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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.
Politics Jan 10Billionaire Tom Steyer says he will not run for president
The Democratic activist said he will instead be spending more time and money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump.
Politics Jan 05Warren’s trip to Iowa tests themes for a likely 2020 run
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has made her Iowa debut with all the look of a presidential candidate, bringing her brand of liberalism to the nation’s premier caucus state.
Politics Oct 24Senate slipping away as Democrats fight to preserve blue wave
In the closing stretch of the 2018 campaign, the question is no longer the size of the Democratic wave. It's whether there will be a wave at all.
Politics Aug 27Few Democrats favor liberal cry to abolish ICE, poll finds
But even as they don't want to fully dismantle Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 57 percent of Democrats view the agency negatively, including nearly three-fourths of those who describe themselves as liberal, according to a new poll.
Politics Jul 22In Arizona, liberals debate forgiving candidate’s moderation
Democratic Rep. Kyrsten Sinema, a former Green Party activist, is attempting to become the first member of her party to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.
Politics Jul 20Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez to rally Democrats in deep-red Kansas
Two luminaries in the democratic socialist movement — one its national leader, the other its new star — are descending on solidly Republican Kansas on Friday, taking their liberal message to an unlikely area before next month's congressional primaries.
Politics May 30More women than ever are running for Senate, but hurdles remain
Women running for office are due to hit another threshold with a record number of candidates for the U.S. Senate, but actually winning those seats and changing the face of the chamber are a different matter.