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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
Democrats see opening on economy, resist cheering recession

PROLE, Iowa (AP) — Campaigning under the stifling August sun, Joe Biden assailed President Donald Trump's trade war with China, accusing him of squandering a strong economy and putting Americans' financial security at risk.

Aug. 23, 2019 3:41 AM EDT
Sanders campaign boss concedes he may not win New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — The campaign manager for Bernie Sanders emphasized Thursday that New Hampshire is a critical presidential primary state he expects Sanders to win, but he's leaving room for a scenario in which Sanders falls short.

Aug. 22, 2019 8:43 PM EDT
Trump: Any Jew voting Democratic is uninformed or disloyal

WASHINGTON (AP) — Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious lines, President Donald Trump said American Jews who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty.

Aug. 21, 2019 8:42 AM EDT

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