Brian Slodysko, Associated Press | PostedSep 22nd - 5:09pm
While many Democrats are focused on winning back several Rust Belt states that backed President Donald Trump in 2016, a progressive group plans to spend $50 million to make sure the party doesn't overlook opportunities in the Sun Belt.
Alexandra Jaffe and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | PostedSep 22nd - 4:09pm
A fire truck, a marching band and hundreds of supporters ushered Joe Biden into this weekend's Iowa Steak Fry, a show of force intended to solidify the former vice president's front-runner status. His closest rival, Elizabeth Warren, slipped in with little fanfare, delivered her speech and hit a brief selfie line before departing the show.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedSep 22nd - 1:49pm
The planet is getting hotter, and tackling that climate peril will grab the spotlight as world leaders gather for their annual meeting at the United Nations this week facing an undeniable backdrop: rising tensions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan and increasing nationalism, inequality and intolerance.
Sean Murphy and Will Weissert, Associated Press | PostedSep 22nd - 9:08am
Bernie Sanders campaigned Sunday in reliably Republican Oklahoma with an appearance before the largest annual gathering of the Comanche Nation in the state where rival Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren was born.
Emery P. Dalesio, Associated Press | PostedSep 22nd - 6:26am
After a North Carolina insurance magnate and mega-political donor was indicted on bribery charges in April, some politicians who received his campaign dollars offloaded his money by giving it to charity.
Lisa Mascaro and Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedSep 21st - 3:49pm
A whistleblower's complaint over President Donald Trump's interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a Republican in the White House who so brazenly ignores protocol and presidential norms.
Steve Leblanc, Associated Press | PostedSep 21st - 6:59am
U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III formally declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate on Saturday, becoming the first member of the Kennedy political dynasty to run for the upper chamber of Congress from Massachusetts since Edward M. Kennedy in 1962.
Alexandra Jaffe and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | PostedSep 20th - 10:14pm
Democratic presidential candidates made a colorful and often loud pitch to Iowa Democrats at the Steak Fry fundraiser in Des Moines on Saturday as a new poll showed Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden in a close race in the state.
Lolita C. Baldor and Robert Burns, Associated Press | PostedSep 20th - 9:28pm
The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any immediate military strike on Iran in response to the attack on the Saudi oil industry.
More than 70% of Utah voters support requiring gun buyers to be at least 21 years old, according to the latest UtahPolicy.com poll that also found backing for universal background checks and banning assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | PostedSep 20th - 3:57pm
President Donald Trump signaled Friday that he’s not inclined to authorize an immediate military strike on Iran in response to the attacks on the Saudi oil industry, saying he believes showing restraint “shows far more strength” and he wants to avoid an all-out war.
Jonathan Lemire, Mary Clare Jalonick and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press | PostedSep 20th - 8:22am
President Donald Trump irritably defended himself Friday against an intelligence whistleblower’s potentially explosive complaint, including an allegation of wrongdoing in a reported private conversation Trump had with a foreign leader.
Microsoft says it'll offer free security updates through the 2020 election in the United States — and in other interested democratic countries with national elections next year — for federally certified voting systems running on soon-to-be-outdated Windows 7 software.
Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press | PostedSep 20th - 9:31am
Kentucky's Republican governor has run into turbulence over his use of taxpayer-owned aircraft, creating another distraction for a reelection campaign already dogged by feuds with teachers, struggles over state pensions and a legal fight with his lieutenant governor.