REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 11:52

Buttigieg, Klobuchar seated behind each other on plane ahead of Dem presidential debate

The 2020 Democratic field is apparently still large enough for candidates to keep running into each other on plane rides, this time with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobucha...

Buttigieg, Klobuchar seated behind each other on plane ahead of Dem presidential debate

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| Tunisia airs first 'great debate' ahead of presidential poll Days before the first round of Tunisia's presidential election, the fledgling democracy on Saturday began three nights of televised debates between the candidates, a rare event in the Arab world....
2019-09-08, 12:26

Oil protesters disrupt Texas energy port ahead of U.S. presidential debate The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 22 Greenpeace USA protesters suspended themselves by cables over the key oil export waterway....
2019-09-12, 21:52

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port ahead of U.S. presidential debate Police on Thursday arrested Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
2019-09-13, 05:00

UPDATE 6-Oil protesters disrupt Texas energy port ahead of U.S. presidential debate The U.S. Coast Guard on Thursday closed part of the Houston Ship Channel to vessel traffic near Baytown, Texas, after 22 Greenpeace USA protesters suspended themselves by cables over the key oil export waterway....
2019-09-12, 22:13

Dangling protesters shut down Houston bridge ahead of Democratic presidential candidates debate Hours before the Democratic presidential candidates debate, anti-fossil fuel protesters forced the closure of a bridge outside Houston.        ...
2019-09-13, 06:26

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar details top policy goals U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar unveiled on Tuesday a 137-point list of priorities she would address in her first 100 days in office if elected president, a sweeping set of policies she is highlighting as part of her bid for the Democratic nomination....
2019-06-18, 11:13

Amy Klobuchar Is Tired of Debate Questions About Other Candidates The Minnesota senator has been frustrated by debate moderators’ tactic asking her to attack policies by her progressive rivals in the Democratic presidential primary....
2019-09-11, 20:13

Democratic presidential hopeful Klobuchar proposes revamping EPA ethanol rules Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Saturday called for revamping the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) rules governing how refineries use ethanol in gasoline products, a proposal aimed at the politically critical state of Iowa....
2019-05-25, 16:01

Presidential hopeful Klobuchar woos rural votes, vows help for farmers U.S. presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar on Wednesday will propose help for American farmers including looser restrictions on biofuels and student loan forgiveness, the latest effort by a Democratic candidate to woo rural voters who backed Republican Donald Trump....
2019-08-07, 14:13

Jimmy Kimmel spins the Democratic presidential candidate guest wheel, lands on Amy Klobuchar With most of the late-night hosts taking this holiday week as a cue for a week-long holiday, Jimmy Kimmel was the only game in town on Tuesday. He’s taking most of the rest of the week off from Jimmy Kimmel Live!, suggesting that he just had to rush back to broadcast interviews with Rocketman star T...
2019-05-29, 14:39

US Democrat presidential debate: Candidates battle on gun control, healthcare in high stakes TV debate Donald Trump has branded the US Democratic presidential debate "boring" and slammed the host networks after a technical glitch derailed its second half....
2019-06-27, 19:39

Debate fact check: Firm says Sen. Klobuchar overstates Trump's lack of success lowering drug prices Sen. Amy Klobuchar claimed in Wednesday's debate that the prices of 2,500 drugs have gone up in double-digits since Trump took office. That number is far lower, according RX Savings Solutions....
2019-06-28, 01:13

Democratic presidential hopeful Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised $24.8 million from nearly 300,000 donors in the second quarter this year, his campaign said on Monday, putting him in the top tier among the more than 20 Democrats running for the White House....
2019-07-01, 16:39

Pete Buttigieg says gig workers should be allowed to unionize during Democratic debate Reuters South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg said, as president, he would allow gig workers to unionize. "There are people in the gig economy who go through more jobs in a week than my parents went through in their lifetime," Buttigieg said during the debate. "That's why I propose that we allow gig work...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Buttigieg’s Debate Remarks on Police Shooting Don’t Satisfy Some Back Home At Thursday’s presidential debate, Mr. Buttigieg, the South Bend mayor, was forced to address the police shooting that has consumed his campaign for more than a week....
2019-06-28, 22:26

Joe Biden’s ‘30330’ Democratic debate flub is Pete Buttigieg’s gain If you agree with Mayor Pete, go to Joe3030. Front-running Joe Biden did himself no favors with his rough performance in Wednesday night’s Democratic primary debate — but he sure helped out one of his rivals for the nomination. An apparent supporter of South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg...
2019-08-01, 23:13

Harris wins, Buttigieg talks police shooting: Five Democratic debate takeaways Four hours and 20 candidates later, the Democrats completed their first round of presidential primary debates on Thursday night. Before millions of viewers, the candidates took aim at President Donald Trump and also at each other on some key policies. These are the main takeaways....
2019-06-28, 13:52

Pete Buttigieg releases rural economy plan ahead of 7th Iowa trip In a push to win over rural voters, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg released a wide-ranging plan Tuesday aimed at reinvigorating rural America, pledging investments in rural entrepreneurship and technological investments....
2019-08-13, 17:13

Democrats name 20 U.S. presidential candidates for first debate A sitting U.S. governor and a congressman will be among the four candidates left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month....
2019-06-14, 02:13

DNC tightens qualifications for third presidential debate The Democratic National Committee said Wednesday it will tighten qualifications for candidates to participate in the third presidential debate this summer....
2019-05-29, 17:39

What to watch for in the first Democratic presidential debate MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — The first debates of the 2020 Democratic presidential race are finally here. Ten candidates — led by Elizabeth Warren, Beto O’Rourke, Amy Klobuchar and Cory Booker — will participate tonight beginning at 9:00 pm ET. And the second 10 — led by Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harr...
2019-06-27, 19:52

Mexico says presidential plane sale to help fund migration plan Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday the sale of the former presidential jet and other aircraft from the last government would help fund efforts to curb migration under a deal struck last week with Washington....
2019-06-12, 19:13

Polish court: Ex-aide negligent in presidential plane crash A Polish court has found the chief of staff for former Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk guilty of negligence in a 2010 government flight to Russia which ended in a devastating crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others...
2019-06-13, 21:52

The Most Important Moments From Last Night's Presidential Debate On Thursday night, 10 Democratic presidential candidates debated issues of climate change, healthcare, and criminal justice reform on stage in Houston. Candidates like former Texas rep. Beto O’Rourke stood out among heated discussions of gun control; others, like former Secretary of Housing and Urba...
2019-09-13, 19:13

10 Democrats set for 3rd presidential primary debate in Houston Ten Democratic presidential candidates are set to participate in the third round of primary debates in Houston Thursday night, about half the field who appeared in the first two this summer....
2019-09-12, 21:26

Harris goes after Biden on race in U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted front-runner Joe Biden on race during a debate on Thursday, calling his remarks about working with segregationist senators "hurtful" and questioning his 1970s opposition to school busing....
2019-06-28, 06:26

What to Expect From Tonight's Democratic Presidential Debate The 2020 Democratic presidential race is about to take a sudden and much-needed turn. For the first time, we’ll witness 10 Democratic candidates—including all top-polling candidates—appear on stage together and on one night. What can you expect from tonight’s debate? For each candidate to take on Bi...
2019-09-13, 05:00

Factbox: What to watch for at the second U.S. Democratic presidential debate When the Democratic candidates vying for the 2020 presidential nomination convene for the second round of debates this month, there will be one new face and the opportunity for another combative exchange between the two top-tier candidates....
2019-07-19, 15:39

Here’s Which Candidates Have Already Qualified for the Democratic Presidential Debate At least 14 Democratic presidential candidates — from former Vice President Joe Biden to self-help author Marianne Williamson — have already clinched spots on the first primary debate stage. Hosted by NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo, the debates will be broadcast from Miami on June 26 and ...
2019-06-12, 21:52

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate snags big TV audience The first U.S. Democratic presidential debate, a faceoff without the party's frontrunners, hauled in a surprisingly large 15.3 million viewers across three television networks, according to Nielsen estimates released by NBC News on Thursday....
2019-06-27, 22:52

Some Democrats snipe, others unite in third presidential debate Some of the 10 Democratic presidential candidates meeting in their third debate on Thursday took shots at front-runner Joe Biden, while others called for unity during a night dominated by questions around race, guns and healthcare....
2019-09-13, 08:26

How to Watch Tonight's Democratic Presidential Debate Tonight, 10 Democratic presidential candidates—just 10—will take the stage in Houston for the third round of debates. Given the significantly smaller pool, tonight’s debate will be the first time all top-polling candidates will appear on stage together and for three entire hours, no less....
2019-09-12, 18:13

The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate DETROIT (AP) – The Latest on Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate (all times local): 10:30 p.m. California Sen. Kamala Harris says President Donald Trump “needs to be held accountable” for what she sees as 10 prosecutable offenses in special counsel Robert Mueller’...
2019-08-01, 06:00

CNN, NY Times to host 4th presidential debate in October Democrats announced Friday that CNN and the New York Times will co-host the fourth Democratic presidential debate next month at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio. The debate will be Oct. 15, and possibly Oct. 16, if needed, the Democratic National Committee said in a statement. While 10 cand...
2019-09-14, 01:39

Mexico: Amlo says sale of presidential plane will fund migrant crackdown Funds from sale of Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s jet will be put toward the deployment of the newly formed national guardAndrés Manuel López Obrador has promised to fund a crackdown on migrants to Mexico from Central America with proceeds from the sale of his office’s aircraft, a 787 Dreamliner whic...
2019-06-13, 03:52

Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate The Democratic presidential contenders head back to the campaign trail on Friday after a debate that reinforced former Vice President Joe Biden's front-runner status and left his rivals searching for a formula to knock him out of the top spot....
2019-09-13, 18:52

Trump Says Kamala Harris Got "Too Much Credit" In US Presidential Debate President Donald Trump responded Saturday to criticism from former President Jimmy Carter by calling him a "terrible president" and asserted that Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., got "too much credit"......
2019-06-30, 06:00

July presidential debate could be the finale for up to half the candidates Tougher entry requirements for fall debates have campaigns scrambling for donors and poll numbers, and many candidates are struggling to hit the marks needed....
2019-07-19, 12:13

Fact-Checking the Candidates From the Third Democratic Presidential Debate Thursday’s night Democratic presidential debate featured all 10 leading candidates on one stage for the first time. Like the previous two debates, however, several candidates made comments that had dubious standing in the facts. These claims included comments about the economy, healthcare and ...
2019-09-13, 10:52

Democrats toughen qualifying standards for third presidential debate Seeking to cull its crowded 2020 presidential field, the Democratic Party will make it tougher for candidates to qualify for a third debate scheduled for September....
2019-05-29, 19:26

First U.S. Democratic presidential debate draws large TV audience About 15.3 million TV viewers watched Wednesday's debate among Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke and eight other candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for U.S. president, according to Nielsen data released by NBC News....
2019-06-27, 21:26

Democrats announce 20 U.S. presidential candidates who qualify for first debate The Democratic National Committee announced on Thursday the 20 presidential candidates who will participate in the party's pivotal first debate in Miami later this month, dealing a blow to four hopefuls who will be excluded after failing to garner enough early support in polls or fundraising.Montana...
2019-06-14, 00:13

De Blasio, Gillibrand might just squeak into first Democratic presidential debate Mayor de Blasio and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand appear to have squeaked in to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debates later this month. A POLITICO analysis has the pair of New York pols crossing the threshold to get two of 20 coveted spots at the June 26-27 debates in Miami, hos...
2019-06-07, 16:13

Kamala Harris Goes After Joe Biden On Race In US Presidential Debate Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris confronted front-runner Joe Biden on race during a debate on Thursday, saying Biden's remarks about working with pro-segregationist senators were......
2019-06-28, 06:26

Here’s What the Candidates Said During Thursday’s Dramatic Democratic Presidential Debate Ten Democrats faced off Thursday in the dramatic second night of the 2020 Democratic debate in Miami. Front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden stood center stage alongside high-profile candidates including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, California Sen. Kamala Harris and South Bend, Ind. Mayor ...
2019-06-28, 08:26

DNC sets date for October presidential primary debate The October Democratic presidential primary debate will take place in Ohio on October 15 with a potential second debate the following night if enough candidates qualify, according to an email sent by the Democratic National Committee to the 2020 democratic presidential campaigns and provided to CNN ...
2019-09-01, 19:52

Democrat Bullock seizes spotlight after getting left out of presidential debate Montana Governor Steve Bullock is making a flurry of appearances on television and the campaign trail after getting locked out of next week's Democratic Party presidential debate, a move aimed at turning the bad news into a boost for his candidacy....
2019-06-18, 17:13

Here’s Who Has Qualified for the September Democratic Presidential Primary Debate — And Who Hasn’t Could it be possible, all the Democratic presidential primary candidates on the same stage, on the same night? It looks like it will be. On Wednesday, billionaire hedge-fund founder Tom Steyer failed to reach a minimum of 2% in two polls, which would have put him over the edge to qualify for the th...
2019-08-28, 22:52

Democratic Presidential Debate Night 2: All eyes — and jabs — will be on Biden MIAMI (NBC NEWS) — It’s all about Joe Biden now. The former vice president could solidify his status as the favorite to win his party’s presidential nomination with a strong debate performance here Thursday night. But more than two months into a campaign noteworthy for the candidate̵...
2019-06-27, 23:52

Climate Protesters Arrested At Texas Port During US Presidential Debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
2019-09-13, 14:52

US election 2020: highlights from the third Democratic presidential debate – video The candidates gathered in Houston, Texas, for the latest Democratic debate represented the top tier of the large field campaigning for the party’s 2020 nomination. But how did each of them fare during a night of policy cut and thrust, some mutual admiration and also some caustic attacks – on each o...
2019-09-13, 13:39

Biden and Harris to square off in Round 2 of Democratic presidential debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month's explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach....
2019-08-01, 01:52

