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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
Trump jokes about election meddling with Putin

OSAKA, Japan (AP) — With a smirk and a finger point, President Donald Trump dryly told Russia's Vladimir Putin "Don't meddle in the election" in their first meeting since the special counsel concluded that Moscow extensively interfered in the 2016 presidential campaign.

Jun. 28, 2019 12:49 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
New ruling puts high court overhaul back on 2020 Dems' radar

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thursday's Supreme Court decision on partisan gerrymandering reignited calls from progressives for overhauling the high court, putting new pressure on Democratic presidential hopefuls during their first nationwide debates.

Jun. 27, 2019 10:50 PM EDT
Democrats hope Mueller testimony will have 'profound impact'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee says he expects special counsel Robert Mueller to have "a profound impact" when he testifies before Congress on July 17, even though Mueller has said he won't provide any new information.

Jun. 26, 2019 4:08 PM 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
Photos of migrant father and daughter spark global anguish

WASHINGTON (AP) — From the Vatican to the U.S. Congress and campaign trail, expressions of anguish, empathy and outrage poured out Wednesday over the photos of a migrant father and young daughter who drowned while trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico to enter the United States without legal permission.

Jun. 26, 2019 2:25 PM EDT
2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren pushes election security plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday pitched a sweeping overhaul of the nation's systems for securing its elections, including the creation of a "uniform federal ballot" and the replacement of the independent commission that currently helps administer the vote.

Jun. 25, 2019 10:56 PM EDT