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Fox News to host town hall meeting with Amy Klobuchar

Apr. 17, 2019 8:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Amy Klobuchar agreed on Wednesday to become the second Democratic presidential candidate to hold a town hall meeting on Fox News Channel, and others are soon to follow. Sen. Bernie Sanders was the first to venture onto Fox this week. His Monday town hall reached 2.55 million viewers,...

Correction: Election 2020-Iowa story

Apr. 17, 2019 6:38 PM EDT

HAMBURG, Iowa (AP) — In a story April 16 about Democratic presidential candidates addressing flooding damage in Iowa, The Associated Press erroneously reported the location of Sen. Bernie Sanders' rally. The rally was held in Malcom, Iowa, not in Poweshiek. A corrected version of the story is below: Iowa...

Harris, Booker miss most votes of senators running in 2020

Apr. 17, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kamala Harris and Cory Booker have each missed more than one-fifth of the Senate's votes so far this year as they campaign for president, according to an Associated Press analysis of congressional data. With 16 missed votes of the 77 that the Republican-controlled Senate have held in...

Democrats raise $75M so far, signaling a drawn-out fight

Apr. 16, 2019 4:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates raised about $75 million during the first quarter of the 2020 election, a lackluster sum spread out across more than a dozen campaigns that signals a drawn-out battle likely lies ahead. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders led the field by raising $18 million and...

Bernie Sanders releases 10 years of long-awaited tax returns

Apr. 16, 2019 3:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday released 10 years of his long-anticipated tax returns as he campaigns for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. The returns provide a more detailed look at Sanders' finances than when he ran for president in 2016. The release also confirms that...

Trump seeks mileage for tax cuts at truck company appearance

Apr. 15, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

BURNSVILLE, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump played up the benefits of his tax cuts on Monday's tax filing day in a state where he's aiming to turn a narrow defeat in the 2016 presidential race into a victory in his re-election bid next year. "We promised these tax cuts would be rocket fuel for the...

The Latest: Trump 'celebrating' tax day in Minnesota

Apr. 15, 2019 3:23 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Minnesota (all times local): 2:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's celebrating Tax Day. Trump flew to Minnesota on Monday to highlight the $1.5 trillion package of corporate and individual tax cuts he signed into law in 2017. U.S....

Klobuchar releases taxes, urges Trump to do same

Apr. 15, 2019 10:08 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar is releasing her latest tax return as she calls on President Donald Trump to "quit hiding from the American people" and make his returns public. The Minnesota senator released her 2018 tax return Monday. She's previously released 12 years...

Trump using Tax Day visit to Minnesota to tout 2017 tax cuts

Apr. 15, 2019 6:27 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — President Donald Trump will use Tax Day on Monday to visit Minnesota, an erstwhile Democratic stronghold he hopes to flip in 2020 after nearly winning it in 2016. Questions remain, however, about just how much he's politically benefiting from his signature legislative accomplishment....

'Mayor Pete' joins 2020 Dem race as face of new generation

Apr. 14, 2019 9:25 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Pete Buttigieg, the little-known Indiana mayor who has risen to prominence in the early stages of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, made his official campaign entrance Sunday by claiming the mantle of a youthful generation ready to reshape the country. "I recognize the audacity...