Kamala Harris kicks off 2020 campaign, warns of divisions

Politics 01/28/19, 00:16

Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris, standing outside of Oakland's city hall, formally kicked off her campaign for the White House by presenting herself as the leader who can best unite an America that is at an "inflection point" and facing a critical question. "We are here because the American Dream and our ...

Eyeing 2020, Jay Inslee pitches himself as climate candidate

Politics 01/24/19, 10:48

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee introduced himself by first name to one college student after another this week as he toured the state that's home to the nation's first presidential primary. Then, still with a smile, he told them that humanity is under existential threat because of climate change. "We are the ...

2020 Democratic primary field puts diversity in spotlight

Politics 01/23/19, 21:07

The early days of the Democratic primary campaign are highlighting the party's diversity as it seeks a nominee who can build a coalition to take on President Donald Trump. Of the more than half dozen Democrats who have either moved toward a campaign or declared their candidacy, four are women: Sens. ...

King holiday draws out Democratic presidential hopefuls

Politics 01/21/19, 08:12

As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s contributions to the nation, Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., used the holiday to launch a presidential campaign that, if successful, would make her the first woman and the second black ...

Sen. Sherrod Brown to tour early states before 2020 decision

Politics 01/15/19, 21:38

Sen. Sherrod Brown is launching a tour of three states that cast pivotal early votes in the 2020 presidential primary. The move from the Ohio Democrat is a key step before he decides whether to launch a campaign for the White House. Brown won a third term in November on the strength ...

Warren makes first campaign trip to New Hampshire neighbors

Politics 01/12/19, 17:44

Sen. Elizabeth Warren floated a likely presidential bid in New Hampshire, visiting the early primary state Saturday to deliver a message of economic populism and clean government. The Massachusetts Democrat brought her populist platform to about 450 prospective voters at Manchester Community College, taking aim at the "wealthy and well-connected" and ...

Castro vows to champion health care, housing during 2020 bid

Politics 01/07/19, 22:22

Former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro is introducing himself to Iowa Democrats as a champion of universal health care and affordable housing as he moves toward a presidential campaign. Castro spoke with party activists on Monday night at a house party in his first trip to Iowa since forming an exploratory ...

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