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Biden, fellow Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate

Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Friday after a Democratic debate that largely reinforced his front-runner status for the party's presidential nomination, leaving his rivals searching for...

Biden, fellow Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate

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Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate The Democratic presidential contenders head back to the campaign trail on Friday after a debate that reinforced former Vice President Joe Biden's front-runner status and left his rivals searching for a formula to knock him out of the top spot....
13:14 2019-09-13

Democratic presidential hopeful O'Rourke back on campaign trail; Hickenlooper drops out Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke said on Thursday he was resuming his campaign with a new sense of focus after a mass shooting in his Texas hometown, while rival John Hickenlooper ended his bid to take on President Donald Trump....
12:42 2019-08-16

On Campaign Trail, Joe Biden Asks: What if Obama Had Been Assassinated? (CROYDON, N.H.) — Joe Biden pondered a most serious, and awkward, question at a campaign stop Friday: What if Barack Obama had been assassinated during his presidential campaign in 2008? Toward the end of an event in Hanover, Biden evoked two o...
09:00 2019-08-24

Gun control could be a defining issue for Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail Since the Valentine's Day massacre that killed 17 at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, Democrats in even the reddest of districts have made gun control a winning issue on the campaign trail....
03:42 2019-08-18

Presidential hopefuls swap the campaign trail for the field at Congressional Women’s Softball Game The Members team ultimately fell 10-4 to the press team, despite valiant efforts from players such as 2020 presidential hopeful and team pitcher Kirsten Gillibrand....
00:28 2019-06-21

Biden campaign trail speech to assail Trump's foreign policies Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden will seek to play to his strengths on Thursday with a speech that draws upon his experience in...
13:14 2019-07-11

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
05:28 2019-06-14

Pelosi urges fellow Democrats to back bipartisan spending deal House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged rank-and-file Democrats to support a bipartisan deal to dramatically raise federal spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling....
21:56 2019-07-23

Some Democrats snipe, others unite in third presidential debate Some of the 10 Democratic presidential candidates meeting in their third debate on Thursday took shots at front-runner Joe Biden, while others called for unity during a night dominated by questions around race, guns and healthcare....
13:14 2019-09-13

10 Democrats set for 3rd presidential primary debate in Houston Ten Democratic presidential candidates are set to participate in the third round of primary debates in Houston Thursday night, about half the field who appeared in the first two this summer....
16:56 2019-09-12

Harris goes after Biden on race in U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted front-runner Joe Biden on race during a debate on Thursday, calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful" and questioning his 1970s opposition to school busing....
05:56 2019-06-28

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
17:42 2019-05-29

Democrats announce 20 U.S. presidential candidates who qualify for first debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday the 20 presidential candidates who will participate in the party's pivotal first debate in Miami later this month, dealing a blow to four hopefuls who will be excluded after failing to garner en...
00:14 2019-06-14

Kamala Harris Goes After Joe Biden On Race In US Presidential Debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted front-runner Joe Biden on race during a debate on Thursday, saying Biden's remarks about working with pro-segregationist senators were......
07:56 2019-06-28

Democrats in presidential debate hint at no swift end to China tariffs Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump's trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for "corrupt" practi...
13:14 2019-09-13

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All ...
18:42 2019-06-27

Democratic Presidential Debate Night 2: All eyes — and jabs — will be on Biden MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — It’s all about Joe Biden now. The former vice president could solidify his status as the favorite to win his party’s presidential nomination with a strong debate performance here Thursday night. But more than two months...
02:14 2019-06-28

Biden and Harris to square off in Round 2 of Democratic presidential debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month's explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach....
01:28 2019-08-01

Biden and Harris to square off in Round two of Democratic presidential debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month's explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach....
17:42 2019-07-31

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 cand...
23:28 2019-06-27

Democrats appear headed for a one-night presidential debate featuring 10 candidates in September Two new polls released Wednesday did not help any additional candidates qualify for the debate stage in Houston. A formal announcement of qualifiers is expected Thursday....
23:56 2019-08-28

Joe Biden’s campaign tries to cash in on ‘30330’ after debate gaffe It’s take two on “30330.” Leading Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s team had a self-deprecating laugh Thursday over his bungled debate-night appeal for donations, requesting contributions heavy on 3’s and 0R...
06:14 2019-08-02

Biden, Warren to share stage for first time at Democratic presidential debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston....
17:14 2019-09-12

Ashley Biden knows a presidential campaign is coming. For now, she’s talking hoodies and economic inequality. Ashley Biden designed the staff uniforms for the Hamilton Hotel, has a do-gooder fashion brand and is navigating the inevitable scrutiny of her dad's run for the White House....
21:56 2019-06-12

All Eyes On Joe Biden As Democrats Face Off In Third 2020 Debate Frontrunner Joe Biden goes head-to-head for the first time Thursday night with Elizabeth Warren, his fast-rising rival for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, in a three-hour debate seen......
21:56 2019-09-12

Four hours of debate scrambles the Democratic presidential field, exposing Joe Biden’s vulnerabilities Candidates who had searched for momentum, including Sen. Kamala D. Harris of California and former San Antonio mayor Julián Castro, rose over two debate sessions....
15:14 2019-06-28

Gun safety debate overshadows Labor Day campaign kickoff for 2020 Democrats As the Democratic presidential candidates fanned out across early contest states Monday, the traditional Labor Day kickoff to the fall campaign was overshadowed by their frustration about the congressional deadlock over gun safety laws after yet anot...
19:14 2019-09-03

Biden, Sanders among high-profile Democrats to square off in 2nd debate Debate night No. 2 marks the first time top-tier presidential candidates will confront one another in person over who is the best fit to lead the Democratic effort to oust President Donald Trump in 2020....
23:42 2019-06-27

Biden campaign defends former VP after debate, calls civil rights record 'unassailable' MIAMI--Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign defended the 2020 hopeful Thursday night after his heated exchange with Kamala Harris following controversy over his comments on segregationist senators, saying his civil rights record is “unassailabl...
14:56 2019-06-28

Biden campaign pays former Clinton and Obama speech coach the day after rough debate performance The Biden campaign's second-quarter FEC filing shows it wrote a check to a firm run by Michael Sheehan, who helped Bill Clinton in his campaigns....
01:14 2019-07-17

Howard Schultz pauses presidential campaign efforts after back surgeries Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that he was pausing his bid after undergoing three back surgeries this spring....
21:28 2019-06-12

Starbucks' Howard Schultz pauses presidential campaign efforts after back surgeries Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that he was pausing his bid after undergoing three back surgeries this spring....
22:28 2019-06-12

Trump cites report Biden may scale back campaign schedule: 'If I ever did that it would be over' President Trump told New Hampshire rally-goers Thursday that the campaign of Joe Biden was a "disaster" following a report that the 2020 Democratic frontrunner may scale back his scheduled appearances following weeks of verbal gaffes....
14:42 2019-08-16

A Day After Bruising Debate, Biden Pushes Back Against Criticism on Civil Rights Mr. Biden suffered a setback in his exchange with Kamala Harris, raising questions about his electability and highlighting the unsettled nature of the race....
02:28 2019-06-29

Nearly half of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, amplified by calls from presidential candidates The push to oust Trump was also accelerated by Mueller’s testimony confirming that the president could be charged with obstruction of justice after he leaves office....
02:14 2019-08-02

Biden faces fierce attacks, fights back in combative Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden came under heavy fire over healthcare, immigration and criminal justice reform on Wednesday, but fought back against a stage full of rivals eager to knock him off his perch during a contentious debate....
10:56 2019-08-01

Joe Biden fires back at Booker, Harris with sharp criticism ahead of Democratic debate Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday previewed sharp new lines of attack on two of his Democratic 2020 rivals, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and California Sen. Kamala Harris, one week ahead of an anticipated debate-stage showdown....
03:00 2019-07-25

'Fox & Friends' takes on 2nd debate: Dems back health care for illegal immigrants, Harris confronts Biden The hosts of "Fox & Friends" recapped the top moments of the second 2020 Democratic presidential debate, where the candidates endorsed providing government-funded health care to illegal immigrants and Sen. Kamala Harris made waves by forcefully calli...
14:56 2019-06-28

US Democrat presidential debate: Candidates battle on gun control, healthcare in high stakes TV debate Donald Trump has branded the US Democratic presidential debate "boring" and slammed the host networks after a technical glitch derailed its second half....
23:14 2019-06-27

De Blasio’s son, Dante, hits campaign trail with his dad Dante de Blasio hit the campaign trail for his father in Indianapolis on Friday, delivering brief remarks in which he praised the mayor and ex-President Barack Obama and took a swipe at President Trump. “Like many people in this room, I spent my form...
19:56 2019-07-19

NYC cyclists want de Blasio off 2020 campaign trail Mayor Bill de Blasio should stop running for president and focus on Big Apple cyclists getting run over, cycling enthusiasts said Sunday. The call came as more than 200 cyclist rallied for safe streets in memory of Jose Alzorriz, the 19th cyclist kil...
07:00 2019-08-26

Buttigieg offers most controversial statement yet on campaign trail: Get rid of the DH South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's spoken in favor of workers' rights in his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, raised eyebrows Friday after reportedly championing an economic system that forces some workers to perform ad...
00:42 2019-08-17

PM to meet military chiefs on unofficial campaign trail Boris Johnson is continuing his unofficial general election campaign with talks with military chiefs and meeting troops on a visit to an army training ground....
16:42 2019-09-19

Fact-Checking Bernie Sanders on the Campaign Trail Mr. Sanders has campaigned on his record of popularizing progressive positions and taking aim at President Trump. Here’s a fact-check of his remarks....
18:14 2019-05-25

'Running With Beto' provides inside look at life on the campaign trail Temporarily setting politics aside, "Running With Beto" is an intriguing fly-on-the-wall look at Beto O'Rourke's losing 2018 Texas Senate bid, and the nature of a grass-roots Democratic campaign in a red state. The HBO documentary functions less succ...
21:00 2019-05-27

Pelosi clashes with fellow Dems in closed-door debate on impeachment House Democratic leaders sparred internally on Monday over whether to begin an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Speaker Nancy Pelosi and her allies rejecting the call to move forward for now, according to multiple sources.Reps...
15:28 2019-05-21

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Paso, Texas — the scene of a mass shooting that killed 22 people, according to a report Wednesday...
21:00 2019-08-14

Trump Consultant Is Trolling Democrats With Biden Site That Isn’t Biden’s Armed with bogus websites that mock leading candidates, a Trump campaign worker is exploiting tensions on the left with Russian-style disinformation....
19:28 2019-06-29

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, fellow Democrats testify on 'cruelty' of border facilities Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of several lawmakers who toured two border facilities in Texas, testified Friday about what she described as the "cruelty" of Trump administration's treatment of migrants....
01:28 2019-07-13

Tom Steyer takes a week off campaign trail to report for jury duty Tom Steyer, the billionaire hedge fund manager who is running for the Democratic presidential nomination, is taking a week off the campaign trail to fulfill his civic duty and report for jury duty in San Francisco....
20:42 2019-08-19

Tulsi Gabbard leaves campaign trail for 2 weeks for active duty training Presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard announced Monday that she will leave the campaign trail for two weeks of active-duty training in Indonesia to fulfill her National Guard obligation....
18:56 2019-08-13

Buttigieg steps off campaign trail following deadly police shooting in South Bend The Democratic presidential hopeful has canceled a planning appearance Monday night at an LGBTQ gala in New York hosted by the Democratic National Committee....
15:28 2019-06-17

Trump in limelight as talk of trade, jobs emerge on Canadian campaign trail Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has faced repeated criticism from Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh over the government's handling of talks with the U.S....
17:14 2019-09-14

Feinstein to host fundraiser for Biden, in another apparent snub of fellow Californian Kamala Harris Kamala Harris’ California colleague in the Senate, Dianne Feinstein, will host a fundraising event for a different Democrat vying for the White House in 2020—former vice president Joe Biden....
11:42 2019-09-14

Pete Buttigieg Leaves Campaign Trail After Police Killing of Black Man in South Bend “I know that whenever an incident like this happens, there is tremendous hurt that can come about,” said Mr. Buttigieg, the mayor, as he returned to the city....
21:56 2019-06-18

Tory leadership debate: Fellow broadcasters and viewers leap to defence of Emily Maitlis as BBC presenter is accused of losing control of candidates Broadcasters and political campaigners have leapt to the defence of Tory leadership debate host Emily Maitlis after she was accused of losing control over the candidates....
09:56 2019-06-19

Egyptian NYPD sergeant told ‘go back to where you belong’ by fellow cops: lawsuit The veteran cop -- 54-year-old Kappa Farid -- claims in a lawsuit his superiors and fellow cops berated him with slurs, including one officer telling him to "go back to where you belong."...
14:14 2019-08-05

