A flood of laws banning abortions in Republican-run states has handed Democrats a political weapon heading into next year's elections, helping them paint the GOP as extreme and court centrist voters who
Two Democratic women running for president unveiled plans Wednesday to improve maternal health care, with Sen. Kamala Harris reintroducing a bill aimed at addressing racial disparities in childbirth care
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg jabbed at President Donald Trump during a Fox News town hall Sunday, saying he understands why people and the media are "mesmerized" by his tweets because
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
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Tuesday that he is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, distinguishing himself among nearly two dozen candidates as the field's only statewide elected official
Democrat Elizabeth Warren is saying no to a televised town hall on Fox News, slamming the network as "a hate-for-profit racket that gives a megaphone to racists and conspiracists." Several of Warren's
Former Vice President Joe Biden is choosing Philadelphia to base his 2020 presidential campaign, opting for his native Pennsylvania over the state of Delaware that sent him to the Senate for 36 years.
Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg asks if talk about freedom has ‘gone off the rails’ with anti-abortion in
Democratic presidential aspirant Pete Buttigieg accused Republicans of co-opting the terms “freedom” and “security” in the national mindset, and questioned whether talk “about freedom in this country gone
Kirsten Gillibrand has a litmus test for Supreme Court justices she'd appoint as president. They must back Roe v. Wade.
Kirsten Gillibrand is promising that, if elected president, she'll only appoint Supreme Court justices who will support the Roe v. Wade decision, imposing a key legal litmus test that's consistent with
Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is proposing that all gun owners be licensed by the federal government, a process that would include an interview and safety training. National licensing one
Joe Biden, in South Carolina presidential campaign stop, says Trump and Republicans allowing Jim Crow to return
Former Vice President Joe Biden charged Saturday that Jim Crow is "sneaking back in" as he emphasized voting rights at his first presidential campaign stop in South Carolina, where black voters play a
U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado jumped into the packed Democratic presidential primary on Thursday, announcing a 2020 campaign that had been stalled while he was treated for prostate cancer. Bennet,
Ex-Vice President Joe Biden stumps for Democrat Lauren Underwood: 'The very character of our country ... is on the ballot'
Former Vice President Joe Biden campaigned for Democratic congressional candidate Lauren Underwood on Wednesday, telling an exuberant crowd of supporters in St. Charles that “the very character of our
Joe Biden accused President Donald Trump of abusing the powers of his office and ignoring everyone but his political base Monday in his first public rally as presidential candidate, arguing in the crucial
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has released 10 years of tax returns. Buttigieg's campaign posted the returns online Tuesday, saying candidates for president "should play by the rules,
Declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake, former Vice President Joe Biden pushed into the crowded 2020 presidential contest Thursday and quickly sparked a fierce debate over the direction of the modern-day
Joe Biden has hired Symone Sanders, a prominent African American political strategist, as a senior adviser to his newly launched presidential campaign. The move adds a younger diverse voice to Biden's
Some Democrats seeking diversity frustrated by Joe Biden's 2020 bid: 'I'm over white men running the country'
Former Vice President Joe Biden's decision to enter the Democratic presidential race is causing consternation among some Democrats, particularly women of color, who have been hoping for a nominee who reflects
Trump cheers economy, criticizes Democratic presidential opponents and Jussie Smollett at rally in Wisconsin
President Donald Trump boasted of a strong economy and criticized his Democratic presidential opponents Saturday night as he rallied supporters with familiar themes. Trump pointed to the economy's 3.2%
Obama factor looms large as South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds presidential fundraisers in Chicago, Evanston
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, whose momentum among the expansive field of Democratic presidential hopefuls has caught some political observers by surprise, will be in Chicago and a nearby suburb on
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
California Sen. Kamala Harris joined the call for President Donald Trump's impeachment on Monday as five leading Democratic presidential contenders clashed in a series of prime-time town hall meetings
The 2020 presidential campaign has begun in earnest, with a variety of candidates either entering the race or announcing exploratory committees that allow them to begin fundraising. The Iowa Caucuses months
U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is the latest Democrat to jump in the race for the White House. The Massachusetts lawmaker and Iraq War veteran made the announcement on his website Monday. Moulton first came to
There are no policy positions on his website. He has virtually no paid presence in the states that matter most. And his campaign manager is a high school friend with no experience in presidential politics.
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announces run for president: 'This is not just about winning an election, this is about an
With a drenching April rain dripping through the cracked roof of a former Studebaker automobile building on the edge of downtown, Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old, openly gay mayor of South Bend, Ind.,
La Grange businesswoman Marie Newman is seeking a rematch against eight-term U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski in 2020 after giving him the toughest challenge of his political career in last year’s Democratic primary.
Trump campaign to report $30 million haul in first quarter of 2019 — an unmatched reelection war chest
President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures