Tyler Perry steps in to help 4 children of slain single mom

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Less than a day after the family of a slain single mother of four launched a fundraising appeal, actor and filmmaker Tyler Perry has lent his support. News out...

AP Explains: Trump 'Wall Defense Fund' cash goes to campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's re-election campaign is urging supporters to contribute to a "Wall Defense Fund" as it seeks to cash in on opposition to the president's signature campaign p...

2020 Democrats battle to prove they have fundraising chops

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates are desperately trying to prove they can raise money, with a handful of them boasting they raked in $1 million in the hours and days after launchin...

Takeaways from Beto O'Rourke's presidential launch

NORTH LIBERTY, Iowa (AP) — After weeks of hype, former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke swung through Iowa for the first time and strode into the presidential race to larger crowds and more media attention th...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHERE NEW ZEALAND SHOOTING SUSPECT GOT GUNS A Christchurc...

Facing challenges, Warren campaigns as 2020's underdog

BOSTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren has spent much of the last decade as a leader of the Democratic Party's liberal wing. But three and a half months into her presidential campaign, the M...

The Latest: Klobuchar jabs at O'Rourke's 'born to run' line

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic race for president (all times local): 10:40 a.m. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (KLOH'-buh-shar) is jabbing at fellow Democrat...

Thanks, donors: Mayor Pete says he's in presidential debates

Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) says he's met a fundraising threshold to participate in this summer's debates. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor said on S...

2020 roundup: Biden at Democratic dinner, Sanders in Nevada

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is set to headline a state Democratic Party annual fundraising dinner as he considers whether to make another run for president. Biden will...

The Latest: O'Rourke sorry for teen writing, wife comment

FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Democratic presidential contender Beto O'Rourke is...

2020 candidate O'Rourke not sharing fundraising numbers yet

FAIRFIELD, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says he's not ready to release his fundraising numbers since entering the 2020 race. When asked Friday outside ...

O'Rourke launch is a final puzzle piece in Dem primary race

WASHINGTON (AP) — The contours of the Democratic presidential primary came into clearer focus this week with Texan Beto O'Rourke's entry into the race — one of the final puzzle pieces in a contest tha...

Institute founded by Bernie's wife, son suspends operations

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Sanders Institute, a think tank founded by the Democratic presidential contender's wife and stepson, is shutting down, at least for now, hoping to quash criticism that the non...

Democrat Beto O'Rourke announces 2020 White House bid

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke formally announced Thursday that he'll seek the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, ending months of intense speculation over whether he'd try...

O'Rourke tells Texas TV station he's running for president

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke has told a Texas TV station that he's running for president in 2020. The former Texas congressman sent a text message to KTSM Wednesday af...