Are These Teenagers Really Running a Presidential Campaign? Yes. (Maybe.) The retired senator Mike Gravel gave two young fans his Twitter password and permission to campaign in his name. It might be a stunt — or the future of politics....
12:28 2019-06-06

What to watch for in the first Democratic presidential debate MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — The first debates of the 2020 Democratic presidential race are finally here. Ten candidates — led by Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker — will participate tonight beginning at 9:00 pm ET. And the second ...
19:00 2019-06-27

DNC tightens qualifications for third presidential debate The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday it will tighten qualifications for candidates to participate in the third presidential debate this summer....
15:56 2019-05-29

Biden Pushes Back on Civil Rights Critics by Playing Up His Obama Connects, While Booker Slams Biden As an ‘Architect of Mass Incarceration’ Joe Biden attempted to ward off doubts raised about his civil rights bona fides Wednesday by reminding attendees of the NAACP convention that he was Barack Obama’s pick to be his vice president....
05:14 2019-07-25

Trump raises nearly $25M in less than 24 hours for presidential campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 of months. The staggering total was announced ...
22:14 2019-06-19

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits (and announced his Senate bid). As of June, both former candidates raised nearly $8.5 million in camp...
02:56 2019-08-23

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. That amount is less than half the $2.3 million that fellow 2020 contender and New Yorker Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought in. The l...
00:28 2019-07-16

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new face and the opportunity for another combative exchange between the two top-tier candidates....
13:14 2019-07-19

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate snags big TV audience The first U.S. Democratic presidential debate, a faceoff without the party's frontrunners, hauled in a surprisingly large 15.3 million viewers across three television networks, according to Nielsen estimates released by NBC News on Thursday....
00:56 2019-06-28

What to Expect From Tonight's Democratic Presidential Debate The 2020 Democratic presidential race is about to take a sudden and much-needed turn. For the first time, we’ll witness 10 Democratic candidates—including all top-polling candidates—appear on stage together and on one night. What can you expect from ...
01:28 2019-09-13

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the de...
21:00 2019-06-12

CNN, NY Times to host 4th presidential debate in October Democrats announced Friday that CNN and the New York Times will co-host the fourth Democratic presidential debate next month at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. The debate will be Oct. 15, and possibly Oct. 16, if needed, the Democratic Nat...
07:42 2019-09-14

The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 10:30 p.m. California Sen. Kamala Harris says President Donald Trump “needs to be held accountable” for what she sees as 10 prosecutabl...
09:28 2019-08-01

How to watch tonight's Democratic presidential debate The third Democratic presidential debate takes place tonight in Houston, with former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts sharing the debate stage for the first time this cycle, having previously avoided a direct confro...
20:42 2019-09-12

The Most Important Moments From Last Night's Presidential Debate On Thursday night, 10 Democratic presidential candidates debated issues of climate change, healthcare, and criminal justice reform on stage in Houston. Candidates like former Texas rep. Beto O’Rourke stood out among heated discussions of gun control;...
19:28 2019-09-13

Four Republicans, 19 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest field of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era got a little bit smaller on Friday when New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio dropped out of the race....
23:14 2019-09-20

Four Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford on Sunday became the third Republican challenger to U.S. President Donald Trump's bid for the party's 2020 presidential nomination....
02:56 2019-09-09

John Delaney shakes up presidential campaign staff Democratic presidential hopeful John Delaney announced a shakeup in his campaign staff Tuesday while he fights to qualify for the third round of primary debates in Houston in September....
08:42 2019-08-21

John Hickenlooper Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in 2020. In a video message, Hickenl...
07:00 2019-08-17

July presidential debate could be the finale for up to half the candidates Tougher entry requirements for fall debates have campaigns scrambling for donors and poll numbers, and many candidates are struggling to hit the marks needed....
13:28 2019-07-19

DNC sets date for October presidential primary debate The October Democratic presidential primary debate will take place in Ohio on October 15 with a potential second debate the following night if enough candidates qualify, according to an email sent by the Democratic National Committee to the 2020 demo...
17:42 2019-09-01

Here’s What the Candidates Said During Thursday’s Dramatic Democratic Presidential Debate Ten Democrats faced off Thursday in the dramatic second night of the 2020 Democratic debate in Miami. Front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden stood center stage alongside high-profile candidates including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, Califor...
08:28 2019-06-28

Fact-Checking the Candidates From the Third Democratic Presidential Debate Thursday’s night Democratic presidential debate featured all 10 leading candidates on one stage for the first time. Like the previous two debates, however, several candidates made comments that had dubious standing in the facts. These claims in...
19:56 2019-09-13

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 cov...
18:42 2019-06-07

Trump Says Kamala Harris Got "Too Much Credit" In US Presidential Debate President Donald Trump responded Saturday to criticism from former President Jimmy Carter by calling him a "terrible president" and asserted that Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., got "too much credit"......
04:42 2019-06-30

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
12:42 2019-08-16

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field slowly grows....
08:14 2019-08-29

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
20:28 2019-07-09

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows....
22:14 2019-08-25

Beto O'Rourke's presidential campaign raised only $3.6 million in the second quarter Beto O'Rourke's campaign for the 2020 election raised just $3.6 million in the second quarter of this year, putting him in the lower tier of candidates who have struggled to compete with the front runners....
09:28 2019-07-16

Majority of Sen. Elizabeth Warren's presidential campaign workers say they want to unionize Nonmanagement campaign employees authorized the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 2320 to represent them in negotiations with campaign leadership, according to Steven Soule, the local's business manager....
00:42 2019-06-05

Former Kirsten Gillibrand staffers want senator to quit presidential campaign It’s time for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s sputtering presidential campaign to call it quits, a friend of hers and two former aides told The Post. “It would be best if she decided that this was not her time,” said one longtime Gillibrand fundraiser, who...
03:56 2019-08-25

De Blasio quietly opens presidential campaign office in Brooklyn Mayor Bill de Blasio’s pipe-dream presidential campaign has quietly opened a headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn that’s operating with a tiny staff and limited resources, he revealed Monday. “I’m very clear about the fact that we are going to start wit...
19:56 2019-05-21

Seth Moulton Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign With a Warning Mr. Moulton, a congressman from Massachusetts, had focused his campaign on national security. He hinted at potentially supporting Joseph R. Biden Jr....
15:28 2019-08-23

Rep. Eric Swalwell makes gun control top priority in presidential campaign With more than two dozen Democrats running for president in 2020, Rep. Eric Swalwell says he's setting himself apart by making gun control his "top priority."...
20:56 2019-06-27

Marianne Williamson says 'powerful forces' on the left out to end presidential campaign Insurgent Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson claims that “powerful forces” of the left are to keep her away from the third Democratic debate next month with smears....
05:56 2019-08-11

Here are the winners and losers of Tuesday's feisty Democratic presidential debate BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit for the latest round of primary debates Tuesday night. Some candidates received significant screen time, while others faded into the background. Top win...
09:14 2019-08-01

US election 2020: highlights from the third Democratic presidential debate – video The candidates gathered in Houston, Texas, for the latest Democratic debate represented the top tier of the large field campaigning for the party’s 2020 nomination. But how did each of them fare during a night of policy cut and thrust, some mutual ad...
10:28 2019-09-13

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate (The story corrects the polling number the Democratic National Committee will consider for Bullock for the next debate to 1% instead of 2% in paragraph 18.)...
18:42 2019-06-20

Buttigieg, Klobuchar seated behind each other on plane ahead of Dem presidential debate The 2020 Democratic field is apparently still large enough for candidates to keep running into each other on plane rides, this time with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar. ...
11:00 2019-09-11

Climate Protesters Arrested At Texas Port During US Presidential Debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
15:56 2019-09-13

| Tunisia airs first 'great debate' ahead of presidential poll Days before the first round of Tunisia's presidential election, the fledgling democracy on Saturday began three nights of televised debates between the candidates, a rare event in the Arab world....
19:14 2019-09-08

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port during U.S. presidential debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
11:14 2019-09-13

Here’s Who Has Qualified for the September Democratic Presidential Primary Debate — And Who Hasn’t Could it be possible, all the Democratic presidential primary candidates on the same stage, on the same night? It looks like it will be. On Wednesday, billionaire hedge-fund founder Tom Steyer failed to reach a minimum of 2% in two polls, which woul...
23:28 2019-08-28

Presidential pot: Why 2020 Democrats are ready to legalize marijuana Joe Biden's reluctance to endorse full legalization could upset younger, cannabis-focused voters interested in social-justice reform.        ...
12:28 2019-09-08

Joe Biden says his campaign has raised nearly $20M Former Vice President Joe Biden said at a Manhattan fundraiser on Monday that his campaign has raised nearly $20 million — mostly from small donors. Biden made the statement during a fundraiser at the Upper East Side home of Jim Chanos, an investment...
15:14 2019-06-18

Julián Castro unveils police reform plan in presidential campaign Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro on Monday released a plan to overhaul policing in the United States, with an eye on preventing the police shootings of unarmed people of color that have prompted outrage....
19:14 2019-06-03

Trump begins 2020 US presidential election campaign with Florida rally The president talked tariffs and his former rivals in his first official rally for the 2020 election. He used the speech to position himself as a Washington outsider, two and half years into his presidential term....
06:28 2019-06-19

Barack Obama's new memoir may land during 2020 presidential campaign Barack Obama’s post-White House memoir isn’t expected this year, making it likely the highly anticipated book will drop during the 2020 campaign.        ...
18:00 2019-05-21

Oil protesters disrupt Texas energy port ahead of U.S. presidential debate The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 22 Greenpeace USA protesters suspended themselves by cables over the key oil export waterway....
01:28 2019-09-13

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
01:56 2019-09-13

Factbox: Climate policies of top U.S. Democrats in 2020 presidential race Ten Democratic U.S. presidential hopefuls will tout their plans to tackle climate change on Wednesday evening in a series of CNN town halls, sure to pit moderates like Joe Biden against progressives like Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders....
15:28 2019-09-04

Biden’s Campaign Approach: Run Like It’s a Primary of One Mr. Biden is betting that his widespread name recognition and early poll results free him to focus on President Trump — and brush off his 22 Democratic opponents....
12:14 2019-06-17

Joe Biden's Campaign Pretends That Everything's Fine Former Vice President Joe Biden has been having a rough night during Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. Nevertheless, you’ve gotta respect the sheer stupid optimism of his team, who sent out the following text message to followers:...
08:42 2019-06-28

Joe Biden Says His Campaign Has Raised Nearly $20 Million Mr. Biden revealed his campaign’s finances at a fund-raiser in New York on Monday night. It’s more than any other candidate raised in the first quarter of the year....
09:28 2019-06-18

Who won the Democrats' debate? Our panelists' verdict A combative Democratic debate saw clashes on healthcare policy and the Green New Deal. Our experts weigh inAll of the Democratic participants in last night’s debate harshly criticized the American economic system that rewards the most advantaged and ...
20:56 2019-07-31

Democrats take aim at gun owners in Houston debate Gun control featured prominently in the third Democratic debate in Houston, with most of the 10 candidates trying to one-up each other on the issue while also jabbing repeatedly at President Trump....
09:00 2019-09-13

Democrats clash over 'Medicare for all' in first debate The issue over health insurance marked the first stark divide among the candidates, and sparked a heated back-and-forth between many of the candidates on stage....
20:28 2019-06-27

After debate, Democrats will try to gain traction Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden survived another debate night of sustained criticism, while many of his rivals for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nomination leave Detroit hoping they did enough to keep their bids alive....
15:28 2019-08-01

Here's how Joe Biden went from being a kid from Scranton to a US Senator, VP, and now the 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner Mark Makela/Getty Images Former Vice President Joe Biden is quickly carving his own lane in the crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates. Biden has maintained strong standing in most national and early voting state polls. Of the nearly t...
22:00 2019-08-27

Biden, Harris to face off in second round of Democratic presidential debates Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month's explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach....
00:42 2019-08-01

North Korea derides US presidential candidate Joe Biden as a 'fool of low IQ' North Korean state media has launched a stinging attack on the former United States vice president and current presidential candidate, Joe Biden, mocking him as a "fool of low IQ."...
10:42 2019-05-22

Joe Biden makes his presidential pitch at Iowa State Fair Joe Biden was among the first of more than 20 presidential candidates to drop by the Iowa State Fair on Thursday in hopes of wooing voters in the Hawkeye State. Within the first 10 minutes of his arrival, Biden grabbed an ice-cream bar to munch on as...
01:14 2019-08-09

Billionaire Investor Tom Steyer Launches 2020 Presidential Campaign Months After Saying He Wouldn’t (WASHINGTON) — Tom Steyer, the billionaire investor and activist, said Tuesday he’s joining the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, reversing course after deciding earlier this year that he would forgo a run. Steyer, 62, is o...
15:56 2019-07-09

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ends 2020 presidential campaign New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio ended his 2020 presidential campaign Friday, saying that he feels that he accomplished all he could in the Democratic race....
14:28 2019-09-20

