Dems in limbo as Biden’s 2020 decision ‘a few weeks’ away

Politics 03/12/19, 20:51

The political world may have to wait yet another "few weeks" to learn whether one of the biggest names in Democratic politics is running for president. With frustration mounting about his indecision, former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday teased out themes for a possible presidential candidacy as he faced a ...

Biden eyes fundraising challenge amid new sense of urgency

New York 03/08/19, 18:00

On the cusp of another White House run, Joe Biden faces a daunting challenge that could complicate his path to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination: money.Those close to the former vice president believe he would start off at a fundraising disadvantage compared to would-be rivals, whose campaigns have benefited from ...

Back-to-back departures from 2020 race could boost Biden

2022 Campaign 03/07/19, 20:07

Joe Biden isn't a presidential candidate yet. But with two key rivals already getting out of the way, the former vice president has more space to court voters who could help him claim the Democratic nomination. Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown said Thursday he wouldn't run for president, following an announcement earlier ...

Update: Elizabeth Warren urges positivity over personal attacks

2022 Campaign 03/02/19, 15:53

The Latest on the 2020 presidential candidates campaigning throughout the country this weekend: (all times EST): 3:45 p.m. Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is emphasizing the need for Democrats to focus on policies over personal attacks, and to remain united in order to win the 2020 presidential race. Campaigning in Waterloo, Iowa, on Saturday, ...

Eyeing 2020, Biden touts GOP ties but risks alienating Dems

Politics 02/28/19, 20:43

As he weighs launching another presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden is publicly highlighting his relationships with Republicans, a move that risks alienating Democratic primary voters. At a foreign policy forum in Nebraska with former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel on Thursday, Biden hailed "the character, integrity and humanity" of ...

Biden says ‘major’ Republican donors want to help his 2020 campaign

Politics 02/26/19, 18:40

Major Republican donors encouraged former Vice President Joe Biden to run against President Donald Trump in 2020, Biden said Tuesday. Biden said “the people who are usually the biggest donors in the Democratic Party” and “some major Republican folks” offered to help fund his 2020 presidential campaign, which Biden is expected to ...

Governors eyeing White House may struggle to raise money

U.S. 02/26/19, 18:19

Democrats hoping to use the governor's mansion to launch a campaign for the White House are likely to run into a major hurdle: money, or rather, a lack thereof.Of the current and former governors who are considering a presidential campaign, including Jay Inslee of Washington, Steve Bullock of Montana and ...

Biden’s 2020 opening? Dem field missing foreign policy hand

Politics 02/23/19, 01:47

Democratic presidential candidates are touting their support for "Medicare-for-all," higher taxes on the wealthy and a war on climate change. But foreign policy is largely taking a back seat. Former Vice President Joe Biden is seizing on that opening to position himself as the global policy expert if he decides to ...

Update: Bad weather delays John Dingell funeral

Sports 02/12/19, 11:34

The Latest on funeral and memorial services for former U.S. Rep. John Dingell (all times local):___11:20 a.m.The funeral Mass for former Rep. John Dingell has been slightly delayed by wintery weather in Michigan.Former Vice President Joe Biden is expected to speak at the service Tuesday to honor Dingell, the longest ...

Biden, other dignitaries expected at John Dingell’s funeral

Sports 02/12/19, 00:15

Former Vice President Joe Biden will offer remarks at the funeral for John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history.A Mass is scheduled for Tuesday at Church of the Divine Child in Dearborn, Michigan, five days after Dingell died at his home at age 92. The Michigan Democrat ...

As Democratic field expands, Biden waits on the sidelines

Politics 02/11/19, 15:00

Former Vice President Joe Biden will headline his first public event in about three weeks on Saturday— in Munich, Germany, nearly 5,000 miles from Iowa, site of the 2020 presidential campaign’s first contest. As he weighs whether to jump into the race, Biden has been conspicuously absent from early voting states, ...

Bloomberg to announce 2020 decision by end of month

New York 02/08/19, 11:10

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Friday that he'll decide by the end of the month whether to seek the presidency.The 76-year-old businessman, one of the richest men in the world, has been openly contemplating a Democratic White House bid since late last year. In an interview with ...

King holiday draws out Democratic presidential hopefuls

Politics 01/21/19, 08:12

As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr.'s contributions to the nation, Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., used the holiday to launch a presidential campaign that, if successful, would make her the first woman and the second black ...

2020 Democratic primary set to intensify

U.S. 01/14/19, 00:47

After months of speculation and secrecy, the 2020 presidential primary season is about to explode into public view.Several Democrats are already in the race, but a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and strategy preparations to launch White House bids in the coming weeks.While plans may change ...

In Nevada, Inslee tries to pull 2020 spotlight away from DC

New York 01/12/19, 11:58

The Democratic presidential sweepstakes might seem like a tale of Joe Biden and the Seven Senators, but there are plenty of governors and mayors looking for a chance to steal the spotlight from the former vice president and other headliners.Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is headed to the early caucus state ...

After Year of the Woman, 2020 buzz so far focuses on the men

Politics 12/21/18, 00:52

A year defined by the political power of women is ending with men enjoying much of the attention. Outgoing Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke, former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders have emerged as early favorites in the opening phase of the 2020 campaign. All the attention on the ...

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