United States Presidential Election

Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards, Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 02, 2019 - 5:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As former Vice President Joe Biden's camp scrambles to contain any political damage over his past behavior with women, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has some words of advice: Keep your distance. "Join the straight-arm club," Pelosi said at a breakfast hour Washington event on Tuesday...
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Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, speaks during the We the People Membership Summit, featuring the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, at the Warner Theater, in Washington, Monday, April 1, 2019. Sanders says his campaign has raised $18.2 million in the 41 days since he launched his Democratic presidential bid. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
April 02, 2019 - 1:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Several Democratic presidential candidates have released fundraising totals for the first quarter of 2019, offering an early measure of how they're faring on the campaign circuit. Full details won't be available until campaigns file detailed disclosures with the Federal Election...
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Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary and Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro speaks during the We the People Membership Summit, featuring the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, at the Warner Theater, in Washington, Monday, April 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
April 02, 2019 - 9:54 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro is calling to end criminalizing illegal border crossings as part of an immigration plan that's the first policy blueprint of his 2020 bid. The former San Antonio mayor unveiled his proposals Tuesday at a time when President Donald...
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FILE - In this Feb. 17, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at an organizing event in Las Vegas. The Iowa caucus is still 10 months away, but the Democratic primary campaign is already an all-out sprint _ passing eye-popping markers for campaign activity and voter engagement. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 02, 2019 - 6:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — How many ways can you measure the first quarter of the year? For Democratic presidential candidates, it's 300-plus events, 24 states and hundreds of voter questions. The Iowa caucus is still 10 months away, but the Democratic primary campaign is already an all-out sprint — passing...
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In this March 23, 2019, photo, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg arrives to speak about his presidential run during the Democratic monthly breakfast at the Circle of Friends Community Center in Greenville, S.C. Buttigieg was the longest of long shots when he announced a presidential exploratory committee in January. But now the underdog bid is gaining momentum, and Buttigieg can feel it. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
April 01, 2019 - 11:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he's raised more than $7 million this year. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor tweeted his team's initial report early Monday, saying he and his supporters "are out-performing expectations at every turn." Later Monday,...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the International Association of Firefighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington. Biden says he does not recall kissing a Nevada political candidate on the back of her head in 2014. The allegation was made in a New York Magazine article written by Lucy Flores, a former Nevada state representative and the 2014 Democratic nominee for Nevada lieutenant governor. Flores says Biden’s behavior “made me feel uneasy, gross, and confused.”(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
April 01, 2019 - 7:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Vice President Joe Biden (all times local): 7 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says women's assertions that Joe Biden touched them inappropriately years ago are not a reason for the former vice president to abandon the idea of running for president. The...
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FILE - In this July 22, 2014, file photo, then-Nevada state Assemblywoman and candidate for lieutenant governor Lucy Flores speaks at a Latino Youth Leadership conference in Las Vegas. Flores, the former Nevada politician who accused Joe Biden of inappropriately kissing her on the back of the head in 2014, rose from a tough childhood through top Democratic political circles before becoming an outspoken critic about sexism and harassing behavior in politics. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 01, 2019 - 7:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Lucy Flores, the former Nevada politician who accused Joe Biden of inappropriately kissing her on the back of the head in 2014, rose from a tough childhood through top Democratic political circles before becoming an outspoken critic of sexism and harassing behavior in politics...
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April 01, 2019 - 3:10 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is pledging to sign an executive order requiring Cabinet members to hold monthly town hall meetings "with the American people." The ex-Texas congressman proposed the idea while speaking Monday at the "We the People Summit" in...
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April 01, 2019 - 2:26 pm
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — In a story March 31 about a Beto O'Rourke campaign rally, The Associated Press reported erroneously that O'Rourke spoke to a rally in his native Spanish. O'Rourke is not a native Spanish speaker. A corrected version of the story is below: O'Rourke champions US-Mexico border...
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April 01, 2019 - 2:20 pm
HENNIKER, N.H. (AP) — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will be the commencement speaker at New England College's graduation ceremonies in May. The school announced Monday that the presidential candidate will speak at a ceremony on the morning of May 11 in Henniker, New Hampshire. Gillibrand is one...
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