Joe Biden admits he ‘could have done better’ at latest debate Joe Biden told the crowd at a fundraiser in Houston Friday that he did a good job at the Democratic debate the night before but that there was always room for improvement. “Last night I thought was a good night. I think I could have done better. I wi...
07:42 2019-09-14

Second Democratic debate could come down to Biden vs. Sanders During the second night of the Democratic presidential debate on Thursday, most eyes will likely be trained on former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders – but for wildly divergent reasons....
21:28 2019-06-27

De Blasio says he may drop out of presidential race if he doesn't make October debate stage New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he will likely end his long-shot presidential campaign if he doesn’t qualify for the October Democratic debates....
13:28 2019-09-05

UPDATE 8-Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
06:42 2019-09-13

In troubled Florida, Democrats reckon with the presidential debates and an economy that can seem cruel To win in 2020, the Democratic nominee will need the votes of struggling Americans. But to some of them, the candidate jousting seems distant from their lives....
22:28 2019-06-29

Joe Biden Has Raised $21.5 Million, His 2020 Campaign Says Mr. Biden’s fund-raising haul fell short of Pete Buttigieg’s total for the second quarter of the year, though Mr. Biden did not enter the race until late April....
19:56 2019-07-03

Joe Biden has raised over $21M since launching 2020 campaign WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his presidential bid since entering the race on April 25, his campaign announced Wednesday. This amount bests that of other Democratic candidates in the early days after they...
02:42 2019-07-04

Joe Biden’s campaign plays the electability card: ‘You have to look at who is going to win’ In campaign ads and in comments, the former vice president and his wife are highlighting the idea that he is best positioned to defeat President Trump....
14:00 2019-08-22

Joe Biden's Campaign Staff Is at the End of Their Damn Rope It’s not often that you should feel bad for people who willingly sign up to help Joe “Son” Biden reach the White House, but today might just be one of those days....
17:56 2019-06-20

Trump says he'd rather run against Biden than face another campaign against Clinton President Trump said that he would prefer to run against former Vice President Joe Biden than have to face another campaign against former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton....
23:28 2019-06-23

Joe Biden is in New York to fundraise for his 2020 campaign Ex-veep Joe Biden continued his fundraising push in the Big Apple Tuesday, appearing at a law firm known for backing Democrats a day after one of President Trump’s top supporters turned down his plea for cash. Biden spoke to about 100 people at the M...
22:28 2019-06-18

In First Debate, Democrats Say They’re All for Change, but Argue Over How Far to Go and at What Cost In the Democrats’ first presidential primary debate Wednesday night, the candidates each hit on the need for change, but showed differences about how they would achieve such change and on how far such change should go....
19:14 2019-06-27

Democrats’ Next Debate Is One Poll Away From Being Split Over Two Nights (Again) If more than 10 candidates qualify for the September debate in Houston, it will be spread across two nights. Tom Steyer is very close to being the 11th....
03:14 2019-08-22

Young Democrats gather for night two of first debate TUCSON — At Gentle Ben’s on Main Gate Square, dozens of young voters watch the second night of the first Democratic Debate as a group. The president of the Pima County Young Democrats, Ciara Carnes, loves politics, but she’s not in ...
14:14 2019-06-28

In debate, Democrats steer clear of economy HOUSTON — In the last few weeks, Democratic presidential candidates have focused on fears of a recession, accusing President Trump of recklessness in handling the nation's economic affairs....
18:14 2019-09-13

Democrats impress debate watchers in Atlanta People packed in Manuel’s Tavern in Atlanta to watch the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate debate, the third of the 2020 election cycle. (Sept. 13)        ...
15:56 2019-09-13

10 Democrats qualify for next primary debate in Houston There will be just one night of debate in Houston next month among the Democratic field running for president, as just 10 candidates have qualified for the next primary event....
15:14 2019-08-29

Explainer: Two nights, 20 Democrats - What you should know about the first 2020 debate When 20 Democrats take the stage next week for the first of 12 prime-time presidential primary debates, they will assemble according to months-in-the-making plans by the Democratic National Committee to accommodate its largest-ever field....
14:42 2019-06-20

Democrats’ intense Medicare for All debate, paraphrased Whether to support Medicare for All was by far one of the more interesting moments of the first night of the second Democratic debate. Here's how it went down....
18:00 2019-07-31

Democrats Diverge on Economy and Immigration in First Debate Elizabeth Warren set the tone for the party’s progressive wing, but others among the 10 candidates were more cautious, producing clashes along ideological lines....
18:42 2019-06-27

Democrats look for that old debate magic – but can anyone defeat Trump? Twenty presidential contenders go head-to-head in the opening test of 2020, and the president will loom largeAs he sensed the crowd flagging, Donald Trump switched gears to the all-important question of his re-election slogan. Should the insurgent tu...
10:28 2019-06-23

Joe Biden Leads Democratic Primary Of 2020 US Presidential Election: Poll Former US Vice President Joe Biden is leading the Democratic primary of the 2020 presidential election, trailed by Senator Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts in the second place, according to a......
14:56 2019-09-18

How Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would increase Social Security benefits Biden, who is currently leading in the polls, wants to change Social Security to prevent the eldest workers from running out of money and the the poorest from retiring into poverty. To do that, the plan calls for raising taxes on high earners....
20:56 2019-07-31

Democratic presidential candidates denounce Biden's comments about segregationist senators Bill de Blasio and Cory Booker denounced Biden by name in a break with the practice most Democrats have followed on the trail thus far. Both men framed their criticism in personal terms....
23:56 2019-06-19

The Democratic Presidential Candidates Mostly Agree on Marijuana Legalization. The Exception? Joe Biden In 2016, legalizing marijuana was a niche issue. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders mentioned it occasionally, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton supported the lesser step of removing pot from Schedule I of the Controlled Substances Act. Things...
02:42 2019-06-08

Biden tries to limit the damage from debate blow In an effort to steady his presidential campaign, former Vice President Joe Biden engaged in some furious damage control on Friday, a day after rival candidate Kamala Harris hurt him in the most dramatic clash so far of the 2020 election campaign....
01:00 2019-06-29

| All eyes on centrist Biden at second Democratic debate Moderate frontrunner Joe Biden takes centre stage for the second leg of the Democratic presidential debates after the first night exposed fault lines between the party's centrists and its progressive wing....
22:42 2019-08-01

Joe Biden interrupted by ‘Dreamers’ at the end of Democratic debate HOUSTON — Former Vice President Joe Biden was interrupted by a group of DREAMERS at the end of Thursday night’s Democratic debate. Biden was being asked by moderator George Stephanopoulos to talk about any professional setback he’d experienced....
07:42 2019-09-13

Colbert Says Joe Biden Got His Teeth Knocked Out at the Debate “I hope they took dental photographs of Biden before this debate,” Stephen Colbert said. Jimmy Fallon summed up the evening as “Operation Destroy Joe Biden.”...
11:56 2019-06-28

Eric Swalwell rips Joe Biden for being too old during Dem debate MIAMI – Eric Swalwell, a 38-year-old Democratic congressman, had a simple argument against his party’s frontrunner: You’re too old, Joe. Swalwell — one of the presidential hopefuls in the party’s first round of debates — took a shot at the form...
05:00 2019-06-28

Analysis: How Biden and Warren both think they can win tonight's debate There will be 10 Democratic presidential candidates onstage Thursday night in Houston, Texas. But all eyes will be -- and should be -- on only two: Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren....
20:42 2019-09-12

Biden Comes Under Attack From All Sides in Democratic Debate Senator Kamala Harris confronted the former vice-president in a searing moment over racial equality, and others attacked him on policy and generational divide....
07:00 2019-06-28

Here’s What Protesters Were Shouting at Joe Biden During the Third Democratic Debate During the third Democratic presidential primary debate, protestors interrupted former Vice President Joe Biden as he was about to answer a question about how a significant setback shaped him. To viewers at home, it was not immediately clear what the...
19:56 2019-09-13

From stickers to T-shirts, debate moments inspire U.S. campaign merchandise Shortly after Wednesday's debate, Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker's campaign jumped on rival Joe Biden's slip in calling him the "future president" to raise campaign dollars....
04:28 2019-08-02

Trump campaign calls president debate night’s big winner President Trump’s campaign claimed victory on Tuesday after some of the top 2020 Democrats faced off on CNN in a debate that showed a major divide among some candidates on how far left to take the country....
19:56 2019-07-31

First 2020 campaign debate draws healthy 15 million viewers LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first of a pair of Democratic presidential primary debates drew a robust 15-plus million viewers. Nielsen figures out Thursday show the event’s viewership topped every primary debate for the 2008 and 2012 elections. But W...
04:14 2019-06-28

'This is a marathon': can Joe Biden go the distance for Democrats? The former vice-president’s lead in the polls has proven durable, but some fear a replay of 2016A small cheer went up as Joe Biden walked into the Detroit One Coney Island Restaurant, took off his sunglasses and beamed. The candidate shook hands and ...
09:28 2019-08-04

Dangling protesters shut down Houston bridge ahead of Democratic presidential candidates debate Hours before the Democratic presidential candidates debate, anti-fossil fuel protesters forced the closure of a bridge outside Houston.        ...
05:14 2019-09-13

A Wild Night on MSNBC: Why the Latest Presidential Debate Has Donald Trump Shook—and 4 More Observations Thursday’s debate was Donald Trump’s biggest nightmare: A loud, creative, diverse and television-ready slugfest that lasted for two hours, went off the rails a few times and left the audience wanting more....
01:00 2019-06-29

Rachel Maddow, Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie to Moderate First Democratic Presidential Debate (NEW YORK) — Lester Holt and four of his NBC News colleagues will share moderating duties for the first debate of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. The debate, shown on NBC News networks, will unfold over two nights in Miami on June 26 a...
19:14 2019-06-11

Joe Biden to campaign crowd: What if ‘Obama had been assassinated’ in 2008? CROYDON, N.H. — Joe Biden pondered a most serious, and awkward, question at a campaign stop Friday: What if Barack Obama had been assassinated during his presidential campaign in 2008? Toward the end of an event in Hanover, Biden evoked two of his po...
09:56 2019-08-24

| Plagiarism charges hit Joe Biden, campaign blames error With several 2020 presidential hopefuls unveiling their climate plans this week, Democrat Joe Biden has released his own ambitious proposal, but it made headlines for the wrong reasons....
09:42 2019-06-06

Joe Biden raised $21.5 million for his White House bid, campaign says Biden showed his fundraising prowess, but likely did not see a boost in donations after the Democratic debate when he came under sharp attack from opponents....
19:14 2019-07-03

Biden campaign downplays expectations in both Iowa and New Hampshire Joe Biden’s presidential campaign this week seemed to downplay the importance of winning the typically crucial nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, signaling the Democratic front-runner's team anticipates a tough battle in those lead-off pr...
21:56 2019-09-04

| Where's Joe? Biden taking it slow in early campaign days While Democratic presidential hopefuls barnstorm through early voting states, 2020 party nomination frontrunner Joe Biden is working at a different pace altogether, rolling out his campaign in limited stages and to moderate numbers of voters....
22:56 2019-05-28

Trump Needs a Target to Stay Interested in His Campaign. For Now, It’s Biden. On Tuesday, President Trump will engage with the former vice president, if indirectly, for the first time during the 2020 campaign when they both make appearances in Iowa....
01:42 2019-06-11

Joe Biden’s Campaign Downplays Expectations for Iowa and New Hampshire Advisers to Democratic front-runner Joe Biden are lowering expectations for his prospects in Iowa and New Hampshire, telling reporters Tuesday that the campaign does not have to win the key early nominating contests and is focused on Super Tuesday st...
01:42 2019-09-04

Trump's attacks on congresswomen could boost Biden campaign As U.S. President Donald Trump intensifies his efforts to brand four progressive congresswomen as the new face of the Democratic Party, its presidential front-runner, Joe Biden, has been quietly reminding voters in Iowa there remains a middle ground....
13:14 2019-07-19

Why Joe Biden’s Slow-Paced Campaign Hasn’t Slumped Joe Biden’s campaign these days looks more like an incumbent seeking re-election than an upstart hopeful. The former Vice President’s campaign is holding fewer events in early nominating states than his rivals. He’s spending a ton o...
00:28 2019-09-21

Miami, Drowning and Scorching, Awaits Democrats for Debate Activists wanted a Democratic debate focused entirely on climate change. They aren’t getting one, but in Miami this week, the issue will be inescapable....
19:14 2019-06-27

2020 Democrats fume at DNC over debate criteria crackdown With the deadline to qualify for next month’s third round of Democratic presidential debates closing in, the Democratic National Committee is facing an angry chorus of criticism from the candidates not likely to make the cut....
22:00 2019-08-26

