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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
Correction: Election 2020-Buttigieg-Religion story

KEOKUK, Iowa (AP) — In a story Aug. 24 about presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg and religion, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Buttigieg's father was a former Roman Catholic priest.

Aug. 25, 2019 9:23 PM EDT
Sanders calls on McConnell to end obstructionism

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday branded Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell as an obstructionist for blocking Democratic efforts to reduce gun violence, bolster election security and raise the federal minimum wage.

Aug. 25, 2019 7:31 PM EDT
Ex-Rep. Joe Walsh making longshot GOP challenge to Trump

Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman and tea party favorite turned radio talk show host, announced a challenge Sunday to President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020, saying the incumbent is unfit for office and must be denied a second term.

Aug. 25, 2019 6:47 PM EDT
Ojeda says medical records leak derailed congressional bid

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Former Army Maj. Richard Ojeda says his West Virginia congressional campaign was derailed by a Department of Veterans Affairs employee who's charged with leaking medical records.

Aug. 23, 2019 5:29 PM EDT
Kentucky governor's remark stirs spat with ex-GOP challenger

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin this week insulted the challenger he defeated in the May Republican primary, an unorthodox move that runs the risk of alienating a swath of voters he needs to win a second term.

Aug. 23, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

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