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Beto O’Rourke enters 2020 race attempting bipartisan appeal

Former Texas Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke jumped into the 2020 presidential race Thursday, shaking up the already packed field and pledging to win over voters from both major parties as …

No 2020 White House run for Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio

U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown says he won’t run for president after making an exploratory swing through early-voting states.

UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019

Inslee says he welcomes super PAC help in presidential bid

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Tuesday that he welcomed the support of a super PAC even as many fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have rejected them, voicing concern that they …

New litmus test for 2020 Democrats: Shake up Senate rules

The newest pressure point in the Democratic presidential primary isn’t health care or climate change – though it could make or break future progress on those issues. It’s an overhaul …

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019

King holiday draws out Democratic presidential hopefuls

As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage.

Gov. Inslee will travel to Nevada on Saturday as presidential exploration continues

Gov. Jay Inslee plans a political trip to Nevada on Saturday as he continues to explore a possible 2020 run for president.

AP source: Biden to meet with family as he ponders 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden is wrapping up a busy stretch of events this week before stepping out of the public eye to hold family deliberations over the holidays on …

UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 30, 2018

Tens of thousands say ‘Not him’ to leading Brazil candidate

Tens of thousands of Brazilians took to the streets Saturday in protest against the presidential front-runner, a far-right congressman whose campaign has exposed and deepened divisions in Latin America’s largest …

Egypt rights lawyer latest presidential hopeful to quit race

Egyptian presidential hopeful and rights lawyer Khaled Ali quit the race Wednesday, becoming the latest would-be candidate who either bowed out or was forced to abandon a challenge to the …

Bush Offspring Focuses On Texas For Now ‘I Could Win, You Know,’ He Says Of Presidential Race In 2000

George W. Bush, the former president’s son, is dancing around reports that he is eyeing the White House in 2000. Photo by Associated Press

Gore Forms Pac To Help Democrats In November

With one eye on the 1998 elections and another on his ambitions to become president, Vice President Al Gore is preparing to form a political action committee to funnel money …

Gephardt On Track With Fast-Track Win, Perpetual Also-Ran Now Serious White House Contender

Once-befuddled House Democratic leader Richard Gephardt’s political aspirations have taken a definite turn for the better. File/Associated Press

Political Notes

Newt: ‘Save the poor’ WASHINGTON House Speaker Newt Gingrich called on fellow conservatives and Republicans Tuesday night not to “fixate” on White House scandals but to make saving the poor …

Campaign Didn’t Teach Voters Much

After hundreds of millions of dollars in campaign spending, countless news stories, three nationally televised debates and hours of advertising on television and radio, Americans knew no more about how …

Kids Learn About Voting, Waiting Dole Narrowly Wins In Kootenai County

Bob Dole won after all. The Republican presidential candidate came out ahead by 23 votes in Kootenai County’s Kids Voting project.

Dole Sabotaged His Campaign Time And Again

Dole waves goodbye after concession. Photo by Associated Press

Clinton Rides Landslide First Democrat To Be Re-Elected Since Roosevelt

1. President Clinton and Hillary Clinton embrace after his victory speech at the Old State House in Little Rock, Ark. on Tuesday. Photo by Associated Press 2. Bob Dole makes …

East Coast Networks Blab Again Early Presidential Projections Upset Western Voters, Election Officials

Psst! Hey lady, before you vote, wanna know who won the election? “No, I do NOT want to know!” Jacqueline Arlow said emphatically. It was 6:30 p.m. Pacific Standard Time, …

Redefining Center Clinton’s Crucial Strategy

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Election ‘96: State-By-State

1. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., watches election results on television with his daughters Vanessa, right, and Alexandra. Photo by Associated Press 2. Sen. Phil Gramm, R-Texas, kisses his wife Wendy …

Dole Races Clock In Six-State Sprint

Bob Dole reaches out to voters on the last day of campaigning in Houston on Monday. Photo by Associated Press

Clinton Blends Emotion With Political Calculation

President Clinton gives the “thumbs-up” at a rally in Lexington, Ky. Photo by Associated Press

Campaign Almanac

Milk ad appeared in Monday’s USA Today, plus Newsweek and Time. Photo by Associated Press

Dole, Clinton Crisscross U.S. In Final Dash For Votes

On the final day of their final campaigns, President Clinton and GOP nominee Bob Dole presented their closing arguments to the American people as they crisscrossed the country in a …

Consultant Often Visited White House Ex-Top Aide To Mclarty Met Once With President Associated Press

An international business consultant linked to an allegation concerning a proposed $15 million political contribution from Taiwan met with President Clinton in September and came to the White House 41 …

Vote Likely To Worsen Partisan Hostility

The 1996 election, which once loomed as a momentous referendum on the role of government, now seems likely to result in an extension of the current political stalemate enlivened mainly …

Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Oregon

Hillary Rodham Clinton addresses a cheering crowd at Oregon State University during a campaign stop in Corvallis, Ore. Photo by Associated Press

Clinton’s Way Of Life Ending A Lifetime Of Campaigning Comes Down To Two Days

Clinton is savoring the final days of the campaign. Photo by Associated Press

Clinton, Dole Race To Finish Line Florida Poll Buoys President, But Gop Says It Has Momentum

Bob Dole takes his underdog hopes to San Bernardino, Calif., on Sunday. Photo by Associated Press

Gore Seeks Blacks’ Votes At Four Churches In Detroit

In one last effort to firm up a core Democratic constituency, Vice President Al Gore spent much of Sunday visiting some of the largest black churches here. He made his …