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Tom Steyer launches 2020 campaign after saying he wouldn't

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and activist, said Tuesday he's joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, reversing course after deciding earlier this year that he would forgo a run.

Jul. 9, 2019 9:41 PM EDT
Who's in, who's out: Meet the Dems running for president

Tom Steyer ruled out a 2020 presidential bid earlier this year. Now he's changed his mind.The billionaire investor and activist announced Tuesday that he would join the crowded Democratic primary for the White House after all, saying his campaign will focus on reducing the influence of corporations in politics.

Jul. 9, 2019 5:12 PM EDT
Warren raises $19.1M, topping Sanders in new fundraising

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in the second quarter, her campaign said Monday, cementing her status in the top tier of Democratic presidential contenders and surpassing Bernie Sanders, her main liberal rival.

Jul. 8, 2019 7:30 PM EDT
President Trump to rally in Cincinnati on Aug. 1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Republican President Donald Trump will lead an Aug. 1 rally in Cincinnati, the day after the second round of Democratic presidential debates ends.

Jul. 8, 2019 5:54 PM EDT
A matter of faith: Democrats embrace religion in campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — When 10 Democratic presidential candidates were pressed on immigration policy during their recent debate, Pete Buttigieg took his answer in an unexpected direction: He turned the question into a matter of faith.

Jul. 7, 2019 6:08 AM EDT
Correction: Russia-Libya story

MOSCOW (AP) — In a story July 5 about Russian arrests in Libya, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the chairman of a Russian think-tank Alexander Malkevich still edits the English-language website USA Really.

Jul. 6, 2019 7:04 AM EDT
2020 Democrats see opportunity on foreign policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Some of the leading Democrats in the 2020 presidential contest are working to strengthen their foreign policy bona fides, eager to address their own inexperience on national security matters and draw a contrast with President Donald Trump's unpredictable approach to trouble spots overseas.

Jul. 5, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

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