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Politics May 17Later to 2020 race, Bullock quickly turns to Trump-state Dems
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock launched his first full day of campaigning Friday in Newton, Iowa, a town where union manufacturing jobs have vanished in the past 15 years. In doing so, he is underscoring his argument that his party can…
Politics Apr 29WATCH: Biden kicks off his campaign with first rally in Pittsburgh
In his first public rally as presidential candidate, the former vice president accused President Donald Trump of abusing the powers of his office and ignoring everyone but his political base. He also argued that strengthening unions and promoting social and…
Politics Apr 26What motivated Joe Biden to run for president
Aides, friends and advisors say Biden was spurred on by Trump's response to the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Politics Apr 25Joe Biden launches 2020 White House bid
Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the "soul of this nation" at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election.
Politics Apr 05WATCH: Biden hugs union leader, quips ‘I had permission’
In his first public appearance since several women said he had behaved physically inappropriately, former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday made light of his tendency to be affectionate while delivering a nostalgia-drenched speech aimed at winning back the white,…
Politics Apr 03Biden vows to be more mindful of ‘respecting personal space’
These are the former vice president's first public remarks since former Nevada politician Lucy Flores wrote in New York Magazine on Friday that Biden approached her from behind and kissed the back of her head in 2014.
Politics Apr 02Pelosi says Biden should stop being touchy-feely after 2 women speak out
A second woman said Monday that the former vice president had acted inappropriately, touching her face with both hands and rubbing noses with her in 2009.
Politics Feb 26Joe Biden says ‘don’t be surprised’ if he runs for president
The former vice president says his family supports a campaign, which is important because he has long said that would be a major consideration for him.
Politics Feb 13Former Attorney General Eric Holder to decide on 2020 bid in a few weeks
Former Attorney Gen. Eric Holder said Tuesday he is in the final stages of deciding whether to seek the 2020 Democratic nomination for president and plans to decide in about a month.
Politics Jan 142020 Democratic primary season to intensify
With several Democrats already in the race, a half dozen more are locking down final travel, staffing and strategy to launch White House bids in the coming weeks.