Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday blocked a House-passed bill that would authorize $775 million to beef up state election systems. GOP leaders made the case that the Trump administration has already made great strides in protecting the vote…
By PBS NewsHour
With 23 Democrats in the race for their party’s presidential nomination, former Vice President Joe Biden is the most recognizable name. But Biden used a campaign kick-off speech in Philadelphia to focus on President Trump and not on his Democratic…
By Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Castro's newly unveiled education plan calls for tuition-free higher education, universal prekindergarten and raising teacher pay.
By Alan Fram, Associated Press
Top Republicans are seeking just the right candidates to help them recapture the House after Democrats took control with most diverse majority in history.
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
The plan includes funding for early intervention of mental health disorders, a national suicide prevention campaign, and better access to opioid addiction treatment.
By Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
Bennet is a former head of Denver Public Schools who has carved out a reputation as a policy-oriented moderate.
By Judy Woodruff, Matt Loffman
Sen. Cory Booker is just one of 20 Democratic presidential candidates so far. How does he distinguish himself from his robust competition? Judy Woodruff sits down with Booker to discuss his combination of executive and legislative political experience, being pragmatic…
By Elana Schor, Associated Press
Despite running on unapologetically liberal platforms, many of the Democrats seeking the 2020 presidential nomination have worked with Republicans on a host of issues.
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…
By PBS NewsHour
Joe Biden raised $6.3 million on his first day of campaigning, surpassing his fellow Democratic candidates, and Congress will return to work on Monday amid growing tensions in the aftermath of the release of the Mueller report. Special correspondent Jeff…
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