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Florida's lone statewide elected Democrat takes on Trump

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida will be a key prize in the 2020 presidential election as Donald Trump seeks a second term in office, and the most prominent Democratic voice working against him is someone who wasn't even on political radars two years ago.

Oct. 24, 2019 12:22 PM EDT
Correction: Election 2020-Gabbard-Clinton story

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — In a story Oct. 18 about Tulsi Gabbard and Hillary Clinton, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hillary Clinton said she believes the Russians have "got their eye on somebody who's currently in the Democratic primary and grooming her to be the third-party candidate.

Oct. 23, 2019 11:04 PM EDT
House Democrats pass election security bill amid impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House approved legislation Wednesday to better protect the country's elections from foreign interference, the third major bill the Democratic-controlled chamber has passed this year addressing problems that arose in the 2016 presidential election.

Oct. 23, 2019 7:23 PM EDT
Pennsylvania's gas politics churn as Trump embraces industry

PITTSBURGH (AP) — President Donald Trump promoted his support for the natural gas industry Wednesday, making clear on his second visit to Pennsylvania in the past three months that he sees his pro-industry policies as a boost to his chances of winning the battleground state in 2020.

Oct. 23, 2019 5:28 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Oct. 22 The Washington Post on evidence of potential wrongdoing in President Donald Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky: Sen.

Oct. 23, 2019 12:57 PM EDT
Actor Alec Baldwin campaigns for Virginia Democrats

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. (AP) — The actor known for his mocking impersonations of Republican President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live" campaigned Tuesday for Democratic legislative candidates in a Virginia election that is viewed as a warmup to the 2020 presidential contest.

Oct. 22, 2019 8:26 PM EDT
Election security hearing breaks along stark partisan lines

WASHINGTON (AP) — A congressional hearing on election security broke along stark political lines Tuesday, highlighting the difficulties in getting lawmakers to address the threat outlined by federal officials who have warned that Russia and other adversaries are looking to interfere in the 2020 election and illicitly shape voter opinion.

Oct. 22, 2019 6:06 PM EDT
Democrats' 2020 race has a new shadow: Hillary Clinton

Some Democrats are putting up caution signs for Hillary Clinton as she wades back into presidential politics by casting 2020 candidate Tulsi Gabbard as a "Russian asset," mocking President Donald Trump's dealings with a foreign leader and drawing counterattacks from both.

Oct. 22, 2019 11:06 AM EDT