Correction: Election 2020-Democrats story

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story Sept. 20 about Democratic political strategies, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Amy Klobuchar was touring Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

Sep. 20, 2019 3:03 PM EDT
At Philadelphia rally, Andrew Yang casts himself as underdog

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew Yang, the entrepreneur-turned-presidential candidate, jogged onto the Philadelphia Art Museum steps made famous by Sylvester Stallone in "Rocky" on Tuesday, fully embracing the underdog plot of his campaign.

Sep. 17, 2019 8:47 PM EDT
How 2020 Democrats want to overhaul criminal justice laws

WASHINGTON (AP) — Every top Democratic presidential contender is touting a detailed overhaul of the criminal justice system to end rules and practices that have been blamed for the mass incarceration of a generation of African Americans.

Sep. 10, 2019 10:49 PM EDT
Debate offers Harris chance to regain momentum in 2020 race

LONDONDERRY, N.H. (AP) — Seven months after Kamala Harris burst into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination with a flag-draped launch rally and the confidence of a front-runner, the California senator is facing persistent questions about whether she can recapture the energy of her campaign's opening days.

Sep. 10, 2019 10:41 AM EDT
Biden: Racism in US is institutional, 'white man's problem'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Racism in America is an institutional "white man's problem visited on people of color," Vice President Joe Biden said, arguing that the way to attack the issue is to defeat President Donald Trump and hold him responsible for deepening the nation's racial divide.

Aug. 28, 2019 5:51 AM EDT
Tom Steyer launches 2020 campaign after saying he wouldn't

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and activist, said Tuesday he's joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, reversing course after deciding earlier this year that he would forgo a run.

Jul. 9, 2019 9:41 PM EDT
Rivals target Biden as Democrats' rifts emerge on age, race

MIAMI (AP) — Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology burst into public view in Thursday night's presidential debate, punctuated by a heated exchange between former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen.

Jun. 28, 2019 1:39 PM EDT
Correction: Election 2020-Debate story

MIAMI (AP) — In a story June 27 about the Democratic presidential debate, The Associated Press reported erroneously in some versions that former Vice President Joe Biden worked with Republican segregationist senators.

Jun. 28, 2019 1:29 PM EDT
Takeaways from night 2 of the Democratic debate

MIAMI (AP) — The roster for Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate demonstrated some of the party's major divisions — even before candidates started talking.

Jun. 28, 2019 1:16 AM EDT
'May the best woman win:' Record number in Democratic field

MIAMI (AP) — The Democratic presidential candidates taking the stage to kick off the primary debates include more women than ever before, six contenders challenging assumptions that voters and pundits may have about what presidential leadership looks like.

Jun. 26, 2019 3:39 PM EDT
Sanders bills democratic socialism as boon for working class

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders on Wednesday mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents have seized on it to brand him as too radical.

Jun. 12, 2019 4:05 PM EDT
Kamala Harris aims to regain spotlight in crowded 2020 field

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris found her way back to the spotlight this week.The Democratic presidential candidate and California senator won praise from liberals for seemingly stumping Attorney General William Barr during a contentious hearing over special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

May. 2, 2019 6:26 PM EDT
Some women of color frustrated by Biden's presidential bid

HOUSTON (AP) — 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 better reflects the nation's diversity.

Apr. 25, 2019 7:14 PM EDT
Kamala Harris is latest 2020 Dem contender to release taxes

BALTIMORE (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris has released 15 years of tax returns, including her returns for 2018, and the California senator reports that she and her husband had a federal tax bill of about $700,000 on an adjusted gross joint income of about $1.

Apr. 14, 2019 8:38 AM EDT
Gillibrand aims for 2020 breakthrough moment in town hall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over four months, Kirsten Gillibrand has campaigned for the White House across eight states, pushed her rivals to release their tax returns and delivered a major speech outside a Trump-branded property in Manhattan.

Apr. 9, 2019 12:21 AM EDT
Sanders quiets his critics as he becomes a 2020 front-runner

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is quieting critics who questioned whether he could recapture the energy of his upstart 2016 campaign, surpassing his rivals in early fundraising and establishing himself as an indisputable front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Apr. 8, 2019 10:43 AM EDT
Sanders to launch 2020 campaign from Brooklyn hometown

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders will return to Brooklyn, the borough where he was born, to launch a presidential campaign that's expected to connect his working-class childhood to his populist political views that have reshaped the Democratic Party.

Mar. 2, 2019 6:18 AM EST
Bernie Sanders says he'll soon release decade of tax returns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday pledged to "sooner than later" make public 10 years of his tax returns and vowed to support the eventual Democratic presidential nominee, saying he held no grudges against the Democratic National Committee over his unsuccessful 2016 campaign.

Feb. 25, 2019 10:19 PM EST
Sen. Bernie Sanders says he's running for president in 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination again, a decision that will test whether he can still generate the progressive energy that fueled his insurgent 2016 campaign.

Feb. 19, 2019 8:03 PM EST
Sen. Kamala Harris says she's no democratic socialist

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris said Monday she's not a democratic socialist, a not-so-veiled distinction setting her apart from New Hampshire voters' favorite 2016 primary candidate, Sen.

Feb. 18, 2019 8:03 PM EST
Early 2020 Democratic field puts diversity in spotlight

WASHINGTON (AP) — The early days of the Democratic primary campaign are highlighting the party's diversity as it seeks a nominee who can build a coalition to take on President Donald Trump.

Jan. 24, 2019 10:17 AM EST
Kamala Harris opens presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday.

Jan. 21, 2019 4:20 PM EST