potent force in his Republican Party. ...

Biden aide: Trump insult 'beneath the dignity of the office'

NEW YORK (AP) — A senior aide to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden says President Donald Trump's attacks against Biden on foreign soil "are beneath the dignity of the office." ...