Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, answers questions during a presidential forum held by She The People on the Texas State University campus Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Houston.
Michael Wyke/AP Photo
April 25, 2019 - 6:57 am
By Juana Summers and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden's decision to enter the Democratic presidential race is causing consternation among some Democrats, particularly women of color, who have been hoping for a nominee who better reflects the nation...
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In this March 26, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Biden Courage Awards in New York.
Frank Franklin II/AP Photo, File
April 25, 2019 - 6:18 am
By Steve Peoples and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, betting that his working-class appeal and ties to Barack Obama's presidency will help him overcome questions about his...
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President Donald Trump
Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
April 24, 2019 - 12:24 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he'll go directly to the U.S. Supreme Court "if the partisan Dems" ever try to impeach him. But Trump's strategy could run into a roadblock: the high court itself, which said in 1993 that the framers of the U.S. Constitution didn't intend for...
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In this April 2, 2019, file photo, House Oversight and Reform Committee Chair Elijah Cummings, D-Md., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
April 24, 2019 - 8:03 am
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The struggle between House Democrats and the Trump administration over investigations intensified as a former White House official defied a subpoena and the Treasury Department ignored a deadline for providing President Donald Trump's tax...
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Joe Biden
CNN
Pat Loeb
April 23, 2019 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (CNN/KYW Newsradio) — Joe Biden will announce his presidential bid on Thursday with an online video, sources familiar with the plans confirm to CNN, finally answering one of the lingering questions hanging over the 2020 Democratic race. The former vice president's team has been laying...
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Jared Kushner
Richard Drew/AP
April 23, 2019 - 12:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The White House is planning to release its long-awaited Middle East peace plan in the next few months. White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said Tuesday that it would be unveiled sometime after the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, which this year ends on June 4. Kushner, speaking...
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Pete Buttigieg
Charles Krupa/AP
April 22, 2019 - 10:30 am
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — There are no policy positions on his website. He has virtually no paid presence in the states that matter most. And his campaign manager is a high school friend with no experience in presidential politics. This is the upstart campaign of Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old...
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Rep. Seth Moulton
Carolyn Kaster/AP, file
April 22, 2019 - 10:22 am
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton is the latest Democrat to jump in the race for the White House. The Massachusetts lawmaker and Iraq War veteran made the announcement Monday. "I'm here to tell you and to tell America that I'm running for president of the United States," Moulton said on ABC's "...
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Rudy Giuliani
Charles Krupa/AP, file
April 22, 2019 - 6:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani insisted there was "nothing wrong" with the president's 2016 campaign taking information from the Russians, as House Democrats pledged stepped-up investigations into campaign misconduct and possible crimes of obstruction detailed in...
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Jerry Nadler
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
April 20, 2019 - 8:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, has issued a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller's full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped short of liberal demands for impeachment...
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