AOC wins big and other takeaways from Tuesday's electionsRep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeats her primary challengers in New York. In Kentucky, injunction allows voting to be extended.
- June 24, 2020 @ 1:30 p.m. EDT
Injunction request helps reopen Louisville polls as voters pound on doorsU.S. Senate candidate Charles Booker won a court order that let Louisville's only polling site reopen to voters who missed the initial cutoff.
- June 23, 2020 @ 7:57 p.m. EDT
Q&A: Harris says Democrats need to listen to young votersKamala Harris, a contender to be Joe Biden’s running mate, won’t address whether she thinks Biden should choose a Black woman as his vice president.
- June 23, 2020 @ 7:47 p.m. EDT
Obama raises $7.6 million for Joe Biden’s campaignThe fundraiser marked Obama’s official return to the presidential campaign trail, and underscored his popularity within the Democratic Party.
- June 24, 2020 @ 8:52 a.m. EDT
Can AOC win again? Who will face Mitch McConnell? Here's what to watch in Tuesday's primariesSeveral states have primaries and runoffs on Tuesday in the latest elections amid the coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 120,000 in the U.S.
- June 23, 2020 @ 3:45 p.m. EDT
Biden calls Trump's Arizona visit 'reckless and irresponsible'Former Vice President Joe Biden called President Donald Trump's Arizona visit 'a distraction' from Trump's failed response to the COVID-19 crisis.'
- June 23, 2020 @ 11:04 a.m. EDT
Biden commits to three debates, rejects Trump call for a fourthBiden Campaign Manager Jen O'Malley Dillon said the Trump campaign "is desperate to change the subject from his failed leadership of the country."
- June 23, 2020 @ 3:28 p.m. EDT
Univ. of Michigan won't host October presidential debateThe University of Michigan will not host a presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump because of concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.
- June 23, 2020 @ 8:51 a.m. EDT
Experts: Trump worry of foreign-made, fraudulent mail-in ballots is 'nonsense'Several safeguards exist to protect the authenticity of absentee ballots to prevent the scenario Trump is envisioning, voting experts say.
- June 22, 2020 @ 11:51 p.m. EDT
AOC faces first primary test after upset winThe New York Democrat knows the primary process well, as her upset victory allowed her to gain a massive following after the 2018 midterm election.
- June 22, 2020 @ 12:27 p.m. EDT
Who will face Mitch McConnell? 3 Dems battle it out in Ky.They all have the same goal: to persuade Kentucky Democrats they're the one who can dethrone Mitch McConnell and end his 36-year Senate career.
- June 23, 2020 @ 2:08 p.m. EDT
Takeaways from Trump's Tulsa rally: 'Slow the testing down'President Trump used the rally to brag about his coronavirus response, slam the media and defend confederate statues amid high racial tensions.
- June 21, 2020 @ 2:34 p.m. EDT
Joe Biden needs his Joe Biden. Here's who his VP pick could beThe nominee has openly talked about some candidates he’s considering and said he has sought advice on the decision from former President Barack Obama.
- June 24, 2020 @ 2:39 p.m. EDT
Trump Tulsa speech ends, president wanted to 'slow the testing down'Trump wrapped up his rally in Tulsa after a speech of 1 hour and 41 minutes in which he boasted of his administration's response to the coronavirus.
- June 20, 2020 @ 11:02 p.m. EDT
Trump gambles with Tulsa rally amid pandemicTrump's rally in Tulsa, his first since March, could kickstart his struggling reelection effort or set it back, political observers say.
- June 20, 2020 @ 6:22 p.m. EDT
Trump campaign manager didn't vote in '16Parscale, then a Texas resident, oversaw Trump's digital operation in 2016 and became the campaign manager in 2018.
- June 20, 2020 @ 2:05 a.m. EDT
Sharpton slams Trump at Tulsa Juneteenth celebrationAl Sharpton said Juneteenth needed to be a federal holiday. He attended a Tulsa event ahead of Trump's visit to the city.
