Trump the pundit handicaps 2020 Democratic contenders

Politics 02/18/19, 12:07

Kamala Harris had the best campaign roll-out. Amy Klobuchar's snowy debut showed grit. Elizabeth Warren's opening campaign video was a bit odd. Take it from an unlikely armchair pundit sizing up the 2020 Democratic field: President Donald Trump. In tweets, public remarks and private conversations, Trump is making clear he is ...

Dem presidential candidates introducing themselves to voters

Politics 02/16/19, 09:05

Five Democratic senators vying for their party's nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in 2020 are fanning out across the country Saturday to campaign and meet voters. Kamala Harris of California plans to spend her second straight day in the pivotal early-voting state of South Carolina, holding a town hall meeting ...

Klobuchar raises $1M within 48 hours of launching 2020 bid

Politics 02/12/19, 21:11

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar's campaign says the Democrat raised more than $1 million in the 48 hours after launching her presidential bid. Klobuchar kicked off her candidacy Sunday during a snowy rally in Minneapolis. Her campaign says the money was raised from "online and grassroots supporters." She is one of the few ...

Klobuchar taking campaign to Midwest states that Trump won

Politics 02/11/19, 10:22

With snow falling steadily and the temperature well below freezing, Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she's joining the group of Democrats running for president and would take her campaign — and her Midwest sensibilities — directly to parts of the region Donald Trump won and that her party wants to ...

Update: Minn. Sen. Amy Klobuchar set to join 2020 race

Politics 02/10/19, 09:45

The Latest on Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. (all times local): 8:35 a.m. Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota is set to join the 2020 presidential race later Sunday. She would become the most prominent Midwestern candidate as her party tries to win back voters in a region that helped put Donald Trump in ...

Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar expected to join 2020 Dem race

Politics 02/10/19, 09:26

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota is set to join the 2020 presidential race Sunday, becoming the most prominent Midwestern candidate as the party tries to win back voters in a region that helped put Donald Trump in the White House. "I'm asking you to join us on this campaign," she ...

2020 Democrats weigh how to recapture voters in Midwest

Politics 01/31/19, 02:44

The clearest path for Democrats to return to the White House runs straight through the upper Midwest, fueling debate over who is best positioned to recapture the region's working-class voters who broke for President Donald Trump in 2016. Though the first prominent Democrats to announce their 2020 candidacies hail from the ...

House, Senate reach agreement on anti-sexual harassment bill

Politics 12/12/18, 17:33

House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on legislation to overhaul the process for handling sexual misconduct allegations in Congress.Republican Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri and Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota announced the agreement Wednesday.The push for the legislation took on new urgency in the past year, as ...

Inspiration vs. pragmatism: Democrats face tough 2020 choice

Politics 11/30/18, 19:13

Democrats beginning to think about the type of person they'd like to see take on President Donald Trump face an early conundrum: whether a pragmatist has a better chance to take the White House than someone with a more inspirational personal story. This heart-versus-head balancing act is coming into focus as ...

Karin Housley seeks voters’ ratification of Senate appointment

Politics 11/06/18, 08:34

A 10-month sprint to finish former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken's term reached a finish Tuesday as voters decided between two women: a longtime Democratic power player appointed in Franken's place and a Republican state senator with a famous name in the hockey-crazy state (Karin Housley). Less than four years after voters ...

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