Climate protesters arrested at Texas port during U.S. presidential debate Police have arrested the Greenpeace climate protesters who closed part of a key oil export waterway for 18 hours by tying themselves to a bridge and dangling over the water....
2019-09-13, 08:26

Biden and Harris to square off in Round two of Democratic presidential debate Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden and rival Kamala Harris will stage a rematch of last month's explosive debate confrontation during Round 2 on Wednesday, with a re-energized Biden promising a more aggressive approach....
2019-07-31, 18:00

Democrats clash on healthcare, border in scrappy first U.S. presidential debate Democratic presidential contenders battled over healthcare coverage and border policy on Wednesday during a surprisingly heated first debate that laid bare the party's divisions on whether to abolish private insurance and shift to a Medicare-for-All system....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Democrats in presidential debate hint at no swift end to China tariffs Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump's trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for "corrupt" practices....
2019-09-13, 18:52

Here are the winners and losers of Tuesday's feisty Democratic presidential debate BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Detroit for the latest round of primary debates Tuesday night. Some candidates received significant screen time, while others faded into the background. Top winners included Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sa...
2019-07-31, 18:26

'A bunch of crazy socialists': At Democratic debate, Buttigieg says GOP will label them no matter the policy Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg said at the 2020 Democratic Debate in Detroit that Republicans and President Donald Trump would call them "crazy socialists" no matter the policy.        ...
2019-07-31, 18:26

Biden, Warren to share stage for first time at Democratic presidential debate Leading Democratic White House contenders Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren will share the stage for the first time on Thursday when the top 10 candidates for the party's presidential nomination meet in a debate in Houston....
2019-09-12, 14:13

Democrats Quickly Found a Divide Over ‘Medicare-for-All’ at the First Democratic Presidential Debate Healthcare is likely to be one of the biggest issues of the 2020 election––and it was one of the first issues to divide candidates Wednesday night at the first Democratic presidential debate. When NBC’s Lester Holt asked the 10 candidates on stage who supported getting rid of priva...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Mo Elliethee: Joe Biden won first night of 2020 Democratic presidential debate, though absent Despite being absent from the stage, former Vice President Joe Biden was one of the winners of the first night of 2020 Democratic presidential debates, according to Mo Elleithee....
2019-06-28, 02:52

Biden, fellow Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate Former Vice President Joe Biden returned to the campaign trail on Friday after a Democratic debate that largely reinforced his front-runner status for the party's presidential nomination, leaving his rivals searching for how to wrest away the top spot....
2019-09-13, 22:26

Democratic candidates go after Joe Biden, a reflection of vulnerabilities exposed in the presidential debate Sens. Kamala D. Harris of California and Cory Booker of New Jersey assert that Biden’s anti-federal busing position undercuts his civil rights record....
2019-06-28, 19:39

Democrats appear headed for a one-night presidential debate featuring 10 candidates in September Two new polls released Wednesday did not help any additional candidates qualify for the debate stage in Houston. A formal announcement of qualifiers is expected Thursday....
2019-08-28, 20:00

De Blasio says he may drop out of presidential race if he doesn't make October debate stage New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he will likely end his long-shot presidential campaign if he doesn’t qualify for the October Democratic debates....
2019-09-05, 04:00

Foxconn Chairman Hands Over Reins Ahead of Presidential Bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee....
2019-06-21, 13:26

Rachel Maddow, Lester Holt, Savannah Guthrie to Moderate First Democratic Presidential Debate (NEW YORK) — Lester Holt and four of his NBC News colleagues will share moderating duties for the first debate of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders. The debate, shown on NBC News networks, will unfold over two nights in Miami on June 26 and June 27. For each night, Holt will anchor the f...
2019-06-11, 21:39

A Wild Night on MSNBC: Why the Latest Presidential Debate Has Donald Trump Shook—and 4 More Observations Thursday’s debate was Donald Trump’s biggest nightmare: A loud, creative, diverse and television-ready slugfest that lasted for two hours, went off the rails a few times and left the audience wanting more....
2019-06-28, 21:52

Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
2019-06-21, 10:26

Airbus Jumps Ahead of Boeing in Midsize-Plane Battle European plane maker Airbus intends to develop its longest-range single-aisle plane yet, adding pressure on rival Boeing, which plans a jet for the same market but is distracted by its 737 MAX crisis....
2019-06-17, 14:39

UPDATE 1-Foxconn chairman hands over reins to new committee ahead of presidential bid Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou said on Friday he will hand over the running of the world's largest electronics contract manufacturer to a new operations committee as he prepares to contest Taiwan's presidential elections next year....
2019-06-21, 04:13

Here's why reparations have suddenly become a hot button issue ahead of the 2020 presidential race The House Judiciary Committee's subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties will hold a hearing this week focused specifically on the topic of reparations for black Americans. The legislation, introduced by Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, would establish a commis...
2019-06-18, 05:26

A Marianne Williamson Supporter Instructed a CNN Staffer How to Knock on a Door at This Week’s Presidential Debate. Then Things Got Weird In what is certainly one of the more confusing ‘punchlines’ to pop up on the 2020 campaign trail, a simple “knock, knock” turned into a teaching moment in Marianne Williamson‘s green room at Tuesday’s Democratic primary debate. Journalist (and one of TIME’s ...
2019-08-02, 05:13

Despite progress towards peace, Afghanistan facing ‘daunting challenges’ ahead of presidential vote The UN Special Representative in Afghanistan, Tadamichi Yamamoto, hailed on-going efforts made towards peace and the engagement of women and youth across the country, but warned the Security Council on Monday that “daunting challenges” remain....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Joe Biden joins Snapchat ahead of Democratic debate “Hello, fellow youngsters!” Seventy-six-year-old Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden joined the millennial-dominated social media app Snapchat Wednesday in an apparent bid to appeal to the youths. The septuagenarian announced the move in a series of posts to the image-sharing platform ahead of...
2019-08-01, 01:26

Democratic Debate: Live Updates Ahead of Night 2 The candidates on stage tonight will be Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Andrew Yang, Kirsten Gillibrand, John Hickenlooper, Michael Bennet, Marianne Williamson and Eric Swalwell....
2019-06-28, 02:52

Jury to be seated in Navy SEAL’s California murder trial SAN DIEGO (AP) — Combat veterans who said they lost friends and comrades in battle have been questioned as possible jurors in the California war crimes trial of a decorated Navy SEAL. A jury is likely to be seated Tuesday in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher at San Diego...
2019-06-18, 12:13

High stakes for NBC News ahead of 2-night Democratic debate The 1st 2020 Democratic presidential debate is important not just for politicians getting their initial wide exposure as potential presidents but also for host NBC News...
2019-06-27, 21:00

Trump taunts Dems with anti-socialism ads ahead of debate HOUSTON — President Trump will stake out the skies at tonight’s debate by flying a giant banner above his Democratic 2020 opponents. Trump will taunt the White House hopefuls with a banner reading: “Socialism will kill Houston’s economy! Vote Trump 2020!” “Every single Democrat candidate...
2019-09-13, 03:00

Jury seated in trial of Dallas officer in shooting of Botham Jean Lawyers have seated a jury for the murder trial of a former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed man after she entered the wrong apartment....
2019-09-15, 06:00

Denise Richards describes her dad's reaction when he found out he was seated next to prostitute at Thanksgiving Denise Richards reportedly said Wednesday that her dad was a little surprised but understanding when he found out he was seated near a prostitute that Richards’ ex Charlie Sheen had brought one Thanksgiving....
2019-08-08, 14:39

Democratic candidates attack Trump as Democratic presidential debate opens Democratic presidential contenders attacked Republican President Donald Trump as a demagogue who is ripping apart the country and promised to restore unity during the opening minutes of a debate on Wednesday....
2019-08-01, 03:26

Joe Biden fires back at Booker, Harris with sharp criticism ahead of Democratic debate Former Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday previewed sharp new lines of attack on two of his Democratic 2020 rivals, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and California Sen. Kamala Harris, one week ahead of an anticipated debate-stage showdown....
2019-07-25, 01:52

Klobuchar was not impressed by Trump’s meeting with Kim ​WASHINGTON – Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar said diplomacy with Kim Jong Un isn’t as easy as “bringing a hot dish over the fence to the dictator next door.” Klobuchar, a U.S. senator from Minnesota, wasn’t ready to give President Trump credit for his Sunday meeting with Kim i...
2019-06-30, 21:39

Texas plane crash: 10 killed in small plane accident at Dallas-area airport No one survived the accident, which occurred when a small plane collided with a vacant hanger in a fiery crash        ...
2019-07-01, 03:00

Nasty feet on a plane: Andy Richter exposes plane passenger airing his shoe-less parts Conan O'Brien sidekick Andy Richter was shocked to find his plane seat neighbor insisting on airing out his nasty bare feet.        ...
2019-08-21, 13:52

Amy Klobuchar to Outline Plans for Her First 100 Days as President Ms. Klobuchar is set to unveil a list of well over 100 actions she would take in the early days of her presidency, without the involvement of Congress....
2019-06-18, 13:13

Sen. Amy Klobuchar reveals 100 actions she'd take in 1st 100 days as president Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar on Tuesday released a list of more than 100 actions she plans to take -- including executive orders -- within her first 100 days as president, should she win in 2020....
2019-06-18, 21:13

Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Trump’s racist attacks: ‘Every day, it’s a trap’ The Democratic presidential candidate is seeking to position herself as both a “proven progressive” and a “pragmatist” who can take on Trump in 2020....
2019-07-22, 19:52

Meghan McCain to Klobuchar: Leave my dad out of your speeches Meghan McCain told Sen. Amy Klobuchar to leave her father, the late Sen. John McCain, “out of presidential politics” after the Democratic presidential candidate appeared to compare President Trump to authoritarian leaders. During a campaign stop in Iowa this weekend, Klobuchar (D-Minn.) shared an an...
2019-05-28, 17:26

Democrat Klobuchar announces plan to help U.S. teachers and students Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar rolled out a plan on Friday to provide additional resources for America's public school teachers and students as she and her rivals seek the support of teachers' unions....
2019-07-05, 22:52

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar’s plan would help Alzheimer’s patients WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar has a new plan to help seniors that includes more support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. It’s an issue that’s personal for the Minnesota senator, whose 91-year-old father is in a memory care fac...
2019-07-12, 13:39

Klobuchar laughs at male rival's abortion answer Sen. Amy Klobuchar laughed at fellow presidential contender Gov. Jay Inslee over him saying he was the only person on the stage who had passed legislation protecting abortion rights....
2019-06-27, 21:13

Amy Klobuchar outlines plan to combat climate crisis Sen. Amy Klobuchar on Sunday announced what she would do to tackle the climate crisis if elected president in 2020, promising to "take aggressive executive action to confront" the growing issue....
2019-09-03, 20:13

Meghan McCain to Amy Klobuchar: Leave my father's legacy out of politics Meghan McCain responded to Sen. Amy Klobuchar's claim the late Sen. John McCain "kept reciting to me names of dictators" during President Trump's inaugural address....
2019-05-27, 22:39

Klobuchar refuses to take sides on segregationist spat between Biden and Harris Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., defended both former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in their war of words over the former’s comments about working with segregationist lawmakers in the past....
2019-07-07, 20:13

2020 candidate Amy Klobuchar unveils plan for senior Americans Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., unveiled her plan for seniors Friday that includes assistance for people with chronic ailments, a strengthening of Medicare and Social Security, and reducing drug prices....
2019-07-13, 03:13

Klobuchar isn't apologizing to Meghan McCain for invoking father on campaign trail Minnesota senator and 2020 Democratic presidential canddiate Amy Klobuchar is not apologizing for invoking the late-Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz, in an attack aimed at President Trump despite the wishes of his daughter, Meghan McCain. ...
2019-05-29, 00:52

Amy Klobuchar backs 'Green New Deal,' promises executive action on gun control in first 100 days Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., released a sweeping plan for her first 100 days as president -- touching on a wide range of issues and pledging to reverse many of the decisions made under President Trump's administration....
2019-06-18, 23:39

Bill Maher says Amy Klobuchar would be solid 'compromise' choice for Dems' 2020 nomination "Real Time" host Bill Maher said Friday that Democrats could be heading toward a contested 2020 convention and suggested that Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., could emerge as a strong "compromise candidate."...
2019-09-14, 08:52

U.S. Democratic hopeful Amy Klobuchar proposes drug cost plan aimed at seniors Democratic presidential hopeful Amy Klobuchar unveiled a new plan on Friday to help lower the cost of pharmaceuticals purchased by seniors in the wake of the White House scrapping its own ambitious drug cost plan....
2019-07-12, 12:26

Amy Klobuchar pushes back on Democratic calls for banning fracking, says natural gas 'will exist for a while' Presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar pushed back Wednesday on the position of Democratic rivals who want to ban the practice of fracking for natural gas, saying the fossil fuel will "still exist for a while."...
2019-09-05, 13:39

Democratic debate 2019: Biden tells Harris before debate: ‘Go easy on me, kid’ Former Vice President Joe Biden asked Sen. Kamala Harris to do him a favor as the Democratic debates got underway on Wednesday night. “Go easy on me, kid,” he could be heard telling the California lawmaker while greeting her on stage. The two of them took several shots at each other duri...
2019-08-01, 04:00

Amy Klobuchar slams Trump in wake of El Paso massacre, faces backlash for politicizing tragedy A Democrat seeking the party's 2020 presidential nomination faced sharp criticism on social media Saturday after linking that day's massacre in El Paso, Texas, to President Trump's rhetoric....
2019-08-04, 09:13

A Debate Recap, and a Debate Preview: This Week in the 2020 Race Also this week, Kamala Harris releases a long-awaited plan, Elizabeth Warren wants to expand Social Security, and President Trump has a new Republican challenger....
2019-09-14, 12:39

