Vice President Joe Biden

DEARBORN, Mich. | Biden, other dignitaries expected at John Dingell’s funeral

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and other dignitaries are expected at John Dingell’s funeral after hundreds of people passed his coffin and were personally greeted by the family of America’s longest-serving member of Congress. A funeral is scheduled for Tuesday at Church of the Divine Child in Dearborn, five days after … Continue reading DEARBORN, Mich. | Biden, other dignitaries expected at John Dingell’s funeral

COLUMBIA, S.C. | MLK holiday offers stage for Democratic hopefuls

COLUMBIA, S.C. —Jan 21, 2019—As Americans commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., Democratic presidential hopefuls are fanning out across the country to honor the civil rights leader and make themselves heard on the national stage. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., used the holiday to launch a presidential campaign that, if successful, would make her the first woman … Continue reading COLUMBIA, S.C. | MLK holiday offers stage for Democratic hopefuls

Could Dems’ 2020 nominee be someone you’ve never heard of?

None of that has deterred Buttigieg — a Democrat, Rhodes scholar and Navy veteran known to most people as “Mayor Pete” — from contemplating a 2020 presidential bid against a crowd of much better-known lawmakers with more experience and more money. He’s among a number of potential candidates who believe the 2016 and 2018 elections … Continue reading Could Dems’ 2020 nominee be someone you’ve never heard of?

WASHINGTON | Investigators dig for bomb motive, warn more could be found

WASHINGTON — Investigators searched coast-to-coast Thursday for the culprit and motives behind the bizarre mail-bomb plot aimed at critics of the president, analyzing the innards of the crude devices to reveal whether they were intended to detonate or simply sow fear two weeks before Election Day. Three more devices were linked to the plot — … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Investigators dig for bomb motive, warn more could be found

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Biden hails Ford’s ‘courageous’ testimony

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): 8 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is praising senators for delaying further action on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination until the FBI can investigate charges of sexual misconduct. Biden says Christine Blasey Ford, who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Biden hails Ford’s ‘courageous’ testimony

WASHINGTON | still up for a fight, even in illness

WASHINGTON (AP) — John McCain is not signing off quietly. As in so much of the senator’s extraordinary life, the rebellious Republican is facing this challenging chapter — battling brain cancer — in his own rule-breaking way, stirring up old fights and starting new ones. Rarely has the sickbed been so lively. McCain is promoting … Continue reading WASHINGTON | still up for a fight, even in illness

Voters wait to see Saccone, he shows them Trump

GREENSBURG, Pa. /March 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — There is no sign of Republican congressional candidate Rick Saccone on Sherwood Drive. Days before a special U.S. House election in western Pennsylvania, Saccone’s campaign told some residents that he might be knocking on doors that morning. It’s almost 11 a.m. They’re waiting. “He was supposed to stop … Continue reading Voters wait to see Saccone, he shows them Trump