No more tiptoeing: 2020 Democrats put gun control at center of debate Even before the recent spate of mass shootings, candidates touted comprehensive plans for stricter gun lawsJohn Kerry went pheasant hunting in Iowa weeks before the 2004 presidential election. Hillary Clinton spoke fondly of learning to shoot as a li...
00:00 2019-08-08

Debate Analysis: Trio of Democrats lead field Thursday night's Democratic presidential debate in Houston, Texas made clear that there are three main candidates leading the field, Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, according to AP Washington Bureau Chief Julie Pace. (Sept. 13) ...
15:56 2019-09-13

Democrats Made Lots of Claims During the Second Debate. Here Are the Facts The second Democratic debate kicked off Tuesday night with weighty policy discussions about health care, inequality and climate change––and the candidates were armed with a slew of statistics and figures to support their arguments. Vermon...
19:28 2019-07-31

Democrats not in Thursday’s debate are desperate to stay relevant WASHINGTON — The 10 Democrats who didn’t qualify for Thursday’s debate are doing everything they can — bad jokes and all — to keep the spotlight on themselves. For Montana Gov. Steve Bullock, that meant trying to tickle ...
20:14 2019-09-12

Factbox: Six moments to watch for as Democrats debate in Miami Twenty Democratic presidential hopefuls will hit the debate stage on Wednesday and Thursday nights to square off for the first time in the 2020 nominating contest....
21:28 2019-06-27

Here Are the Facts Behind Some of Democrats’ Biggest Claims in Thursday’s Debate The second night of the first 2020 Democratic presidential debate was at times a fast-paced raucous affair, with candidates shouting over each other and struggling to be heard. The ten candidates — including front-runner former Vice President J...
19:56 2019-06-28

2020 Democrats highlight education proposals during debate Chicago probe among increasing sexual violence cases, Education Department official says — Operators charged in alleged student loan debt relief schemes...
07:14 2019-09-14

New York mayor demands apology from presidential rival Biden over civility remarks New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday called on his Democratic presidential rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, to apologize for remarks he made on Tuesday about his time working civilly with white supremacists serving in the Senate in ...
19:28 2019-06-19

At climate forum, Democratic presidential hopeful Biden defends gas-linked fundraiser U.S. Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden was called out at a climate change forum on Wednesday for plans to attend a fundraiser hosted by the co-founder of a natural gas export firm, despite a pledge not to take fossil-fuel company money....
07:00 2019-09-05

Trump campaign shells out on YouTube ad to draw more views than Democratic debate In a strategy to draw attention away from Wednesday's Democratic debate, President Donald Trump's reelection campaign bought out YouTube's "masthead," the leading advertisement on its homepage, Vox reported....
20:28 2019-06-27

Biden admits busing questions surprised him at debate Vice President Joe Biden attempted to explain away his sputtering debate response to questions about his opposition to federally mandated busing Thursday by claiming the attacks surprised him. “It came out of nowhere,” the longtime politician t...
07:42 2019-07-05

New poll shows Biden slipping after first Democratic debate Joe Biden may be losing momentum in the 2020 Democratic presidential contest as a new poll shows the former vice president declining in support — and Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren gaining ground. Biden received 22% of support from register...
04:00 2019-07-02

Harris confronts Biden on race during Democratic debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted former Vice President Joe Biden over comments he made about working with pro-segregationists when he was in the U.S. Senate, telling him his comments were personal and hurtful....
05:56 2019-06-28

After His Democratic Debate Performance, Is Joe Biden the Guy to Beat Trump? The Joe Biden debate performance was uneven, raising questions again about whether the former vice president and 2020 frontrunner is equipped for the race....
17:56 2019-08-01

Joe Biden takes stage with more debate experience than his opponents Joe Biden is no stranger to the presidential debate stage, but tonight marks the first time he steps foot on that stage as a frontrunner for the Democratic nomination....
23:14 2019-06-27

Joe Biden denies 'praising racists' at Democratic debate The Obama-era vice president has rejected claims that he commended pro-segregation lawmakers from the civil rights era. One candidate said it was "hurtful" to hear him talk about racist lawmakers in that way....
16:56 2019-06-28

Harris challenges Biden in breakout U.S. debate performance Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful."...
07:56 2019-06-28

Joe Biden joins Snapchat ahead of Democratic debate “Hello, fellow youngsters!” Seventy-six-year-old Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden joined the millennial-dominated social media app Snapchat Wednesday in an apparent bid to appeal to the youths. The septuagenarian announced the move in a seri...
02:14 2019-08-01

Joe Biden goofs again while defending against Harris’ debate barbs Joe Biden was in full damage-control mode Friday, defending his past positions on racial issues a day after he was left speechless when Sen. Kamala Harris slammed his opposition to school busing at the Democratic debate. But the gaffe-prone ex-veep a...
10:14 2019-06-29

Joe Biden opens up about death of first wife, daughter during debate Joe Biden recalled the 1972 car crash that tragically killed his first wife and one-year-old daughter while speaking at Thursday’s Democratic primary debate. The former vice president was asked about improvements in Obamacare during the debate ...
05:00 2019-06-28

Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden Will Finally Debate. Here’s What to Expect. The two Democrats arrive at Thursday’s forum with contrasting styles and policies — tensions that will be laid bare as they appear onstage together for the first time....
21:56 2019-09-11

Former DNC chair Ed Rendell: Dems' debate wasn't Biden's best Former Vice President Joe Biden didn't offer his best debate performance, according to former DNC chair Ed Rendell, who also dismissed Rep. Eric Swalwell's, D-Calif. critiques about the former senator's age....
02:28 2019-06-29

Biden wounded as Democratic tensions boil over at debate For months, the 2020 Democratic campaign seemed mostly placid, even cordial. But tensions over race, gender, age and ideology simmered beneath the surface....
11:42 2019-06-28

Biden, in CNN Interview, Says Harris Caught Him Off Guard in Debate Mr. Biden reiterated that Ms. Harris had mischaracterized his position on school busing, prolonging what has been a combative period of the presidential primary....
21:14 2019-07-05

Colbert swipes Biden for his age following debate: You 'clearly don't have a lot of time left' "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert had some fun at the expense of former Vice President Joe Biden and mocked his age during a live post-debate broadcast. ...
08:14 2019-09-13

Harris, Biden set for rematch in night two of second Democratic debate Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris are set to rematch during night two of the second Democratic debates on Wednesday following a contentious first debate last month....
23:56 2019-07-31

Democratic debate highlights: Biden the favored target Democratic front-runner Joe Biden was again the main target of his rivals at the second presidential debate on Wednesday, as many of the nine other candidates on stage took aim at his track record on race, criminal justice, immigration and healthcare...
06:00 2019-08-01

Former Trump campaign manager, Democrats spar during 1st impeachment hearing The hearing underscores what has been a central dilemma for the House Judiciary Committee all year as they investigate — and potentially try to impeach — Trump....
16:28 2019-09-18

Trump, In 2020 Campaign Mode, Calls Democrats ‘Radical’ ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump jabbed at the press and poked the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016 as he kicked off his reelection campaign with a grievance-filled rally that focused more on settling scores than l...
14:42 2019-06-19

Biden takes jab at AOC, argues most Democrats are not ‘way left’ Joe Biden said in a new interview that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — while “brilliant” and “bright” — does not represent Democrats who can win a general election in a competitive district or state. The Democratic presidential front-runner, in an in...
17:28 2019-07-05

Better from Biden but Democrats have yet to find 'the one' – which suits Trump Biden resisted an onslaught and landed some blows – but the debates leave Democrats with more questions than answersBarack Obama warned in April about the dangers of progressives creating a “circular firing squad”. Nine Democratic presidential candid...
09:56 2019-08-01

The Trailer: The Democrats who don't miss Obama (or Biden) In this edition: Why the left has no Obama (or Biden) nostalgia, demystifying the Democrats' baffling "squad" wars, and why Sanders skipped Netroots....
00:42 2019-07-15

Here are the 78 congressional Democrats and 8 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
15:56 2019-06-22

Here are the 108 congressional Democrats and 9 additional Democratic presidential candidates who want to begin an impeachment inquiry against Trump Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Internal tensions over whether to impeach President Donald Trump are brewing among House Democrats, and more members are openly coming out in favor of impeachment with every passing day. The fervor for impeachment has ...
01:00 2019-08-04

| Biden's foot-in-mouth disease a feature of his 2020 campaign Legendarily gaffe-prone Joe Biden, the Democratic primary frontrunner, has committed multiple verbal blunders during his 2020 presidential campaign, fuelling questions about the septuagenarian's ability to maintain a viable candidacy over the long ha...
10:28 2019-08-31

Scrutiny over Trump’s Ukraine scandal may also hurt Biden’s campaign The story is inextricably linked to the Democratic front-runner’s son, pushing one of the topics that Biden is least comfortable discussing into the spotlight....
02:42 2019-09-21

Cory Booker’s 2020 Campaign Gets a Jolt From His Pushback Against Joe Biden WASHINGTON (AP) — Cory Booker’s supporters have spent months waiting for a moment when the charismatic senator could break through a crowded field of Democratic presidential candidates. That opening came when Joe Biden clumsily talked abo...
07:14 2019-06-21

Biden says he was VP at time of Parkland shooting in latest campaign gaffe Joe Biden slipped up once again on the campaign trail Saturday, saying he was vice president at the time of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., adding to the number of mishaps that have drawn mockery from his ...
05:56 2019-08-11

Joe Biden to skip annual DNC summer meeting to campaign in New Hampshire Biden's choice is partly a reflection of Democrats' new rules that strip DNC members of their presidential nominating votes on the first 2020 convention ballot....
14:42 2019-08-20

Biden faces protestors at NH campaign event over Obama era deportations Former Vice President Joe Biden faced a protest Friday during a campaign event by a small group of demonstrators angry over the stepped up deportation of undocumented immigrants during President Barack Obama’s administration....
02:42 2019-07-13

Welcome to the Fall Campaign, With Biden Enjoying a Fragile Lead Over His Rivals Joe Biden sincerely did not understand the hullabaloo about a Washington Post story detailing how the former Vice President had mangled facts about U.S. soldiers and his own role in honoring them. For the life of him, he told his staffers on Thursday...
23:00 2019-09-03

Biden asks campaign crowd, What if Obama 'had been assassinated' in 2008? Joe Biden often touts his relationship with former President Barack Obama. But at a campaign event Friday night in New Hampshire, the former vice president took a very unusual turn....
09:00 2019-08-24

Democrats' gun control debate expands into an argument about money in politics Gun control emerged as a big issue during the Democratic presidential debate Tuesday in Detroit, but then it grew into an argument about money in politics....
20:14 2019-07-31

In photos: Democrats running for president debate issues in Miami Healthcare, immigration and climate change were among the top issues confronting 10 candidates for president in the first of two Democratic Party debates Wednesday in Miami. A second slate of 10 candidates takes the stage on Thursday....
20:56 2019-06-27

Moderate Democrats use debate to attack liberal rivals over Trump Moderate candidates forced their way into the debate conversation on Tuesday night by assailing as "political suicide" the agenda championed by liberal front-runners who have dominated the 2020 Democratic presidential primary race....
01:28 2019-08-01

As Democrats Debate, Trump Offers Alternative: A Rambling Speech President Trump’s speech at an event in Baltimore hit his usual lines as he careened between prepared remarks, ad-libbed attacks and boasts about his record....
10:28 2019-09-13

US Democrats In First 2020 Debate, Elizabeth Warren As Top-Tier Candidate Ten Democrats clashed yesterday in the first debate of the 2020 presidential race, with Elizabeth Warren cementing her status as a top-tier candidate and several underdogs using the issue of......
21:42 2019-06-27

Trump’s harsh attacks produce the debate he wants, on Socialist Democrats Since I’ve been tough on President Trump’s attacks on the Democratic freshmen, and since the media outrage has been deafening, and since all House Democrats (and four Republicans) voted for a resolution condemning his tweets, I’ll begin by giving the...
11:28 2019-07-17

Democrats Decide the Total Collapse of the Planet Isn't Worth a Debate The Democratic National Committee voted on Thursday to reject a proposed 2020 debate on climate change, which sure sounds like a great idea just as things get even more terrifying on that front.Read more......
10:00 2019-08-23

Joe Biden's running on a return to normalcy, but 'It's my turn' candidates tend to lose presidential elections Joe Biden's presidential campaign is built on a return to "normalcy," a time not too long ago, when he was vice president. He's selling familiarity, which to date has served him well in the polls, where he has boasted frontrunner status among the 20...
01:14 2019-09-08

Liberals go after Joe Biden, trying to blunt his presidential candidacy and the recent centrist surge in the Democratic Party The former vice president’s standing hasn’t ebbed as some liberals hoped, so he and other moderates are now targeted in a fight for Democratic Party control....
04:14 2019-06-03

