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2024 Election Latest: Biden contracts COVID-19, Vance speaks at RNC

Jul. 17, 2024 23:35 PM EDT

The third day of the Republican National Convention shifted its focus to issues of national security and foreign policy. Republicans are focusing on Democratic President Joe Biden’s handling of the ongoing crises in Europe and the Middle East. Former Trump administration officials...

Takeaways from AP-NORC poll showing majority of Democrats want Biden to drop out

Jul. 17, 2024 14:21 PM EDT

Nearly two-thirds of Democrats say President Joe Biden should withdraw from the presidential race and let his party nominate a different candidate, according to a new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. The poll was conducted mostly before...

Nearly two-thirds of Democrats want Biden to withdraw, new AP-NORC poll finds

Jul. 17, 2024 11:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly two-thirds of Democrats say President Joe Biden should withdraw from the presidential race and let his party nominate a different candidate, according to a new poll, sharply undercutting his post-debate claim that “average Democrats” are still with him even if some...

2024 Election Latest: RNC enters second day with focus shifting to immigration

Jul. 16, 2024 22:48 PM EDT

The Republican National Convention's second day is in full swing — now with Donald Trump officially as its presidential nominee and U.S. Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his running mate. Trump energized the crowd Monday night by entering the arena with a bandage on his right ear after...

Biden says cooling political rhetoric doesn't mean he'll 'stop telling the truth' about Trump

Jul. 16, 2024 20:49 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Tuesday for the first time since the attempted assassination of Donald Trump, continuing his calls to calm the divisive rhetoric on both sides but also arguing that doing so "doesn’t mean we should stop telling the truth”...

Kamala Harris and JD Vance have talked, but they're yet to agree on terms for a VP debate

Jul. 16, 2024 20:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris and Republican JD Vance on Tuesday had their first chat since the Ohio senator became the GOP vice presidential nominee, but the two sides are still working on terms for participating in a debate, according to three people familiar with the matter. ...

Why vice presidential picks matter: significant moments in history and transfers of power

Jul. 16, 2024 19:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Of the 49 vice presidents in U.S. history, nine of them — or nearly 1 in 5 — have risen to the presidency due to death or resignation. The first was John Tyler, who became president after William Henry Harrison died one month into his term. The most recent...

The Latest: Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his Republican running mate

Jul. 15, 2024 23:18 PM EDT

Donald Trump says Ohio Sen. JD Vance will be his vice presidential pick. He said on his Truth Social Network, “After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I have decided that the person best suited to assume the position of Vice...

President Joe Biden says it was a 'mistake' to say he wanted to put a 'bull's-eye' on Donald Trump

Jul. 15, 2024 22:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden told NBC News in an interview Monday that it was a “mistake” to say he wanted to put a “bull's-eye” on Republican nominee Donald Trump, but argued that the rhetoric from his opponent was more incendiary while warning that Trump remained a threat to...

Biden says 'everybody must condemn' attack on Trump and later speaks with ex-president

Jul. 14, 2024 01:58 AM EDT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Saturday that “everybody must condemn” the suspected assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. Addressing the nation about two hours after the shooting, Biden said he was relieved that Trump is reportedly...