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Biden, in Valley Forge speech, to hit Trump hard as threat to democracy

President Biden is scheduled to arrive outside Philadelphia on Friday afternoon to deliver his first speech of this election year, attempting to cast the 2024 presidential campaign as a battle for the future of American democracy and portray former president Donald Trump as its chief antagonist.

Trump to stay on Michigan GOP ballot, state’s top court says

The Michigan Supreme Court left intact a ruling allowing Donald Trump to stay on the state’s Republican primary ballot next year despite his role in the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, one week after Colorado’s high court ruled he’s ineligible to serve.

Wall Street donors keep wallets closed as 2024 race heats up

Big Republican donors warned months ago that the only way to stifle Donald Trump's comeback bid was to coalesce around one of his rivals. That never happened. Many of the donors who fuel presidential ambitions with their checkbooks -- Citadel's Ken Griffin, Blackstone Inc.'s Stephen Schwarzman and Elliott Investment Management's Paul Singer - have so far stayed on the sidelines.

Fewer young Americans plan to vote in 2024, Harvard youth poll finds

Fewer voters under age 30 plan to vote in the upcoming presidential election than did at this point in the 2020 election cycle, and less than one-third of those who identify as independents definitely plan to participate, a newly released Harvard Youth Poll shows.

Liz Cheney, outspoken Trump critic, weighs third-party presidential run

Liz Cheney, one of the most vociferous critics of Donald Trump in the Republican Party, says she is weighing whether to mount her own third-party candidacy for the White House, as she vows to do "whatever it takes" to prevent the former president from returning to office.