‘That’s what we saw in 2016’: GOP senators skeptical of polls showing Biden’s wide lead over President Trump

2020 Campaign 07/01/20, 05:28

Republicans in the Senate have voiced skepticism over recent polls that show Democratic nominee Joe Biden expanding his lead over President Donald Trump. In nationwide polls, President Trump trailed Biden by almost 10 points. The president is also falling behind in critical swing states including Pennsylvania, Arizona, Michigan, and Wisconsin. "I think ...

Former US Vice President Joe Biden under investigation, congressman reveals

U.S. 10/05/19, 13:20

The Department of Justice is investigating Joe Biden for "conflicts of interest" and "possible corruption" during his time as vice president of the United States, according to Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas). "Since the summer of 2016, the Obama Justice Department conducted a counterintelligence investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian influence, ...

Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro passes on Senate run in Texas

U.S. 05/01/19, 18:33

Joaquin Castro, the Texas Democrat who leads the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, said Wednesday he was again passing up a Senate run despite hinting for months that 2020 might finally be his year.It makes Castro, whose twin brother Julián Castro is running for president, the latest in a line of well-known ...

MJ Hegar launches 2020 Senate run against Texas’ John Cornyn

U.S. 04/23/19, 08:54

Democrat MJ Hegar of Texas says she's running for U.S. Senate in 2020 against Republican incumbent John Cornyn.Hegar's announcement Tuesday makes her the first well-known Democrat to enter the race against Cornyn, who has been in the Senate since 2002 and was the No. 2 Republican in the chamber until ...

Wendy Davis says she’s also mulling Texas Senate run in 2020

U.S. 03/05/19, 14:57

Wendy Davis of Texas says she's considering a U.S. Senate run in 2020 but is waiting to see whether another high-profile Democrat, Rep. Joaquin Castro, gets in the race.Davis hasn't run for office since losing the governor's race in 2014 following her filibuster of an anti-abortion bill in the Texas ...

Brother: Rep. Joaquin Castro mulling run against Sen. Cornyn

U.S. 02/28/19, 20:02

Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro says his twin brother, Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas, is considering a big run of his own in 2020 — a bid for U.S. Senate against Republican John Cornyn.Julian Castro told The Associated Press on Thursday: "He's considering that, but he really has not made ...

O’Rourke won’t rule out being vice presidential candidate

Politics 02/19/19, 16:41

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Beto O’Rourke said Tuesday that he hasn’t ruled out being a 2020 vice presidential candidate — even as he plans to decide in the next 10 days if he’ll seek the presidency. Answering a question in Spanish about the possibility of being another candidate’s running mate, ...

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