Trump campaign raised $30 million in the first quarter of 2019

2022 Campaign 04/14/19, 18:18

President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures it provided to The Associated Press. The haul brings the campaign's cash on hand to $40.8 million, an ...

Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg set to make 2020 Democratic run

2022 Campaign 04/14/19, 09:31

Pete Buttigieg, the little-known Indiana mayor who has risen to prominence in the early stages of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, is expected to make his candidacy official during a rally Sunday in the city where he launched his political career less than a decade ago. The 37-year-old Rhodes Scholar and ...

Workers’ rights are a 2020 campaign focus this weekend

2022 Campaign 04/13/19, 08:39

The issue of workers' rights is a focus this weekend for some of the Democrats running for president. Bernie Sanders has campaign stops in the Midwest, including a community meeting in Indiana and an event with members of a plumbers and pipefitters' union in Michigan. A rally by the Vermont senator ...

Sanders promises to win back Midwest states Trump captured

2022 Campaign 04/12/19, 19:02

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders returned to the friendly terrain of Wisconsin on Friday, promising to build a coalition that will defeat President Donald Trump as he kicked off a swing through pivotal states that are part of the Democratic "blue wall" strategy for 2020. Sanders, speaking to a crowd of about ...

Report: Liberal big donors map $275 million spending in 2020

2022 Campaign 04/12/19, 09:38

According to an exclusive report by The Washington Free Beacon, progressive mega-donors gathered last week to discuss how they can strategically distribute $275 million for maximum impact on election 2020. On April 3-5 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin, Texas, the Beacon reported Thursday, the group of millionaire and billionaire ...

2020 candidate Warren proposes new tax on corporate profits

2022 Campaign 04/11/19, 09:02

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is proposing a new tax on corporate profits that's designed to prevent business giants from taking advantage of the existing tax code to effectively pay a zero rate. The 7% tax on corporate profits above $100 million is the latest in a series of ambitious policy ...

Harris gets 1st Iowa endorsement from Democratic activist

2022 Campaign 04/10/19, 23:12

White House hopeful Kamala Harris has nabbed her first Iowa endorsement from a major state Democratic activist. Jean Hessburg, a former Iowa Democratic Party executive director and the current chair of the party's Women's Caucus, told The Associated Press that she's endorsing Harris because "she's tough, she's got heart. She's quick ...

Inslee: Forget impeaching Trump. A 2020 defeat is better.

2022 Campaign 04/10/19, 22:19

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee says his party should scrap any thoughts of impeaching President Donald Trump and instead focus on voting him out of office in 2020. The Washington governor offered his take during a CNN town hall Wednesday. The 68-year-old candidate says damning details still could emerge about Trump's campaign ...

2020 hopeful Castro holds Trump counterrally in San Antonio

2022 Campaign 04/10/19, 20:39

Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is using President Donald Trump's visit to his hometown as a chance to give a jolt to his campaign. Castro held a rally in San Antonio on Wednesday night, hours after Trump was in town for a fundraiser. Castro was San Antonio mayor for five years ...

Warren releases 2018 tax return, reveals $900,000 in income

2022 Campaign 04/10/19, 09:32

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has released her tax return for 2018, reporting that she and her husband paid more than $200,000 in taxes on a joint income of about $900,000 last year. The move by the senator from Massachusetts on Wednesday follows similar tax return disclosures from fellow presidential candidates ...

Gillibrand aims for 2020 breakthrough moment in town hall

2022 Campaign 04/09/19, 01:21

Over four months, Kirsten Gillibrand has campaigned for the White House across eight states, pushed her rivals to release their tax returns and delivered a major speech outside a Trump-branded property in Manhattan. What the New York senator hasn't done: Break out of a crowded early field of Democratic candidates. Gillibrand hopes ...

California Rep. Swalwell joins Democratic presidential race

2022 Campaign 04/08/19, 18:28

California Rep. Eric Swalwell is officially in the running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Swalwell made the announcement during a taping Monday of CBS' "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert." The congressman says, "I see a country in quicksand, unable to solve threats from abroad, unable to make life better for ...

Sanders planning rallies in Wisconsin, Michigan, Pittsburgh

2022 Campaign 04/08/19, 11:35

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced a campaign swing Monday that will take him to three Great Lakes region states that are a key part of the Democratic strategy to rebuild a "blue wall" and defeat President Donald Trump. Sanders planned weekend rallies in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania along with stops in ...