Poll Shows Biden Widening Lead Over Trump
2020 Elections
Poll Shows Biden Widening Lead Over Trump

WASHINGTON — A national poll shows Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump by 11 points, the Democrat’s widest margin since early April. In a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday, 50% of registered voters nationally said they backed Biden in a... Read More

Biden Uses Virtual Events to Target Battleground Florida
2020 Elections
Biden Uses Virtual Events to Target Battleground Florida

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is back on the campaign trail, targeting the critical battleground state of Florida — but without actually leaving home. The presumptive Democratic presidential nominee is staying in his Delaware house amid efforts to slow the spread of... Read More

Biden on Sex Assault Allegation: 'This Never Happened'
2020 Elections
Biden on Sex Assault Allegation: 'This Never Happened'
2020-05-01 12:50:18
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday publicly denied allegations from a former staffer who says the then-senator sexually assaulted her 27 years ago. "They aren't true," Biden said in a statement emailed to reporters and also published... Read More

Bernie Sanders Drops Presidential Bid
2020 Elections
Bernie Sanders Drops Presidential Bid
2020-04-08 18:05:57
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent who made two tries to secure the Democratic presidential nomination, ended his latest bid for the White House Wednesday, conceding he is too far behind frontrunner Joe Biden to catch up. “I... Read More

South Carolina an Early Barometer of Amy Klobuchar’s Black Support
2020 Elections
South Carolina an Early Barometer of Amy Klobuchar’s Black Support

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Sen. Amy Klobuchar told a group of black ministers here Wednesday that to win the presidency in November Democrats need a fired-up base, “which has always had its roots in the African American community.” For the... Read More

‘This Isn’t Going to Be Easy’: 2020 Democrats Brace for Super Tuesday Delegate Slog
2020 Elections
‘This Isn’t Going to Be Easy’: 2020 Democrats Brace for Super Tuesday Delegate Slog

WASHINGTON — For the last month, the Democratic presidential candidates have had a straightforward task: Campaign heavily in the small, overwhelmingly white states of Iowa and New Hampshire, and hope to emerge with momentum. Things are about to get a... Read More

Moderates Prevail Among Dem Voters in New Hampshire
2020 Elections
Moderates Prevail Among Dem Voters in New Hampshire
2020-02-12 17:36:03
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont eked out a win in New Hampshire by appealing to young, liberal college students in the state, but his victory was far from an endorsement of the party's far left. In fact, with... Read More

Impeachment Sidelining Senators While Biden, Buttigieg and Yang Blanket Iowa, Bloomberg Focuses on Texas
2020 Elections
Impeachment Sidelining Senators While Biden, Buttigieg and Yang Blanket Iowa, Bloomberg Focuses on Texas
2020-01-28 19:14:05
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON -- In most presidential election years, being a sitting U.S. Senator might be considered an advantage a week ahead of the Iowa Caucuses. Not in 2020, however. Not by a long shot. That's due to the ongoing impeachment trial... Read More

2020 Democrats Are Naming Their Fundraising ‘Bundlers’
Campaign Finance
2020 Democrats Are Naming Their Fundraising ‘Bundlers’

When it comes to political fundraising, rich people are great. People who know a lot of rich people are even better. Individual donors may write the checks, but a lot of influence and power accrues to the intermediaries who collect... Read More

Mark Sanford Suspends 2020 Presidential Campaign
2020 Elections
Mark Sanford Suspends 2020 Presidential Campaign
2019-11-12 21:19:15
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Former Congressman and South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford suspended his longshot campaign for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, explaining that sometimes "you've got to be a realist." Standing outside the New Hampshire statehouse while holding an oversized trillion-dollar... Read More

Democrats See 2020 Election Won By Slim Margins In Several Key Battleground States
2020 Elections
Democrats See 2020 Election Won By Slim Margins In Several Key Battleground States
2019-11-08 21:11:59
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Democratic party believes whoever its eventual nominee is, the race to win the 2020 presidential election will come down to slim margins of victory in several key battleground states. As a result, said David Bergstein, the DNC's... Read More

Michael Bloomberg Opening Door for 2020 Run
2020 Elections
Michael Bloomberg Opening Door for 2020 Run

NEW YORK — Michael Bloomberg is taking his first official step toward running for president in 2020. The billionaire ex-mayor, who has flirted with a White House bid for months, is filing paperwork Friday to qualify for Alabama’s Democratic presidential... Read More

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