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Debate lineups: Biden, Sanders on 2nd night, Warren on 1st

Jun. 14, 2019 8:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC set the lineup for its two-night debate of 2020 presidential contenders later this month, with a top-heavy second session that will pit former Vice President Joe Biden onstage against 2016 Democratic runner-up, Bernie Sanders, the youthful Mayor Pete Buttigieg and California Sen. Kamala...

The Latest: NBC announces 1st 2020 Democratic debate lineups

Jun. 14, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Democrats' first 2020 presidential debates later this month (all times local): 12:45 p.m. NBC has announced how it will divvy up the 20 Democratic candidates for the first debate of the 2020 election campaign, which will be held over two nights in Miami later this month....

The 20 candidates who made the 1st 2020 Democratic debate

Jun. 14, 2019 6:39 AM EDT

The Democratic National Committee has announced the 20 candidates who met the polling or fundraising measures required to qualify for the party's first presidential debate later this month. Here's who's in and who's out: IN Michael Bennet, senator from Colorado Joe Biden, former vice president Cory Booker,...

Dems assail Trump on being open to foreign election help

Jun. 13, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's assertion that he would be open to accepting a foreign power's help in his 2020 campaign ricocheted through Washington on Thursday, with Democrats condemning it as a call for further election interference and Republicans struggling to defend his comments. Trump...

The 20 candidates who made the 1st 2020 Democratic debate

Jun. 13, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

The Democratic National Committee on Thursday announced the 20 candidates who met the polling or fundraising measures required to qualify for the party's first presidential debate later this month. Here's who's in and who's out: IN Michael Bennet, senator from Colorado Joe Biden, former vice president Cory...

Swalwell says in Las Vegas he'd support licensing gun owners

Jun. 12, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell said Wednesday that he would support laws in every state requiring gun owners to be licensed and wants to explore requiring gun owners to carry insurance. Swalwell detailed some of his plans for tackling gun violence during a campaign...

The Latest: Swalwell supports state gun licensing laws

Jun. 12, 2019 5:26 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on a visit to Nevada by presidential candidate Eric Swalwell (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Democratic presidential candidate Eric Swalwell says he would support laws in every state requiring gun owners to be licensed and wants to look at requiring gun owners to have insurance and...

Man pleads guilty to threatening Congress members over phone

Jun. 11, 2019 4:27 PM EDT

TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to leaving threatening rants about gun control, illegal immigration, homosexuals, black people and Muslims for three Democratic members of Congress. Federal court records show that 49-year-old John Kless pleaded guilty Tuesday to making threatening...

Democratic rivals take only veiled swipes at Biden in Iowa

Jun. 9, 2019 9:08 PM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden was not in the banquet hall for the Iowa Democratic Party's blockbuster fundraiser on Sunday where 19 of his party's presidential candidates spoke. But he was present in the veiled criticism from several of his rivals. In five-minute chunks of speaking time, the...

The Latest: Harris says she is fully committed to Iowa

Jun. 9, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Amid questions from Iowa activists about whether her campaign is taking Iowa seriously, California Sen. Kamala Harris told reporters she is "fully committed" to the state and that it will be "a very...