National elections

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., pauses while speaking at a campaign event, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019, at Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H. (AP Photo/ Cheryl Senter)
October 01, 2019 - 12:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders said, "I hate asking people for money" — and then asked for money. Joe Biden's campaign warned that President Donald Trump would "feel like he won" if a fundraising goal wasn't reached. And Beto O'Rourke offered to "try to text you" in exchange for $5. In the days...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event Friday, Sept. 27, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
September 30, 2019 - 4:10 pm
John Kerry got "Swift Boated" in 2004. For Hillary Clinton in 2016, it was her "damn emails." Remembering those failed Democratic presidential campaigns, Joe Biden is determined not to get "Ukrained" in 2020. Since a whistleblower report last week revealed that President Donald Trump asked...
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Thailand's Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 2:42 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the U.N. General Assembly's annual gathering of world leaders. (all times local): 5:40 p.m. The U.N. special envoy for Syria says the convening of a committee to draft a new constitution for Syria on Oct. 30 "should be a sign of hope for the long-suffering Syrian...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., speaks during the Climate Forum at Georgetown University, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
September 30, 2019 - 6:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker says he's hit the $1.7 million fundraising goal he set for his campaign about a week ago, ensuring he has enough money to continue his White House bid. Booker says on his website he's "proud of this grassroots team — thank you." The...
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Burundi's Foreign Minister Ezechiel Nibigira, addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
September 30, 2019 - 6:45 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Afghanistan and North Korea are delivering their messages to the U.N. General Assembly at a high-stakes moment for both countries. Both are to give their speeches Monday at the year's biggest diplomatic gathering. Afghans are awaiting the results of a presidential election...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives at a campaign event in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)
September 29, 2019 - 5:18 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The need for affordable housing is gaining attention in the 2020 presidential campaign as Democrats step up with ideas to restrain prices. The issue hasn't dominated the campaign like health care or immigration has. But it represents the seeds of a growing debate as high rents and...
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Afghan election workers stack ballot boxes at the warehouse of Afghanistan's Independent Election Commission in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Presidential elections are over, and Afghanistan faces possible political chaos amid allegations of power abuse and a disorganized, sloppy voting process. A final tally is only expected Nov. 7, deepening uncertainty. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
September 29, 2019 - 3:55 am
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Presidential elections are over, and Afghanistan now faces a period of uncertainty and possible political chaos. Saturday's vote was marred by violence, Taliban threats and widespread allegations of mismanagement and abuse. It was the fourth time Afghans have gone to the...
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In this Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 photo, supporters of jailed media magnate Nabil Karoui chant for his freedom and carry posters which were provided to them by his campaign officials, in Nabeul, west of Tunis, Tunisia. The two final contenders for Tunisia's upcoming presidential runoff vote, pitches a professor who refuses to campaign, against a media mogul who can only campaign from his jail cell. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
September 29, 2019 - 2:39 am
NABEUL, Tunisia (AP) — The professor refuses to campaign for president and the prisoner cannot, yet both are running for Tunisia's highest office. Tunisian voters sent two political outsiders into the presidential runoff, forcing a choice between an obscure conservative law professor who believes...
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People pack Lavery Brewing Co. to hear Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke during a town hall event Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 in Erie, Pa. (Christopher Millette/Erie Times-News via AP)
September 28, 2019 - 11:56 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke says President Donald Trump should resign as Congress begins an impeachment investigation. O'Rourke said Saturday there shouldn't be a fear of an impeachment probe intensifying partisan divisions. The former Texas congressman said...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, listens during a news conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, at the presidential palace, in Kabul, Afghanistan. While there will be 18 names on the presidential ballot when Afghans go to the polls on Sept. 28 only five, including Ghani, have been campaigning after several suspended their campaigns believing a peace deal with the Taliban was imminent. (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini)
September 27, 2019 - 7:34 pm
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghans head to the polls to elect a new president amid high security as the Taliban vow to disrupt elections, warning citizens to stay home or risk being hurt. The leading contenders are incumbent President Ashraf Ghani and his partner in the 5-year-old unity government,...
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