Where's Joe? Biden taking it slow in early campaign days
While Democratic presidential hopefuls barnstorm through early voting states, the party's frontrunner for the nomination, Joe Biden, is working at a different pace altogether, rolling out his 2020 campaign in limited stages and to moderate numbers of voters. Despite Biden's sluggish start, President Donald Trump is already fixating on the former vice president as his…
Bernie Sanders announces he is running for US president
Senator Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday he is running for president, launching a second bid for the White House after a surprisingly strong run for the Democratic nomination in 2016.
Obama protege Julian Castro joins 2020 presidential race
Julian Castro, the telegenic former mayor of San Antonio, Texas and an Obama-era cabinet member, launched his bid Saturday to become the nation's first Hispanic president, emphasizing a message of hope and diversity at a time when Americans are locked in angry debate over immigration and border security. "I am a candidate for president of…
Anti-Trump gunman attacks US lawmakers, dies in shootout
A rifle-wielding critic of President Donald Trump opened fire Wednesday on US lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game, seriously wounding a top...
Sanders and Clinton court youth vote
What they lack in chemistry they make up for in drive: Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are determined to stand united for the sake of defeating Donald Trump.
Democrats push unity, but convention starts under cloud
The Democratic Party kicks off its national convention Monday to anoint Hillary Clinton its presidential nominee, as a row over leaked emails showing party leaders sought to undermine campaign rival Bernie Sanders threatened to upstage the gathering.
Hard-core Sanders fans reject Clinton
Die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters descended on Philadelphia for this week's Democratic National Convention, many so irate with party flagbearer Hillary Clinton that they are prepared to contemplate the once-inconceivable alternative: President Donald Trump.
Sanders to join Clinton at campaign rally
Bernie Sanders will join Hillary Clinton at a presidential campaign rally in New Hampshire on Tuesday at which he is expected to deliver his long-awaited endorsement.
Brexit's message could draw Trump support in US says Sanders
The same popular frustration that saw a majority of Britons vote to abandon the EU could send droves of disgruntled Americans into the arms of Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders warned on Wednesday.