presidential election

Beto O'Rourke
Carlos Osorio/AP
March 18, 2019 - 4:46 pm
CENTER LINE, Mich. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke boasted Monday that the more than $6 million he raised online within a day of announcing his White House bid, the most reported by any 2020 candidate, was helping to create "the largest grassroots campaign this country has...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker
Charles Krupa/AP
February 17, 2019 - 11:18 am
(Associated Press) — Democratic presidential candidates are courting voters in states with influential early roles in the 2020 primary as the busy pace of campaigning over the holiday weekend shows that the contest to challenge President Donald Trump is fully underway. The brisk pace of the...
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In this Tuesday, July 14, 1976 file photo, Jimmy Carter, center, meets with his staff, from back left, Pat Caddell, Jerry Rafshoon, his son, Chip and Jody Powell, and front left, Pat Anderson, at the Americana Hotel in New York.
AP Photo/Pool, File
February 17, 2019 - 10:50 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Caddell, the pollster who helped propel Jimmy Carter in his longshot bid to win the presidency and later distanced himself from Democrats, has died, a colleague said Saturday night. He was 68. Caddell died Saturday in Charleston, South Carolina, after suffering a stroke...
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Bill de Blasio
Anthony Behar/Sipa USA
February 12, 2019 - 4:34 pm
By Dan Merica and Gregory Krieg (CNN) — Bill de Blasio will travel to early-voting New Hampshire on Friday, an aide to the Democratic New York mayor tells CNN, as he considers running for president in 2020. De Blasio, after speaking at Harvard College's Kennedy School on Thursday, will travel to...
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Elizabeth Warren
CNN
February 06, 2019 - 4:00 pm
By Caroline Kelly (CNN) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren listed her race as "American Indian" on a State Bar of Texas registration card in 1986, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. The Post's reporting represents a previously unknown instance of Warren claiming her race as Native American...
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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker
Julio Cortez/AP
February 04, 2019 - 10:46 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey has hired two veteran political operatives to head up his presidential campaign efforts in the critical early-voting state of South Carolina. Booker announced Monday that Christale Spain would serve as his state director. Spain...
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In this Nov. 26, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump points to a supporter as he departs a rally at the Mississippi Coast Coliseum in Biloxi, Miss.
Alex Brandon/AP, file
February 04, 2019 - 7:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Worried about a potential Republican primary challenge, President Donald Trump's campaign has launched a state-by-state effort to prevent an intraparty fight that could spill over into the general-election campaign. The nascent initiative has been an intense focus in recent weeks...
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In this Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, greets supporters in Honolulu.
Marco Garcia/AP, file
January 24, 2019 - 5:37 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, a Hawaii Democrat known for bucking the party establishment and for criticizing U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East, formally launched her campaign for president with a video posted online Thursday. Gabbard joins a growing field of Democrats seeking their...
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Howard Schultz
Alex Wong/Getty Images
January 21, 2019 - 10:05 am
By Eli Watkins, Maeve Reston, Cristina Alesci and Poppy Harlow (CNN) — Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks, is exploring running for president as an independent candidate, two people familiar with his thinking told CNN. A person close to Schultz's advisers said they "are exploring a...
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Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks to members of the media at her alma mater, Howard University, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in Washington, following her announcement earlier in the morning that she will run for president.
AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
January 21, 2019 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday. Harris would be the first woman to hold the presidency and the second African-...
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