Democratic debate 2019: Julian Castro goes on offensive against Biden HOUSTON – Julian Castro went on offense Thursday night and accused Vice President Joe Biden of being forgetful and not living up to the health care aspirations of President Barack Obama. “I’m fulfilling the legacy of Barack Obama, and you...
07:42 2019-09-13

Biden’s viral Democratic debate flub is Buttigieg’s gain If you agree with Mayor Pete, go to Joe3030. Front-running Joe Biden did himself no favors with his rough performance in Wednesday night’s Democratic primary debate — but he sure helped out one of his rivals for the nomination. An apparent supp...
20:56 2019-08-01

Republicans Revel in Biden’s Debate Troubles, but See a New Threat in Harris Trump campaign aides and allies acknowledged that the California senator could be a vexing rival and that the Democratic race will be more unpredictable than they had thought....
02:28 2019-06-29

Joe Biden Is Ready for a Debate Rematch. This Time He’s in a Fighting Mood A month after Senator Kamala Harris caught former Vice President Joe Biden flat-flooted with her criticism of his record on racial issues, the two will share the stage again Wednesday night in Detroit. But the dynamic for the re-match may be very dif...
19:28 2019-07-31

U.S. conservative group to launch attacks ads against Biden during Democratic debate Club for Growth, a conservative political group, will launch new attack ads against Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden targeting his past statements about race that will run during his first debate appearance next week....
14:14 2019-06-22

| 'Go easy on me kid': Biden, rivals temper tone at Democratic debate Moderate frontrunner Joe Biden and his 2020 Democratic rivals took the stage ready for a dog fight but began their debate largely with cooler heads prevailing, uniting under a common goal of ousting President Donald Trump....
22:42 2019-08-01

Attacks on Biden in Debate Highlight Divide Over the Obama Legacy The Democratic front-runner repeatedly invoked President Barack Obama’s name, while some of his rivals said the party needed to move well beyond the policies of the last Democratic president....
10:28 2019-09-13

Biden defends civil-rights record after U.S. debate attack A day after coming under attack by fellow presidential candidate Kamala Harris in a debate, former Vice President Joe Biden defended his record on Friday, arguing that the fiery exchange did not reflect his “lifetime commitment to civil rights.”...
22:14 2019-06-28

They Meet at Last: Biden-Warren Matchup Is Main Event in Debate Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden arrive at Thursday’s forum with contrasting styles and policies — tensions that will be laid bare as they appear onstage together for the first time....
11:28 2019-09-11

Biden debate gaffe sends viewers in digital circles Minutes after Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden bungled his closing statement in Wednesday's debate by telling voters to go to a campaign website that did not exist, a college student was using the URL for a spoof election bid....
10:56 2019-08-01

"Go Easy On Me Kid": Joe Biden, Rivals Temper Tone At Democratic Debate Moderate frontrunner Joe Biden and his 2020 Democratic rivals took the stage Wednesday ready for a dog fight but began their debate largely with cooler heads prevailing, uniting under a common goal of......
07:42 2019-08-01

Joe Biden Fights Off Rivals In Third Democratic Debate For 2020 Elections Frontrunner Joe Biden went on the offensive Thursday in the third Democratic debate of the 2020 White House race, clashing with top rivals on the fraught issue of health care in America and brushing......
15:56 2019-09-13

'Is he confusing them?': Biden appears to have mixed up Iraq and Afghanistan in debate Former Vice President Joe Biden, who has made his foreign policy prowess and experience a centerpiece of his 2020 White House bid, appeared to mix up Iraq and Afghanistan in a debate answer on Thursday....
07:00 2019-09-15

Biden, Sanders continue sparring on health care after third debate Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., have kept up their debate over health care following their spat during Thursday night's Democratic debate....
23:28 2019-09-14

Biden Defends Obama Legacy After It Was Bruised in Democratic Debate Mr. Biden has used his association with Barack Obama to burnish his candidacy, but in Wednesday’s debate that legacy drew some criticism from fellow Democrats....
23:42 2019-08-01

Harris soars, Biden spirals following Democratic debate: poll California Sen. Kamala Harris nearly tripled her standing in a new Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday compared to one taken earlier this month — and now trails frontrunner Joe Biden by just 2 percentage points. Biden scored his lowest number in a Q pol...
21:00 2019-07-02

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden stands out for all the wrong reasons HOUSTON — Front-running Joe Biden stood out the most in Thursday’s snoozer of a Democratic debate — but for all the wrong reasons as he rambled through responses laden with non-sequiturs about record-players and Danish philosopher Soren Kierkeg...
07:42 2019-09-13

Kamala Harris punctures Joe Biden's confidence: who won the second debate? | Panelists A combative Democratic debate saw clashes on race and healthcare policy – and many more attacks on Trump. Our experts weigh inJoe Biden has been running for president on the idea that he’s the best equipped to beat Donald Trump. Tonight’s debate shed...
10:42 2019-06-28

Trevor Noah on Kamala Harris: ‘She bussed Biden right out of the debate’ Late night was chockful of fresh jokes from last night’s Democratic debate, with many of the shows broadcasting liveLate-night hosts focused on the second night of the Democratic debate, discussing Kamala Harris’s comments about Joe Biden and Bernie ...
21:00 2019-06-28

Joe Biden defends Obama against debate attacks: 'He was a great president. We don’t say that enough' Joe Biden offered his strongest defense yet of former President Barack Obama after Democratic rivals criticized his former boss' policies during a two-night debate in Detroit....
03:42 2019-08-03

Joe Biden touts Barack Obama’s achievements in pre-debate video ​Former Vice President Joe Biden released a video touting the achievements of the Obama administration and showing him and the former president exchanging high-fives just hours before the third Democratic presidential debate Thursday evening. “...
01:28 2019-09-13

Second 2020 Democratic debate to feature Biden-Harris rematch Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris will have the chance for a re-match on the second night of the second round of Democratic presidential debates later this month in Detroit, CNN announced on Thursday....
04:14 2019-07-19

Biden admits he 'wasn't prepared' for debate attack from Harris Democratic frontrunner also suggested progressives can’t win in battleground states and called Trump a bully in an interviewDemocratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden hit out at the Democratic party’s left wing on Friday, suggesting firebrand prog...
16:42 2019-07-05

In breakout debate performance, Harris challenges Biden on race Presidential candidate Kamala Harris dominated her Democratic rivals in a debate on Thursday, confronting front-runner Joe Biden on race and calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful."...
12:42 2019-06-28

Castro Questions Biden’s Memory at Debate: ‘Are You Forgetting What You Said Two Minutes Ago?’ Julián Castro accused the former vice president of contradicting himself on whether people would need to opt into his Medicare plan, though it did not appear he had....
05:14 2019-09-13

Biden clashes with Warren and Sanders in lively Democratic debate Healthcare opened up clear differences between frontrunners but Donald Trump was the key target amid a more conciliatory toneConfrontation erupted on the debate stage as an energized frontrunner Joe Biden verbally sparred with progressives Elizabeth ...
07:42 2019-09-13

Democratic candidates Biden and Harris chafe at debate limits U.S. Democratic presidential rivals Joe Biden and Kamala Harris expressed frustration on Thursday with a debate format they said left them little time to explain their views and led to the combative exchanges featured in the first two debate rounds....
04:28 2019-08-02

David Axelrod says Biden seemed 'confused' at debate, seemed 'part of the past' Former Obama advisor David Axelrod ripped former Vice President Joe Biden for his debate peformance on Thursday night, saying he appeared "confused" and "defensive."...
09:14 2019-06-28

U.S. conservative group to launch attack ads against Biden during Democratic debate Club for Growth, a conservative political group, will launch new attack ads against Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden targeting his past statements about race that will run during his first debate appearance next week....
17:42 2019-06-22

Harris stands by debate attacks against Biden: We have to 'remember our history' Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif, stood by her fierce confrontation with former Vice President Joe Biden at the first Democratic debate on Wednesday night, insisting "we need to always remember our history."...
11:56 2019-07-18

Ex-campaign chief defends Trump, defies Democrats at impeachment hearing President Donald Trump's former campaign manager on Tuesday acknowledged that his former boss enlisted him to try to limit the Russia election interference inquiry but defended Trump and tangled with Democrats during pugnacious testimony to a U.S. co...
03:00 2019-09-18

A Marianne Williamson Supporter Instructed a CNN Staffer How to Knock on a Door at This Week’s Presidential Debate. Then Things Got Weird In what is certainly one of the more confusing ‘punchlines’ to pop up on the 2020 campaign trail, a simple “knock, knock” turned into a teaching moment in Marianne Williamson‘s green room at Tuesday’s Democratic pr...
06:56 2019-08-02

Biden 'misheard' ACLU activist's question about Hyde Amendment: campaign Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign said on Wednesday that the 2020 frontrunner "misheard" a question that effectively fed speculation that he flip-flopped on his support for the Hyde Amendment, a law blocking federal funding for abortion....
04:00 2019-06-06

Sanders campaign co-chair says Biden 'regretted' Obama assassination comment The co-chair of Bernie Sanders’ election campaign dodged a question on Sunday about former Vice President Joe Biden’s recent gaffes while on the stump by praising him for his long career as an elected official -- but saying that voters deciding among...
03:00 2019-08-26

Joe Biden campaign aides try to block lobbyists from privately meeting with him at fundraisers Biden campaign officials have tried to limit the former vice president's private interactions with lobbyists, according to people familiar with the efforts....
23:56 2019-09-03

Union from Biden campaign’s backyard ticked off at primary front-runner The head of the Philadelphia chapter of the AFL-CIO is not happy that former Vice President Joe Biden hasn't committed to attending a "Workers Presidential Summit" that other Democratic White House hopefuls are expected to join....
23:28 2019-08-30

Gaffes pile up for Biden’s 2020 campaign as Trump team takes aim Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumed frontrunner in the Democratic 2020 race, has been hit by a rapid-fire series of gaffes and errors within just a few days – although it’s unclear whether it will damage his future prospects at either the D...
03:28 2019-09-01

Biden prompts confusion with bungled pitch for supporters to text campaign Joe Biden ended Wednesday night's Democratic presidential primary debate by issuing a vexing call for supporters visit "Joe 30330" -- leading to confusion as to whether the former vide president promoting a website, text messaging number, or even the...
08:01 2019-08-01

Biden repeats Obama’s infamous pledge during Iowa campaign event Former Vice President Joe Biden on Monday repeated the same claim about health care that earned President Barack Obama a “lie of the year” award in 2013. “If you like your health care plan . . . you can keep it,” Biden said at an AARP event in Des Mo...
09:14 2019-07-16

Trump and Biden Campaign Trade Jabs Over North Korea’s Remarks After the president sided with Kim Jong-un in mocking Mr. Biden’s intelligence, Mr. Biden let an aide rebut it instead of taking on Mr. Trump himself....
02:14 2019-05-29

Anti-deportation activists 'occupy' Biden campaign HQ in Philadelphia; 6 arrested Six people were arrested at Joe Biden's campaign office in Philadelphia Wednesday after advocates for undocumented immigrants stormed the building in a bid to confront the Democratic frontrunner over the millions of deportations that took place durin...
06:42 2019-07-11

A fight among candidates on the debate stage revealed Democrats are more divided on immigration than it might seem Rebecca Cook/Reuters Things got heated on the debate stage in Detroit, Michigan, on Tuesday as 2020 Democrats discussed immigration. The exchanges revealed there's more of a divide on the issue of immigration among Democrats than they let on, as the...
09:14 2019-08-01

2020 Democrats Will Face Off on One Stage for the First Time This Week. Here’s Everything to Know About the September Debate On Sept. 12, for the first time, the top polling candidates in the Democratic 2020 presidential primary will face each other on the same party-sanctioned debate stage. The third Democratic presidential primary debate — which ABC News in partner...
18:00 2019-09-08

Abortion forum: 2020 Democrats to take part in first US debate on reproductive rights Nearly all of the Democratic candidates will participate in a first-of-its-kind forum, amid a climate that’s increasingly hostile to women’s healthAs state after state enacts sweeping new restrictions on abortion, several Democratic presidential hope...
18:00 2019-06-21

As Democrats debate reparations for slavery, polls suggest Americans are not convinced As Democrats consider the idea of reparations to black Americans for slavery, polling shows that the public is far from convinced about the radical idea -- and overwhelmingly oppose such measures....
15:28 2019-06-19

Democrats excluded from debate to fill time with TV, town halls and beer While top contenders for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination swap zingers during Thursday's debate in Houston, Montana Governor Steve Bullock will be sipping beer and playing bar games with campaign staff at the Tipsy Crow Tavern in Iowa....
17:14 2019-09-12

First 2020 debate was shockingly normal, but Democrats need to find star quality Wednesday’s debate was refreshingly feisty yet civil, as the party began the long process of finding a candidate to take on TrumpPerhaps the republic, and the planet, are not doomed after all.This might be the age of Donald Trump but, just for once, ...
01:28 2019-06-28

