Stories tagged: 2020 presidential election
Wed., July 17, 2019, 11:25 a.m.
With tweets and a vote, President Donald Trump and House Democrats established the sharp and emotionally raw contours of the 2020 election campaigns.
Tue., July 16, 2019, 11:44 a.m.
Beto O’Rourke stormed into the presidential race arguing his experience growing up along the southern border and a relatively moderate approach to politics would distinguish him in a crowded field.
Mon., July 15, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
A nonprofit foundation set up by Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden that relied on health care world partnerships to speed a cure for cancer has suspended its operations, it announced …
Tue., July 9, 2019
Some of those who deliberately didn’t watch the debates have been made to feel slack in their patriotic duty. Don’t feel guilty. It’s too much, too soon.
Mon., July 8, 2019, 1:22 p.m.
U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell of California is ending his presidential bid, becoming the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic primary to exit the campaign.
Sun., July 7, 2019
The Democratic Party’s presidential primary season seems to be veering toward a racially charged contest.
UPDATED: Mon., July 8, 2019, 11:30 a.m.
Political dominoes are lining up for Washington’s 2020 elections, waiting on Gov. Jay Inslee’s decision about whether to continue his presidential run before deciding which way they’ll fall.
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 11:29 p.m.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is promising he’ll appoint a teacher as secretary of education
UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019, 11:29 p.m.
Sen. Kamala Harris of California says she raised $12 million in the past three months – roughly equal to what she collected in the first fundraising quarter, which ended on …
UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 5:35 p.m.
The battle for campaign cash is escalating as President Donald Trump posted a massive second quarter haul, while a fresh-faced Indiana mayor outraised Sen. Bernie Sanders, one of the most …
Sun., June 30, 2019, 5 a.m.
Presidential candidates seem to use debates as a springboard for donations.
UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019, 11:03 p.m.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee spoke six times during Wednesday’s Democratic debate, largely sticking on topic on his top issue: climate change.
Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:50 p.m.
The first night of the first debate of the 2020 Democratic presidential primary is over, with the first 10 candidates jousting Wednesday night in Miami. Below are some winners and …
Wed., June 26, 2019, 8:31 p.m.
Ten Democrats seeking the presidency tussled on a Miami stage Wednesday night in the opening debate of the 2020 campaign, with 10 more on tap Thursday. A look at some …
Tue., June 25, 2019, 12:31 p.m.
Vice President Mike Pence told a Latino crowd Tuesday that President Trump has been “a great champion of Latino and Hispanic Americans,” touting the president’s economic policies while warning Democrats …
Mon., June 24, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
Days before the first Democratic presidential debates, Sen. Bernie Sanders and House progressives rolled out legislation to cancel all student debt, going farther than a signature proposal by Sen. Elizabeth …
Sun., June 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee will be off on the right wing Wednesday night for the Democratic presidential candidate debate. That’s where he’ll be on the television screen, not a prediction of …
UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
It’s been part of South Carolina politics for nearly three decades, but House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn’s “World Famous Fish Fry” is a little different this year, becoming a showpiece …
Wed., June 19, 2019, 11:05 a.m.
President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his reelection campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over the course …
Mon., June 17, 2019, 11:55 a.m.
President Donald Trump’s early strength in Florida on the night of the 2016 election was the first sign that he was about to score an upset victory. In an otherwise …
UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019, 11:10 a.m.
A police officer fatally shot a black man in South Bend, Indiana, leading mayor Pete Buttigieg to return home early from a presidential campaign trip to address the public and …
Sun., June 16, 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee may be among the candidates with the most to win, or lose, from the upcoming Democratic presidential debates.
Fri., June 14, 2019, 9:47 p.m.
As he strives to make connections with the black voters who will play a dominant role in next year’s southern presidential primaries, Beto O’Rourke has taken a path somewhat less …
Fri., June 14, 2019, 6:20 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee will share the stage with U.S. Sens. Elizabeth Warren, Cory Booker and Amy Klobuchar, U.S. Reps. Tulsi Gabbard and Tim Ryan, former U.S. Reps. Beto O’Rourke and …
Thu., June 13, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
Some of the younger candidates in the crowded Democratic presidential primary are suggesting that the early front-runner, 76-year-old Joe Biden , is too entrenched in the past.
Thu., June 13, 2019, 11:32 a.m.
The Democratic National Committee is set to announce that as many as 20 presidential candidates have qualified for the first debates later this month.
UPDATED: Tue., June 11, 2019, 4:47 p.m.
President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden are assailing each other during overlapping visits to Iowa on Tuesday, previewing what the country might get in next year’s election if Biden …
Tue., June 11, 2019
The lessons of the past do not seem to have been absorbed or analyzed with significant rigor. Anyone who has paid the slightest bit of attention knows that government has …
Sun., June 9, 2019, 5 a.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee still pushing for a presidential debate on climate despite the thumbs down from the Democratic National Committee
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.