United States Presidential Election

FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2016, file photo, Libertarian vice presidential candidate Bill Weld greets supporters at his election night party in Albuquerque, N.M. Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, on Monday, April 15, 2019, became the first Republican to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 primaries. (AP Photo/Juan Labreche, File)
April 15, 2019 - 8:34 pm
BOSTON (AP) — William Weld, a former governor of Massachusetts who two years ago ran for vice president on the Libertarian Party ticket, on Monday became the first Republican to challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 primaries. Weld, 73, said in announcing his candidacy that "it is time to...
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Democratic Presidential hopeful, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks after she joined striking Stop & Shop supermarket employees on the picket line on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Somerville, Mass. Unionized workers in three states walked off the job on Thursday over stalled contract negotiations. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)
April 15, 2019 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is vowing to prohibit new fossil fuel leasing on public lands if she's elected president, one of several new energy proposals she rolled out on Monday before a campaign swing in two Western states. Warren, a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, already has launched...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 22, 2018, file photo, Ted Pappageorge, president of the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226, speaks before a vote on whether to authorize a strike, in Las Vegas. Some key labor leaders say they are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation. “They’ve got to pay attention to kitchen-table economics,” said Pappageorge. “We don’t quite see that.” (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun via AP, File)
April 15, 2019 - 11:46 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation. The candidates are spending too much time...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., speaks at a convention of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 15, 2019 - 10:07 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar is releasing her latest tax return as she calls on President Donald Trump to "quit hiding from the American people" and make his returns public. The Minnesota senator released her 2018 tax return Monday. She's previously released 12...
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FILE - In this June 20, 2018 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Duluth, Minn. Trump heads back to Minnesota on the nation's tax filing deadline, Monday, April 15, 2019, eager to remind voters in a state he nearly carried in 2016 about the $1.5 trillion Republican tax cut. It's a policy achievement that won't resonate with everyone in Minnesota, where the loss of the state tax deduction hurt some taxpayers. And national polls show most Americans don't have a clear idea what the tax cuts did for them. (AP Photo/Jim Mone File)
April 15, 2019 - 6:26 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump will use Tax Day on Monday to visit Minnesota, an erstwhile Democratic stronghold he hopes to flip in 2020 after nearly winning it in 2016. Questions remain, however, about just how much he's politically benefiting from his signature legislative...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2015, file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump meets supporters after addressing a GOP fundraising event in Birch Run, Mich. Trump's re-election campaign tells The Associated Press it will report raising more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019. That's slightly more than his top two Democratic rivals combined. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
April 15, 2019 - 3:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures it provided to The Associated Press. The haul brings the campaign's cash on hand...
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South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg announces that he will seek the Democratic presidential nomination during a rally, Sunday, April 14, 2019, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
April 14, 2019 - 9:25 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Pete Buttigieg, the little-known Indiana mayor who has risen to prominence in the early stages of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, made his official campaign entrance Sunday by claiming the mantle of a youthful generation ready to reshape the country. "I recognize the...
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Presidential hopeful, Sen. Bernie Sanders addresses a crowd during a campaign rally, Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh stop was part of a weekend tour of Midwest battleground states, including Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio and Michigan. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
April 14, 2019 - 9:01 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders is challenging President Donald Trump to deny federal contracts to General Motors until the company reopens shuttered plants. The Democratic presidential contender accuses Trump of betraying the working people who got him elected. Campaigning in Ohio and...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers construction and maintenance conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
April 14, 2019 - 1:58 pm
BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden is finalizing the framework for a White House campaign that would cast him as an extension of Barack Obama's presidency and political movement. He's betting that the majority of Democratic voters are eager to return to the style and substance of that era — and that...
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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. speaks at a gathering introducing the Medicare for All Act of 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
April 14, 2019 - 1:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand said Sunday that her campaign has raised more than $3 million in the first quarter. Nearly two-thirds of contributors to Gillibrand's campaign are women, communications director Meredith Kelly said. Advocacy for women and...
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