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Gabbard takes presidential campaign break for Army training

Aug. 13, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii is taking two weeks off from her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign to participate in Army National Guard training. Gabbard announced the two-week break in a statement Monday. She will return to the campaign trail on Aug. 25. Gabbard is a major in...

Fearing the next AOC, House Democrats hoard campaign cash

Aug. 8, 2019 2:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Somewhere out there, the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez lurks. So wary House Democrats are amassing campaign war chests to scare off progressive upstarts from challenging them in primaries — or trounce them if they try. A look at 41 incumbent House Democrats who face potential 2020...

Fried Oreos here: Iowa State Fair a must for 2020 hopefuls

Aug. 8, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Howard Dean took one bite of a deep-fried Oreo and dismissively pitched the rest into the garbage. Mitt Romney famously flipped a pork chop, right into the gravel. And John Kerry capped his Iowa State Fair fare with a strawberry smoothie, rather than a cold beer that offered a...

Democrats push for buybacks, new restrictions in gun plans

Aug. 7, 2019 6:45 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates are releasing new gun control plans and embracing proposals to buy back military-style weapons and ammunition after three high-profile mass shootings killed 33 people last week. Most of the Democrats running in the packed primary have routinely called for...

Democrats tussle over health care at Nevada labor forum

Aug. 4, 2019 6:29 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates' tussle over health care reform continued Saturday as they pitched themselves to Nevada union members, with former Vice President Joe Biden declaring he's "against any Democrat who wants to get rid of Obamacare" and Sen. Kamala Harris saying no Democrat...

Debate takeaways: Democratic divisions intensify

Aug. 1, 2019 11:26 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — From the beginning, Joe Biden knew he would take heat at Wednesday's presidential debate . He was right — but he was not alone. The evening marked some of the toughest attacks California Sen. Kamala Harris has faced as a candidate. The exchanges were part of a broader ideological...

The Latest: Democrats close debate by focusing on Trump

Aug. 1, 2019 10:21 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on Wednesday's Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Democratic presidential candidates are closing their second primary debate by focusing on President Donald Trump. After taking on each other for more than two hours, all 10 candidates have mentioned the...

Democrats' divisions test Biden's front-runner strength

Aug. 1, 2019 5:26 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The ideological divisions gripping the Democratic Party intensified on Wednesday as presidential candidates waged an acrimonious battle over health care, immigration and race that tested the strength of early front-runner Joe Biden's candidacy. The former vice president was repeatedly forced...

Who's appearing on each night of the 2020 debates in Detroit

Jul. 29, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

The second set of Democratic presidential debates will be held Tuesday and Wednesday in Detroit, with 20 candidates spread evenly over two nights. Here's a look at who is appearing on each night of the debates: NIGHT 1: TUESDAY Steve Bullock, Montana governor Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Indiana John...

Tribe at center of pipeline protests launches solar farm

Jul. 27, 2019 9:43 AM EDT

CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) — The American Indian tribe at the center of tumultuous protests against the Dakota Access pipeline unveiled a solar farm Friday that came about partly due to the tribe's fierce opposition to the oil pipeline's environmental impact. Located just 3 miles (5 kilometers) from the...