Latest Marianne Williamson News

Amanda West, 38, a stay at home mother, poses for a photograph following an interview with the Associated Press, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Iowa Democrats treat Warren-Sanders dust-up as 'Who cares?'

Jan. 17, 2020 8:42 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Ann Stromquist watched this week’s Democratic presidential debate like the research scientist she is. She studied the candidates' answers carefully, looking for something to help her make a final decision between supporting Sen. Bernie Sanders or Sen. Elizabeth Warren when...

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson speaks at a the Faith, Politics and the Common Good Forum at Franklin Jr. High School, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Spiritual guru Marianne Williamson ends 2020 White House bid

Jan. 10, 2020 1:01 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, the spiritual guru and bestselling author, ended her campaign on Friday, weeks before voting begins, saying she did not want to make it tougher for a progressive to win. She also said she did not believe she would be able to...

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson speaks at a campaign stop at Body and Soul Wellness Center in Dubuque, Iowa. The bestselling author and spiritual guru has laid off her entire 2020 campaign staff but is pushing ahead with her Democratic presidential bid, two former staffers said Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020. (Eileen Meslar/Telegraph Herald via AP)

Marianne Williamson lays off 2020 campaign staff nationwide

Jan. 2, 2020 11:06 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Bestselling author and spiritual guru Marianne Williamson has laid off her entire 2020 campaign staff but is pushing ahead with her Democratic presidential bid, two former staffers said Thursday. Paul Hodes, a former congressman who had served as Williamson’s New Hampshire state...

12 Democrats, Trump will be on Maine primary ballot in March

Dec. 24, 2019 11:32 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A dozen Democrats will appear on Maine's primary ballot in March. The Maine Department of the Secretary of State announced the candidates on Tuesday, one day after the state's filing deadline. The state switched from caucuses to primaries last year, and will hold its primary on March...

Last day for presidential hopefuls to file for Maine primary

Dec. 23, 2019 11:50 AM EST

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The deadline has arrived for 2020 presidential hopefuls to file to participate in Maine's March primary. Democratic Gov. Janet Mills signed a bill earlier this year that changed Maine's nominating process from a caucus to a primary. Monday is the final day for candidates to file a...

15 Democrats make Minnesota's Super Tuesday primary ballot

Dec. 17, 2019 1:06 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Fifteen Democrats will be on Minnesota's Super Tuesday presidential primary ballot, the state party announced Tuesday. The long Democratic ballot will contrast with the Minnesota GOP ballot, which will list only President Donald Trump, though party officials say they'll provide an...

North Carolina parties offer 30-plus presidential candidates

Dec. 4, 2019 6:56 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's official political parties want more than 30 presidential candidates on the March primary ballots. The five qualifying parties had until Wednesday to submit to the State Board of Elections their lists of candidates for the presidential preference primary. State law...

Presidential primary field set as Oklahoma's filing closes

Dec. 4, 2019 6:32 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Fourteen Democrats and six Republicans, including President Donald Trump, are set to appear on next year's Oklahoma presidential primary ballot after the state's three-day filing period closed. Four more Democrats and one more Republican filed paperwork on Wednesday, while Sen. Kamala...

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., left, and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden during a commercial break in a Democratic presidential primary debate, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Democrats submit 18 would-be presidents for March 17 primary

Nov. 29, 2019 6:20 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democrats in Florida have submitted 18 candidates for the March 17 presidential primary. The crowded field submitted to state elections officials ahead of Saturday’s deadline includes the most recent entries — former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former...