United States Presidential Election

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz speaks Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at an event to promote his book, "From the Ground Up," in Seattle. Schultz has faced a rocky reception since he announced earlier in January that he's considering an independent presidential bid. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
February 01, 2019 - 1:00 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — "Grande ego. Venti mistake": That was the message protesters had for former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz as he returned to his hometown of Seattle after announcing that he's mulling an independent run for president. Several dozen protesters gathered outside a downtown theater before...
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David Schwartz, of Bellevue, Wash., yells as he takes part in a protest outside a book-promotion event held by former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, in Seattle. Schultz has faced a rocky reception since he announced earlier in January that he's considering an independent presidential bid. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
January 31, 2019 - 11:32 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — "Grande ego. Venti mistake": That was the message protesters had for former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz as he returned to his hometown of Seattle on Thursday after announcing that he's mulling an independent run for president. Several dozen protesters gathered outside a downtown...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2019, file photo, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks during an organizing event at Manchester Community College in Manchester, N.H. Warren is expected to formally launch her presidential bid on Saturday with a populist call to fight economic inequality. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
January 31, 2019 - 8:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is expected to officially announce her candidacy for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on February 9. The Massachusetts senator is telling supporters she'll make a "BIG announcement" that day. Warren opened her presidential exploratory committee exactly...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 31, 2019 - 7:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised more than $21 million for his re-election campaign during the closing months of 2018. It's a massive three-month haul that puts the Republican on strong financial footing at a time when Democratic presidential candidates are just starting to campaign...
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FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2019, photo, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., appears at a fundraiser for Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., of which she is a member, in Columbia, S.C. With possibly two-dozen candidates entering the 2020 presidential field, flooding early-voting states to seek support, South Carolina Democrats are feeling a little overwhelmed. Unlike Iowa and New Hampshire, where both parties have more engrained apparatuses, South Carolina is a relatively newer presence on the early-voting calendar. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
January 31, 2019 - 3:33 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — With possibly two-dozen candidates entering the 2020 presidential field and flooding early-voting states, South Carolina Democrats are feeling overwhelmed. Unlike Iowa and New Hampshire, South Carolina is a relatively newer presence on the early-voting calendar. It's also one...
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Presidential frontrunner Nayib Bukele, of the Grand National Alliance for Unity or GANA, is prepped for an interview, in San Salvador, El Salvador, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. The young entrepreneur has his sights set on combating corruption and promises to create an anti-corruption commission similar to its Central American neighbors. Salvadorans go to the polls this Sunday. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
January 31, 2019 - 12:01 am
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Salvadorans have watched as internationally sponsored investigative bodies in neighboring Guatemala and Honduras brought high-profile cases that took down corrupt politicians and businesspeople. Nayib Bukele wants to give his compatriots their own version of that...
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Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, meets with supporters after speaking at a rally in Brunswick, Ohio before kicking off his multi-state tour of states that cast pivotal early votes in the 2020 presidential primary, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Brown began his "Dignity of Work" tour Wednesday in Brunswick, Ohio. The circuit is a key step before he decides whether to launch a campaign for the White House. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
January 30, 2019 - 9:20 pm
BRUNSWICK, Ohio (AP) — Sen. Sherrod Brown on Wednesday kicked off his tour of states that cast pivotal early votes in the 2020 presidential primary by accusing Republican President Donald Trump of "phony populism" that disrespects minorities, workers and families while benefiting billionaires. The...
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FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2018 file photo, Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks during the panel Economic Development at the National Governor Association winter meeting in Washington. As the first Democrats running for president propose taxing wealth and providing universal health care, a broader debate is emerging over how far Democrats should go to appeal to their base during the primary season. Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper is among those pitching to the party's center. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
January 30, 2019 - 12:37 pm
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As the early Democratic presidential candidates come out with their tax and health care plans, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper is pitching beer and bipartisanship. The brewpub magnate recently swung through early-voting Iowa to test his theory that what voters...
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. Garcetti will not seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, slightly winnowing a field that is still likely to be large and unwieldy for a party desperate to oust President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 30, 2019 - 12:13 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti won't seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, saying he wants to finish his job at City Hall. Garcetti told reporters Tuesday that L.A. "is where I want to be." He had been flirting with entering the presidential race for months. But...
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during a news conference Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Los Angeles. Garcetti will not seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, slightly winnowing a field that is still likely to be large and unwieldy for a party desperate to oust President Donald Trump.(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 29, 2019 - 11:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will not seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, slightly winnowing a field that is still likely to be large and unwieldy for a party desperate to oust President Donald Trump. "I have decided not to throw my hat into the ring to run...
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