Presidential Race

Getty
CBS News
September 18, 2019 - 7:55 am
Weeks shy of his 95th birthday, former President Jimmy Carter said he doesn't believe he could have managed the most powerful office in the world at 80 years old. Carter, who earlier this year became the longest-lived chief executive in American history, didn't tie his comments to any of his fellow...
Read More
Getty
CBS News
September 16, 2019 - 8:41 am
Visiting a black church bombed by the Ku Klux Klan during the civil rights era, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden framed current racial tensions as part of an enduring struggle that is older than the nation. "In a centuries-long campaign of violence, fear, trauma, brought upon black...
Read More
Getty
Rebekah Sager
August 28, 2019 - 2:40 pm
Two-term Democratic Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York announced Wednesday that she is withdrawing from 2020 race for the presidency. Gillibrand, 52, failed to qualify for a third debate next month. A longtime advocate for the #MeToo movement told the New York Times she believes that "women...
Read More
Getty
June 23, 2019 - 9:34 am
Democratic presidential hopefuls continued their push in South Carolina on Saturday, the day after 21 candidates pitched themselves at Jim Clyburn's World Famous Fish Fry. Sen. Kamala Harris of California charged straight at Mr. Trump as she addressed hundreds of activists at the South Carolina...
Read More
AP
June 11, 2019 - 11:31 am
President Trump is heading to Iowa to give a speech the same day former Vice President Joe Biden will be in the Hawkeye State, delivering an address in which Biden is expected to call the president an "existential threat" to the United States. As he left the White House Tuesday, Mr. Trump told...
Read More
AP
May 19, 2019 - 9:16 am
His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee. Facing thousands of voters in his native Pennsylvania for the second time as a 2020...
Read More
AP
May 16, 2019 - 7:19 am
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching for a chance to take on Donald Trump. The mayor announced his run with a video released by his campaign. "There's plenty of...
Read More
AP
April 29, 2019 - 6:58 am
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has announced his first major policy initiative, a $5 trillion plan to combat climate change that he says will keep the Earth from sliding past the point of no return in less than a generation. The former Texas congressman unveiled his proposal on...
Read More
AP
April 25, 2019 - 6:51 am
Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election. In a video posted on Twitter , Biden focused on the 2017 deadly clash between white supremacists and...
Read More
AP
April 23, 2019 - 11:38 am
Answering perhaps the most significant question of the early 2020 election season, former Vice President Joe Biden will launch his presidential campaign on Thursday. The move, confirmed by a person familiar with his plans, sets up the 76-year-old lifelong politician as a front-runner in the crowded...
Read More

Pages