election 2020

2020 hopeful Inslee: Build US foreign policy around climate

Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee wants the U.S. to shape all foreign policy decisions around a commitment to combat the climate crisis, including willingness to use tariffs, other trade incentives and international finance rules to compel other nations to reduce carbon pollution. "Our goal is to re-establish American leadership in the fight against climate crisis and use all the tools in the international relations toolbox," Inslee told The Associated Press.

2020 hopeful Jay Inslee calls for pathway to citizenship

Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee is calling for a pathway to citizenship for people in the country illegally and raising refugee limits to historic levels. The Washington governor also calls on Congress to limit presidential prerogatives over immigration policy, curbing the kinds of powers President Donald Trump has used to sharply limit refugee access and to slow the asylum process.

Jay Inslee touts $9 trillion climate plan as economic boom

Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee is pitching a $9 trillion-plus climate action plan that he touts as an economic renaissance and scientific necessity, putting the Washington governor at the forefront of White House hopefuls pushing for sweeping action to combat the causes and effects of a warming planet.

Takeaways from Pete Buttigieg's CNN town hall

The drastic break that Pete Buttigieg's vision and personality would represent from President Donald Trump propelled his rapid rise from little-known mayor of South Bend, Indiana, to one of the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Elizabeth Warren: 'I am not a' Democratic Socialist

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren said Saturday that she is not a Democratic Socialist, drawing a line between herself and her Senate colleague and 2020 opponent Bernie Sanders whose views draw frequent comparisons between the two.

Super PAC launches $100M campaign to challenge Trump

One of the Democratic Party's largest super PACs on Thursday announced a $100 million campaign to reach about 2.5 million voters in four swing states -- an early push by Democrats to challenge President Donald Trump in what will be a bruising and costly race for the White House in 2020.

Pompeo rules out 2020 Senate bid

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday ruled out a US Senate bid in 2020, saying he'll "be the secretary of state as long as President Trump gives (him) the chance to serve as a senior diplomat."

Booker to announce slew of New Jersey Dem endorsements

Sen. Cory Booker's campaign will announce a slew of endorsements Thursday from New Jersey Democrats in a show of home state support so far unmatched by rival Democratic candidates for president.

Campaign: Bernie Sanders raises nearly $6M in 24 hours

Bernie Sanders raised nearly $6 million in the 24 hours following his 2020 presidential campaign launch, his campaign said Wednesday, a record-smashing debut that easily outstripped his Democratic rivals.