'Bernie wrote the bill, I read' it: Klobuchar knocks Sanders for plan to eliminate private health insurance Sen. Amy Klobuchar hit Sen. Bernie Sanders on his "Medicare for all" plan during the third Democratic primary debate in Houston saying that while he wrote the bill, she actually read it....
2019-09-13, 03:00

Klobuchar blasts Trump's handling of canceled Taliban talks: 'Treating foreign policy like some kind of game show' 2020 Democratic primary presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar lambasted President Trump’s handling of the cancelled talks between the Taliban and Afghani leaders, saying the current Oval Office occupant treats “foreign policy like some kind of game show.”...
2019-09-08, 20:00

Klobuchar calls immigration raids a distraction, calls them Trump's effort to 'make news' 2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Amy Klobuchar said on Sunday that President Trump’s controversial immigration raids were not about making the country safer, but about distracting the public for the real issues making news....
2019-07-14, 20:00

RPT-Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next China tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week and key consumer sentiment and retail sales data is released....
2019-08-11, 21:00

Wall St Week Ahead-Investors look for consumer pressure ahead of next tariffs As President Donald Trump prepares to slap new tariffs on Chinese imports, investors are bracing for signs of pressure on U.S. consumers as top retailers begin reporting quarterly results next week and key consumer sentiment and retail sales data is released....
2019-08-10, 00:00

Joe Biden Is Ahead in the Iowa Polls. But His Rivals Are Ahead on Organizing To read the polling binders, former Vice President Joe Biden is a runaway favorite here in Iowa in the Democratic primary. But behind the scenes, he’s playing a furious game of catch-up. As the Democratic frontrunner kicked off events Tuesday in Ottumwa for his second two-day swing through Iow...
2019-06-11, 21:39

What the Hell Pete Buttigieg Several Democratic presidential hopefuls visited a Miami migrant child detention center together on Friday—but while all of them got a photo-op in, Mayor Pete Buttigieg apparently decided that was enough....
2019-06-29, 06:13

Pete Buttigieg Is Canceled There are a lot of reasons to dislike South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg: his attempt to ruin Lil Nas X, his bad policies, his opportunism...the list goes on! But he’s really done it this time:...
2019-08-14, 06:52

Why Does Pete Buttigieg Never Wear a Blazer? The surprising upstart of the 2020 Democratic Presidential campaign has made going jacket-less his signature. What that’s saying about his electability and his image vis a vis Donald Trump...
2019-06-04, 03:13

Gabbard and Buttigieg on Their Military Service Representative Tulsi Gabbard served two combat tours in the Middle East, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg was deployed to Afghanistan as with the Navy. They often cite their service....
2019-06-27, 19:52

Pete Buttigieg Has Some Very Bad Opinions About Al Franken No one was dying to hear Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s opinion on whether former Sen. Al Franken should have stepped down after allegations that he’d sexually harassed women emerged in 2017. But last night, we got it anyway. And it was pretty dumb!...
2019-06-04, 15:13

Sanders scores $18M in donations, but lags behind Buttigieg ​S​en. Bernie Sanders ​raised $18 million for his 2020 presidential bid in the second quarter, putting him behind Pete Buttigieg’s $24.8 million haul during the same period. ​Sanders’ campaign said Tuesday it had also transferred $6 million from other accounts​​. ​ His take roughly match...
2019-07-02, 22:39

Pete Buttigieg is right: Tariffs are taxes on Americans Pete Buttigieg is a rising star in the Democratic party, and he certainly stood out from the crowd during Thursday night’s presidential debate. In a field containing several socialists and trade restrictionists such as Bernie Sanders, Buttigieg took a stand for free trade. Tweet...
2019-06-28, 06:13

Pete Buttigieg echoes JFK with service plan Drawing on the idealism of former President John F. Kennedy, Peter Buttigieg is asking Americans what they can do for their country — through national service. Navy vet Buttigieg, one of a number of Democratic presidential candidates stumping through the first-voting state of Iowa during the Fourth ...
2019-07-04, 04:26

After shooting, Buttigieg says police must activate cameras SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (BOO’-tuh-juhj) is telling officers after a fatal police shooting that they must activate their body cameras during any interaction with civilians. The Democratic presidential candidate asked his police chief to issue an executi...
2019-06-19, 06:00

Fox News Was Never Going to Treat Pete Buttigieg Fairly The Buttigieg Fox News town hall showcased the dangers of Democrats appearing on right-wing media: They'll never get fair treatment from opinion hosts....
2019-05-21, 14:32

Pete Buttigieg and the South Bend Police From the dawn of his mayoralty, Mr. Buttigieg has wrestled with the sort of complicated issues of race and criminal justice that afflict communities nationwide....
2019-06-28, 09:52

Pete Buttigieg: white supremacy could be the end of America South Bend mayor says this ‘is the only issue that almost ended this country’ amid controversy over Trump’s racist remarksWhite supremacy “could be the lurking issue that ends this country”, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has said, adding: “The entire American experiment is at stak...
2019-07-21, 22:52

Pete Buttigieg raises nearly $25 million in second quarter Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Monday his campaign had raised nearly $25 million in the second quarter. ​That number is substantially higher than the $7 million Buttigieg raised in the first quarter. ​ ​”Thank you to the over 400,000 of you who have invested in this camp...
2019-07-01, 20:13

Pete Buttigieg’s stance on 'Medicare for all' is moderate in name only Thursday night’s presidential debate featured nine Democratic candidates, some guy named Eric Swalwell, and a raucous debate over "Medicare for all." Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., a presidential front-runner and longtime advocate of socialized healthcare, called on his colleagues to embrace his signat...
2019-06-28, 08:39

Gay men are signing up for Hinge in droves because of Pete Buttigieg According to Hinge — an app that searches users’ Facebook connections to match them with friends of friends — there has been a 30 percent increase in profiles created by gay men since April 1, after Pete Buttigieg revealed he met his husband on the dating app....
2019-07-07, 01:52

Pete Buttigieg Says He’s Raised Over $24M in 2nd Quarter Donations (WASHINGTON) — Democratic Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said Monday that he took in $24.8 million during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple what the South Bend, Indiana, mayor raised during the first three months of the year for his surprise hit presidential campaign. Butti...
2019-07-01, 18:00

Buttigieg slams Trump for considering war crime pardons Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump’s willingness to pardon soldiers ‘undermines the very foundations ... of this country’Donald Trump’s willingness to consider pardons for US soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes “undermines the very foundations, legal and moral, of this country”, Democrati...
2019-05-26, 19:39

Pete Buttigieg Says There Have Probably Been Gay Presidents. Here’s Why That Theory Is Complicated Pete Buttigieg believes he probably won’t be the first gay president if he’s elected in 2020. In an interview with Axios on HBO, the South Bend, Ind. mayor was asked how he’d respond to critics who call him too young, too liberal and too gay. “We have had excellent presidents...
2019-06-18, 04:26

Sanders and Warren rising, Buttigieg edging down: poll Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the clear front-runner in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but a new national poll is the latest to indicate a recovery by Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts....
2019-05-22, 17:13

Pete Buttigieg is inspiring gay men to find love online Mayor Pete could be influencing fellow millennials to swipe right. The 37-year-old from South Bend, Indiana, is the first openly gay person to make a serious bid for the presidency, bringing greater representation to the LGBTQ community. Like many young people, Buttigieg met his husband, Chasten Gle...
2019-05-28, 23:00

Pete Buttigieg would cut some US aid if Israel annexes West Bank Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said on Tuesday that if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu carries out his plan to annex settlements in the West Bank he would if elected ensure no US taxpayer funds support the move. ​”If Prime Minister Netanyahu makes good on his threat to annex ...
2019-06-11, 22:39

Buttigieg focus on mental health resonating in New Hampshire South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is focusing fresh attention on a sweeping mental health plan as the candidate looks to connect with primary voters in New Hampshire, one of the epicenters of the opioid crisis over the past few years. ...
2019-09-04, 23:26

Buttigieg wants outside investigations of South Bend police shooting Democratic presidential contender addresses town hall meetingWhite officer shot black man dead earlier this monthThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday he agrees with community members that outside investigations should take place after a fatal police shooting in South B...
2019-06-23, 23:52

Pete Buttigieg Raised $24.8 Million in Second Quarter, His Campaign Says Mr. Buttigieg’s total is the latest evidence that he has gone from a long shot to a serious candidate for the Democratic nomination in a matter of months....
2019-07-01, 12:39

Buttigieg: opposition to gay marriage will 'wash away' among black Americans Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful says change will occur when voters see his policies will work in their interestsOpposition to gay marriage among African Americans will “start to wash away”, Pete Buttigieg said on Sunday, when such voters “struggling to get on to right side of history” see he wi...
2019-08-19, 06:52

Buttigieg fundraising frenzy could produce eye-popping totals Don’t be surprised if Pete Buttigieg produces an eye-popping fundraising figure when the second quarter campaign cash numbers start pouring in at the beginning of July. Earlier this year the 37-year old South Bend, Indiana mayor surged in the polls – moving from the longest of long-shots to a seriou...
2019-06-22, 02:13

Pete Buttigieg: 'Systemic racism is a white problem' Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said Thursday “systemic racism is a white problem,” adding that the United States isn’t “even halfway done dealing with” it....
2019-08-09, 21:39

Pete Buttigieg Gives Ultra-Cringeworthy Answer on Racism During a raucous first night of the second round of Democratic primary debates, Pete Buttigieg addressed systemic racism in America—an issue he’s struggled with in the past—by insisting that he, personally, embodies the “racial divide.”...
2019-07-31, 20:52

Buttigieg triples fundraising haul in last quarter, rakes in nearly $25M Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg hauled in a whopping $24.8 million in fundraising from nearly 300,000 donors the past three months, his campaign announced on Monday....
2019-07-01, 18:52

Bill Maher: Pete Buttigieg is 'too young' to be president "Real Time" host Bill Maher said that while he likes South Bend, Ind., Mayor and Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg, he's "too young" to be president....
2019-06-12, 11:52

High hopes: Buttigieg pushes for marijuana legalization Presidential hopeful Mayor Pete Buttigieg called for the legalization of marijuana at a Democratic candidates forum hosted by AARP in Iowa on Saturday. “When it comes to American drug policy, I don’t think anyone can look at it and say it’s looking well,” said the South Bend, Ind., mayor. But he had...
2019-07-21, 05:13

Buttigieg pitches plan to fight systemic racism Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg laid out his proposals for the country during a speech at a Chicago event held by a civil rights organization as he looks to build support among black voters. (July 2)        ...
2019-07-03, 15:52

Buttigieg details ‘Douglass Plan’ for black Americans Named after the abolitionist Frederick Douglass, Buttigieg’s plan aims to “dismantle racist structures and systems” in the United States, the presidential hopeful said....
2019-07-11, 17:39

'I don't see why not': Pete Buttigieg on having kids with husband in White House Democrat hopeful makes remarks on first wedding anniversaryButtigieg is first openly gay major party presidential candidateThe Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to start a family with his husband, Chasten, and says that could happen if he makes it to the White House.“I don’t see...
2019-06-17, 02:52

Joe Biden raises $21.5 million in second quarter, keeps pace with Buttigieg Former Vice President Joe Biden took in $21.5 million in the second fundraising quarter of the year, his campaign said on Wednesday, placing him behind only Pete Buttigieg among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who have reported campaign donations for the period....
2019-07-03, 20:52

Buttigieg says Trump using Justice Department as 'his own personal law firm' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday slammed President Trump’s recent move to direct Attorney General William Barr look into the origins of the Russia investigation and if U.S. officials improperly surveilled Trump's 2016 campaign....
2019-06-16, 20:52

Buttigieg offers most controversial statement yet on campaign trail: Get rid of the DH South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who's spoken in favor of workers' rights in his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, raised eyebrows Friday after reportedly championing an economic system that forces some workers to perform additional duties they're not trained for while real...
2019-08-17, 04:52

Buttigieg returns to South Bend after man killed by police SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say a man has died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor. Buttigieg said he changed his campaign schedule to return to South Bend Sunday and hold a late night pre...
2019-06-17, 08:00

Pete Buttigieg plan would invest $50B in rural America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a plan Tuesday designed to help rural America grow and innovate, with billions of dollars in federal investments....
2019-08-14, 03:13

Buttigieg alleges Trump voters are 'supporting racism' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg suggested during Thursday night's debate that those who back President Trump and his immigration policies are “supporting racism."...
2019-09-13, 07:39

Family’s lawyer faults Buttigieg on police officer oversight INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A lawyer for the family of a black man fatally shot by a white police officer says Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s (BOO’-tuh-juhj) mayoral administration hasn’t been aggressive enough in overseeing the South Bend, Indiana, police department. A...
2019-06-21, 20:26

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops all 2020 Dems in NY fundraising Pete Buttigieg has tapped into the New York fundraising scene better than any other 2020 Democratic candidate — and he’ll be back this Labor Day weekend to rake in more big bucks. The South Bend, Indiana, mayor already brought in $3.7 million from New York state — including $2.9 million ...
2019-08-30, 08:39

Buttigieg makes case against 'Medicare for all': 'I trust the American people' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg accused Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren of wanting to force everyone into a government plan because they don't believe people can make the right decisions for themselves....
2019-09-13, 03:00

I Spent a Week Interrogating My Dislike of Pete Buttigieg and These Are My Findings It was the Vogue profile of Pete Buttigieg that did me in. Early on, when the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, first announced the formation of an exploratory committee and then formally tossed his hat in the ring for the presidential nomination, I dismissed him as a forgettable center-left...
2019-06-18, 23:52

Back home in South Bend, Buttigieg faces ‘his nightmare’ The shooting of a black man by a white police officer is reopening wounds in the city’s black community that threaten to tarnish the mayor’s charmed presidential campaign....
2019-06-20, 03:52

