United States Presidential Election

March 11, 2018 - 12:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent Republican critic says President Donald Trump should be challenged in 2020 by a candidate who opposes tariffs and objects to Trump's full-throated attacks on political opponents and the media. Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona holds those views and he says he is aware that...
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March 11, 2018 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts says she has no intention of running for president in 2020, but she also is leaving herself room to reconsider. Warren is refusing to pledge to complete a second six-year Senate term if she's re-elected in November. The high-...
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FILE--In this April 14, 2016, file photo provided by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a Border Patrol agent shows the path of a tunnel that crosses the U.S.-Mexico border near Calexico, Calif. The federal government has started work on a border wall in California to replace a decades-old decaying barrier. SWF Constructors, a tiny Nebraska startup, was awarded the first border wall construction project under President Donald Trump. It is the offshoot of a construction firm that was accused in a government audit of shady billing practices. (U.S. Customs and Border Protection via AP, file)
March 02, 2018 - 6:57 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A tiny Nebraska startup awarded the first border wall construction project under President Donald Trump is the offshoot of a construction firm that was sued repeatedly for failing to pay subcontractors and accused in a 2016 government audit of shady billing practices. SWF...
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FILE - In this Nov. 15, 2016 file photo, Brad Parscale, who was the Trump campaign's digital director, waits for an elevator at Trump Tower in New York. President Donald Trump has named former digital adviser Brad Parscale as campaign manager of his 2020 re-election campaign. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
February 27, 2018 - 10:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The political strategist and online guru who was named President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign manager Tuesday has a close financial relationship with a penny-stock firm with a questionable history that includes longstanding ties to a convicted fraudster, according to an Associated...
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders arrives to the daily press briefing at the White House, Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
February 27, 2018 - 6:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on White House and Trump campaign staff (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The White House says senior adviser Jared Kushner drafted his statement of support for new Trump campaign manager Brad Parscale in his "personal capacity." Legal questions have been raised about the...
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February 07, 2018 - 10:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Attorney General Eric Holder says he's open to the idea of running for elected office in 2020. At a breakfast meeting with journalists Wednesday, Holder said "I'll see" when asked if he might run for office, including president, in the future. He says he expects to decide...
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January 27, 2018 - 10:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says she was "dismayed" by sexual harassment accusations made against a senior adviser to her 2008 presidential campaign. Clinton tweeted that on Friday she called the former campaign worker who reported the harassment to tell her she was proud she came forward...
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January 26, 2018 - 4:52 am
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch newspaper and television show are jointly reporting that the Netherlands' spy service broke into the computers used by a Russian hacking group often nicknamed Cozy Bear and may be sitting on evidence relating to the hack of the U.S. Democratic National Committee. Reports...
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January 25, 2018 - 11:56 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Oprah Winfrey says she's not interested in a presidential bid despite Democrats' continuing buzz about the billionaire media icon. Winfrey tells InStyle magazine in a newly published interview that she hears the encouragement but doesn't "have the DNA" for a White House run. She says...
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January 21, 2018 - 1:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's re-election campaign released a provocative new ad accusing Democrats of being "complicit" in the slayings of law enforcement officers by people in the U.S. illegally. The 30-second ad was released Saturday on the anniversary of Trump's inauguration and...
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