- June 19, 2020 @ 9:45 p.m. EDT
Trump Tulsa rally stirs fear of COVID-19 super spread eventThe BOK Center asked the Trump campaign for a written plan detailing measures "for health and safety, including those related to social distancing."
- June 19, 2020 @ 11:18 a.m. EDT
Biden holds an 11-point lead over Trump in new surveyJoe Biden holds a lead among all age groups and among female respondents, but President Trump maintains a small lead among male registered voters.
- June 19, 2020 @ 7:36 p.m. EDT
Facebook removes Trump campaign ads with 'Nazi-related symbols'"Ignorance is no excuse for using Nazi-related symbols," Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt wrote on Twitter.
- June 18, 2020 @ 3:56 p.m. EDT
With tents and coolers, Trump supporters line up for Tulsa rallyJames Massery, 57, of Preston, Oklahoma said he was using his vacation days from work to make sure he gets into the rally.
- June 18, 2020 @ 9:17 a.m. EDT
Iowa Poll: Trump leads Biden by 1 point in state he won by 9 in '16The results are among a wave of polling that indicates an increasingly unstable electoral map for the president.
- June 19, 2020 @ 7:38 p.m. EDT
Liberal activists urge Biden to pick Warren as VPJane Fonda is among the 100+ advocates, scholars and celebrities who co-signed a letter urging Joe Biden to pick Sen. Elizabeth Warren as his VP.
- June 15, 2020 @ 3:26 p.m. EDT
GOP congressman who officiated gay wedding loses nominationDenver Riggleman, a member of the Freedom Caucus, upset many Republicans in his district when he officiated the wedding of two male campaign aides.
- June 14, 2020 @ 1:17 p.m. EDT
Poll: Democrat leads Joni Ernst in Iowa Senate raceAccording to the Iowa Poll, 46% of likely voters say they would back Greenfield if the election were held today, and 43% say they would back Ernst.
- June 16, 2020 @ 10:32 a.m. EDT
How GOP, Democratic leaders are overhauling convention plansWhile Donald Trump will have the big "celebration" he wanted in Jacksonville, Democrats could choose a hybrid approach in Milwaukee.
- June 19, 2020 @ 7:39 p.m. EDT
How COVID-19 wreaked havoc on Georgia electionsThe myriad issues surrounding Georgia’s primary election quickly became a topic of national conversation.
- June 15, 2020 @ 10:47 a.m. EDT
Biden and Trump each warn that other side may 'steal' electionBoth men's rhetoric centers on vote-by-mail, which Biden and Democrats support amid the coronavirus pandemic and Trump strongly opposes.
- June 14, 2020 @ 4:47 p.m. EDT
Jacksonville to host Trump's convention speechRNC officials had said earlier this week that Jacksonville was a front-runner to host the GOP convention after backing out of Charlotte.
- June 12, 2020 @ 7:37 p.m. EDT
Voter registration nosedives during pandemicThe sharp reduction in voter registration complicates campaign efforts in battleground states ahead of the 2020 election.
- June 11, 2020 @ 1:34 p.m. EDT
USA TODAY Poll: Crackdown on White House protest a defining momentIn an exclusive poll, Americans express little trust in President Trump to promote racial justice amid a split on peaceful protests vs. law and order.
- June 10, 2020 @ 5:54 p.m. EDT
Utah candidate Jon Huntsman tests positive for COVID-19Utah gubernatorial candidate Jon Huntsman Jr.'s positive test came after an initial incorrect negative.
- June 10, 2020 @ 3:41 p.m. EDT
Trump campaign demands CNN retract poll that showed Biden aheadThe president has regularly attacked news organizations when he does not like poll results, even though they are generally conducted by third parties.
- June 10, 2020 @ 3:29 p.m. EDT
Jacksonville, Florida, is the favorite for RNC conventionAn assurance of hotel capacity and a sign-off from President Donald Trump are still needed before Jacksonville is officially named the pick.
- June 10, 2020 @ 4:56 p.m. EDT
Data shows breadth of protests – and most were peacefulThe majority of the protests appeared to be peaceful, according to Ipsos research that contradicts the White House's emphasis on instances of rioting.
