Biden hones in on Iowa, South Carolina in 1st campaign swing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's early presidential campaign travel itinerary leaves little doubt about his strategy in early voting states. Biden's one-two Io...

Inside Joe Biden's decision to run one more time

Joe Biden spent a hot August day at his lakefront Delaware home watching hatred on display in Charlottesville, Virginia, where, days earlier, torch-wielding white supremacists had marched through town...

Ex-Vice President Biden launches 2020 presidential campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden has formally entered the 2020 race for president. The vice president under President Barack Obama made the announcement in a video released Thursday morning. Th...

Joe Biden resumes role as one of nation's top eulogists

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden is returning to a familiar role this week as the one of the nation's top eulogists. The former vice president will speak Tuesday at the funeral of Fri...

Biden faces campaign-style scrutiny - before any campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — In countless conversations over the past year, former Vice President Joe Biden, his advisers and his broad network of friends and family have openly discussed the vulnerabilities he ...

Biden: I'll be more mindful of 'respecting personal space'

Former Vice President Joe Biden is acknowledging his past behavior with women has made some people uncomfortable following complaints over the past week that he touched some without their consent. ...

Biden defending interaction with women after complaint

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday defended his interactions with women, saying he doesn't believe he's ever acted inappropriately. But a Nevada politician's assertion that Bi...

Biden doesn't recall alleged kissing incident from 2014

Joe Biden's spokesman said Friday that the former vice president does not recall kissing a Nevada political candidate on the back of her head in 2014. The allegation was made in a Ne...

Biden's team sees Iowa as crucial to nabbing 2020 nomination

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As former Vice President Joe Biden prepares for a potential White House campaign, his associates increasingly see a strong showing in the Iowa caucuses as crucial to his abilit...

AP sources: O'Rourke to make multiple stops in leadoff Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Texas Democrat Beto O'Rourke is planning a series of stops in Iowa beginning Thursday as he nears an announcement on a 2020 White House bid. Two people famili...

In Iowa, Sanders seeks to reclaim 2020 progressive mantra

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is reasserting himself as the original champion of a progressive agenda many of his fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have adopted. ...

Eyeing 2020, Biden touts GOP ties but risks alienating Dems

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP) — As he weighs launching another presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden is publicly highlighting his relationships with Republicans, a move that risks alienating D...

Joe Biden: 'Don't be surprised' if I run for president

Former Vice President Joe Biden is strongly signaling he could soon launch a presidential campaign while still giving himself room to decide against a run. Speaking Tuesday in Delawa...

Soup for 3: Democratic hopefuls mingle with voters at church

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Was it the black bean soup that drew them? If not, maybe the carrot ginger soup. Or was it the chance to mingle with not one, not two, but three Democratic presidential hopefuls in o...

Biden's 2020 opening? Dem field missing foreign policy hand

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates are touting their support for "Medicare-for-all," higher taxes on the wealthy and a war on climate change. But foreign policy is largely taking a b...