Lacking magic of Senate run, O’Rourke drops presidential bid

2022 Campaign 11/02/19, 02:17

Beto O'Rourke, the former Texas congressman, announced Friday that he was ending his Democratic presidential campaign, which failed to recapture the enthusiasm, interest and fundraising prowess of his 2018 Senate bid. Addressing supporters in Iowa, O'Rourke said he made the decision "reluctantly" and vowed to stay active in the fight to ...

Top Democrats clash over health care at marquee Iowa event

2022 Campaign 11/01/19, 23:38

The leading Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination clashed over the critical issue of health care while offering starkly contrasting visions for the nation's ideological direction before thousands of cheering Iowa activists at a raucous event kicking off the three-month sprint to the first-in-the-nation caucuses. Former Vice President Joe Biden ...

Harris campaign cuts headquarters staff, moves some to Iowa

2022 Campaign 10/30/19, 16:49

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris is laying off several dozen staff members and transferring others in an effort to salvage her prospects in the Iowa caucuses. The move, which comes roughly three months before the caucuses formally usher in the Democratic contest, make the California senator the most prominent candidate so ...

Gabbard drops congressional race to focus on presidential

2022 Campaign 10/25/19, 09:26

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard says she will focus on her White House bid and not run for reelection to her congressional seat. The congresswoman from Hawaii made the announcement early Friday. While lagging behind in a crowded Democratic presidential field, Gabbard has gotten renewed attention lately after a heated argument ...

Hillary Clinton said she might run again

2022 Campaign 10/23/19, 17:21

The Blaze host Glenn Beck comments about Hillary Clinton's statement that she is actually considering a 2020 presidential run. According to Beck, the "double-stacked conspiracy theories," put forward by Mrs. Clinton labeling presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) and former Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein "Russian assets" might suggest that ...

Castro says he needs $800,000 in 10 days or campaign is over

2022 Campaign 10/21/19, 14:27

Former Obama administration housing secretary Julián Castro said Monday, Oct. 21, that he'd drop out of the presidential race if he doesn't raise $800,000 in 10 days—following the lead of rival Cory Booker, who rode a similar plea to a recent uptick in donations. "This is a critical moment—if my campaign ...

Elizabeth Warren says transgender asylum seekers must be released into US

2022 Campaign 10/21/19, 07:40

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), a top-tier 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said transgender asylum seekers "must" be released into the United States rather than being held in detention. In a letter sent to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last week, Warren with Sen. ...

Tulsi Gabbard elevated in Iowa by Clinton spat

2022 Campaign 10/19/19, 19:06

Hillary Clinton's suggestion this past week that Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard is being "groomed" by Russians to act as a spoiler in the 2020 race may have had the opposite effect of what the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee intended: It's elevated Gabbard's candidacy and may have inspired even more ardent ...