Presidential elections

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks to local residents during a meet and greet at a coffee shop, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Iowa Falls, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 06, 2019 - 3:00 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar's (KLOH'-buh-sharz) mental health policy has inspired her first Iowa endorsement. State Rep. Ruth Ann Gaines is one of Iowa's four black legislators and the mother of a son with developmental and mental disorders. Gaines says...
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In this June 5, 2019, photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks to reporters at the Capitol in Washington. The political clock is a significant factor in whether majority House Democrats launch any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. There’s increasing pressure on Pelosi to at least start an impeachment inquiry into whether Trump obstructed special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
June 06, 2019 - 1:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The political clock is a significant factor in whether majority House Democrats launch any impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. There's increasing pressure on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to at least start an impeachment inquiry into whether Trump obstructed...
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Democratic presidential candidate Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks during the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 05, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee wants the U.S. to shape all foreign policy decisions around a commitment to combat the climate crisis, including willingness to use tariffs, other trade incentives and international finance rules to compel other nations to reduce carbon pollution. "Our...
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Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden walks with Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, left, on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, in downtown Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 05, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Nearly six weeks after entering the race, Joe Biden is defying the norms of the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential primary. The former vice president isn't going to the same places as his Democratic rivals; he's not promoting the same liberal policies; and he's not participating in the same...
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Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks to a worker on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at a park in Boston being constructed in honor of Martin Richard, the youngest victim of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
June 05, 2019 - 12:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden is under fire from his Democratic presidential rivals and women's rights advocates for his defense of a decades-old prohibition on federal money paying for abortions. Most Democratic White House hopefuls reflect their party's latest platform calling for the outright...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke speaks during the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 05, 2019 - 5:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Beto (BET'-oh) O'Rourke has unveiled a voting rights proposal he says can increase voter registration by 50 million and raise nationwide voter turnout to 65%. He's seeking to ensure 35 million new voters cast ballots in 2024's presidential race. The former Texas congressman and...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker speaks at a campaign event Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 05, 2019 - 3:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker has released a housing proposal that includes a tax credit designed to help make rentals more affordable plus zoning changes and new funding aimed at boosting construction of units for low-income renters. The New Jersey senator's plan...
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June 04, 2019 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign say Special Counsel Robert Mueller's findings should end a lawsuit alleging conspiracy between the campaign and Russia. The arguments on behalf of Donald J. Trump for President Inc. were filed Tuesday in Manhattan...
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Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is applauded as he arrives for a campaign event, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in Berlin, N.H. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
June 04, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Joe Biden's Democratic presidential campaign amended his climate policy plan hours after it was released Tuesday because a handful of passages did not credit some of the sources in the proposal. The changes come after The Daily Caller, a conservative news outlet, reported that several passages from...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., waves before speaking during the 2019 California Democratic Party State Organizing Convention in San Francisco, Saturday, June 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
June 04, 2019 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is launching her first tour of Michigan as a Democratic presidential candidate on Tuesday with a proposal to boost domestic manufacturing, including the creation of a Cabinet-level department charged with "creating and defending" American jobs. The Department of...
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