Buttigieg staffer calls GOP congressman to apologize for wishing he had been hit with urine Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., received an apology from Pete Buttigieg campaign staffer Samantha Lillian Elaine Pollara Sunday after she said she wished he had been hit with urine instead of a milkshake. ...
2019-07-02, 01:13

Pete Buttigieg Was Rising. Then Came South Bend’s Policing Crisis. He spent years focusing on his city’s economic record but it is his record on policing, once a footnote, that is overshadowing his presidential campaign....
2019-08-30, 13:39

‘This is white nationalism’: Biden and Buttigieg condemn Trump’s actions Democratic 2020 candidates accused president of ‘coddling white nationalism’ following El Paso at a fundraiser dinner in IowaMore top Democrats, including 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden, have accused Donald Trump of being a white nationalist as part of a growing chorus of condemnation following the mass...
2019-08-10, 17:00

Buttigieg: It’s ‘not a good sign’ that US is sending 1,500 troops to Middle East Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg took a swipe at White House national security adviser John Bolton as he blasted the Trump administration’s decision to send 1,500 troops to the Middle East....
2019-05-26, 21:00

Democrat Buttigieg discusses being part of first gay couple in the White House U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said on Monday he does not believe the fact that he is gay and married to another man will hurt him with America's voters....
2019-06-04, 03:52

Buttigieg raises $24.8m, eclipsing Sanders as candidate cull looms South Bend mayor receives contributions from more than 400,000, securing his spot on stage as outsider campaigns worryPete Buttigieg has said he took in $24.8m during the second fundraising quarter, more than triple the amount he raised during the first three months of the year for his surprise hit ...
2019-07-01, 16:26

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
2019-06-18, 21:13

Democrat Buttigieg targets mental illness, addiction in new plan Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg aims to prevent one million deaths by 2028 from addiction and mental illness under a plan he released on Friday aimed at tackling the country's opioid and substance abuse crisis....
2019-08-23, 14:26

Mayor Pete Buttigieg: ‘Systemic racism is a white problem’ “Systemic racism” in the United States “is a white problem,” according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg — who propped up the El Paso shooting as proof while speaking at an event on Thursday night. “We are by no means even halfway done dealing with systemic racism in this c...
2019-08-09, 06:52

Pete Buttigieg Enlists a Silicon Valley Vet to Bring in the Money Swati Mylavarapu worked at Square and Kleiner Perkins before pivoting to progressive startups. Now she applies lessons from the tech world to Pete Buttigieg's campaign....
2019-06-17, 22:13

Democrat Buttigieg unveils plan to fight racism in America Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana - whose campaign has been dogged by accusations of systemic racism in his city as he struggles to gain support from African-American voters - on Thursday announced a plan to battle racial inequality in America....
2019-07-11, 17:39

Democratic candidate Buttigieg: 'No going back' in fight for LGBTQ rights Democrat Pete Buttigieg, running to become the first openly gay U.S. president, told activists at an Iowa Pride festival on Saturday there was "no going back to normal" in fighting discrimination against the LGBTQ community....
2019-06-09, 00:26

Buttigieg slams Trump over Iran escalation, vows ‘I’m going to win’ in 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed President Donald Trump for “chest thumping militarism” and warned that the rising tensions with Iran “could very quickly get away from this president.” And at a campaign event in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire, the one-...
2019-05-25, 15:13

Pete Buttigieg Fumbles Through Answer About South Bend Shooting On June 16, a South Bend, IN, police officer shot and killed 54-year-old Eric Logan while responding to a report of a man breaking into cars with a knife. The officer’s body camera was not turned on at the time. South Bend mayor and 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg took a few days off the ...
2019-06-28, 08:13

Pete Buttigieg sat for an interview with a popular country radio host. But now it won’t air. After the Democratic presidential candidate did an interview with Blair Garner in Nashville, Cumulus Media said the segments couldn't air on its country stations....
2019-07-22, 02:26

Buttigieg Facing Test of Leadership After Shooting in South Bend The shooting of a black resident by a white police office has revived scrutiny of Mr. Buttigieg’s sometimes strained relationships with the black community....
2019-06-19, 01:52

Buttigieg proposes national service plan to help unify the country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg wants to dramatically increase national service opportunities to "reignite a sense of unity in America."...
2019-07-03, 15:00

Buttigieg: South Bend police force isn't diverse because 'I couldn't get it done' Mayor Pete Buttigieg said during Thursday's Democratic presidential debate that the South Bend police force isn't diverse because "I couldn't get it done."...
2019-06-28, 21:26

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return to the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accord scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-06-12, 01:13

CNN Iowa poll: Warren, Buttigieg show strength and five more key takeaways This weekend's new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden leading the pack with 24% and a close fight for second between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 16%, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 15% and South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 14%. Californi...
2019-06-11, 02:13

Meghan McCain: Pete Buttigieg's socialism comment was 'just ridiculous' During Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg claimed Republicans will try to paint they party's nominee as a radical socialist even if they have a moderate track record. This drew the ire of "The View" co-host Meghan McCain who called his comments absurd. ...
2019-07-31, 23:00

Pete Buttigieg has raised more money from NYC residents than de Blasio got nationwide He’s New York’s favorite mayor — and he works about 700 miles away! The Big Apple showered Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg — the mayor of tiny South Bend, Indiana — with $2.35 million in donations during the past three months, Buttigieg’s campaign revealed Tuesday....
2019-07-17, 00:39

Man killed in South Bend shooting same day as Buttigieg town hall At least one person was killed and several others injured in a shooting at a South Bend, Indiana bar early Sunday, hours before Mayor Pete Buttigieg took part in a nearby town hall on the recent police shooting of a black man in his town. Police said 27-year-old Brandon Williams was killed and as ma...
2019-06-24, 10:13

Buttigieg says Trump slandering troops by mulling pardons for those accused of war crimes Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, in an interview aired Sunday, said President Trump had slandered American troops by considering pardoning soldiers accused of war crimes -- and said the proposal threatened to undermine the country’s “legal and moral” foundations....
2019-05-26, 19:26

Buttigieg, for Second Time, Returns Home to Deal with Police Shooting Aftermath Mr. Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., withdrew from the South Carolina fish fry hosted by Representative James E. Clyburn to attend a protest following the shooting of a black man by police....
2019-06-22, 01:26

Buttigieg rips Trump, says white Americans ‘can’t be defensive’ when talking about race White Americans “can’t be defensive” when talking about race, according to Mayor Pete Buttigieg. “I think the challenge for white America is to realize that we can’t be defensive about this,” said the 2020 Democratic hopeful, while speaking to CBS News on Sunday. ...
2019-07-16, 05:13

Buttigieg accuses Trump of faking disability to avoid Vietnam draft Veteran and 2020 candidate said Trump, who received a deferment for bone spurs, used ‘his privileged status to fake a disability’Pete Buttigieg, a military veteran and Democratic candidate for US president, has accused Donald Trump of faking disability to avoid serving in the Vietnam war.The US pres...
2019-05-23, 19:52

Buttigieg plans to task Defense Department with fighting climate change Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a sweeping plan to fight climate change on Wednesday, calling the issue "the security challenge of our time" and tasking the Department of Defense with addressing it....
2019-09-04, 17:00

Pete Buttigieg says he's obligated 'with the privilege of whiteness' to speak out on systemic racism South Bend mayor and 2020 hopeful Pete Buttigieg has continued his efforts to try to reach out to black voters in a new fundraising email, where he says he welcomes the "obligation as a candidate with the privilege of whiteness on my side" to speak out against systemic racism. ...
2019-07-20, 22:13

Pete Buttigieg pauses campaign after South Bend police shooting Mayor Pete Buttigieg ​changed his campaign schedule to return to South Bend, Indiana, after a man was killed in a police-involved shooting early Sunday morning. ​Buttigieg, a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, canceled ​a trip to New York City where he was to appear Monday at the Democratic Nat...
2019-06-17, 17:52

Pete Buttigieg vows to expand government healthcare to illegal immigrants COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said he believes people living in the U.S. illegally should be allowed to obtain government healthcare....
2019-06-22, 22:26

Buttigieg slams Trump on Fox News, likens his tweets to ‘grotesque things' Trump criticized Fox News for ‘wasting airtime’ on Buttigieg, saying Fox is ‘moving more and more to the losing side’Pete Buttigieg jabbed at Donald Trump during a Fox News town hall on Sunday, saying he understands why people and the media are “mesmerized” by the president’s tweets because “it is t...
2019-05-21, 15:01

Buttigieg seeks a relaunch after his candidacy gets mired in fallout from police shooting The South Bend mayor is trying to regain his altitude after two weeks of heckling, criticism and mourning following the police killing of a black man....
2019-06-28, 19:39

Controversies test appeal of Democrats Biden, Buttigieg to black voters At various stages of their presidential campaigns, Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg have each faced a central question: Can a Democratic Party that increasingly prizes diversity and progressivism support a moderate white man as the nominee?...
2019-06-21, 05:01

Fox News Welcomes Pete Buttigieg. Trump and ‘Fox & Friends’ Aren’t Pleased. Another Democratic town hall event on the channel liberals love to hate drew sizable ratings — and underscored the split between its news and opinion sides....
2019-05-21, 16:00

‘Product of the 9/11 generation:’ Generational themes shape Pete Buttigieg’s worldview Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Ind., delivered a foreign policy speech that provided a fuller picture of the Democratic presidential candidate’s political philosophy....
2019-06-12, 04:26

Democrat Buttigieg: stop 'endless war,' return to Iran nuclear deal Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless wars" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and vowed to return the United States to the Iran nuclear deal scrapped by Republican President Donald Trump....
2019-06-11, 20:13

Democrat Buttigieg cancels campaign events after South Bend shooting Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Indiana, who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, canceled campaign events on Monday to return to his city after a fatal shooting by a police officer, his campaign said....
2019-06-18, 00:13

Pete Buttigieg raises $24.8 million in the second quarter of 2020 campaign for president He's among three 2020 candidates for president, including former Vice President Joe Biden and California Sen. Kamala Harris, who has received the support of top financiers across the country....
2019-07-01, 12:13

Buttigieg: ‘It’s disgusting’ that Trump is reportedly considering pardoning soldiers convicted of war crimes The Democratic presidential aspirant, who served in Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer, was interviewed at a Washington Post Live event....
2019-05-23, 20:52

Jason Chaffetz pans Buttigieg national service plan as 'more big government' Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg plan to dramatically increase national service opportunities is just another way to enlarge government and spend more taxpayer money, according to Jason Chaffetz....
2019-07-04, 06:13

Democrat Buttigieg unveils healthcare plan for rural Americans, tribes Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a healthcare plan on Friday to provide coverage to all rural Americans and Native American tribes, where mortality and illness rates are higher than in U.S. cities....
2019-08-09, 17:52

Buttigieg says those who eat burgers, use plastic straws are 'part of the problem' on climate change If you eat hamburgers or use plastic drinking straws, consider yourself part of the climate-change problem. That was the assessment of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Thursday during an appearance on CNN’s "New Day ."...
2019-09-06, 10:00

Pete Buttigieg criticized at town hall meeting after cop kills black man Buttigieg left the campaign trail for several days to deal with the reaction to the shooting, holding a late night news conference, meeting with the family of the man killed and addressing a protest rally where he was heckled by some in the crowd....
2019-06-24, 04:26

Pete Buttigieg's Supreme Court Reform Plan Is Dumb as Hell 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has a plan to overhaul the Supreme Court, and although it’s probably impossible to get any worse than the system we have now, Mayor Pete sure is giving it the old college try....
2019-06-03, 19:52

Pete Buttigieg Promises Range of Reforms to Address Systemic Racism Seeking to overcome a deficit with black voters, Mr. Buttigieg addressed the Rainbow PUSH Coalition, founded by the civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, in Chicago....
2019-07-02, 21:52

Biden Retains Lead in Iowa Poll, but Warren and Buttigieg Gain Joseph R. Biden Jr. leads in a poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers, but Elizabeth Warren and Pete Buttigieg have made clear gains to join Bernie Sanders in a virtual three-way tie for second place....
2019-06-09, 03:13

Bernie Sanders raises $18 million in second quarter for 2020 bid, trails Buttigieg U.S. presidential contender Bernie Sanders raised $18 million in the second quarter for his White House run, his campaign said on Tuesday, putting his total behind 2020 Democratic rival Pete Buttigieg for the period....
2019-07-03, 02:26

Buttigieg to unveil plan aimed at boosting and incentivizing national service Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will unveil his campaign's plan to boost national service on Wednesday in Iowa, rolling out a proposal that aims to increase service opportunities and tie that service to incentives....
2019-07-03, 18:00

Joined by Pete Buttigieg, Drivers Blockade Roadway Outside Uber Headquarters To a steady beat of whistles, car horns, and “AB5 and a union!” hundreds of rideshare drivers amassed outside Uber’s corporate headquarters in San Fransisco this afternoon. For over an hour, Market Street has slowed to a crawl, choked by the cars of for-hire vehicle drivers. Read more......
2019-08-28, 13:39

Pete Buttigieg described politics as a 'sexy challenge' in resurfaced newspaper interview Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was recently confronted about an interview he did at the age of 18 in which he calls politics a "sexy challenge" that he thought he would be able to "pull off."...
2019-05-28, 22:39

Buttigieg grilled over racial tensions in South Bend following police shooting "My community is in anguish right now because of officer-involved shooting. A black man, Eric Logan, killed by a white officer," the mayor known as Mayor Pete said....
2019-06-28, 06:39

Buttigieg brandishes his military service to smack Trump as a draft dodger Democratic presidential candidate and Afghanistan War veteran Pete Buttigieg went after President Trump's avoidance of military service, accusing him of faking a disability to dodge going to Vietnam....
2019-05-23, 21:26