Trump campaign flying banner over debate site to blast 2020 Dems as socialists President Trump’s re-election campaign is going up in the air to hammer home their message that the Democratic presidential candidates are pushing a socialist agenda....
20:42 2019-09-12

Tim Ryan campaign selling 'You Don't Have to Yell' stickers after clash with Bernie Sanders in Dems' debate Sen. Tim Rayn of Ohio is using his rebuke of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., at Tuesday's Democratic primary debate to sell "You Don't Have to Yell" bumper stickers after making the same statement during a tense exchange on climate change. ...
00:28 2019-08-01

Teens behind octogenarian Gravel's long-shot 2020 campaign tweet from debate sidelines After former Senator Mike Gravel failed to make the Democratic debate stage this week, the two teens running the 89-year-old's long-shot U.S. presidential campaign used their spot on the sidelines trying to attract new supporters through social media...
00:00 2019-06-29

Inslee ramps up pressure campaign for DNC to hold climate change debate, says earth’s ‘on fire’ Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is stepping up his push to force the Democratic National Committee to hold a primary debate solely on the issue of climate change....
18:28 2019-06-13

Trump criticizes ‘Sleepy Joe’ Biden, ‘Crazy Bernie’ Sanders after second debate President Trump took a break at the G20 summit in Japan on Friday to blast Democratic front-runners “Sleepy Joe” Biden and “Crazy Bernie” Sanders for their performances in the second of two presidential debates. “I am in Japan at the G-20, representi...
15:01 2019-06-28

Kamala Harris, Joe Biden have heated exchange over race during Democratic debate Sen. Kamala Harris got into a fiery exchange with Joe Biden during Thursday’s Democratic debate concerning recent comments he made about working with segregationists. “I do not believe you are racist,” Harris told the former vice pr...
12:00 2019-06-28

Harris capitalizes on breakout debate performance, after grilling Biden on race After a breakout performance on the debate stage watched by millions of Americans, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is quickly moving to capitalize on the blockbuster moment when she grilled former Vice President Joe Biden about h...
20:14 2019-06-28

Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and other 2020 candidates prepare for debate rematch Biden will go head-to-head with Harris and Cory Booker, who reflect an increasingly young and diverse Democratic partyJoe Biden on Wednesday will face rival Kamala Harris in a highly anticipated rematch after a searing confrontation during last month...
00:14 2019-08-01

Democratic Debate Highlights: Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren and More Faced Off in Houston Thursday’s Democratic presidential primary debate was the longest of the year, but several topics that voters have deemed priorities went untouched. Although nearly 100% of Democrats responded to a recent CNN poll saying they felt aggressive ac...
19:56 2019-09-13

Harris attacks Biden's record on race in Democratic debate's key moment California senator’s experience of school integration overshadows expected face-off between ex-vice-president and Bernie SandersSecond Democratic debate: as it happenedTen more Democratic presidential candidates clashed in Miami on Thursday night ove...
10:42 2019-06-28

Harris slips, Biden remains on top in post-debate New Hampshire poll Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts remain the top three contenders in the first poll conducted in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire following las...
20:42 2019-08-06

Fierce Democratic debate had Biden clashing against liberals Warren, Sanders Democratic Party’s leading candidates shared the debate stage for the first time in a prime-time showdown displaying sharply opposing notions of electability in the party’s presidential nomination fight....
11:42 2019-09-13

Biden and Harris do battle, face attacks in combative U.S. Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris battled over healthcare and came under attack from other candidates on their criminal justice records in a contentious and sometimes angry debate on Wednesday....
06:00 2019-08-01

Jill Biden defends husband Joe after Kamala Harris debate attack Jill Biden on Monday jumped to her husband’s defense after Sen. Kamala Harris criticized him about his record on race during the first Democratic presidential debate. The former second lady said during a CNN interview that the California lawmak...
12:28 2019-07-09

Democratic debate: Biden and Warren to face off as 2020 race intensifies Party’s top contenders will appear on a single night as some look for a breakout moment to jumpstart lagging campaignsTen candidates. Three hours. One stage. A Texas showdown. This Thursday, Democratic White House 2020 hopefuls meet for round three o...
22:42 2019-09-11

Biden mounts fierce defense of Obama legacy after debate attacks Democratic presidential front-runner and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden mounted a fierce defense of Barack Obama's legacy on Saturday after several of his White House rivals attacked that record in debates this week....
23:14 2019-08-03

Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change Many presidential hopefuls say they want a primary debate to focus on climate, and now Biden’s adding his name to the list. But the Democratic Party is resisting....
00:56 2019-06-12

Feisty debate looms with Biden and Sanders standing center stage Four of the five top-polling White House contenders will be on stage tonight, for what’s being billed as the main event in the first round of Democratic presidential primary debates....
02:14 2019-06-28

Democratic debate: Biden and Warren to offer competing visions for party Ten leading contenders to take stage over three hours in Texas, site of two mass shootings last monthTen top contenders for the Democratic nomination will share a debate stage for the first time in Houston on Thursday night as the primary race intens...
18:14 2019-09-12

AOC: Segregationist controversy and debate performance raised question Biden could be too old for office Former Vice President Joe Biden showed his age -- and not in a good way -- when he addressed backlash surrounding his comments about working with segregationist senators, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., said in an interview pubilshed on Wednes...
01:28 2019-07-11

Biden the punching bag as debate rivals attack him on immigration, race, and crime DETROIT — Joe Biden fended off political attacks on multiple fronts during the second night of Democratic 2020 presidential primary debates in Detroit, hitting the former vice president and longtime senator over his record on immigration, race, and c...
05:42 2019-08-01

Ex-Trump campaign chief Corey Lewandowski rips Democrats at House hearing WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski slammed “Trump haters” and criticized House Judiciary Committee Democrats for making him appear before their panel — in an impeachment hearing that quickly descended into chaos. “Sadl...
02:42 2019-09-18

Trump's former campaign boss Corey Lewandowski grilled by House Democrats – live Lewandowski appears before House judiciary committee, while US government sues Edward Snowden over book disclosuresSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.31pm BST Barack Obama checks another item off his bucket list, meeting Greta Th...
22:56 2019-09-17

Trump slams Democrats, press during 2020 campaign kick-off rally in Florida Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, U.S. President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday...
12:28 2019-06-19

Biden Managed to Work With McConnell. Many Democrats Weren’t Pleased. As he runs for president, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has trumpeted his ability to work with Republicans, including Mitch McConnell. Others in his party view that as naïve....
18:28 2019-09-18

Rivals target Biden as Democrats’ rifts emerge on race, age MIAMI (AP) — Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology burst into public view in Thursday night’s presidential debate, punctuated by a heated exchange between former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris. It was one of sev...
12:00 2019-06-28

Democrats call Biden ‘unchanging’ and a ‘disaster waiting to happen’ Twenty-two of Joe Biden’s rivals on Saturday tried to make the case that he’s not the best choice for 2020, mostly without mentioning his name. Online, critics were less decorous. Former Alaska Sen. Mike Gravel, one of just two Democratic candidates ...
14:42 2019-06-23

The Kamala Harris-Joe Biden busing battle could turn into a win for Democrats Almost 50 years after busing became a national issue, the larger problem of improving educational opportunities for all still plagues us, writes Jake Novak....
18:42 2019-07-15

Biden seeks to keep edge as 2020 Democrats flood Iowa Former Vice President Joe Biden said he was not taking his front-runner status for granted as he returned to Iowa on Thursday, ahead of a wave of rival Democratic presidential contenders who will in coming days visit the state that starts the party's...
21:14 2019-08-09

Bernie Sanders campaign accuses Joe Biden of 'insurance company scare tactics' Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign said thanks but no thanks to Joe Biden's characterization of the Vermont senator's presentation of his signature "Medicare for all" single-payer healthcare plan....
06:28 2019-07-25

Biden, Sanders blast Trump after he launches 2020 campaign at Florida rally WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders livestreamed a surly response to President Trump’s first official campaign rally of the president cycle, while other Democratic 2020 hopefuls tweeted about it. “It’s going to take me a little while to settle dow...
14:42 2019-06-19

After Trump returns from Japan, Biden campaign says his attacks are ‘beneath the dignity of the office’ The president, attributing the North Korean state media’s assessment to its leader, Kim Jong Un, had said he agreed that Biden was a “low IQ individual.”...
00:01 2019-05-29

Fall Campaign Season Begins With Biden Teetering Atop Democratic Field Joe Biden sincerely did not understand the hullabaloo about a Washington Post story detailing how the former Vice President had mangled facts about U.S. soldiers and his own role in honoring them. For the life of him, he told his staffers on Thursday...
05:14 2019-09-01

Trump 2020 campaign will attack Biden's Senate record, not his time as Obama's VP President Trump’s 2020 campaign will seize on Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden’s mixed Senate record rather than his eight years as Barack Obama’s right-hand man....
15:00 2019-07-06

Joe Biden claims there are ‘at least 3’ genders during Iowa campaign stop, blows up at college student Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden claimed there are more than two genders, then blew up at a young woman who pressed him on the question. “There are at least three,” Biden told an Iowa college student at the Iowa State Fair, after she as...
17:00 2019-08-10

Joe Biden and President Trump plan dueling campaign stops in Iowa on Tuesday Former Vice President Joe Biden plans to return to Iowa next Tuesday, marking his second trip to the key caucus state since formally declaring a 2020 run. He may bump into President Donald Trump who also plans to visit the state that day....
23:56 2019-06-06

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizin...
15:28 2019-06-04

Leading Democrats address climate crisis at CNN town hall debate – live Democratic 2020 contenders gather for special event focused on climate change – follow all the latest developments liveSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.07am BST House speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office has released a statement allegi...
02:14 2019-09-05

Democrats need to remember: 2020 won’t be decided by 2019's debate responses | Walter Shapiro Under the traditional model for US presidential politics, winning candidates veer left in the primaries and then scamper back for the general electionIt is as inevitable as new temperature records in an era of global warming. Every Democratic debate ...
19:14 2019-08-04

Leading Democrats to address climate crisis at CNN town hall debate – live Democratic 2020 contenders gather for special event focused on climate change – follow all the latest developments liveSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 11.16pm BST The Trump administration has announced new rules to roll back Bush...
00:42 2019-09-05

Biden attacks Warren, Sanders over cost of healthcare plans in Democratic debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans....
13:14 2019-09-13

Biden's support from black voters cut in half after debate: Reuters/Ipsos poll Former Vice President Joe Biden, the early front-runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, has lost support among African-Americans after taking heat on racial issues during the party's first debate, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll....
12:28 2019-07-03

Second Democratic Debate Live Coverage: Kamala Harris, Joe Biden Face Off in Detroit It’s night two of the second Democratic debate of the 2020 presidential primary. And it will also be round two for the match-up between frontrunner Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris. The former vice president and Harris will be at the center of ...
00:14 2019-08-01

Kamala Harris boasts $2M post-debate haul, as Biden has new stumble on race Sen. Kamala Harris’ campaign reported its best online fundraising day yet in the 24 hours after Thursday’s primary debate where she put Joe Biden on his heels over his civil rights record – while the former vice president found himself embroiled in y...
20:28 2019-06-29

Democratic candidates debate: Sanders, Harris and Biden will spar in two-night event NBC announces pairings for debates later this month, the first of the 2020 presidential campaign seasonThe first 2020 presidential debate will be divided into two nights later this month, with senators Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker going up agains...
06:56 2019-06-15

'Go to Joe 30330': Biden tells confused debate viewers to visit phone number Did he mean Joe 2020, or was he announcing a long-shot bid for the presidency in 28,311 years time? Here’s how the gaffe played outDelivering what must have been one of the most cryptic gaffes of his career, Joe Biden managed to spark mass confusion ...
09:56 2019-08-01

Joe Biden lines up backing from Paramount CEO after losing bundler in wake of debate performance Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos plans to help Biden's fundraising battle, a sign that many top financial supporters are shrugging off recent negative headlines....
19:56 2019-07-02

Harris’s views on busing come under question after her debate criticism of Biden’s past position The California senator and presidential candidate has offered different answers recently when asked where she stands on school busing; on Thursday she again criticized Biden for his past positions....
04:28 2019-07-05

Gayle King presses Kamala Harris: Did you deliver a 'low blow' to Biden at debate? Sen. Kamala Harris was asked Friday morning whether she went "low" by confronting Joe Biden over his civil rights record and prior working relationships with segregationist senators. ...
20:14 2019-06-28

Protesters repeatedly interrupt Dem primary debate, shout down Biden, Booker, de Blasio Protesters repeatedly interrupted the Democrats' presidential primary debate Wednesday night in Detroit -- and at one point, demonstrators shouted down frontrunner Joe Biden with chants of "three million deportations."...
04:42 2019-08-01

