Joe Biden called on the Federal Reserve to play a bigger role in addressing racial economic inequality, demanding the central bank look beyond its current mandate of containing inflation and maximizing employment.
President Trump’s re-election effort is alleged to have paid more than $170 million to companies affiliated with former campaign manager Brad Parscale without disclosing the ultimate recipients of the money.
Democrats rejected efforts to amend the party’s platform to show support for Medicare for All and legalizing marijuana, as they moved the document closer to adoption by delegates to next month’s convention.
The university, in pulling out of the first planned presidential debate in late September, cited the need for public-health precautions because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Profitable companies could no longer use legal breaks to drive their U.S. tax bills almost to zero under Joe Biden’s proposal to increase and overhaul corporate taxes.
The 2020 presidential race enters its final 100 days with recent polling providing encouraging news for Joe Biden in his race against President Trump.
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President Trump is increasingly running not just against Joe Biden but against China and the protesters in Portland and elsewhere. Is that going to pull voters over to his side, or merely reinforce the convictions of those already planning to vote for him?
President Trump said he was canceling the Jacksonville, Fla., portion of the Republican National Convention, citing increasing coronavirus cases in the state.
Democrats’ first draft of their 2020 party platform calls for universal access to health care, but steers away from Medicare for All, the Green New Deal and cutting police budgets.
The Democratic presumptive nominee has overcome a slowdown in giving that coincided with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic and raised more than Mr. Trump for two straight months.
Joe Biden rolled out a $775 billion proposal aimed at easing the burden on families struggling to care for their children and elderly relatives under the financial strain of the coronavirus pandemic.
Democratic congressional leaders asked the FBI to brief lawmakers on foreign interference operations targeting the November elections, saying they were alarmed by what they described as an attempt to influence the workings of Congress.
President Trump dismissed new polling showing him trailing Joe Biden in the November election. His campaign is now holding conference calls with supporters as rising numbers of coronavirus cases sideline rallies.
Democratic Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has stood out for her tough measures against the pandemic, at the same time presumptive presidential nominee Joe Biden has looked at her as a possible running mate.
As grim news and bad indicators pile up elsewhere for President Trump’s re-election effort, his promise to lead an economic rebound is growing in importance.
Rep. Eliot Engel, one of the longest-serving House Democrats, lost his primary race to Jamaal Bowman, in a result delayed by slow vote counting due to the pandemic.
The five-term Michigan lawmaker, who briefly explored a presidential run, said he wouldn’t be returning to the House, ending speculation he might change his mind and run to keep his House seat.
Population growth in liberal-leaning cities, diversifying suburbs and growing support for protests against racial injustice in several Southern states have Democrats hopeful they can improve on their 2016 performance there.
Attendance at the Republican National Convention in Florida next month will be limited, and events will be held in indoor and outdoor spaces, organizers said Thursday as coronavirus cases continued to rise in the state.