Paul Rudd played an unrelatable Pete Buttigieg visiting 'The View' on 'SNL' Saturday Night Live/ Youtube Paul Rudd played a not-so-relatable Pete Buttigieg on "Saturday Night Live." Rudd-as-Buttigieg mentioned he was Harvard graduate, war veteran, Rhodes Scholar, and multilingual in one sentence. Scroll down to watch. Read more stories like this on Business Insider's hom...
2019-05-21, 20:26

Pete Buttigieg on Gun Violence: ‘I Was Part of the First Generation That Saw Routine School Shootings’ During the Democratic debate, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Gov. Steve Bullock both spoke in stark terms about how the epidemic of gun violence had personally affected them....
2019-07-31, 18:52

'A modern-day Pharisee': Buttigieg's evangelical brother-in-law urges him to 'repent' of abortion views The evangelical brother-in-law of Pete Buttigieg called on him to "repent" for using the Bible to justify late-term abortion and claimed the presidential candidate is "weaponizing" Christian teachings to promote a false religion....
2019-09-07, 19:52

Buttigieg, Struggling With Black Voters, Releases Plan to Address Racial Inequities After a fatal shooting prompted scrutiny of his handling of police matters, the South Bend, Ind., mayor put forth new proposals to “dismantle racist structures and systems.’’...
2019-07-11, 12:13

At Town Hall, Pete Buttigieg Confronts Tensions Around South Bend Shooting The fatal shooting last week of a black man by a South Bend police officer has tested Mr. Buttigieg’s leadership at a critical time for his campaign....
2019-06-24, 00:39

Indiana city where Buttigieg is mayor weighs buying more body cameras for police Lawmakers in the city where Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg precedes as mayor will consider purchasing 75 additional body cameras for its police force, weeks the fatal shooting of a black man by a white police officer led to civil unrest. ...
2019-07-05, 23:52

Buttigieg, Biden lead the 2020 Democratic money race — see how the field stacks up Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg and Elizabeth Warren entered July with the most money on hand as they jockey for position in the 2020 Democratic primary....
2019-07-16, 17:13

Pete Buttigieg returns to South Bend after fatal police-involved shooting Eric Jack Logan, 53, died in parking lot in Indiana cityMayor interrupted campaign schedule to return to South BendAuthorities said a man died after a shooting involving a police officer in South Bend, the Indiana city where the Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is mayor.Buttigieg sai...
2019-06-17, 15:52

Democrat Buttigieg proposes expanded national service plan to unify country Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is proposing a massive expansion of national service programs in a bid to help unify Americans and bring people from different backgrounds together....
2019-07-03, 13:26

Pete Buttigieg's question to woman who shook RFK's hand takes awkward turn Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg had an awkward campaign trail encounter Tuesday with a woman in Iowa who told him she once met the late-Robert F. Kennedy....
2019-08-14, 11:13

Mayor Pete Buttigieg talks politics and pizza in city tour with The Post This is why he’s New York’s favorite mayor. Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., waxed poetic Thursday about the Big Apple as he joined The Post for a stroll across the Brooklyn Bridge and a slice at Grimaldi’s — which, yes, he ate with his hands. ...
2019-09-06, 01:00

Buttigieg brother-in-law rips candidate, accuses campaign of misrepresenting family's past Democratic 2020 presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg’s brother-in-law is accusing the campaign of misrepresenting his family’s past for political gain -- something that he says has led to death threats against him....
2019-05-30, 17:13

Trump's Big Mad at Fox News for Giving Airtime to Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Other 2020 Democrats President Trump is in bed with Fox News, so he’s jealous and showing it because Fox News keeps pretending they’re straight. They keep acting like they’re a real news network that cares about everyone. They keep acting like they’re trying to tell both sides of the story....
2019-05-21, 16:00

Buttigieg releases plan to battle domestic terrorism in wake of shooting massacres In the wake of the dual massacres in El Paso and Dayton, Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday released a comprehensive campaign proposal that he argues will do more to protect Americans from homegrown violence....
2019-08-07, 02:52

Pete Buttigieg returns to South Bend amid tension over police shooting Mayor will attend peace walk and event for Eric LoganDemocratic candidate faces questions over race relationsPete Buttigieg returned to South Bend on Saturday to attend events in memory of Eric Logan, an African American man shot dead by a white police officer in the small Indiana city. Related: Pet...
2019-06-29, 21:39

Lawrence Jones on Buttigieg's MSNBC town hall: Mayor Pete is a 'chameleon' Is Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg showing his far-left colors?   Fox Nation host Lawrence Jones thinks he is, calling him a "chameleon" while reviewing his comments at an MSNBC town hall Monday night....
2019-06-05, 03:39

Democrat Buttigieg announces minority-focused small business investment plan Joining several other Democrats targeting black voters this weekend with economic proposals, presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg released a policy on Sunday aimed at helping minorities start businesses....
2019-07-07, 22:13

Buttigieg offers condolences after Indiana cop’s daughter dies on cruise in ‘terrible accident’ Presidential candidate and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg expressed his condolences Monday after the 1-year-old daughter of a local police officer died in a fall from a cruise ship....
2019-07-09, 16:26

Buttigieg reportedly helped create a phone tree to alert families about ICE raids South Bend, Indiana mayor Pete Buttigieg reportedly helped create an alert system that would notify families if Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raided his residents' homes or businesses....
2019-08-15, 06:26

Pete Buttigieg unveils mental health plan that includes $100B investment Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled a mental health care plan Friday that includes dedicating $100 billion to a community innovation grant program....
2019-08-23, 21:13

Pete Buttigieg plan aims to topple economic hurdles for black Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has rolled out a plan he says will help African Americans overcome some of the economic hurdles they face in the United States....
2019-06-13, 21:26

Pete Buttigieg: police killing exposes mayor's troubled history with minorities Indiana city’s black residents says Buttigieg’s handling of a tragedy is part of a pattern that leaves people of color behindAt a South Bend council meeting last week, Tyree Bonds, the brother of Eric Logan, a black man shot and killed last week by a white police officer, stood up with a message for...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Democrat Buttigieg unveils $80 billion plan to bring internet to all rural Americans Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg unveiled an ambitious plan on Tuesday to transform the economy of rural America, including spending $80 billion to provide high-speed internet and $50 billion over a decade to help farmers combat climate change....
2019-08-13, 20:13

Buttigieg faces angry residents in heated town hall over police shooting Pete Buttigieg was heckled during a heated town hall on Sunday over the fatal police-involved shooting of a black man in South Bend, Indiana, with angry attendees blasting their mayor over his 2020 presidential bid and demanding he “do something” about the incident. Tensions spilled over...
2019-06-24, 10:13

Pete Buttigieg hires former Goldman Sachs executive as national policy director Sonal Shah worked at Goldman Sachs from 2004 to 2007 as a vice president, according to her LinkedIn page. She then worked for Google as its head of global development initiatives from 2007 to 2009....
2019-07-19, 03:52

Democratic Mayor Buttigieg faces growing fallout over police shooting in his city Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Sunday faced growing fallout over a fatal police shooting in South Bend, an incident that has exposed simmering racial tensions in the Indiana city where he is mayor and which is complicating his presidential ambitions....
2019-06-24, 02:01

Buttigieg facing scrutiny as family of black man killed by cop plans lawsuit against city A lawyer for the family of a black man killed by an Indiana police officer says South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg hasn’t been “proactive” about officer-involved shootings....
2019-06-22, 16:26

Another country radio host to interview Pete Buttigieg after Cumulus spiked earlier sit-down After country radio conglomerate Cumulus nixed an interview one of its hosts conducted with presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, a radio host from Indiana told Fox News he's nailing down an interview of his own with the mayor....
2019-07-24, 00:52

Buttigieg steps off campaign trail following deadly police shooting in South Bend The Democratic presidential hopeful has canceled a planning appearance Monday night at an LGBTQ gala in New York hosted by the Democratic National Committee....
2019-06-17, 19:01

Young, Ivy League and data-driven: why venture capitalists love Pete Buttigieg VC support for Mayor Pete seems to top that of other Democratic candidates with strong ties to the industryHe’s young, he’s white, he went to Harvard, and he loves to talk about data.If Pete Buttigieg had a product and a pitch deck, Silicon Valley’s venture capitalists would most likely be lining up...
2019-07-31, 17:52

Pete Buttigieg Leaves Campaign Trail After Police Killing of Black Man in South Bend “I know that whenever an incident like this happens, there is tremendous hurt that can come about,” said Mr. Buttigieg, the mayor, as he returned to the city....
2019-06-18, 21:13

Pete Buttigieg 'rags to riches' story is false, brother-in-law tells Laura Ingraham Pastor Rhyan Glezman, brother-in-law of Pete Buttigieg, said Thursday evening that the “rags to riches” narrative in a newspaper profile about the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and his husband is a lie....
2019-05-31, 10:26

A magazine retracted an essay with 'inappropriate and invasive content' about Pete Buttigieg after sparking backlash REUTERS The New Republic officially retracted an opinion essay titled "My Mayor Pete Problem" about 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg after online backlash. In an Editor's Note, The New Republic said it regretted publishing the piece, which contained "inappropriate and invasive ...
2019-07-14, 18:00

Pete Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Mr. Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service programs, aiming to attract 250,000 Americans. Student debt relief would be offered in exchange....
2019-07-03, 14:39

Pete Buttigieg meets woman who shook Robert Kennedy’s hand at Iowa state fair Presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg had an interesting encounter with a woman in Iowa on Tuesday. The woman stood in line to shake hands with the South Bend, Indiana, mayor at the state fair, telling him, “I shook Robert Kennedy’s hand in 1968,” according to a tweet by a CNN video ...
2019-08-14, 03:13

South Bend officer: Pete Buttigieg must 'recuse himself' from police shooting probe, is using it to 'further political campaign' Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg is using an Indiana police-involved shooting probe to further his White House ambitions, according to the local police union president....
2019-07-03, 05:52

Buttigieg gives Swalwell the 'death stare' after challenging mayor to fire South Bend police chief South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg wasn't exactly thrilled with Rep. Eric Swalwell, D-Calif, after the congressman challenged him to fire his city's police chief over the officer-involved shooting of Eric Jack Logan....
2019-06-28, 07:39

Buttigieg town hall devolves into shouting amid anger over South Bend police shooting A town hall featuring South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg devolved into chaos Sunday as the city struggled to respond to a deadly police-involved shooting last week....
2019-06-24, 00:26

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg pitches $1B plan to restrict guns, fight domestic terrorism Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg laid out a plan Tuesday to fight and prevent domestic terrorism, like the type that emerged in Texas and Ohio last weekend and killed more than 30 people....
2019-08-06, 21:00

Biden lead slips in latest Iowa poll; Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg are nearest contenders A new poll out Saturday of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa shows Joe Biden in the lead, but with softer support than last December, and a tie for second place between Elizabeth Warren, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders....
2019-06-09, 10:39

South Bend cops warn of ‘mass exodus,’ as morale tanks over Buttigieg handling of shooting As South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg commands national attention with his media-savvy presidential bid, the firestorm back home over an officer-involved shooting shows no sign of settling soon -- with the mayor facing criticism not only from protesters but police who say his handling has crushed moral...
2019-07-22, 13:39

Buttigieg goes nuclear: Mayor Pete claims Trump faked disability to avoid draft, rips Biden Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg raised the volume Thursday on his criticism of President Trump, accusing him of using his “privileged status to fake a disability” decades ago in order to avoid military service in the Vietnam War....
2019-05-23, 21:39

Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg calls for national service plan that offers student debt relief Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg introduced on Wednesday a new plan that provides financial incentives such as student debt relief in exchange for service....
2019-07-03, 18:52

Buttigieg makes case to black civil rights group amid poor polling, police shooting Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday made his pitch to Rev. Jesse Jackson’s civil rights group as he sought to fire up his poor support from the black community amid a controversy surrounding a police shooting back home....
2019-07-02, 21:13

Pete Buttigieg says planned ICE raids will make America 'less safe', claims census question racially motivated Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg said President Trump's planned Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids will make America "less safe" and accused the White House of trying to distract from its failed immigration agenda. ...
2019-07-11, 20:00

Pete Buttigieg says US won’t ‘help foot the bill’ if Israel’s Netanyahu annexes West Bank settlements, setting himself apart from 2020 Democrats Reuters/Brian C. Frank 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg staked out a bold stance towards Israel in a speech outlining his foreign policy agenda at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. "He should know that a President Buttigieg would take steps to make sure that American taxpayers ...
2019-06-11, 21:52

Mike Pompeo blasts Pete Buttigieg for ‘slanderous’ attack on Mike Pence Secretary of State Mike Pompeo slammed as "slanderous" Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg’s suggestion that Vice President Mike Pence is "homophobic."...
2019-05-22, 02:52

Jay Inslee Ends Presidential Bid Washington Governor Jay Inslee, whose campaign was focused on encouraging badly needed actions to confront the climate crisis, ended his presidential bid Wednesday....
2019-08-22, 14:13

2020 Presidential candidates What promises to be a crowded 2020 presidential campaign field are beginning to formally announce their candidacies.        ...
2019-06-13, 05:26

De Blasio’s presidential headquarters is near his gym Mayor Bill de Blasio has found the ideal campaign headquarters for his improbable presidential bid — a converted vacuum factory that specializes in short-term leases and is a quick walk to his Brooklyn gym. The term-limited pol’s scant campaign staff of just five people has parked at The Yard, a co-...
2019-05-24, 21:13

Who are Malawi's top presidential contenders? Find out more about Malawi's three main presidential hopefuls as the country awaits the results of a partial recount ordered by the court on Saturday....
2019-05-27, 12:13

How to Find Out the Age of Your Plane While the safety of a plane depends more on how it’s maintained by the airline than its age, a plane’s age can play a pretty critical role in how comfortable you are while you’re on board. Older planes are going to be the ones that don’t have screens for in-flight entertainment, or the ones that hav...
2019-07-02, 02:00

How to Get $12,000 from Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang If watching 10 Democratic candidates debate on a single stage made your head spin last night, you might have missed Andrew Yang’s announcement during his opening statement: He’s expanding his efforts to test a universal basic income (UBI) program....
2019-09-13, 19:13

