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2024 Election Latest: Trump and Harris hit campaign trail as Biden prepares to address the nation

Jul. 24, 2024 07:33 AM EDT

After dropping out of the presidential race, Joe Biden will address the nation on Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET. Vice President Kamala Harris has accepted Biden’s endorsement and is building momentum ahead of the DNC in Chicago. On the campaign trail, Harris will head to the solidly...

Harris will address a historically Black sorority as her campaign hopes to win women of color

Jul. 24, 2024 07:18 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters in Indiana haven't backed a Democratic presidential candidate in nearly 16 years. But when Vice President Kamala Harris heads to the solidly Republican state on Wednesday, she'll speak to a constituency she hopes will turn out for her in massive numbers in November: women...

Netanyahu looks to boost US support in speech to Congress, but faces protests and lawmaker boycotts

Jul. 24, 2024 07:17 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks before Congress on Wednesday in hopes of bolstering U.S. support for continuing Israel’s offensives against Hamas and other adversaries. But boycotts of his appearance by some Democratic lawmakers and expected protests outside...

Chinese officials warn of risks from higher US tariffs, urge US business leaders to help mend ties

Jul. 24, 2024 03:50 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Chinese officials warned a delegation of top U.S. executives visiting Beijing this week that higher tariffs on imports from China will harm their businesses inside the country. The delegation of influential business people belonging to the U.S. China Business...

Harris tells roaring Wisconsin crowd November election is 'a choice between freedom and chaos'

Jul. 24, 2024 02:02 AM EDT

WEST ALLIS, Wisconsin (AP) — A roaring crowd of battleground state voters greeted Vice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday as she opened her public case against Republican former President Donald Trump by declaring November's election will be "a choice between freedom and chaos.” ...

Trump expected to turn his full focus on Harris at first rally since Biden's exit from 2024 race

Jul. 24, 2024 00:32 AM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Donald Trump is holding his first public campaign rally since President Joe Biden dropped out of a 2024 matchup that both major parties had spent months preparing for, leaving the former president to direct his ire toward his likely new opponent, Vice President Kamala...

Democrats hope Harris' bluntness on abortion will translate to 2024 wins in Congress, White House

Jul. 24, 2024 00:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden might not often use the word “abortion” when he talks about the overturning of Roe v. Wade, but Vice President Kamala Harris sure does. She's also toured a Planned Parenthood clinic where the procedure is performed, and routinely links the fall of Roe to...

Biden will make a case for his legacy - and for Harris to continue it - in his Oval Office address

Jul. 24, 2024 00:17 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even though President Joe Biden won't be on the ballot this November, voters still will be weighing his legacy. As Vice President Kamala Harris moves to take his place as the Democratic standard-bearer, Biden’s accomplishments remain very much at risk should...

Netanyahu visit sparks wave of protests in DC, with all sides criticizing the Israeli PM

Jul. 24, 2024 00:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has touched off a flurry of protests in the nation’s capital, including a sit-in at a congressional office building that ended with multiple arrests. Some of the demonstrations have condemned Israel but others have...

Republican leaders urge colleagues to steer clear of racist and sexist attacks on Harris

Jul. 24, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders are warning party members against using overtly racist and sexist attacks against Vice President Kamala Harris, as they and former President Donald Trump 's campaign scramble to adjust to the reality of a new Democratic rival less than four months before...