Stories tagged: 2020 presidential election
Sat., June 8, 2019, 4:07 p.m.
Democratic White House hopefuls are attacking President Donald Trump as harmful to LGBTQ Americans and promising if elected they would not just restore gay rights but expand them.
Fri., June 7, 2019
There are no more dog-whistles. Abortion is front and center, and will be one of the key issues in the 2020 election.
UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 10:28 p.m.
Democratic National Committee tells Gov. Jay Inslee it won’t hold a debate just on climate change.
Tue., May 21, 2019, 3:14 p.m.
In the gymnasium of Stevens High School, just before 7 p.m., Chris Wallace stepped onto the red-carpeted, Fox News-branded stage for his first-ever town hall. The host of “Fox News …
Thu., May 16, 2019, 6:52 p.m.
Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is pitching a $9 trillion climate action plan that he touts as an economic renaissance and scientific necessity
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 9:31 p.m.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that he will seek the Democratic nomination for president, adding his name to an already long list of candidates itching for …
UPDATED: Wed., May 15, 2019, 2:58 p.m.
Democratic presidential candidates rushed Wednesday to condemn Alabama’s approval of a ban on nearly all abortions, warning that it portends a larger offensive by conservatives around the country to undermine …
Tue., May 14, 2019, 11:28 a.m.
Montana Governor Steve Bullock said he will run for president in 2020, becoming the 22nd Democratic candidate vying for the party’s nomination and positioning himself as a centrist able to …
Sun., May 12, 2019
The challenge for the six female presidential candidates is how to stand out. Fortunately, or not, some have already made headlines with their uniqueness.
Fri., May 3, 2019, 7:35 p.m.
Surging economy is giving Trump’s re-election chances a boost
Sun., April 28, 2019, 9:06 p.m.
Partway through a speech at a fundraising dinner this month, President Donald Trump spent time wondering aloud about the theme for his re-election campaign.
UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 11:07 a.m.
Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the “soul of this nation” at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election.
Tue., April 23, 2019, 12:48 p.m.
Some top Democrats vying for the White House in 2020 are clamoring for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but many of their congressional colleagues – who would have to …
Tue., April 23, 2019, 11:27 a.m.
Answering perhaps the most significant question of the early 2020 election season, former Vice President Joe Biden will launch his presidential campaign on Thursday.
UPDATED: Fri., April 19, 2019, 10:51 a.m.
Former Vice President Joe Biden, 76, would be the oldest and most experienced politician in the race.
Mon., April 15, 2019, 11:12 a.m.
The crowded field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates is showing early signs of money trouble as donors sit on the sidelines to see how the contest unfolds, signaling a drawn-out …
UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 12:07 a.m.
In nationally televised pitch to win support for his 2020 presidential run, Gov. Jay Inslee tells town hall audience Washington is a good “template” for the rest of the country
Tue., April 9, 2019
We should let states and localities see whether they can make schools work better. The grandiose fix-it national plans are mostly exercises in political marketing.
Mon., April 8, 2019
“Before we are anything else,” says Beto O’Rourke, “we are Americans first.” That used to be a lot easier to believe.
UPDATED: Sun., April 7, 2019, 7:10 p.m.
The Washington state Democratic Party has announced it will use the state’s 2020 presidential primary to allocate delegates to candidates instead of the precinct caucuses it has used in previous …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:17 p.m.
Former Vice President Joe Biden tries to use humor to defuse his recent controversy about crossing physical boundaries with women — but acknowledges he’ll have to change the way he …
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 9:10 p.m.
Declaring “our country is full,” President Donald Trump insisted the U.S. immigration system was overburdened and illegal crossings must be stopped as he inspected a refurbished section of fencing at …
Thu., April 4, 2019, 11:58 a.m.
Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan jumped into the 2020 presidential race on Thursday, portraying himself as a candidate who can bridge Democrats’ progressive and working class wings to win the White …
UPDATED: Wed., April 3, 2019, 8:08 p.m.
A state House committee passes a bill requiring presidential candidates to release their tax returns in order to be on Washington ballots next year.
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019, 10:06 p.m.
CNN town hall broadcast will feature Gov. Jay Inslee next Wednesday.
Mon., April 1, 2019, 2:53 p.m.
Joe Biden on Monday forcefully rejected comparisons of his embrace of colleagues, friends and their families during swearing-in ceremonies as vice president and the 2014 allegation he says he can’t …
Sun., March 31, 2019
If Democrats want to woo renegade Republicans and independents they’d best focus on uniting their constituents under a banner of shared values rather than encouraging good men to apologize for …
Thu., March 28, 2019, 1:20 p.m.
The first Democratic presidential debates will take place June 26 and 27 in Miami. The Democratic National Committee confirmed the plans first disclosed by NBC News, which will broadcast the …
Wed., March 27, 2019, 8:34 a.m.
In 2016, President Donald Trump compared Hillary Clinton’s campaign to the lumbering federal bureaucracy. Now he’s building one of his own.
Sat., March 23, 2019
The taxpayer price tag for Gov. Jay Inslee’s White House ambitions is escalating, as the Washington State Patrol plans to nearly double the size of his traveling security detail at …