Gov. Jay Inslee Ends His 2020 Presidential Bid (OLYMPIA, Wash.) — 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. Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC, saying it’s become clear that he...
2019-08-22, 15:13

Which 2020 presidential candidate is spending the most? To identify the candidates spending the most and least, 24/7 Wall St. reviewed official campaign spending between Jan. 1, 2019 and June 30, 2019.       ...
2019-08-14, 14:13

Four Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford on Sunday became the third Republican challenger to U.S. President Donald Trump's bid for the party's 2020 presidential nomination....
2019-09-09, 06:52

Are These Teenagers Really Running a Presidential Campaign? Yes. (Maybe.) The retired senator Mike Gravel gave two young fans his Twitter password and permission to campaign in his name. It might be a stunt — or the future of politics....
2019-06-06, 13:00

Just How Important Is a Presidential Candidate's Hair? Donald Trump’s comb-over has become the president’s sartorial signature. Can any of the Democratic presidential candidates compete when it comes to memorable hairdos?...
2019-08-13, 02:26

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces end of presidential bid Inslee announced his decision on MSNBC, saying it's become clear that he won't win. He has kept the option of running for a third term as governor open throughout his presidential campaign....
2019-08-22, 06:39

Here’s How Much the 2020 Presidential Candidates Have Raised So Far South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg has built a fundraising machine. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has momentum with the grassroots. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are holding steady, and California Sen. Kamala Harris is lagging behind the rest of the top ti...
2019-07-10, 01:52

Never Bring Fireworks Onto a Plane Never fly with fireworks (or anything even close to fireworks). Fireworks are considered explosive devices that could ignite mid-flight, and the TSA will confiscate them from any carry-ons or checked luggage....
2019-07-03, 23:00

10 things that happen before your plane can take off Sitting in the terminal building waiting to be called for our flight is a regular occurrence for most of us -- but what's really going on out there on the ramp while we're inside staring at our phones?...
2019-07-09, 19:00

97-year-old vet jumps out of a plane for D-Day WW2 veteran Tom Rice, who saw action in Normandy in 1944 with the US Army's 101st Airborne Division's 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, recreated his parachute jump in France to mark D-Day's 75th anniversary....
2019-06-06, 03:52

Do a Hard Workout Before Getting on a Plane On a busy travel day, often the last thing I want to do is add another preparatory task. But in an interview, the founder of Allbirds revealed that his best travel tip is to exercise before flying. And his logic is sound:...
2019-08-26, 22:00

This plane flew on D-Day. Now it's back in the air Douglas C-53 planes took paratroopers from England to France during World War II's D-Day invasion 75 years ago. Find out what it takes to keep one still flying in the sky today....
2019-06-05, 16:26

How to Fall Asleep on a Plane Whether you’re flying for business, pleasure or obligation, chances are you wouldn’t mind a little extra sleep. Traveling takes you out of your usual environment and schedule, and often means extra-early mornings or late nights. If you’re taking a red eye, it’s going to run havoc with your sleep sch...
2019-07-15, 23:26

Tulsi Gabbard Says Will Not Run As Independent Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress to run for the presidency, has said that she will not contest as an independent candidate if she fails to win the Democratic presidential......
2019-08-30, 12:52

‘Is that the right fit?’: Stacey Abrams in no rush to decide presidential run Ignoring pressure to become the next Democratic candidate, Abrams is carefully weighing her options You can tell a lot about a person by the way they don’t run for president.With some two dozen Democrats officially in the race for 2020, Stacey Abrams is the only one by the starting line unsure if sh...
2019-06-06, 09:52

Tunisian candidates start their presidential campaigns Tunisian presidential candidates began campaigning on Monday for the Sept. 15 election against a backdrop of economic troubles and a militant shooting that underlined the challenges facing the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 Arab uprisings....
2019-09-03, 20:13

Rep. Eric Swalwell drops out of presidential race Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday became the first candidate in the crowded 2020 Democratic presidential primary to exit the campaign, saying he would run for reelection to his California congressional seat next year. (July 8)        ...
2019-07-09, 00:39

| Can Algeria hold presidential polls on July 4? Algeria's rulers are determined to hold presidential polls on July 4, seeing the vote as the only way out of the crisis that forced veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to quit after weeks of protests....
2019-05-23, 05:52

A New Lincoln Bible, From a Mantel to a Presidential Library The Bible, given to a friend of Lincoln’s after his death, has remained out of sight, passed along from one generation to another, unknown to the vast array of scholars who have studied his life....
2019-06-20, 02:26

Democratic presidential hopefuls to woo California activists SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls have descended on California for a weekend gathering of thousands of party activists. Fourteen candidates including home state Sen. Kamala Harris and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders are set to speak at the California Democratic Party’s annual g...
2019-06-01, 07:39

De Blasio presidential campaign raises just $1.1M for 2020 bid Mayor Bill de Blasio raised $1.1 million for his quixotic presidential campaign, according to his campaign spokeswoman. That amount is less than half the $2.3 million that fellow 2020 contender and New Yorker Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand brought in. The lead fundraiser in the crowded Democratic field for...
2019-07-16, 01:39

Which Democratic Candidate Will Drop Out of the Presidential Race Next? On Wednesday night, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand officially dropped out of the Presidential race, joining Jay Inslee and John Hickenlooper in calling it quits ahead of the debates. After Wednesday’s deadline, just 10 candidates have qualified for the debates in Houston, meaning we’ll see a mu...
2019-08-30, 19:13

Tulsi Gabbard Says Will Not Run As An Independent Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress to run for the presidential post, has ruled out contesting as an independent candidate if she fails to win the Democratic presidential......
2019-08-31, 12:26

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
2019-07-09, 23:52

What to Expect From Round Two of the Democratic Presidential Debates The second round of Democratic debates are just a week away, with 10 presidential hopefuls set to appear on stage in Detroit on two separate nights—and the stakes are higher than ever. Come September, the candidates will have to have 130,000 unique donors and at least 2% of support in four polls to ...
2019-07-23, 17:39

Foxconn's Gou quits Taiwan's KMT, paving way for presidential bid Terry Gou, the founder of Apple supplier Foxconn, quit Taiwan's main opposition party on Thursday, paving the way for a possible bid to stand in a presidential election as an independent, complicating President Tsai Ing-wen's prospects....
2019-09-12, 07:39

| Algerian presidential elections 'impossible' on July 4 Algeria's constitutional council says it is impossible to hold elections to choose a successor to ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika early next month as planned, after the only two candidates were rejected....
2019-06-03, 20:13

Nazarbayev ally set to win Kazakh presidential election Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the interim president of Kazakhstan hand-picked by veteran leader Nursultan Nazarbayev as his successor, will confirm his position on Sunday in an election triggered by Nazarbayev's resignation....
2019-06-09, 00:26

Trump taunts ‘never Trumpers’ on anniversary of his presidential bid President Trump needled the “never Trumpers” on the fourth anniversary of him and First Lady Melania Trump descending the escalator at Trump Tower to announce his bid for the presidency. The video posted on his Twitter page begins with “The Simpsons” send up of Trump launchin...
2019-06-17, 02:52

Billionaire Tom Steyer jumps into presidential race Billionaire activist Tom Steyer on Tuesday officially entered the crowded field for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, reversing his earlier decision not to run. “The other Democratic candidates for president have many great ideas that will absolutely move our country forward, but we...
2019-07-09, 18:13

Where the top Democratic U.S. presidential candidates stand on 'Medicare for All' All of the Democratic presidential candidates debating on Thursday say universal healthcare is a top priority. They disagree, however, on the best path to achieve it....
2019-09-10, 13:39

NRA criticizes presidential candidates after mass shootings The National Rifle Association accused U.S. presidential candidates on Thursday of trying to politicize the deadly mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, warning against enhanced background checks for gun buyers a day after Republican President Donald Trump embraced the idea....
2019-08-08, 23:52

Presidential contender says Democrats are 'well on our way to losing this election' Presidential hopeful Steve Bullock said that infighting among the more-than 20 Democratic contenders threatens to hand the 2020 election to President Trump....
2019-08-08, 03:00

What Happens to Your Campaign Contributions When a Presidential Candidate Drops Out? On Wednesday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee officially dropped out of the presidential race, just days after John Hickenlooper also called it quits (and announced his Senate bid). As of June, both former candidates raised nearly $8.5 million in campaign contributions from individual donors and PACs...
2019-08-22, 23:39

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows....
2019-08-25, 17:13

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
2019-08-16, 13:13

How Kirsten Gillibrand’s Presidential Dreams Unraveled The New York senator ran as the champion of feminism, but her message did not break through in a field with six women. With little money left and no place on the debate stage, she decided to drop out....
2019-08-29, 22:52

Trump raises nearly $25M in less than 24 hours for presidential campaign WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his reelection campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over the course of months. The staggering total was announced in a tweet on Wednesday morning by Republican Part...
2019-06-20, 05:26

Amash mulling over presidential bid as independent after leaving GOP Just days after announcing he was leaving the GOP over his disagreements with President Trump and the party’s top brass, Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., said on Sunday that he is not ruling out a possible White House run in 2020....
2019-07-07, 20:13

A Presidential Storm Leaves Forecasters Rebuked The parent agency of the National Weather Service’s Birmingham, Ala., office issued a statement admonishing it for challenging President Trump’s claim about a hurricane threat to Alabama....
2019-09-07, 09:52

Guatemalans to vote in close presidential runoff Guatemalans go the polls Sunday in the second-round presidential runoff, pitting ex-first lady Sandra Torres against conservative Alejandro Giammattei in a nation beset by poverty, unemployment and emigration...
2019-08-11, 18:39

Jay Inslee Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race He ran on a message of fighting climate change, but failed to find much support in the polls. Now he intends to seek another term as governor of Washington....
2019-08-22, 14:13

| Algerians take to the streets to oppose presidential poll Algerians returned to the streets Friday, protesting proposed presidential elections after parliament passed bills that could pave the way for the announcement of a vote to take place in December....
2019-09-14, 02:00

Here's where the presidential candidates stand on Social Security Medicare has become a buzzword so far in the 2020 race. Yet another important benefits program,Social Security, has largely been absent from the discussion. This roundup shows where the leading candidates stand....
2019-07-07, 02:13

Moulton ends bid for U.S. Democratic presidential nomination U.S. Representative Seth Moulton, who mounted a long-shot bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, ended his campaign on Friday, warning that the party must now decide how far left it wants to move....
2019-08-24, 00:52

Protests in Indonesia After Presidential Election Results Violence erupted in Jakarta, Indonesia, after it was announced that President Joko Widodo won re-election. Supporters of his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, accused election officials of fraud....
2019-05-23, 01:39

Anita Hill says female presidential candidates 'are not being taken seriously' Anita Hill has expressed her concern that female presidential candidates for the 2020 election are not being taken as seriously as their male counterparts....
2019-05-22, 23:52

The Best and Worst Moments From Day One of the Democratic Presidential Debates In case you missed it, Wednesday night was the first of two Democratic presidential debates taking place in Miami—and a whole lot happened. Beto O’Rourke argued with fellow Texas Congressmember Julián Castro over immigration, Senator Elizabeth Warren finally endorsed Medicare for all, and a few cand...
2019-06-28, 00:13

Guatemalans Vote in Runoff Presidential Election (GUATEMALA CITY) — Guatemalans voted Sunday in a presidential runoff pitting former first lady Sandra Torres against conservative Alejandro Giammattei in a nation beset by poverty and unemployment, and dealing with migration issues. Giammattei, making his fourth bid for the presidency, is the ...
2019-08-12, 03:13

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field slowly grows....
2019-08-29, 06:52

| Canada PM plane collides with media bus Justin Trudeau's re-election bid suffered a setback out of the gate when a bus carrying journalists collided with his campaign plane at a whistlestop in westernmost Canada, forcing him to fly a loaner....
2019-09-13, 09:39

Add This to Things You Can’t Take on a Plane: Missile Launcher The weapon was found in a man’s checked luggage in Baltimore. He said he was a military service member and wanted to take it home as a souvenir from Kuwait....
2019-08-01, 00:39

How to Transport a Dead Body by Plane People die every day—and yes, that includes when they’re traveling. It’s not something most of us think about when planning a trip, but for some, it’s an unfortunate reality. But what do you do if you’re traveling with someone and they pass away? It’s not like you can Weekend-at-Bernie’s them and fl...
2019-07-18, 03:26

Nine people die in Hawaii plane crash No survivors in crash on the North Shore of Oahu after plane burst into flamesNine people have died in a plane crash in Hawaii, officials said.The crash occurred on Friday evening on the North Shore of Oahu. Officials say there were no survivors in the crash at Dillingham Airfield.Honolulu’s police ...
2019-06-22, 10:52

President to America: Look at Big Boy Plane Mommy! President Donald Trump unveiled a series of new designs for a proposed patriotic upgrade to Air Force One’s exterior during a new interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos....
2019-06-13, 15:39

On a Trip Around the World, and the Plane Just Left Without Me The 52 Places Traveler faces a travel nightmare getting out of Brazil — and so rewrites the itinerary, spends 40-plus hours in transit and lands in the perfect place to recover: Mexico’s Costalegre....
2019-07-16, 12:52

Ask the Captain: Why would an airline fly a plane with just one passenger? While it may seem silly to fly a nearly-empty plane, airlines do it anyway because the flight needs to be somewhere the next day or to move cargo.       ...
2019-08-14, 19:39

Amazon wildfires get some help from US firefighting plane A firefighting plane from California made its way to South America on Friday to help local authorities fight the massive wildfires burning up in parts of the Amazon....
2019-08-24, 16:52

