By Amanda Becker and Jonathan Landay DES MOINES, Iowa/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for
By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker will drop out of the running for his party's 2020 White House nomination unless he can raise $1.7 million over
By John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a plan on Saturday to eliminate $81 billion in Americans' existing medical debt, going beyond his
By Amanda Becker and Trevor Hunnicutt CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Vice President Joe Biden's decades-long record on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues was scrutinized on
By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two major Democratic presidential candidates plan to visit striking General Motors workers in Detroit in the coming days as a five-day-old labor
By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Friday ended his 2020 presidential campaign that was overshadowed by better-known liberal Democrats, and drew a sarcastic
A top Ukrainian official on Saturday defended President Trump's July phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, during which Trump reportedly urged authorities in Kiev to investigate dealings in the Eastern European county by the son of former Vice President Joe Biden.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders released a plan Saturday to eliminate $81 billion in past-due medical debt, going a step beyond his primary rivals who have called for a government-run health insurance program.
Rep. Joe Kennedy III, D-Mass., announced Saturday that he will run for the Senate, setting up a primary challenge to fellow Democrat, Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., next year.
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday went on the offense over the growing controversy over President Trump’s phone call with the president of Ukraine, in which Trump reportedly urged the Ukrainian leader to investigate Biden’s son’s dealings in the country -- with Biden backing calls for a House investigation and for the White House to release the transcript of the call.
As world leaders descend on New York for this year’s U.N. General Assembly, the immunity enjoyed by the organization is being challenged at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan, in an interview with Fox News this week, accused members of Congress of lying in their attacks on agents on the ground doing their job of enforcing U.S. immigration law --telling them that it is hurting morale and that instead they should do their own jobs and
WASHINGTON (AP) — Very behind the scenes, a whistleblower from the intelligence community voiced urgent concern about a matter involving a conversation between Ukraine's leader and President Donald Trump.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Lagging in polling and fundraising, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker said Saturday he may end his run unless donations from supporters increase quickly.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Lee Boyd Malvo, who terrorized the Washington region in 2002 as one-half of a sniper team, is at the center of a case the Supreme Court will hear this fall.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The newly upgraded elevator at the Washington Monument stopped working just days after reopening to the public following a three-year renovation project.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said.
BOSTON (AP) — 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.
On Friday, the Wall Street Journal wandered into the fray of the Trump whistleblower flap , backing up unconfirmed reports that what set off the hubbub was a July phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The Journal reported that Trump "repeatedly" asked Zelensky to work with attorney...
President Trump again addressed the whistleblower controversy on Friday and dismissed it as a "partisan hack job." In comments to reporters and on Twitter , the president repeated a theme: All of his conversations with foreign leaders have been appropriate, and an unidentified whistleblower from the intelligence community who suggested otherwise...
Bill de Blasio's 2020 campaign for president is over. New York City's mayor called it quits on Friday, telling MSNBC's Morning Joe program that "I feel like I've contributed all I can to this primary election, and it's clearly not my time," per Politico . De Blasio said the "central reason"...
More details on the whistleblower complaint from an intelligence official about President Trump are beginning to emerge—and they include a possible connection to the 2020 election. Sources tell the Washington Post that the complaint centers on Ukraine and may involve a call to the country's president that House Democrats...
Emily Clyburn, the wife of House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn of South Carolina who helped raise millions of dollars to help students attend the alma mater they shared, died Thursday in Columbia, according to the congressman's office. She was 80 years old. Rep. Clyburn and the woman known affectionately to...
A federal judge on Thursday handed President Trump a victory in his effort to keep his financial information secret, siding with his campaign's effort to block a California law aimed at forcing him to release his tax returns, the AP reports. The ruling by US District Judge Morrison England Jr....