- June 10, 2020 @ 4:41 p.m. EDT
Four key takeaways from Tuesday's primariesGeorgia voters faced long lines and problems with voting machines in Tuesday's primary. Some officials say this may signal problems for November.
- June 10, 2020 @ 12:03 p.m. EDT
GOP nears decision on new convention host city for TrumpRNC chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on Tuesday mentioned Oklahoma, Georgia, Florida, Texas, Tennessee as potential host states.
- June 10, 2020 @ 1:04 p.m. EDT
Long lines, machine issues in Georgia primaryGeorgia officials called for an investigation into voting issues in the state's Tuesday primary after reports of long lines and machine problems.
- June 9, 2020 @ 10:04 p.m. EDT
What to watch for in Tuesday's primariesVoters in five states are casting ballots Tuesday in primaries amid nationwide protests and a pandemic that has killed more than 111,000 in the U.S.
- June 9, 2020 @ 2:23 p.m. EDT
Joe Biden comes out against 'defund the police'Joe Biden's campaign said the former vice president does not support defunding police in the wake of protests after George Floyd's death.
- June 9, 2020 @ 6:54 a.m. EDT
Poll: 80% feel like the US is 'out of control'According to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Sunday, just 15% of voters think matters in the USA are under control.
- June 8, 2020 @ 2:10 p.m. EDT
Is Biden betting Trump's 'law and order' will backfire?As Trump looks to make rioters the face of opposition, his militarized response presents a contrast that the Biden campaign embraces.
- June 7, 2020 @ 7:16 p.m. EDT
Where do Americans stand on election issues? Let them tell you.Nationscape Insights is a large scale study that allows you to explore where voters stand on key issues facing the country.
- June 7, 2020 @ 2:30 p.m. EDT
Colin Powell: I will be voting for BidenColin Powell, a retired four-star Army general, joins a growing list of former senior military officials who have denounced Trump
- June 8, 2020 @ 9:59 a.m. EDT
Biden clinches Democratic presidential nominationIn early April, Biden became the presumptive nominee after Sen. Bernie Sanders suspended his presidential campaign.
- June 7, 2020 @ 2:49 p.m. EDT
Biden: 10-15% of Americans 'not very good people'Joe Biden's remarks drew comparisons to comments by Hillary Clinton 2016 that half of Trump's supporters were part of a "basket of deplorables."
- June 5, 2020 @ 9:01 a.m. EDT
GOP, Democrats eager to attend party conventionsBoth Republicans and Democrats say they are undaunted about attending in person, as organizers adapt their plans to allow more space between visitors.
- June 4, 2020 @ 10 a.m. EDT
Poll: Trump leads by Biden 1 point in TexasThe poll of 1,166 registered voters shows the nation's most reliably Republican large state could be in danger of falling to the Democrats in November.
- June 3, 2020 @ 6:06 p.m. EDT
Trump won't accept Republican nomination in Charlotte, RNC saysNorth Carolina could not guarantee the Republicans full use of convention facilities in Charlotte because of the spread of coronavirus.
- June 4, 2020 @ 10:22 a.m. EDT
Biden inches toward delegate win, Steve King ousted and other takeaways from Tuesday's electionsBiden swept all seven of the states holding presidential primaries Tuesday – Maryland, Indiana, Rhode Island, New Mexico, Montana and South Dakota.
- June 3, 2020 @ 2:39 p.m. EDT
- Biden talks Trump’s ‘twin legacies’ in swing state trip
- The fight for swing-state Wisconsin takes a turn away from Trump
- Poll: Trump trails in 6 swing states he won in 2016
- Carly Fiorina says she’ll vote for Joe Biden
- What Kentucky, New York tell us about voting in a pandemic come November
- DNC downsizes convention, but Biden will still head to Milwaukee
- Poll: Biden, Trump locked in dead heat in Ohio.
- Jamaal Bowman leads longtime Rep. Eliot Engel
- Trump rails against ‘left-wing mob’ in Arizona megachurch rally