SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand introduced herself to Iowa Democrats on Friday as a common-sense fighter for family, and especially children's, issues, in her first visit to the early-voting state as a 2020 Democratic presidential prospect.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Rand Paul never shies away from speaking his mind, but his attorneys are asking a Kentucky judge to make the Republican lawmaker's political beliefs off-limits at his upcoming trial against the neighbor who tackled him while he was doing yard work at his home.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — At 36, Pete Buttigieg is just over the minimum age required to be president of the United States. Outside South Bend, Indiana, the Rust Belt community where he's been mayor since age 29, few people know his name. Those who know it struggle to pronounce it. (It's BOO'-…
Monday's observance of what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.'s 90th birthday is emerging as an important moment for Democrats eyeing the White House to talk about one of the most divisive issues in American politics: race.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has dusted off his old state political action committee to accept big donations and cut checks to Democratic parties in early-voting states as he weighs a presidential run, campaign finance records show.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — When Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage earlier this month at this city's ornate Orpheum Theatre, Tricia Currans-Sheehan posed a pointed question to the expected presidential contender.
NEW YORK (AP) — On each side of the abortion debate, legislators and activists emboldened by recent political developments plan to push aggressively in many states this year for bills high on their wish lists: either seeking to impose near-total bans on abortion or guaranteeing women's acces…
ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 16, 2019--More corporations are joining the United for U.S. Coalition, which is helping furloughed federal workers and others impacted by the ongoing government shutdown. The Coalition, announced last week by United Way Worldwide, is a joint effort by co…
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Democrat Julian Castro, in the early primary state of New Hampshire for the first time as a presidential candidate, told voters on Wednesday that he believes "everyone counts" and accused the Trump administration of "picking and choosing" who has chances to succeed.
NEW YORK (AP) — Harmony Korine's "The Beach Bum," Olivia Wilde's directorial debut and a documentary on the breakout campaign of Texas politician Beto O'Rourke will premiere at the annual South by Southwest Film Festival.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand entered the growing field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders Tuesday, telling television host Stephen Colbert that she's launching an exploratory committee.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Junk food for athletes? President Donald Trump's offer of greasy burgers and fries to the college football champion Clemson Tigers brought a roasting from late-night TV hosts.
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 15, 2019--The IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index, a leading national poll on consumer confidence, dipped by just 0.6 percent in January as the U.S. government continues the longest shutdown on record. Although the overall reading of 52.3 hit its lowest mark si…
ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Gov. Brian Kemp pledged Monday to work for all Georgians, striking a conciliatory tone in his inaugural address as he sought to leave behind a bitter election contest with Democrats who are pursuing a legal challenge to the state's balloting methods.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is expected to move toward launching a 2020 presidential campaign within days by forming an exploratory committee, according to several people familiar with her plans.
WASHINGTON (AP) — AP sources: NY Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to move toward presidential bid in coming days, will form exploratory committee.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — U.S. presidential candidate Julian Castro joined dozens of high-profile Latinos in Puerto Rico on Monday to talk about mobilizing voters ahead of the 2020 elections and increasing Latino political representation to take on President Donald Trump.