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In Buttigieg and Biden, Dems confront generational divide

Jul. 15, 2019 8:21 AM EDT

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Amy McInerney at first saw Joe Biden as Democrats' best hope to beat President Donald Trump — an experienced politician with the potential to peel off some of Trump's working-class supporters. Then she heard Pete Buttigieg speak. "I felt like Pete more represented my...

AP-NORC Poll: Many feeling vulnerable despite economic gains

Jul. 9, 2019 10:24 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are generally satisfied with their personal finances, but many lack confidence in their ability to afford retirement, an emergency expense or even their daily living costs. Roughly two-thirds, 67%, describe their financial situation as generally good, up slightly from 62% who...

Correction: Election 2020-Debate story

Jun. 28, 2019 1:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — In a story June 27 about the Democratic presidential debate, The Associated Press reported erroneously in some versions that former Vice President Joe Biden worked with Republican segregationist senators. In fact, the senators were Democrats. A corrected version of the story is below: Rivals...

The Latest: 2nd night of Democratic debates draws to close

Jun. 27, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on the second Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 11:15 p.m. Ten Democratic presidential candidates drew the second night of debates to a close with calls for a new generation of elected leadership, pledges to protect reproductive rights and promises to move beyond the...

Younger 2020 candidates hint at age divide in hitting Biden

Jun. 13, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the younger candidates in the crowded Democratic presidential primary are suggesting that the early front-runner, 76-year-old Joe Biden , is too mired in the past. Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke , 46, and Pete Buttigieg , the 37-year old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, have stepped...

Review: Toxic masculinity in a sitcom package in 'Shaft'

Jun. 12, 2019 10:35 PM EDT

The latest "Shaft," which adds a new generation of bad mother------- to the mix, is not what you might expect. It's not gritty or raw or even attempting to be all that cool. Instead it maintains intoxicatingly upbeat sitcom-style energy, with gentrification jokes, generational jabs (mostly at the expense of...

Hong Kong activists hold Tiananmen candlelight vigil

Jun. 4, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

HONG KONG (AP) — Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong gathered Tuesday night to mark 30 years since China's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square, underscoring continuing concern for Chinese human rights in the semi-autonomous territory, even as its own civil liberties...