Politics - Elections

Trump: Any Jew voting Democratic is uninformed or disloyal

Published Aug. 21 2019

Showing a fresh willingness to play politics along religious lines, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who...

With eyes on election, White House insists economy is strong

Published Aug. 19 2019

The "fundamentals" of the U.S. economy are solid, the White House asserted Monday, invoking an ill-fated political declaration of a...

Warren apologizes for heritage claim, woos Native Americans

Published Aug. 19 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage,...

Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020

Published Aug. 17 2019

President Donald Trump is warning of an economic crash if he loses reelection, arguing that even voters who personally dislike...

Trump ties US success to 2nd term: 'You have to vote for me'

Published Aug. 16 2019

President Donald Trump on Thursday sought to reassure his supporters about the state of the U.S. economy despite the stock...

Trump to promote turning natural gas into plastics in Pennsylvania

Published Aug. 13 2019

Trying to hold support in the manufacturing towns that helped him win the White House in 2016, President Donald Trump...

Democrats use Iowa event to attack Trump - not each other

Published Aug. 10 2019

The packed field of Democratic presidential candidates descended Friday night on a small, northern Iowa town, delighting a raucous crowd...

Trump fundraiser puts billionaire host on defensive

Published Aug. 9 2019

A billionaire New York investor and owner of the Miami Dolphins who is hosting a high-dollar fundraiser for Donald Trump...

Biden: Trump 'fanning the flames of white supremacy'

Published Aug. 8 2019

Joe Biden on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of "fanning the flames of white supremacy" in his most aggressive attack...

Impeachment summer? August town halls may decide next steps

Published Aug. 3 2019

Freshman Democratic Rep. Andy Kim came face to face with impeachment fervor at a town hall in New Jersey. "Do...

Analysis: Biden wrestles with his Obama problem

Published Aug. 2 2019

Joe Biden came to the debate stage with stats and one-liners aimed at the feisty group of challengers. But the...

At Ohio rally, Trump tears into Democrats but avoids race

Published Aug. 2 2019

President Donald Trump used a revved-up rally Thursday in Cincinnati to tear into the Democrats he has been elevating as...

Debate takeaways: Democratic divisions intensify

Published Aug. 1 2019

From the beginning, Joe Biden knew he would take heat at Wednesday's presidential debate. He was right — but he...

AP FACT CHECK: Democrats gloss over economy, migrant complexities

Published Jul. 31 2019

Ten more Democrats jousted on a Detroit stage Wednesday in what was probably the last of the traffic-jammed, double-barreled presidential...

Democrats' divisions test Biden's front-runner strength

Published Jul. 31 2019

The ideological divisions gripping the Democratic Party intensified on Wednesday as presidential candidates waged an acrimonious battle over health care,...

Georgia election officials deny evidence destruction

Published Jul. 31 2019

Lawyers for Georgia election officials are rejecting as frivolous allegations that their clients destroyed evidence in a case challenging the...

Key debate takeaways: Should Democrats go big or get real?

Published Jul. 31 2019

Should Democrats be going big or getting real?

AP FACT CHECK: Off notes from Democrats on climate, economy

Published Jul. 31 2019

Democratic presidential contenders struck off notes on the science of global warming and the state of the economy in their...

Sanders, Warren clash with moderates over 'Medicare for All' in second round of Democratic debates

Published Jul. 30 2019

The signature domestic proposal by the leading progressive candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination came under withering attack from moderates...

Outwit, outlast, outplay: What to watch at Democratic debate

Published Jul. 30 2019

Last month's presidential debate offered voters an introduction to the Democratic field. Round two in Detroit promises to be more...

Kamala Harris' new health plan draws critics from all sides

Published Jul. 29 2019

Kamala Harris released a health care proposal on Monday that sought to bridge the Democratic Party's disparate factions. Instead, she...

Face to face: Pelosi, AOC have own roles, centers of power

Published Jul. 27 2019

Two of the most recognizable women in Democratic politics put down their weapons, stood close and tweeted their unity to...

Impeachment unsettled as Democrats enter post-Mueller moment

Published Jul. 27 2019

Midway through the first year of their House majority, Democrats have yet to vote to impeach President Donald Trump. And...