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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
Dem activists eye a 2020 focus beyond 'getting rid of Trump'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Leaders of a prominent liberal group are urging Democratic presidential contenders who are pitching massive policy changes to also focus on more fundamental "structural reforms" to American democracy.

Apr. 9, 2019 12:18 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
The Latest: Warren says Dems need more than anti-Trump cry

The Latest on the 2020 presidential race (all times EDT):3:45 p.m.Elizabeth Warren says the Democrats running for president will have to do more than campaign on an anti-Donald Trump message if they want to take back the White House in 2020.

Apr. 6, 2019 3:46 PM EDT
Holocaust group condemns congressman's use of Hitler phrase

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Holocaust Commission is condemning a congressman's use of Adolf Hitler's phrase "big lie" to describe allegations that President Donald Trump colluded with Russian operatives during the 2016 presidential election.

Apr. 5, 2019 6:03 PM EDT
Biden hugs union leader, quips 'I had permission'

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his first public appearance since several women said he had behaved physically inappropriately, former Vice President Joe Biden quipped about his tendency to be affectionate.

Apr. 5, 2019 12:10 PM EDT
O'Rourke Holocaust words demean victims, Adelson group says

The Republican Jewish Coalition, backed by GOP mega-donor Sheldon Adelson, is accusing Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke of "demeaning" the memories of Holocaust victims by likening President Donald Trump's rhetoric on immigrants to that used in Nazi Germany.

Apr. 5, 2019 11:16 AM EDT