Elections

March 13, 2019 - 11:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Generations of presidential candidates have promised to work across the aisle. But as the 2020 campaign kicks into high gear, some Democrats say they have little interest in talk of cross-party cooperation. They increasingly view Republicans as immovable obstacles on everything...
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High school students protest in Algiers, Algeria, Tuesday, March 12, 2019. Algerian students protested against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's decision to delay presidential elections indefinitely. (AP Photo/Toufik Doudou)
March 13, 2019 - 5:20 am
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian opposition leaders found rare common ground Wednesday and called for continued mass protests against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, accusing him of flouting the constitution to cling to power. Meanwhile, teachers took to the streets to keep up pressure on the...
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during an event in St. George, S.C., on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Harris is spending two days in South Carolina, home of the first southern presidential primary in 2020, spending time with voters in rural and coastal areas. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)
March 13, 2019 - 5:19 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala (KAH'-mah-lah) Harris is boosting her staffing in the early-voting state of South Carolina, adding two experienced operatives who'll be key to navigating the home of the first 2020 primary in the South. The California senator's...
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Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Association of Firefighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 12, 2019, amid growing expectations he'll soon announce he's running for president. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
March 12, 2019 - 6:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The political world may have to wait yet another "few weeks" to learn whether one of the biggest names in Democratic politics is running for president. With frustration mounting about his indecision, former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday teased out themes for a possible...
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In this Dec. 17, 2018 photo, the downtown skyline is seen from the top of the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee. The Democratic National Committee has selected Milwaukee to host the 2020 national convention. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
March 12, 2019 - 12:56 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee will host the 2020 Democratic National Convention, party leaders announced Monday, highlighting the battleground state of Wisconsin that helped elect President Donald Trump and now will launch an opponent who could oust him. Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom...
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March 11, 2019 - 7:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Election Commission has fined a super PAC that supported Jeb Bush's failed 2016 Republican presidential bid for accepting $1.3 million in illegal donations from Chinese nationals, a violation of longstanding campaign finance law that forbids campaigns from accepting...
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March 11, 2019 - 3:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — California's two Democratic senators are asking the Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee to postpone a planned hearing on a Los Angeles lawyer nominated as a federal appeals court judge. Sens. Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein asked Judiciary Chairman Lindsey...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019 file photo, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his annual "State of Hungary" speech in Budapest, Hungary. The inscription reads: "For us Hungary is the first!" Hungary’s populist prime minister says calls for his party’s expulsion from a European Parliament group serve left-wing rivals. The debate in the European People’s Party follows a Hungarian government ad campaign against migration. (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP, File )
March 08, 2019 - 5:55 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister said Friday he would seek to form an alliance with Poland's populist ruling party if his governing Fidesz party is ousted from the main center-right group in the European Parliament. The European People's Party is expected to make a decision on...
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Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks at a sendoff event in Denver on Thursday, March 7, 2019, to launch his campaign for the Democratic nomination for the presidency in 2020. (AP Photo/Thomas Peipert)
March 07, 2019 - 9:13 pm
DENVER (AP) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper delivered a fiery defense of his pragmatic approach to politics Thursday night as he held the first rally of his presidential campaign in the state that nurtured his unlikely career in public office. "Being a pragmatist doesn't mean saying no to...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., walks to the chamber Thursday, March 7, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House was preparing to vote on a resolution to speak out against, as Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said, "anti-Semitism, anti-Islamophobia, anti-white supremacy and all the forms that it takes," an action sparked by remarks from Omar. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 07, 2019 - 7:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Divided in debate but mostly united in a final vote, the House passed a resolution condemning anti-Semitism and other bigotry Thursday, with Democrats trying to push past a dispute that has overwhelmed their agenda and exposed fault lines that could shadow them through next year's...
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