Bernie Sanders said Tuesday that he is running for president, telling supporters that Democrats must not only unite to defeat Donald Trump in 2020, but finally combat the systemic economic and racial injustice he says has deeply wounded the country.
As Democrats debate which presidential contender could beat Donald Trump, anti-Trump Republicans and ex-Republicans can think of a few names. They’re just not names that thrill Democratic activists. They like Joe Biden, Michael Bloomberg, and Amy Klobuchar.
Amy Klobuchar announced she is running for president to challenge Donald Trump in 2020. The Minnesota senator is making her debut in the Democratic primary in Iowa, an important caucus state, where she hopes to play up her “Midwestern” persona.
Senator Kamala Harris is getting mixed support from Californians. While most Democrats would be excited if Harris received the party’s nomination, the total pool of voters question whether she’d be a good president.
For a minute, Beto O’Rourke looked like a politician who could win by losing. But now, as the contours of the Democratic presidential field emerge and O’Rourke faces growing scrutiny, some Democrats say the early excitement is dissipating.
California voters gave President Donald Trump a 31 percent approval rating in a new UC Berkeley IGS poll released on Monday, April 30, 2018. A majority of voters believe Robert Mueller's probe of Russian election interference should continue.
Gov. Jerry Brown, in Concord on March 30, 2017 making a case for tax increases to pay for road repairs, said he has no reason to lie because he's not running for office again. But, he did muse about running for president again.