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Former fire chief who died at Trump rally used his body to shield family from gunfire

Jul. 15, 2024 05:24 AM EDT

BUFFALO TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — The former fire chief who was killed at a Pennsylvania rally for Donald Trump spent his final moments diving down in front of his family, protecting them from the gunfire that rang out Saturday during an assassination attempt against the former president. ...

In prime-time address, Biden asks Americans to reject political violence and 'cool it down'

Jul. 15, 2024 04:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden on Sunday urged Americans to reject political violence and recommit themselves to resolving their differences peacefully, saying the upcoming presidential election will be a “time of testing” in the aftermath of the attempted assassination of former...

Swing-state Democrat Casey walks a fine line between his own campaign and turmoil surrounding Biden

Jul. 13, 2024 10:56 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey has a fine line to walk. He and other Democrats fighting to hang on to hotly contested Senate seats have seemed jittery about the turmoil surrounding President Joe Biden after his disastrous debate performance. In many cases...

The Latest: Biden news conference is key event as he faces calls to step aside

Jul. 11, 2024 22:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden held a news conference Thursday evening, the key event in a monumental week for his campaign as he fends off calls for him to step aside as the party’s presumptive nominee. His big moment comes on the last day of the NATO summit. After a...

The first lady is helping to salvage her husband’s campaign. Will it be enough?

Jul. 10, 2024 18:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Campaigning for her husband in Florida, Jill Biden took a break to get some tea. She was on the second stop of a three-state swing and reporters traveling with her had tried multiple times to get her to talk to them. They were curious about what she'd tell the...

Trump revels in Democratic turmoil as he returns to campaign trail and teases VP pick

Jul. 09, 2024 23:51 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday reveled in the mounting turmoil surrounding President Joe Biden ’s campaign in the wake of their debate and teased the expected announcement of his Republican running mate with one of the top contenders, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, in...

Jill Biden says she's 'all in' on husband's reelection as he insists anew he won't leave the race

Jul. 08, 2024 23:24 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jill Biden on Monday declared herself “all in” on President Joe Biden's bid to remain as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, despite calls by some Democrats for him to drop out after his damaging debate performance against Donald Trump shook their confidence in...

Biden gets support from key lawmakers as he tells Democrats he won't step aside after debate

Jul. 08, 2024 22:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden stood firm Monday against calls for him to drop his reelection candidacy and called for an end to the intraparty drama that has torn apart Democrats since his dismal debate performance last month, as key lawmakers expressed support for him to remain in the...

Biden's evolving reasons for his bad debate: A cold, too much prep, not feeling great and jet lag

Jul. 03, 2024 15:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has offered plenty of excuses for his terrible performance in last week's presidential debate. None of them have done much to assuage Democrats' concerns about Donald Trump returning to the White House. For its part, Biden's White House insists...

Biden spent the weekend rallying Democrats and retreating with family after poor debate performance

Jul. 01, 2024 12:47 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden had the kind of weekend on which history pivots — trying to stabilize his campaign after a disastrous and demoralizing debate against former President Donald Trump, then gathering with family as previously planned at a secluded mountain retreat where they...