Democratic debate: Biden spars with Warren and Sanders while others battle for survival – live The three frontrunners clashed on healthcare and other issues while lower-polling candidates vied to break through 4.34am BST Julián Castro claimed his attack on Joe Biden’s healthcare proposals, in which he accused the former vice president of flip-...
05:56 2019-09-13

Bret Baier: Censure vote against Trump a 'campaign commercial in the making' for House Democrats Fox News' Bret Baier said a possible censure vote in the House to condemn President Trump's tweeting is a "campaign commercial in the making" for Democratic candidates running for reelection in 2020. ...
01:56 2019-07-17

Biden polls backers for praise in wake of Democrats’ criticism of Obama Joe Biden is looking for an assist from the public in punching back at his Democratic primary rivals’ criticism of former President Barack Obama, with a questionnaire sent to supporters Thursday. During the debate in Detroit, some of the candidates c...
19:14 2019-08-08

Biden Leads Democrats As Minorities Favour Most Electable Candidate: Poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search......
08:56 2019-08-07

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search of the safest bets for beating President Donald Tr...
23:28 2019-08-06

Controversies test appeal of Democrats Biden, Buttigieg to black voters At various stages of their presidential campaigns, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg have each faced a central question: Can a Democratic Party that increasingly prizes diversity and progressivism support a moderate white man as the nominee?...
04:00 2019-06-21

Biden spars with Warren and Sanders at first event facing rival Democrats Event organized by The Poor People’s Campaign tackled issues ranging from bipartisanship to inequality and systemic racismJoe Biden, the Democratic frontrunner, clashed with his primary rivals on Monday over whether it is “naive” to try and work with...
10:56 2019-06-18

Biden campaign, unfazed by N. Korea insults, says it's 'no surprise' rogue nation prefers Trump Joe Biden’s campaign said Wednesday it was "no surprise" North Korea prefers President Trump in response to scathing criticism from the rogue nation’s state-run media agency earlier this week in which it questioned his intelligence and called him "im...
23:28 2019-05-22

Tensions ripple through Biden campaign as his past working relationship with a segregationist senator comes to the forefront Letters between Joe Biden and then-Sen. James O. Eastland, who called blacks “an inferior race,” show Biden attempting to work with him on antibusing legislation in the 1970s....
02:42 2019-06-21

Three House panels probe Trump, Giuliani pressure on Ukraine to hurt Biden's campaign The investigation comes weeks after Giuliani reportedly urged Ukraine to probe if Biden's efforts affected his son involvement with a company there....
19:00 2019-09-09

2020 Democrats discuss race in often stark terms during night one of the primary debate in Detroit Lucas Jackson/Reuters The 2020 Democratic candidates discussed race in strong and often stark terms at Tuesday's debate, reflecting the central role its taking in the primary ahead of next year's presidential race. Author Marianne Williamson said th...
09:14 2019-08-01

Trump impeachment debate 'torturing' Democrats, Matt Gaetz tells Sean Hannity Democrats are "tortured" by the issue of whether to impeach President Trump, one Republican congressman said Thursday in reaction to news that Trump has given Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify documents regarding the origins o...
05:56 2019-05-24

Booker Bodies Biden, Bernie Gets Cardi, and Kamala Gets Clapped: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 5 Before you read The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings for week 5, we want you to close your eyes and use your imagination. It’s January 2023: Lil Nas X has just accepted a Grammy for his 32nd remix of “Old Town Road”; Facebook has just ro...
18:28 2019-08-02

Democratic debate: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris focus on Trump, immigration The second group of Democratic presidential hopefuls weighed in on a number of issues in their first debate Thursday night, taking aim at President Donald Trump and issues like immigration and healthcare....
11:42 2019-06-29

Warren surges, Sanders slips, Biden steady in new post-debate poll in Iowa Joe Biden faced an onslaught of verbal jabs at last week’s second round of Democratic presidential primary debates, but a new poll in the state that votes first in the nominating calendar is the latest to indicate the former vice president came away ...
17:14 2019-08-09

Kamala Harris had her biggest day of fundraising after attacking Joe Biden's record on race during the Democratic debate Drew Angerer/Getty Images Sen. Kamala Harris, a California Democrat, announced that her campaign had its best-ever day of fundraising, raking in $2 million in the 24 hours following Thursday night's Democratic debate in Miami. The donations came fr...
04:00 2019-06-30

FEC filings show Biden paid public speaking firm after tussle with Harris at debate After spending decades in political office, former Vice President Joe Biden paid thousands to a public speaking firm amid scrutiny over his performance at the first Democratic primary debate....
02:14 2019-07-18

Warren rises, Biden remains steady and Harris drops in new post-debate poll A new national poll suggests Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is gaining ground after last week’s round of Democratic presidential nomination debates....
08:56 2019-08-07

Democratic debate 2019: Joe Biden’s ‘record player’ gaffe draws laughs on Twitter It’s going to take a lot for Joe Biden to scratch this jeer-worthy comment from the record. The former Vice President was teased on Twitter during Thursday night’s democratic debate for answering a question about racial inequality in scho...
07:42 2019-09-13

Trevor Noah critiques debate attacks on Biden, Harris and warns against Democratic infighting “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah shared some unabashed thoughts about the second night of debates in Detroit among the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls. ...
22:28 2019-08-01

Kamala Harris confronts Joe Biden over his civil rights record during Democratic debate – video California senator Kamala Harris confronted former vice president Joe Biden over his civil rights record during the second Democratic debate. “I do not believe you are a racist,” Harris said, looking directly at the former vice-president. “But, it is...
10:42 2019-06-28

Democratic debate: The climate change plan that got buried by last night's Biden-Harris bickering Washington Gov. Jay Inslee says he is the Democratic Party's climate change candidate. Polls show that Americans, especially younger Americans, rate climate change as a key issue. But it gets relatively little headline play in debate coverage....
17:56 2019-08-01

Biden says Trump fans 'flames of white supremacy' as Democrats attack racism Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Republican President Donald Trump of fueling the white supremacy beliefs blamed for several U.S. mass shootings, as Trump visited two cities where 31 people were killed in rampages l...
08:00 2019-08-08

When are age and acuity fair game? Castro’s Biden attack means Democrats are now going to have to decide. The most notable exchange in Thursday night’s Democratic debate, in which former housing secretary Julián Castro seemed to allude to former vice president Joe Biden’s mental sharpness, may or may not......
04:56 2019-09-14

Dennis Kucinich says Harris-Biden exchange bad for Democrats: 'You divide, Trump conquers' The decision by Sen. Kamala Harris to attack former Vice President Joe Biden over school busing during Thursday's Democratic Party debate could hurt the party heading into 2020, according to Dennis Kucinich....
12:00 2019-06-29

Fox News Poll: Biden holds commanding lead among South Carolina Democrats South Carolina Democratic primary voters, more than half of whom are expected to be African American, say Biden is the best candidate to handle racial issues....
00:56 2019-07-12

Anthony Scaramucci made a surprise appearance at a Joe Biden campaign stop following his Twitter feud with Trump Hollis Johnson/Business Insider After more than a week of feuding with President Donald Trump on Twitter, former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci was spotted at an unlikely event in the Hamptons – a campaign stop for form...
22:42 2019-08-25

'Time's up': Frustrated Democrats urge McConnell to finally bring America's gun debate to Senate floor Democratic leadership is again calling for immediate action on gun control legislation after another mass shooting in America left at least seven people dead....
19:14 2019-09-02

Biden Misses the Bus, Booker Starts to Cuss, and Harris Adjusts: The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 2 Welcome back to The Root’s 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, where our select committee of activists, consultants, politicians, and analysts decide where the candidates stand on the issues that matter to black people....
22:42 2019-07-03

Kamala Harris bundlers see wave of outreach post debate performance as Joe Biden's momentum fades Sen. Kamala Harris is seeing a wave of enthusiasm from donors who had no interest in backing her before she took on former Vice President Joe Biden during last week's debate. Since the debate, potential new financiers are looking to meet with he...
00:42 2019-07-04

‘I’d smack him in the mouth’: Biden seeks to dispel concerns about his ability to take on Trump after shaky debate performance The former vice president also acknowledged during a CNN interview that he was not fully prepared for attacks by Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) over his past busing opposition....
16:14 2019-07-05

Week after debate, Biden and Harris campaigns engage in nasty Twitter feud over school busing High-level campaign staffers for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris engaged in a fiery exchange on Twitter on Wednesday over the candidates' positions on school busing. ...
12:14 2019-07-04

Biden, Booker and Harris expected to spar on criminal justice reform and race in Democratic debate Wednesday's Democratic primary debate could be a referendum on the civil rights records of Joe Biden, Kamala Harris and Cory Booker, as each candidate looks to secure the crucial black vote....
20:14 2019-07-31

Rush Limbaugh: Trump giving Democrats a taste of their own medicine by criticizing Biden in Japan Is President Trump crossing the line by criticizing former Vice President Joe Biden oversees? Or is the president just doing what Democrats have always done? Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh lauded the president Tuesday and called out ...
05:14 2019-05-29

Democrats have long blamed 'culture' for black poverty. Joe Biden is no exception | Bhaskar Sunkara Both Democrats and Republicans attack black culture, but refuse to enact the redistribution of wealth and power that could end racial inequityThis weekend, Joe Biden was attacked for another bizarre, almost free association, remark. Responding to a q...
12:42 2019-09-17

Biden Brings the Pain, Warren Starts to Gain and Yang Makes It Rain: 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 9 We’re back! Yes, after a short break, The Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings are back just in time for the Hunger Games of the third Democratic debates and the post-Labor Day campaign push....
11:42 2019-09-14

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate vs Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search of the safest bets for beating President Donald Tr...
02:14 2019-08-07

Biden-Harris Rivalry Flares Anew as Democrats Spar on Health Care, Criminal Justice Exchanges over health care and immigration exposed a fundamental schism in the party, between more traditional reformers and liberals who hope for transformational change....
04:14 2019-08-01

Tunisia's Voters Back Outsiders in Presidential Election Tunisian voters rejected the political establishment in the country’s second-ever free presidential election, setting up a likely runoff between two candidates opposed to the current government....
16:00 2019-09-18

Post-Debate Analysis: Joe Biden Is a White Man, the Media Are Racist Against Julián Castro and Black People Are Out of Their Goddamn Minds HOUSTON—Let’s get straight to the point: Joe Biden showed his ass on the debate stage last night and there is no way in hell he should have the support from black voters that he has. Much of this has to do with a mainstream, white punditry establishm...
11:42 2019-09-14

Dem debate brawl: Biden faces withering attacks from Booker on crime bill, hits Harris ‘double talk’ Former Vice President Joe Biden tried valiantly at Wednesday's debate to keep his focus on President Trump and preview the general election battle he hopes to wage. It lasted a matter of minutes....
04:42 2019-08-01

Biden leads Democrats as minorities favor most electable candidate versus Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll Joe Biden maintained his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination as minorities gravitated toward the former vice president and his top rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, in search of the safest bets for beating President Donald Tr...
12:14 2019-08-06

Factbox: Presidential candidates back gun restrictions in wake of mass shootings Democratic presidential candidates have demanded action on proposals to curtail gun violence in the aftermath of two mass shootings that killed 31 people in Texas and Ohio over the weekend....
05:14 2019-08-07

Presidential candidates back U.S. women's soccer team's pay-equality demands The U.S. women's national team's call for equal pay is gathering support from a number of presidential candidates and advocates as the World Cup holders keep obliterating the opposition in their pursuit of a fourth title in France....
15:28 2019-06-18

Factbox: Democratic presidential candidates back gun restrictions after mass shootings In the month since shooting sprees in Texas and Ohio that killed 31 people, Democrats running for president are pointing to inaction in Washington as evidence they should be elected, offering their own plans and proposals to curtail gun violence....
01:42 2019-09-11

Pelosi hits back at Trump: I'll work with him when he 'starts acting more presidential' House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., knocked President Trump's behavior, suggesting he wasn't "presidential" when he called her "Crazy Nancy" during a news conference on Thursday....
01:14 2019-05-24

Kamala Harris is back on track after her debate win. Will it last? Within 24 hours of the debate, her team raised more than $2m in online donations, and she moved up in the pollsKamala Harris is charming Iowa. She has more than doubled her campaign staff in New Hampshire and South Carolina. She enthused a crowd of b...
10:28 2019-07-11

AP analysis: For Democrats, big government is back The Democratic Party is in no mood for a coronation. Joe Biden stepped onto the debate stage Thursday as a fragile front-runner and walked away facing new questions about whether he can maintain his standing atop the field. (June 28)   ...
12:56 2019-06-28

What ‘Send Her Back’ Tells Us About Trump’s 2020 Campaign In the On Politics newsletter: The president’s attacks on four congresswomen, and the response by his base, gave a sense of his re-election campaign....
05:42 2019-07-19

