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Biden says 'everybody must condemn' attack on Trump and later speaks with ex-president

Jul. 14, 2024 01:58 AM EDT

REHOBOTH BEACH, Del. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Saturday that “everybody must condemn” the suspected assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. Addressing the nation about two hours after the shooting, Biden said he was relieved that Trump is reportedly...

Pastors see a wariness among Black men to talk abortion politics as Biden works to shore up base

Jul. 13, 2024 13:04 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Phoenix pastor the Rev. Warren H. Stewart Sr. has had countless discussions this election season with fellow Black men on the economy, criminal justice, immigration and other issues dominating the political landscape in their battleground state of Arizona. But never abortion. ...

The NATO summit was about Ukraine and Biden. Here are some key things to know

Jul. 12, 2024 01:08 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — NATO leaders met this week to celebrate the alliance’s 75th anniversary under the cloud of deep political uncertainty in its most powerful member — the United States. But even as questions swirled about President Joe Biden’s future and the implications of a...

Key takeaways from Biden's news conference: Insistence on staying in the race and flubbed names

Jul. 12, 2024 00:14 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden faced a test Thursday that he had avoided so far this year — a solo news conference with questions from the White House press corps. The news conference was meant to reassure a disheartened group of Democratic lawmakers, allies and persuadable voters...

Biden's challenge: Will he ever satisfy the media's appetite for questions about his ability?

Jul. 11, 2024 22:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toward the end of his closely watched news conference Thursday night on the sidelines of the NATO summit, President Joe Biden was talking about being examined by doctors for his mental acuity. Suddenly, a little frustration slipped through. “No matter what I...

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...

Biden says during news conference he's going to 'complete the job' despite calls to bow out

Jul. 11, 2024 22:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden used his closely watched news conference Thursday to deliver a forceful defense of his foreign and domestic policies and batted away questions about his ability to serve another four years, declaring: “I’m not in this for my legacy. I’m in this to...

Editorial Roundup: United States

Jul. 11, 2024 17:25 PM EDT

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: July 6 The Washington Post on SCOTUS and how government works The Supreme Court’s 2024 term might have been defined, to the general public at least, by multiple decisions concerning...

Harris focuses on her personal story, not Biden questions, as she speaks to Black and Asian voters

Jul. 10, 2024 16:17 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — First, Vice President Kamala Harris went to Nevada to launch the reelection’s outreach campaign to Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders and addressed the crowd as “longtime friends.” Then, she was in Dallas to speak at the annual gathering of...

Actor George Clooney, a high-profile Biden supporter and fundraiser, asks president to leave race

Jul. 10, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

Movie star and lifelong Democrat George Clooney added his voice to calls for Joe Biden to leave the presidential race on Wednesday, just weeks after headlining a fundraiser that brought in a record single-night haul for the president's reelection campaign. Clooney said in a New York...