Politics

A Promising 2020 Presidential Campaign for Women Falls Short

WASHINGTON (AP) - At her home in suburban Detroit, Jill Warren spent Thursday morning glued to her phone, searching for news about the woman she fiercely believed should be the nex...

WATCH: Trump Defends His Rhetoric in 1st TV Town Hall of 2020

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump defended the administration's response to the coronavirus and his confrontational style of name-calling political opponents as he fielde...

Sanders Struggles To Expand Supporter Base After Warren Exit

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took Joe Biden's moderate rivals just hours to unite behind his presidential campaign after they left the race. Bernie Sanders hasn't been so fortunate. Eli...

Black Voters Power Joe Biden’s Super Tuesday Success

DETROIT (AP) — Joe Biden's presidential campaign spent the past month on the verge of collapse after disappointing finishes in the overwhelmingly white states that launched the Dem...

Biden’s Victories Unleash Something He’s Never Had: Money

WASHINGTON (AP) — Strapped for cash and badly outspent by his rivals, Joe Biden barely had enough money to air television ads in critical Super Tuesday battlegrounds. He won't h...

Schumer: I ‘Shouldn’t Have Used’ Threatening Words on Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said Thursday that he “should not have used the words I used” when he declared in front of the Supreme Court that two justi...

Trump Cheers Bloomberg Implosion, but Biden Worries Linger

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Super Tuesday left the Democrats with a pair of front-runners President Donald Trump believes he can define and defeat, there are still some private worries...

Elizabeth Warren Is Ending Her Presidential Campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) - Elizabeth Warren, who electrified progressives with her “plan for everything” and strong message of economic populism, dropped out of the Democratic presidential ...

Trump Store Opens in Heart of Contested Philadelphia Suburb

BENSALEM, Pa. (AP) — A shop selling President Donald Trump-themed merchandise in a suburban Philadelphia strip mall has emerged as a magnet for the president’s backers and a reflec...

Analysis: Israeli Arabs Rush To Polling Booths To Prevent Netanyahu Government, Trump Plan

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — On the 17th of March 2015, the day of the elections to Israel's 20th Knesset (soon to be followed by the 21st, 22nd, 23rd and who knows how many more in the n...

Roberts Chides Schumer For ‘Dangerous’ Remarks On 2 Justices

WASHINGTON (AP) — Çhief Justice John Roberts on Wednesday criticized as “inappropriate" and “dangerous" comments that Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer made outside the Suprem...

Possible Coronavirus At AIPAC: Some Participants Have Been In Contact With Confirmed Patient

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The American Israel Public Affairs Committee alerted the thousands of activists who attended its conference this week that a New York group in attendance had bee...

Congress Reaches Deal On $8.3B Bill To Battle Coronavirus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Hill negotiators have reached agreement on an $8.3 billion measure to battle the coronavirus outbreak that's spreading and threatening a major shock to th...

Melania Trump On Rare Fundraising Foray Into 2020 Campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is set to make a rare fundraising foray into the 2020 campaign. President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is asking supporters to make a donat...

Bloomberg Spent $500M on Failed Democratic Presidential Bid

NEW YORK (AP) — Over the course of 101 days Michael Bloomberg spent over $500 million of his own fortune in a quixotic bid for the presidency that collapsed in stunning fashion Tue...

Alan Gross Says Bernie Sanders Praised Cuba During A Prison Visit

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Alan Gross, who was imprisoned in Cuba for five years for trying to connect its Jewish community to the internet, said Bernie Sanders praised Cuba during a priso...

Bloomberg Drops out of Presidential Race, Endorses Biden

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Billionaire Mike Bloomberg ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday and endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden. It was a stunning ...

Georgia County Ditches New Voting Machines For Paper Ballots

ATLANTA (AP) — With early voting already underway, election officials in a Georgia county have voted to switch from the state's new voting machines to hand-marked paper ballots ami...

Warren’s Future Uncertain After Loss In Home State Of Massachusetts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The future of Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign was in serious doubt after she was defeated in Tuesday’s Democratic primary in her home state of Massa...

Super Tuesday tally: Biden wins 4 states, Sanders takes 2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden scored a series of Super Tuesday victories in key Southern states, building on momentum that has swiftly revived his Democratic presidential campaign in...

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