O'Rourke had been struggling to break through a crowded Democratic field. He entered the race in March with buzz from his narrow 2018 Senate loss to Republican incumbent Ted Cruz in Texas.
President Donald Trump lashed out Monday at critics who prompted him to move next year's Group of Seven summit from his private golf club in Florida, claiming he would have hosted it for free and now it will end up costing taxpayers "a fortune."
About 15 miles away from President Donald Trump’s rally on Thursday, Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke held a competing rally with a competing message.
Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke and President Donald Trump will be holding dueling political rallies in North Texas next week.
U.S. Senator from California Kamala Harris has formally asked Twitter to suspend President Donald Trump's @realDonaldTrump account.
Former President Jimmy Carter took aim at President Trump while speaking at an event in Atlanta, saying it would be a “disaster” if he were to be elected for a second term.
Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke held in rally in Plano on Sunday.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Struggling Democratic presidential candidates are facing the bad news that they are not among the 10 who have qualified for the next debate, a predicament that is likely to spell doom for their campaigns. Hours ahead of a midnight Wednesday deadline to qualify, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand announced she was dropping out of the race after spending at least $4 million on...
Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is dropping out of the presidential race.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - When Amy Klobuchar wends her way through the hordes of people at the Minnesota State Fair, it's clear she's on her home turf. She stops to greet familiar faces at the Farmers' Union. She poses for photos with metal workers at the AFL-CIO building. A young girl approaches to give her a gift - a crop-art portrait of the three-term senator created with flaxseed,...
CHICAGO (AP) - As a young scholar, Elizabeth Warren traveled to federal courthouses, studying families overwhelmed by debt. She brought along a photocopier, gathering reams of statistics as she tried to answer one question: Why were these folks going bankrupt?
Joe Walsh, a former Illinois congressman, says he'll challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican nomination in 2020.
Massachusetts Rep. Seth Moulton is exiting the Democratic presidential primary race, becoming the second 2020 candidate to drop out this week as the field narrows.
Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who made fighting climate change the central theme of his presidential campaign, announced Wednesday night that he is ending his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Julián Castro said Tuesday that he has qualified for the next presidential debates, reaching a polling threshold for the round taking place in September in Houston.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has paid visits to sites in Tulsa and Oklahoma City that were targeted by violence. The former congressman stopped Monday in Tulsa's Greenwood District where a white mob in 1921 looted black businesses , leaving homes and churches smoldering. He later visited the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum, which is...
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) - Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to tribal heritage, directly tackling an area that's proved to be a big political liability. "Like anyone who has been honest with themselves, I know I have made mistakes," the Massachusetts senator said at a forum on Native American...
Barbara Lee supported Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential bid, helping him score one of his most decisive victories that year when he dominated the New Hampshire primary. But as he wages another bid for the White House, Lee is looking at a different candidate. "I like him, I like his ideas," the 66-year-old retired massage therapist said of Sanders. "I just think right at the...
An upbeat and optimistic president visited with victims of Harvey on Saturday, touring a Houston mega-shelter housing hundreds of displaced people and briefly walking streets lined with soggy, discarded possessions. Trump met the scene with positivity, congratulating officials on an emergency response still in progress and telling reporters that he'd seen "a lot of love" and "a lot of happiness" in the devastation the storm left behind. "As tough as this was, it's been a wonderful thing," Trump said of the Harvey response after spending time with displaced children inside NRG Center, an emergency refuge housing about 1,800 evacuees.
Dallas Morning News opinion page editor Keven Ann Willey discusses her newspaper's endorsement of Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump and the political leanings of the 'paper itself.