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SAN ANTONIO | Former HUD chief Julian Castro moves toward presidential run

SAN ANTONIO — Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro says he’s taking a step toward a possible White House campaign in 2020 by forming a presidential exploratory committee. The Texas Democrat tells The Associated Press that he will announce a decision Jan. 12. The move Wednesday gives the 44-year-old former San Antonio mayor an early … Continue reading SAN ANTONIO | Former HUD chief Julian Castro moves toward presidential run

NEW YORK | Democratic 2020 campaign revving up quickly

NEW YORK— Democrats are hitting fast forward. The first major presidential campaign announcements could come before year’s end. The Democratic National Committee plans to announce a debate framework by then featuring 15 to 20 candidates. The first primary debate could happen as early as May, a full three months before the premiere debate of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Democratic 2020 campaign revving up quickly

BURLINGTON, Vt | Sanders eyes ‘bigger’ 2020 bid despite some warning signs

BURLINGTON, Vt. — An insurgent underdog no more, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is laying the groundwork to launch a bigger presidential campaign than his first, as advisers predict he would open the 2020 Democratic presidential primary season as a political powerhouse. A final decision has not been made, but those closest to the 77-year-old self-described … Continue reading BURLINGTON, Vt | Sanders eyes ‘bigger’ 2020 bid despite some warning signs

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: MISSING TOLL DROPS IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Authorities say the list of names of those unaccounted for after a deadly wildfire drops to around 1,000, about 300 fewer than its most recent posting. ‘VERY VIOLENT, VERY VICIOUS’ Trump says … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

NEW YORK | Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

NEW YORK — Even before they announce their White House intentions, New Hampshire’s ambitious neighbors are in the midst of a shadow campaign to shape the nation’s first presidential primary election of the 2020 season. Democrats on the ground expect a rush of presidential announcements soon after New Year’s. That could include as many as … Continue reading NEW YORK | Neighbors wage shadow campaigns in New Hampshire for 2020

WASHINGTON | After midterms success, Democrats develop 2020 strategies

WASHINGTON — Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala Harris offered guidance on when Democrats should fight President Donald Trump and Republicans. “What I’ve found myself recently saying is this: ‘If it’s worth fighting for, it’s a fight worth having,’” the California Democrat and potential presidential candidate said, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | After midterms success, Democrats develop 2020 strategies

WASHINGTON | Ready to fight? 2020 Democrats frame the race on their terms

WASHINGTON — Speaking before a gathering of black leaders on Capitol Hill this week, Sen. Kamala Harris offered guidance on when Democrats should fight President Donald Trump and Republicans. “What I’ve found myself recently saying is this: ‘If it’s worth fighting for, it’s a fight worth having,’” the California Democrat and potential presidential candidate said, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Ready to fight? 2020 Democrats frame the race on their terms

LOS ANGELES  | Democrat Porter flips GOP House seat in Southern California

LOS ANGELES  — Democrat Katie Porter captured a Republican-held U.S. House seat Thursday in the heart of what once was Southern California’s Reagan country, extending a rout of the state’s GOP House delegation. Porter’s upset in Orange County is a sign of changing times in a region once known nationally as a GOP fortress. The … Continue reading LOS ANGELES  | Democrat Porter flips GOP House seat in Southern California