House debate over Trump’s ‘go back’ comments gets chaotic Tensions flared on the floor of the US House of Representatives Tuesday as the body debated a resolution rebuking President Trump over off-color comments he made telling four non-white lawmakers to “go back” to their countries — and Democrats were ra...
00:14 2019-07-17

McConnell indicates he won’t call Senate back early for gun debate Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Thursday he won’t be calling the Senate back to pass gun legislation despite mounting pressure in the wake of two more mass shootings. McConnell, at home recovering from a shoulder fracture, told Kent...
01:14 2019-08-09

Hayes and Carragher back campaign to end abuse of female footballers • Leading names from women’s and men’s game offer support• Campaign and petition follow Guardian reporting on abuseLeading names from women’s and men’s football have joined forces to back a campaign to end abuse, harassment and exploitation of female...
19:42 2019-07-03

Steve Bullock Hates Dark Money. But a Dark Money Lobbyist Is Helping His Presidential Campaign Montana Gov. Steve Bullock is staking his name and presidential campaign on battling “dark money” — a commonly used term for secretive political cash meant to influence elections. He’s even suing President Donald Trump’s...
19:42 2019-07-08

Democrats step back from plans to hike lawmakers’ pay WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan push to increase lawmakers’ salaries after a decade-long pay freeze could be close to unraveling. Some freshman House Democrats are recoiling at the idea. The tumult prompted Democratic leaders Monday night to del...
15:28 2019-06-11

Trump shoots back at Democrats, declares ‘I don’t do cover-ups’ President Trump on Wednesday ripped House Democrats for continuing investigations into his administration and shot back at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi who claimed that he is “engaged in a cover-up.” “I don’t do cover-ups,”...
20:28 2019-05-22

Social Democrats appear headed back into power in Denmark A nearly complete preliminary count from Denmark’s general election Wednesday suggests left-leaning parties have made gains while populists faded, likely putting the Social Democrats back in power after four years...
00:28 2019-06-06

Denmark's Social Democrats move back into power Social Democrats have taken the most seats in an election centered on issues of immigration, climate and welfare. Left-leaning parties did well, while support for the populist Danish People's Party plummeted....
11:28 2019-06-06

African American duo launch 'Go back to Africa' campaign to take hatred out of slur African American duo Eric Martin and Kent Johnson have launched an online campaign to reclaim the phrase "Go back to Africa," using it to highlight the beauty of the continent...
07:14 2019-07-18

Only 48 hours left to back Giorgio Piola's "50 Years" Kickstarter campaign Only 48 hours left to back the "50 Years Collection" Kickstarter campaign by Giorgio Piola and bring home a small piece of Formula 1 history with a selection of 12 limited edition drawings from Giorgio's vast archive...
19:42 2019-06-23

Biden wants to raise the corporate tax rate back to Obama era Joe Biden said that if elected president, he would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 percent to 28 percent — the same rate backed by the Obama administration. “That would raise billions of dollars,” the Democratic front-runner said in a CNN interv...
22:14 2019-07-05

Trump claps back at Biden after being called a ‘bully’ President Trump hurled verbal jabs at Joe Biden on Friday over NATO, China and the Democratic presidential front-runner’s comments about him as a “bully.” “I don’t think I’m a bully,” the president told reporters on the White House lawn before leavin...
21:00 2019-07-05

Buttigieg’s Debate Remarks on Police Shooting Don’t Satisfy Some Back Home At Thursday’s presidential debate, Mr. Buttigieg, the South Bend mayor, was forced to address the police shooting that has consumed his campaign for more than a week....
02:28 2019-06-29

Trump Won't Back Down From Vile Racist Attacks on Freshman Democrats For the second day in a row, President Donald Trump attacked the quartet of freshmen Democratic congresswomen of color—Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tliab, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley—continuing this weekend’s racist tirade, in which he deman...
18:56 2019-07-15

More Than Half the House Democrats Officially Back an Impeachment Push More than half of the House Democratic caucus now support opening an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, with Florida Rep. Ted Deutch officially backing the push in an opinion piece published by the Sun Sentinel on Thursday....
20:42 2019-08-01

Majority of Democrats on House Judiciary Committee now back impeachment The majority of Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee now publicly support opening an impeachment inquiry, according to a review of recent statements by the committee's 24 Democrats.Rep. Eric Swalwell's embracement of calls for an impeachment i...
21:28 2019-06-13

On Gun Control, 2020 Democrats Agree: No Reason to Hold Back After mass shootings jolted the nation this month, the Democratic candidates seemed to move in lock step toward more aggressive gun control positions without resistance from moderates....
05:42 2019-08-13

'Lot of fake news back there': Trump launches 2020 campaign – video highlights US president Donald Trump has kicked off his bid for the presidency in 2020 with many well-worn attacks on the media, Hillary Clinton and the ‘angry' democrats. An adoring crowd packed the Amway building in Orlando, Florida chanting the same slogans ...
17:14 2019-06-19

Trump fires back at Debra Messing for wanting to shame his campaign donors ​President Trump fired back at actress Debra Messing in a Sunday tweet after the “Will and Grace” star called for outing those who ​show up for the president’s​ big-money fundraiser ​later this month in ​Beverly Hills. “I have...
00:00 2019-09-02

'The View' co-hosts push back on Biden's claim he can compromise with GOP "View" co-hosts Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin demurred at former Vice President Joe Biden's call for compromise with Republicans after his would-be victory in the 2020 presidential election....
19:14 2019-06-18

Biden vows tax credit will put '720 million women' back in workforce Former Vice President Joe Biden made another blunder on Tuesday, this time for suggesting that his child tax credit plan will put "720 million women" back into the workforce. ...
12:00 2019-09-18

Biden: Anyone who agrees with Trump’s ‘go back to your country’ tweet is racist Joe Biden has a message for Americans who agree with President Trump’s tweet about freshman Democratic lawmakers going back to the countries where they “originally came from.” “I’d say I’m ashamed of you,” ch...
09:14 2019-07-16

Biden pushes back against report that he told an inaccurate war story The Democratic presidential candidate jumbled the elements of the tale, the Washington Post reported, but he’s standing by his wordJoe Biden, the frontrunner in the Democratic primary race, has sought to dismiss a media report that he told a war stor...
04:00 2019-08-30

Biden pledges to bring back ObamaCare individual mandate Joe Biden sought to distance himself from some of the more liberal policies espoused by fellow Democrats, including a single Medicare for All health care system — and said he would bring back the individual mandate. “I have a plan [on] how to d...
17:28 2019-07-05

Bernie Sanders Fires Back at Joe Biden Over Medicare for All Claims Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has been taking numerous shots this week at the Medicare for All proposals favored by several Democratic candidates, accusing proponents of attempting to dismantle the Affordable Care Act....
03:14 2019-07-14

Trump rally ‘send her back’ chant condemned by Democrats, Republicans NBC NEWS – Lawmakers from both parties swiftly condemned a boisterous “send her back” chant aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., during President Donald Trump’s rally Wednesday night in North Carolina. The chant broke out after ...
06:28 2019-07-19

"Attacks On Kamala Harris Racist, Ugly": Democrats Hit Back At Trolls Sen. Kamala Harris, one of only two black presidential candidates in a field of two dozen, had a history-making moment on the debate stage Thursday night when she challenged former vice president Joe......
04:42 2019-06-30

Nearly half of House Democrats now back Trump impeachment inquiry – live 113 Democrats and one Republican back impeachment inquiryJoe Biden and Kamala Harris brace for tonight’s debateSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 7.27pm BST As expected, the Federal Reserve cut its key interest rate by a quarter po...
20:56 2019-07-31

Israel Responds To Trump's Remarks On "Jewish People" Who Back Democrats Israeli officials on Wednesday offered a muted response to remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump who said American Jews who vote for the democratic Party were 'disloyal.'...
12:28 2019-08-21

In victory for Trump, U.S. House Democrats back down on border aid bill demands Democratic leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives backed down to President Donald Trump and passed a $4.6 billion aid package to address a migrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border without the additional protections for migrant children that libe...
03:42 2019-06-28

'Are you forgetting?': Rival Julian Castro puts the focus on Joe Biden's age in debate Joe Biden's age was thrust into the spotlight at a stormy Democratic Party presidential primary debate as a rival repeatedly raised questions about the frontrunner's memory....
19:56 2019-09-13

Bette Midler swings back at President Trump, as Joe Biden provides backup President Trump's rebuke of Bette Midler drew criticism from Joe Biden Tuesday, as Midler continued her Twitter ridicule of the president.        ...
05:14 2019-06-12

Biden's Awful Record on Immigration Comes Back to Haunt Him at the Worst Possible Moment Protesters interrupted former Vice President Joe Biden at the Democratic debate Wednesday night, erupting in chants of “3 million deportations” as Biden challenged Julián Castro’s policy to decriminalize crossing the border into the U.S....
04:14 2019-08-01

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says she'd be 'hard pressed' to back Biden in primary Bernie Sanders appears to be the favorite to secure Ocasio-Cortez’s prized endorsement in the Democratic presidential primaryAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the progressive US congresswoman and social media sensation, has said she would be “hard pressed” t...
07:28 2019-05-22

Biden says Trump destroying auto industry, but president hits back Democrat Joe Biden noted that Barack Obama bailed out the U.S. auto industry after the 2008 financial collapse. "Now I'm watching Trump destroy the industry President Obama and I helped save," Biden said....
03:42 2019-06-12

Let's Play Back That Insane Joe Biden Answer About Racism and Record Players During Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate, ABC News moderator Linsey Davis asked Joe Biden—fresh off being attacked over healthcare and immigration—a question about education and racism....
16:42 2019-09-13

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare individual mandate if elected 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden vowed to bring back the individual mandate for uninsured Americans as part of his healthcare initiative in a CNN interview that aired Friday. The mandate, which forced Americans to pay a tax penalty...
05:42 2019-07-06

Punchy Jonny Bairstow is hitting back after heated debate over his best role in Ashes scrap The night before this Ashes series began, England cricket's players met with some of their counterparts from 2005. Each was presented with a lapel pin to put on a smart new blazer....
22:42 2019-08-20

Trump urges rally attendees not to chant 'send her back'; he also says Harris had 'bad' debate night President Trump told reporters outside the White House on Thursday that he hopes attendees at his rally in Cincinnati, Ohio later in the day don't chant about sending members of Congress "back" to their home countries....
23:56 2019-08-01

Brexit latest: Liberal Democrats move to officially back revoking Article 50 The Liberal Democrats are poised to officially back revoking Article 50 as they try to position themselves as the most pro-EU political party in the Commons....
01:42 2019-09-10

Candidate says Democrats 'will lose 48 states' if they back ending private health insurance Democratic 2020 candidate Tim Ryan says President Trump would wipe out his opponent if the other candidate proposes eliminating private health insurance in favor of "Medicare for all."...
18:14 2019-07-31

Centrist House Democrats back U.S. bills to protect elections, punish Russia A bloc of centrist U.S. House Democrats on Friday threw their support behind a number of proposed bills aimed at securing future U.S. elections and punishing Moscow for its alleged political interference in 2016, weakening the Russian ruble....
17:42 2019-06-21

2 Senior Black Congressional Leaders Take the Safe Route and Back Biden for President Reps. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.) and G.K. Butterfield (D.-N.C.), both former chairs of the Congressional Black Caucus, are throwing their political weight behind Joe Biden in his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination....
15:42 2019-09-20

Biden vows to bring back Obamacare's individual mandate penalty for not having insurance "Yes, I'd bring back the individual mandate," says the 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful, arguing it would be popular now, "compared to what's being offered."...
15:42 2019-07-05

Biden pushes back against report he told false war story – live news Former vice-president disputes report that war story he’s told on the campaign trail contains many falsehoodsSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.21pm BST The Trump administration has drafted a policy that would allow Customs and Bo...
22:28 2019-08-29

A majority of House Democrats back impeachment inquiry of Trump, according to an analysis by The Washington Post Amid growing support for impeachment, House Speaker Pelosi said the president “will be held accountable” but stopped short of endorsing formal proceedings....
00:14 2019-08-04

Top Democrats renew call for Senate to come back into session to pass background checks legislation Top congressional Democrats renewed calls on Monday for the Senate to reconvene and pass background check legislation in the wake of two mass shootings over the weekend....
06:00 2019-08-06

The Post’s theater critic is reviewing the performances of the Democratic candidates. In this installment, Joe Biden is back for an encore. Politics is theater. Our chief critic, Peter Marks, brings his analytical eye to the campaign trail, reviewing another of the front-runners as he winds through Iowa....
17:42 2019-09-18

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18:14 2019-06-28

‘Way ahead of the field’: inside the Trump campaign's unprecedented social media campaign Donald Trump spent more than $11.1m on Facebook and Google ads alone more than 500 days before the electionIt was the end of a tumultuous month for the Trump White House. A redacted version of the Mueller report had been released to the public. Democ...
09:56 2019-07-03