President Trump to hold next campaign rally in Ohio, on Aug 1

U.S. 07/25/19, 13:54

President Donald Trump will hold a "Keep America Great" rally in Ohio next Thursday, according to the president's reelection campaign. The rally will start at 7.00 pm August 1 at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati. This will be the fourth rally held in Cincinnati and 29th in Ohio since he launched ...

Joe Biden announces policy proposals for Day One if elected

Politics 06/23/19, 14:31

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has outlined some ideas for Day One if he is elected, in which the first priority he mentioned is to repeal President Trump’s tax overhaul bill, Fox News reported. “We need big and bold ideas and folks on Day One. On Day One, I will move ...

Update: NBC announces 1st 2020 Democratic debate lineups

Politics 06/14/19, 12:50

The Latest on the Democrats' first 2020 presidential debates later this month (all times local): 12:45 p.m. NBC has announced how it will divvy up the 20 Democratic candidates for the first debate of the 2020 election campaign, which will be held over two nights in Miami later this month. Democratic presidential candidate ...

Younger 2020 candidates hint at age divide in hitting Biden

Politics 06/13/19, 20:36

Some younger candidates in the crowded Democratic presidential primary are suggesting that the early front-runner, 76-year-old Joe Biden, is too entrenched in the past to lead the country. Both former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke, 46, and Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, have stepped up questions this ...

Sanders to outline ‘what democratic socialism means to me’

Politics 06/11/19, 20:03

Seeking to rebut President Donald Trump's attempts to cast him and Democrats as too liberal, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to give a speech Wednesday on democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career. He made similar remarks during his first presidential campaign in 2016, when he faced ...

Update: Dem candidates show off campaign swag in Iowa

2022 Campaign 06/09/19, 14:55

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 2:45 p.m. At an event meant to show off the Democratic presidential candidates' organizational strength in Iowa, campaign swag is king. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker, right, greets supporters before the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame Celebration, Sunday, June 9, 2019, in ...

Kamala Harris says prosecutor past will help defeat Trump

2022 Campaign 06/09/19, 08:29

Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris says her experience as a prosecutor has given her insight into trying to improve the criminal justice system and distinguishes her among the crowded field taking on President Donald Trump. "We've got to hold this guy accountable by prosecuting the case in front of the American ...

Did Biden go green enough? Green New Deal advocates split

Politics 06/07/19, 10:15

The climate change activists who vaulted the Green New Deal to prominence in the 2020 presidential campaign got what they wanted this week: a Democratic front-runner moving straight in their direction. Now they have to figure out what's next. In less than a half-year, the Green New Deal has become a ...

Joe Biden reverses course on Hyde abortion amendment

Politics 06/06/19, 19:18

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is reversing course and declaring that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on using federal health care money to pay for abortions. Biden made the declaration Thursday following two days of intense scrutiny and criticism from rivals after his campaign affirmed that the 76-year-old ...

Front-runner Biden is campaigning for president on his terms

2022 Campaign 06/05/19, 19:07

Just six weeks into his campaign, Joe Biden is running as the clear front-runner, charting a distinct path through the primary states, taking positions that may rile the Democratic base and working with a single goal in mind: not being lumped in with the rest of the Democratic field. While most ...

Biden campaign says his climate plan failed to cite sources

Politics 06/04/19, 19:20

Joe Biden's presidential campaign is fixing his climate policy plan because a handful of passages did not credit some of the sources in the proposal. The changes on Tuesday come after The Daily Caller reported that several passages from Biden's plan appeared to borrow from policy papers written by outside groups ...

Gillibrand reasserts feminist mantle hoping for 2020 bump

2022 Campaign 06/04/19, 18:26

Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is trying to reassert her feminist credentials this week, seizing on high-profile moments to revive a campaign that has languished in the polls. The New York senator defended her lead role in pushing for the resignation last year of former Minnesota Sen. Al Franken after another ...

In Michigan, Warren to unveil plan to boost US manufacturing

2022 Campaign 06/04/19, 09:32

Elizabeth Warren is launching her first tour of Michigan as a Democratic presidential candidate on Tuesday with a proposal to boost domestic manufacturing, including the creation of a Cabinet-level department charged with "creating and defending" American jobs. The Department of Economic Development she would create would replace the Department of Commerce ...

2020 hopeful Cory Booker rolls out Iowa steering committee

2022 Campaign 06/03/19, 06:12

Democratic White House hopeful Cory Booker is rolling out his Iowa steering committee, a team of activists and operatives that features party powerbroker Jerry Crawford, who played a key role in each of Bill and Hillary Clinton's presidential campaigns in the state. Crawford, a Des Moines-area attorney who also played leading ...

Democratic candidates cyber chat with rural Nevada voters

2022 Campaign 06/01/19, 11:54

In California, Elizabeth Warren gazed into a laptop camera, resting her chin on her hand while recounting her working-class childhood for about 200 voters scattered hundreds of miles away across Nevada. In Minden, Nevada, about 40 Democrats watched on a small television as Warren delivered parts of her stump speech before ...

Biden, Harris friendship faces the test of a campaign

2022 Campaign 05/31/19, 22:42

Nearly a year after Beau Biden died of brain cancer, Kamala Harris was still grieving. Speaking at the California Democratic Party's convention in 2016, Harris spoke of Biden's family as one that "truly represents our nation's highest ideals, a powerful belief in the nobility of public service." She then praised his ...

Beto O’Rourke bolstering Iowa staff, field office operations

2022 Campaign 05/31/19, 06:57

Beto O'Rourke says he's hired 37 staffers to help with organizing in Iowa, boosting his staff to 44 in the state that kicks off presidential primary voting. Some 2020 presidential hopefuls have larger Iowa staffs but O'Rourke's now approaching the upper tier. His campaign announced a "statewide weekend of action" beginning ...

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