This Is What It's Like To Be Rescued After Your Plane Crashes In The Forest Little planes go down all the time, and it would really help people get into them if the occupants didn’t die every time one did. That’s what makes the Cirrus SR22 such a brilliant little aircraft, as it has a parachute not just for the pilot, or the passengers, but the entire damn plane. And while...
2019-08-06, 00:26

3 rescued after plane crashes in Alaska ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Coast Guard says a plane has crashed in Alaska’s Prince William Sound. Officials say all three people on board the Cessna A185F Skywagon were picked up Tuesday by good Samaritans following the crash. Two of the people were being flown by helicopter to an Anchorage ...
2019-05-22, 04:00

The Best Plane Snack Is a Mandarin Orange Flying is a dreary affair that is completely devoid of glamour. The seats are bad. The air is bad. The food is bad. Distracting oneself from all the bad is the only way to get through a flight, and (surprise, surprise) I like to distract myself with food....
2019-07-15, 18:52

Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of Democratic Presidential Race The New York senator anchored her candidacy in issues of women’s equality, but she was unable to gain traction and her failure to qualify for the next debate convinced her to withdraw....
2019-08-29, 01:13

Tunisia's Presidential Race Tests Fledgling Democracy Conservatives, Islamists and the country’s first openly gay candidate are running in the country’s second presidential election since the Arab Spring, but the jailing of one candidate has sparked concerns over the election’s political integrity....
2019-09-13, 21:13

| Billionaire former US presidential hopeful Ross Perot dead at 89 Ross Perot, the self-made billionaire and computer industry giant whose two runs for president as an independent candidate shook up American politics, has died at age 89....
2019-07-09, 18:01

Andrew Yang Is the Most Dangerous Democratic Presidential Candidate Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debates revealed many things, but I want to focus on what was easily the most chilling moment of last night: Andrew Yang talking about climate change.Read more......
2019-08-02, 04:13

Former U.S. congressman Sestak joins Democratic presidential race Former U.S. Representative Joe Sestak said on Sunday that he would seek the Democratic nomination for president, becoming the party's 25th candidate vying to challenge Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 election....
2019-06-23, 23:13

U.S. Senator Gillibrand quits Democratic presidential race U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ended her bid for the Democratic nomination for president on Wednesday after failing to gain traction in opinion polls or qualify for the third debate....
2019-08-29, 00:52

Argentine presidential candidate enters hospital for tests BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Argentine politician chosen by former President Cristina Fernández to be their party’s presidential candidate has checked himself into a hospital to undergo tests for a persistent cough. Alberto Fernández of the left-leaning Unidad Ciudadana party told C5N te...
2019-06-04, 06:13

Here's What You Missed From Round Two of the Democratic Presidential Debates in Detroit On Wednesday night, 10 more candidates took the stage in Detroit for the second round of Democratic Presidential debates, discussing issues of healthcare, climate change, and police reform—but Joe Biden was the clear subject on every candidates’ mind....
2019-08-01, 21:39

Election Rules Are an Obstacle to Cybersecurity of Presidential Campaigns Security experts warn that time is running out for campaigns to create protections against the cyberattacks and disinformation seen in recent elections....
2019-06-06, 11:26

Kirsten Gillibrand Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race (WASHINGTON) — Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is dropping out of the 2020 presidential race as a campaign that once looked poised to ride strong #MeToo credentials to formidability was instead plagued by low polling and major fundraising struggles. The 52-year-old New York senator said Wednesday ...
2019-08-29, 02:26

Steyer pledges to spend $100M on 2020 presidential bid, already going up with TV ads Billionaire progressive activist and Trump impeachment advocate Tom Steyer is planning to pour millions of his own money into his newly launched campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination....
2019-07-09, 22:52

| Afghan presidential candidates fear for safety after attacks Candidates jockeying to become Afghanistan's next president lashed out at the incumbent Ashraf Ghani on Monday after deadly violence cast a shadow over the first official day of campaigning....
2019-08-01, 02:13

Let the most popular win: Oregon backs change in presidential voting Lawmakers in Oregon passed legislation on Wednesday to award its seven Electoral College votes to the presidential candidate who wins the popular vote nationwide, rather than the candidate who gets the most votes in the state....
2019-06-06, 13:26

In Baiting Candidates and Stoking Conflict, Did CNN’s Presidential Debates Go Too Far? (NEW YORK) — CNN poked and prodded for fault lines among Democrats running for president during both nights of debates this week, and that wasn’t to everyone’s liking. The network took a hit on social media and among some critics for baiting candidates and provoking conflict. Drawi...
2019-08-03, 05:39

U.S. Senator Gillibrand exits Democratic presidential race U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, who ran a presidential campaign centered on advocacy for women, ended her bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination on Wednesday after failing to gain traction in opinion polls or qualify for next month's debate....
2019-08-29, 06:52

Tunisia’s Presidential Election 2019: Who’s Running, What’s at Stake Tunisians head to the polls on Sunday in national elections that will decide the next president, in a major test for the nascent democracy. The death of secularist President Beji Caïd Essebsi, 92, in July forced the presidential elections to be held earlier than originally scheduled. Tunisia, ...
2019-09-14, 01:13

The Many Lives of Michael Bloomberg review: not quite a presidential read The billionaire was a great New York mayor but he was right to decide not to challenge Trump for the White HouseAt the 2016 Democratic national convention in Philadelphia, Michael Bloomberg, former New York mayor and the ninth richest man in the world, savaged Donald Trump with a primetime verbal be...
2019-09-14, 13:39

In their own words: Presidential candidates share vision in books As the Democrats looking to unseat GOP President Donald Trump head into another round of debates Thursday, their policy positions and values will be whittled down to sound bites and talking points....
2019-09-12, 11:00

U.S. Democratic presidential contenders demand action on guns Democratic presidential contenders on Saturday urged Congress to take action to curb gun violence following mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio that left 31 dead....
2019-08-10, 23:26

Should college athletes be paid? Some lawmakers, and a presidential candidate, say yes. Andrew Yang says the NCAA is exploiting college athletes and is one of many who think the government will have to play a role in overhauling the current model....
2019-05-23, 01:39

"Germany can be beaten," Finland's ECB presidential hopeful Rehn says European Central Bank presidential hopeful Finland's Olli Rehn underlined his claim to the position on Wednesday, saying that like in football, Germany can sometimes be beaten....
2019-05-29, 12:52

The Curious Mystical Text Behind Marianne Williamson’s Presidential Bid The New Age author was drawn to an esoteric kind of bible as an aimless young woman in the 1970s. It has made her a self-help megastar. And now it has entered the political mainstream....
2019-07-05, 14:26

John Hickenlooper Ends 2020 Presidential Campaign (DENVER) — Former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper on Thursday ended his longshot bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and said he may instead challenge one of the most vulnerable Senate Republicans in 2020. In a video message, Hickenlooper said he had heard from many in his state urg...
2019-08-16, 16:00

Climate hawks fear Tom Steyer's presidential run could backfire Environmentalists are not enthusiastic about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s late entrance into the presidential race and worry his campaign could backfire....
2019-07-13, 06:52

Presidential pot: Why 2020 Democrats are ready to legalize marijuana Joe Biden's reluctance to endorse full legalization could upset younger, cannabis-focused voters interested in social-justice reform.        ...
2019-09-07, 19:52

Maine Voters Will Rank Their Top Presidential Candidates in 2020 It was the first state to adopt ranked-choice voting for congressional elections, and it will now be the first to adopt it for presidential elections....
2019-09-07, 17:00

Explainer: What early U.S. presidential polls tell us about the 2020 race Anyone paying the slightest attention to the Democratic presidential campaign has likely seen headlines on the latest "horse race" opinion polls, highlighting one candidate's rise or another's decline....
2019-08-21, 13:00

Every Democratic Presidential Candidate’s Stance on the Minimum Wage When you look at your paycheck, do you wish the amount was higher? If so, you might be interested in what our many Democratic presidential candidates think about the federal minimum wage and what they intend to do about it....
2019-08-07, 23:39

Separatists clash with presidential guards in southern Yemen Yemeni officials and witnesses say separatists backed by the United Arab Emirates have clashed with forces loyal to the internationally backed government...
2019-08-07, 16:39

Afghan presidential palace rocked by sex harassment allegations High-powered women in Afghanistan have been mobbed on social media after a former official accused them of trading sexual favors for government posts. The controversy could further harm women's rights in the country....
2019-05-30, 15:13

Six points: Argentine markets watching gap as presidential primaries near Argentine voters go to the polls for primary elections next week with market-friendly incumbent Mauricio Macri widely expected to come in behind the populist-leaning opposition candidate. The market reaction, economists say, depends how big the margin....
2019-08-01, 17:13

Kazakh activists call for more protests over presidential vote Anti-government activists called on Monday for more protests in Kazakhstan against what they said was a rigged presidential election result, as police warned they would crack down on any dissent....
2019-06-11, 15:26

Trump Says Would Take Foreign Info On 2020 Presidential Opponent President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would be willing to accept information from a foreign country on his opponent in the 2020 election race, after years of denying Moscow helped him win......
2019-06-13, 13:52

Woman who confronted de Blasio at gym rips him again during presidential forum "I asked you that you set aside more housing from your affordable housing plan for more homeless New Yorkers and you refused," homeless Nathylin Flowers Adesegun scolded the mayor through a video feed....
2019-08-21, 04:39

Sikorsky awarded $542M for six VH-92A helicopters for presidential fleet Sikorsky was awarded a $542 million contract to build six VH-92A helicopters as part of the presidential fleet, which the Navy said will increase performance and payload over the current fleet....
2019-06-11, 22:52

Detained mogul's presidential run tests Tunisia's democracy Media magnate Nabil Karoui's run for president was testing the rules of Tunisia's young democracy even before he was put in custody last month charged with tax fraud and money laundering....
2019-09-12, 07:39

Lithuania presidential hopefuls: tone down Russia rhetoric The two contestants in Lithuania's runoff election for a new president say they want to maintain the strict tone toward neighboring Russia, while easing sometimes harsh rhetoric....
2019-05-25, 12:39

Partial recount ordered in Malawi’s presidential election LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — Malawi’s electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a “transparent recounting of the ballot papers” in 10 districts including the country’s commercial hub, Blantyre. The High Court injunction was o...
2019-05-25, 22:52

Democratic presidential contenders demand action on guns Democratic presidential contenders urged Congress on Saturday to take action to curb gun violence in the wake of mass shootings last weekend in Texas and Ohio that left 31 dead....
2019-08-10, 18:52

Trump labels Republican presidential challengers 'the Three Stooges' President Donald Trump dismissed three Republican challengers to his 2020 re-election as "the Three Stooges" on Monday and expressed doubt about ever agreeing to meet them on a debate stage....
2019-09-10, 19:39

City workers donating big to Dem presidential hopefuls just not de Blasio City employees are donating in droves to Democratic presidential hopefuls — just not their boss. Nearly 3,000 municipal workers, including several in City Hall, have collectively coughed up more than $200,000 to White House aspirants, but almost all of it went to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rivals,...
2019-08-19, 06:26

Former GOP Rep. Mark Sanford Exploring Bid for 2020 Presidential Nomination Mark Sanford said he’s exploring a bid for the 2020 Republican nomination since Donald Trump doesn’t deserve re-election — but that he’d still vote for the president over a Democrat. “He’s taking us in the wrong direction,” Sanford said on NBC’s &ldquo...
2019-08-19, 18:13

Majority of Americans say they won't donate to 2020 presidential campaigns Political polarization is spurring voter engagement and more small-dollar donors for 2020 presidential campaigns. But the majority of Americans have not donated or have no plans to donate money to candidates, according to the CNBC and Acorns survey....
2019-07-01, 19:13

Factbox: Tunisia's main candidates for presidential elections Tunisia's presidential election on Sept. 15 has a crowded field of candidates, all vying to lead the only democracy to emerge from the 2011 "Arab Spring" uprisings....
2019-09-09, 15:13

The books of Democratic presidential hopeful Marianne Williamson Marianne Williamson, a Democratic presidential hopeful, is also an experienced author. Williamson has written 13 books.        ...
2019-07-18, 12:39

Unpopularity contest to decide Guatemalan presidential election Conservative Alejandro Giammattei could make it fourth time lucky in Guatemala's presidential runoff on Sunday if misgivings about his opponent among urban voters outweigh her support in the Central American nation's poor Mayan highlands....
2019-08-08, 02:13

Former SC congressman Mark Sanford announces GOP presidential bid against Trump Former South Carolina governor Mark Sanford announced he would challenge President Donald Trump for the Republican party's nomination in the 2020 presidential race.        ...
2019-09-09, 00:00

John Delaney shakes up presidential campaign staff Democratic presidential hopeful John Delaney announced a shakeup in his campaign staff Tuesday while he fights to qualify for the third round of primary debates in Houston in September....
2019-08-20, 16:52

More Americans think Trump has presidential qualities than 2 years ago: poll More Americans believe that President Trump has the personality and leadership qualities a president needs to get the job done than he did two years ago — but he remains underwater with the general public overall. In a poll, 40 percent of Americans think the commander-in-chief has what it takes comp...
2019-05-29, 00:39

Tunisian court keeps presidential candidate in detention: lawyer A Tunisian appeals court on Friday rejected a request by presidential candidate Nabil Karoui to be released from detention pending the verdict in his trial for tax fraud and money laundering, his lawyer said....
2019-09-13, 18:26

Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz drops independent presidential bid Schultz said Friday in a letter posted on his website, ``I have concluded that an independent campaign for the White House is not how I can best serve our country at this time.''...
2019-09-06, 17:39

DFB: Presidential candidate Fritz Keller promises 'no more one-man show' The German Football Association is set to elect an unlikely new president as it looks to polish up its damaged image. SC Freiburg president Fritz Keller will take power, partly because he's prepared to give it up....
2019-08-22, 10:13

California Dems in crisis as presidential hopefuls descend SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopefuls are descending on California this week for an annual convention of the state party as it faces a #MeToo firestorm. Home state Sen. Kamala Harris, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren are among the candidates co...
2019-05-31, 09:13

