Latest Joe Biden News

Biden's ability to win back skeptical Democrats tested at a perilous moment for his campaign

Jul. 20, 2024 00:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a week of campaign stops, interviews and a determined insistence he is the best candidate to confront Republican Donald Trump, President Joe Biden's efforts to revive his reelection bid and win over skeptical Democrats have done little to soften the push for him to exit...

Trump returns to the campaign trail in Michigan with new running mate by his side

Jul. 20, 2024 00:13 AM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump on Saturday will hold his first public campaign rally since he was injured in an assassination attempt, with an event in the battleground state of Michigan alongside his new running mate. The joint rally with Ohio Sen. JD Vance is the...

Biden pushes party unity as he resists calls to step aside, says he'll return to campaign next week

Jul. 19, 2024 20:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A rapidly growing chorus of Democratic lawmakers called Friday for President Joe Biden to drop his reelection bid, even as the president insisted he’s ready to return to the campaign trail next week to counter what he called a “dark vision” laid out by Republican Donald...

Blinken points to wider pledges to support Ukraine in case US backs away under Trump

Jul. 19, 2024 20:03 PM EDT

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Ukraine is on its way to being able to “stand on its own feet” militarily, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Friday, noting that more than 20 other countries have pledged to maintain their own military and financial aid to the country even if the U.S. were to withdraw...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Jul. 19, 2024 19:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La.; Sen. Joe Manchin, I-W.Va.; Rep. Ro Khanna; D-Calif. ___ NBC's “Meet the Press” — Preempted by coverage of British Open golf tournament. ___ CBS’...

American Airlines has a contract deal with flight attendants, and President Biden is happy about it

Jul. 19, 2024 19:16 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines and the union representing its flight attendants said Friday they have reached agreement on a new contract that includes pay raises, and President Joe Biden said the deal avoids a strike that would have hurt the U.S. economy and consumers. ...

2024 Election Latest: Biden's campaign says he’s staying in the race

Jul. 19, 2024 19:09 PM EDT

President Joe Biden’s campaign is once again insisting that he is not stepping aside as he faces the stark reality that many Democrats at the highest levels want him to bow out of the 2024 election to make way for a new nominee atop the ticket. Meanwhile, after wrapping their...

David Letterman will headline Biden fundraiser with Hawaii governor on July 29

Jul. 19, 2024 18:58 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — David Letterman will headline a fundraiser with President Joe Biden in 10 days with Hawaii Gov. Josh Green, a sign that his campaign is forging ahead despite continued calls for the president to bow out of the 2024 race. The fundraiser on July 29 will be at the...

Internet outage latest | Airlines, businesses, border crossings hit by global tech disruption

Jul. 19, 2024 17:28 PM EDT

Businesses and governments worldwide experienced hours-long disruptions Friday as a widespread technology outage affected services across industries. Flights were grounded and numerous hospitals, small businesses and government offices were disrupted. At the heart of the massive...

From a media perspective, it was a tale of two Trump speeches — and long enough for both

Jul. 19, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

From a media perspective, Donald Trump failed to stick the landing at the Republican convention that nominated him as its presidential candidate for a third time. His acceptance speech, which exceeded 90 minutes and stretched past midnight Eastern time into Friday, won him wide...