Trevor Noah Says Kanye West Has a Presidential Genie The “Daily Show” host was amazed that West had gotten President Trump to try to help a jailed rapper. “It’s like he uses his MAGA hat like a magic lamp,” he said....
2019-07-23, 16:00

Off to the races: Key dates on the 2019-20 U.S. presidential election calendar The first nominating contest for the 2020 U.S. presidential election is more than eight months away, but the race for the White House is already in full swing....
2019-06-01, 00:26

Trump: Jerry West to get Presidential Medal of Freedom WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says that Jerry West, the pro basketball great, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom. “The Great Jerry West will be receiving our Nation’s highest civilian honor, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, for his outstanding career, both on and...
2019-06-02, 10:39

Now Streaming on YouTube: Confessions From a Presidential Hit Squad in Gambia Searing testimony from victims. Shocking confessions from killers. A popular live stream of an investigation into years of atrocities prompts a nation to consider if the truth will lead to justice....
2019-09-01, 00:26

Kamala Harris Raises $23 Million Since Announcing US Presidential Bid California's powerful India-origin Democratic Senator Kamala Harris has raised more than USD 23 million since she announced her presidential bid in January....
2019-07-08, 10:26

19 Democratic Presidential Candidates Took the Stage Sunday. No One Stood Out Nineteen of the 24 Democratic presidential candidates took the stage in Iowa on Sunday at the largest cattle-call event for the historically large field to date, but none of them managed to leverage it into a star turn. At a fundraiser for the Iowa Democratic Party at the DoubleTree convention cente...
2019-06-10, 07:52

Rep. Eric Swalwell drops out of 2020 Dem presidential primary California Rep. Eric Swalwell on Monday dropped out of the race for his party’s presidential nomination, becoming the first of what's expected to be many Democrats to give up their presidential aspirations as the crowded field winnows down....
2019-07-08, 22:52

John Hickenlooper Mulling Ending Presidential Bid to Run for Senate Mr. Hickenlooper, who has remained near the bottom of the Democratic field, is in discussions to challenge Colorado’s Republican senator, Cory Gardner....
2019-08-14, 02:00

He Made a Fake Presidential Seal. Then Came the Media Rumpus. A Virginia man woke up to learn his creation had ended up onstage next to President Trump. After a whirlwind 24 hours in the spotlight, he needs to set a couple of things straight....
2019-07-31, 19:26

Guatemala arrests ex-1st lady, presidential runner-up Torres Former first lady and presidential runner-up Sandra Torres has been arrested on charges of campaign finance violations, the latest high-profile political figure to face allegations of malfeasance even as a U.N. anti-graft commission is set to shut down...
2019-09-03, 02:52

Algerian council scraps July 4 presidential election Algeria cannot hold a presidential election planned for July 4 due to a lack of valid candidates, its constitutional council said on Sunday, prolonging the country's transition after President Abdelaziz Bouteflika resigned two months ago....
2019-06-02, 16:13

Macri and rivals launch campaign ads for presidential election Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his rivals in the October election launched their campaign ads on local TV on Sunday, targeting undecided voters who will be key to choosing whether his policies remain in place another four years....
2019-07-08, 08:39

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once....
2019-07-12, 12:26

Algeria postpones presidential vote after contenders disqualified Algeria has postponed presidential elections planned for next month after the two candidates were disqualified. The polls were to elect a successor to Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who resigned after pressure from protesters....
2019-06-02, 21:39

Maine moves toward presidential primaries with ranked voting AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine is one step away from ditching its presidential caucuses for a primary system that would be the nation’s first to allow voters to rank candidates from first to last on the ballot. The Democratic-led Senate enacted Wednesday a bill to switch to presidential primaries...
2019-06-20, 05:39

Argentina presidential front-runner says he won't spark default Argentine center-left presidential front-runner Alberto Fernandez said on Wednesday that his policies would not lead to a debt default, adding that in a call with President Mauricio Macri, both agreed they wanted market volatility to stabilize....
2019-08-15, 01:52

Partial recount ordered in Malawi's presidential election Malawi's electoral commission says it has been blocked from announcing presidential election results until a "transparent recounting of the ballot papers" in 10 districts including the country's commercial hub, Blantyre....
2019-05-25, 20:52

| Tunisia judiciary rejects release of presidential runner Tunisia's judiciary has rejected an appeal to release media mogul and presidential candidate Nabil Karoui, his lawyers say, requesting that he be able to campaign....
2019-09-05, 06:26

Unpaid, unelected, unknowable? The mystery of presidential first ladies The author of new play Two Ladies explains how a photograph of Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron inspired her to consider the meaning and resonance of their proximity to power It is 14 July 2017. Donald Trump is guest of honour at the annual Bastille Day celebrations in Paris – a double whammy that ...
2019-09-05, 10:00

Trump, GOP sue California over law requiring presidential candidates’ tax returns California’s law is “a naked political attack against the sitting President of the United States,” the state and national Republican parties argued in one of two lawsuits filed in U.S. District Court in Sacramento....
2019-08-07, 02:52

Guatemala: Alejandro Giammattei wins presidential vote Alejandro Giammattei has won victory in Guatemala's presidential runoff, the electoral commission says. He has pledged to fight crime with the death penalty and limit reproductive freedoms and equality for LGBTQ+ people....
2019-08-12, 10:13

Report: Dubai plane that crashed followed others too close DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Experts investigating a fatal airplane crash that killed four people working on improvements at Dubai International Airport say the aircraft involved had followed too close to other larger planes just before the crash. A preliminary report released Sunday by the Un...
2019-06-23, 16:00

NTSB: Dale Jr.'s plane bounced, went off runway Investigators say the plane carrying NASCAR great Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his family bounced, veered off the runway and ended up on a Tennessee state highway during a crash landing....
2019-08-17, 02:00

Small plane crashes into house in New York According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the plane crashed into a house in Union Vale, near Poughkeepsie.        ...
2019-08-18, 03:00

3 killed when small plane crashes in PA backyard A small plane has crashed in the backyard of an eastern Pennsylvania home, killing three people aboard the aircraft.        ...
2019-08-09, 22:13

Cuban man, 26, arrested after stowing away on plane to Miami, CBP says A 26-year-old Cuban man was arrested at Miami International Airport early Friday after he was found in the cargo hold of a flight that had arrived from Havana, officials said....
2019-08-18, 10:39

9 killed in skydiving plane crash in Hawaii A sunset skydiving excursion turned tragic when a twin-engine plane crashed shortly after taking off in Oahu, Hawaii, killing all nine people on board. The state’s Department of Transportation confirmed the crash early Saturday in a tweet. The aircraft, a Beechcraft 65 King Air, crashed Friday at ab...
2019-06-22, 15:13

Where Your Emotional Support Animal Is Allowed to Sit on a Plane In May, a man was attacked by an emotional support animal while flying on Delta; according to a lawsuit filed by the passenger, the animal tried repeatedly to sit on its owner’s lap before the attack—though ESAs are required to remain on the floor per Delta’s rules—while attendants ignored the airl...
2019-08-14, 19:13

Man accused of sex with teen on plane sentenced to 7 years TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Fifty-three-year-old Stephen Bradley Mell, a former CEO of a New Jersey investment firm, was sentence...
2019-06-19, 00:52

The Latest: 9 killed when plane used in sky dives crashes HONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a fatal plane crash in Hawaii (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Honolulu’s fire chief says the plane that crashed Friday night, killing nine people on board was an aircraft used in a sky dive operation. Fire chief Manuel Neves says there were no survivors in the crash ...
2019-06-22, 15:00

2 dead after small plane crashes in New York Flately says the aircraft was flying from Long Island's MacArthur Airport to New Bedford, Massachusetts, when it experienced "some type of mechanical failure" and crashed....
2019-06-09, 00:13

737 Max crisis could destroy Boeing's plans for new plane Problems with Boeing's 737 Max killed 346 people. The plane's grounding has cost the company billions of dollars and caused problems for airlines around the globe....
2019-08-14, 09:39

Passenger opens plane exit instead of toilet A passenger on a UK-Pakistan flight at Manchester Airport caused severe delays after opening the emergency exit door in an attempt to reach the bathroom....
2019-06-10, 18:26

Man saves pilot from burning plane in Phoenix PHOENIX (KPNX) – A man is being called a hero after he pulled a pilot from a fiery plane crash west of the Deer Valley Airport two days ago. Thomas Hunnicutt said he and his wife were trying to call 911, but the line was busy. The flames were spreading quickly, so he said he acted to keep them...
2019-06-14, 12:52

FedEx to end Amazon’s contract for plane service FedEx said on Friday it has decided to not renew its contract with Amazon for US cargo delivery through FedEx Express, the unit that delivers packages on planes. The move comes as Amazon builds out its own delivery network of planes, trucks and vans, a move seen as a long-term challenge to FedEx and...
2019-06-07, 23:39

Report: Dubai plane that crashed followed others too closely Experts investigating a fatal airplane crash that killed four people working on improvements at Dubai International Airport say the aircraft involved had followed too close to other larger planes just before the crash...
2019-06-23, 13:26

Boat or plane? Legacy of the Caspian Sea Monster In the late 1960s, decades deep into the Cold War, US intelligence analysts monitoring the Caspian Sea came across satellite images of an oddly shaped, winged machine of huge proportions....
2019-06-21, 12:52

Pentagon: Cost of F-35 fighter plane program up by $25B The cost of the U.S. military's F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program rose by $25 billion in 2018, the Pentagon said in a report, because of Block 4 upgrades, integration of nuclear weapons and deployment costs....
2019-08-06, 07:26

How will they move the Russian plane that landed in a cornfield? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsA Russian passenger plane made an emergency landing in a cornfield near Moscow last week. How will it be moved to fly again or w...
2019-08-20, 18:52

Iran displays debris, says US spy plane near drone The head of the Revolutionary Guard's aerospace division has said that a manned US spy plane was near a surveillance drone it shot down but Iran chose not to target it.        ...
2019-06-21, 20:13

9 dead after small plane crashes in Hawaii There were no survivors after the twin engine King Air plane crashed Friday night near Dillingham Airfield, on Oahu’s North Shore, Hawaii Department of Transportation spokesman Tim Sakahara said....
2019-06-22, 18:26

Boeing Plane Deliveries Tumble So Far in 2019 Boeing said it delivered 38% fewer planes in the first seven months of 2019 than a year ago—falling further behind rival Airbus—as the impact of grounding the 737 MAX jetliner weighs on the U.S. plane maker....
2019-08-14, 03:39

Pak Decides To Let PM's Plane Fly Through Airspace For Shanghai Summit Pakistan on Monday decided in principle to let Prime Minister Narendra Modi's aircraft fly over its airspace to Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan where he has to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)......
2019-06-10, 22:39

Family of four among victims of Dallas plane crash A family of four — including two teenagers and their high-profile, interior-designer mother who worked on Trump World Tower in New York — were identified Monday as victims of the recent Dallas plane crash that killed 10. Ornella Ellard was among those killed when a private twin-engine Beechcraft air...
2019-07-02, 03:52

10 dead after small plane crashes in Dallas Ten people were killed on Sunday when a small plane they were flying in crashed into an airplane hanger at a Dallas airport, a report said. There were no survivors after the twin-engine Beechcraft aircraft smashed into the hanger, setting it on fire at Addison Airport at around 9 a.m., according to ...
2019-07-01, 09:52

Airbus A300: Plane that launched an empire Take a look at the fascinating history of the Airbus A300, the plane that launched an aviation empire and challenged American dominance of commercial flight....
2019-06-01, 10:52

US Millionaire Put Plane On Autopilot To Have Sex With 15-Year-Old Girl A 53-year-old millionaire trader could get five-year jail term after pleading guilty to engaging in sex acts with a 15-year-old girl, once even putting his private plane in autopilot mode for the......
2019-05-22, 04:26

Could you give up flying? Meet the no-plane pioneers Growing numbers of travellers are abandoning air travel to help save the planet – even if it means spending 14 days on a trainIt has taken Roger Tyers four days to reach Moscow by train from Kiev. His destination is Beijing: a trip that will take 14 days, with a couple of overnight stops along the w...
2019-05-22, 07:52

10 killed when plane crashes on takeoff in Texas All ten people on board were killed when a small airplane struggled to gain altitude after taking off from a Dallas-area airport Sunday, veered to the left and plunged into a hangar, local authorities and witnesses said. (July 1)        ...
2019-07-01, 10:01

Three die in Germany as plane slams into hardware store Three people have died after a small plane crashed into a building in southwestern Germany. The aircraft, which appeared to be attempting an unscheduled landing nearby, slammed into a hardware store....
2019-07-21, 05:26

10 killed in plane crash at Texas airport Ten people were killed when an airplane crashed into a hangar and burst into flames shortly after takeoff at a Texas airport, according to officials....
2019-07-01, 18:52

MH370 pilot was in control of plane ‘until the end’: investigators The apparently depressed pilot of the Malaysian airliner that disappeared more than five years ago with 239 people aboard was in control of the plane “until the end” and made “abnormal turns” before crashing, according to French investigators. The team was given access to a “considerable amount” of ...
2019-07-12, 21:26

Man who fell from plane 'could be Nairobi airport employee' Fingerprints from body found in London garden sent to Kenya in effort to identify himThe fingerprints of a man whose frozen body fell into a garden in London from the landing gear of a Kenya Airways plane are being analysed after being sent by British police to Nairobi, where investigators suspect h...
2019-07-04, 01:26

Small plane crashes onto beach, no one hurt A small plane was forced to make an emergency landing a few feet off the shores of a beach in Ocean City, Maryland. The moment was captured on camera, showing the jet skidding across the shallow water. The 23-year-old pilot had engine trouble. The pilot didn’t think he could make it to a near...
2019-07-17, 22:52