National elections

FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden reacts as he talks with University of Pennsylvania President Amy Gutmann at the university's Irvine Auditorium in Philadelphia. Biden on Sunday, March 31, defended his interactions with women, saying he doesn't believe he's ever acted inappropriately. But a Nevada politician's assertion that Biden's kiss on the back of her head made her feel uncomfortable prompted some Democrats to question whether the 76-year-old is too out of step with his own party to run a successful 2020 presidential campaign. (Tim Tai/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)
March 31, 2019 - 7:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Vice President Joe Biden (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Former Vice President Joe Biden is defending his interactions with women, saying he doesn't believe he's ever acted inappropriately. But a Nevada politician's assertion that Biden's kiss on the back of her...
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March 31, 2019 - 8:34 am
BENI, Congo (AP) — Voters who were not given the chance to take part in Congo's presidential election because of the Ebola epidemic and violence cast legislative ballots Sunday amid continuing resentment. Residents in eastern Congo's cities of Beni and Butembo were not included in the January...
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FILE- In this Jan. 16, 2019, file photo Julian Castro, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development and candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, speaks to the media at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H. The fiercest battle for campaign cash is playing out between the presidential candidates who might not be on your radar. Ahead of Sunday, March 31 fundraising deadline for the first quarter, the underdogs of the Democratic primary were in a mad dash to coax as little as $2 from grassroots donors. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm, File)
March 31, 2019 - 8:21 am
The fiercest battle for campaign cash is playing out between the presidential candidates who might not be on your radar. Ahead of Sunday's fundraising deadline for the first quarter, the underdogs of the Democratic primary were in a mad dash to coax as little as $2 from grassroots donors. It's all...
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas congressman Beto O'Rourke acknowledges the crowd as he arrives on stage with his family at his presidential campaign kickoff in El Paso, Texas, Saturday, March 30, 2019. With him are his wife, Amy, and their children, Ulysses, 12, left; Molly, 10, center, and son Henry, 8. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
March 31, 2019 - 7:47 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The latest on Beto O'Rourke official presidential campaign kickoff in Texas (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Beto O'Rourke has evoked a school shooting last year near Houston to call for banning assault weapons and points to that city's 2017 devastation during Hurricane Harvey to...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2019, file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to the International Association of Firefighters at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington. Biden says he does not recall kissing a Nevada political candidate on the back of her head in 2014. The allegation was made in a New York Magazine article written by Lucy Flores, a former Nevada state representative and the 2014 Democratic nominee for Nevada lieutenant governor. Flores says Biden’s behavior “made me feel uneasy, gross, and confused.”(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
March 30, 2019 - 10:59 pm
STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Some Democratic presidential candidates expressed support for the Nevada political candidate who alleged former Vice President Joe Biden kissed her on the back of her head in 2014. But they aren't saying it disqualifies Biden from joining the race. Speaking to reporters in...
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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., speaks at the Heartland Forum held on the campus of Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, Saturday, March 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 30, 2019 - 7:32 pm
STORM LAKE, Iowa (AP) — Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar expressed support Saturday for strengthening antitrust laws and enforcement to break up big agriculture monopolies. "You've got these giant corporations that are making bigger and bigger profits ... and...
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A mask and protection glasses along with an yellow vest are placed on a statue as French yellow vest protesters, backdropped by the Eiffel Tower are rallying to support an older woman activist injured in a confrontation with police, Saturday, March 30, 2019 in Paris. The demonstrators are undeterred by protest bans or repeated injuries in 20 weeks of demonstrations, marching again Saturday in Paris, Bordeaux and other cities to keep pressing President Emmanuel Macron to do more to help working classes, redesign French politics _ or step down altogether. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
March 30, 2019 - 2:14 pm
PARIS (AP) — With Brexit looming and nationalism rising, French President Emmanuel Macron's pro-EU party has launched its campaign for the European Parliament elections. The centrist Republic on the Move party and its allies held a rally Saturday in the Paris suburb of Aubervilliers. The group...
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A demonstrator throws a pallet onto a burning barricade during a protest against a rally by the Spanish far-right Vox party, in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday March 30, 2019. The nationalist Vox party has recently emerged onto the political scene by winning representation in regional elections in the country's south in December. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
March 30, 2019 - 12:56 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Catalan separatist crisis that has plagued Spain ever since a failed breakaway bid by the wealthy region two years ago promises to play a central role in Spain's April 28 national election. While the ruling Socialists led by Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez are trying to...
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Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Ukrainian actor and candidate in the upcoming presidential election, hosts a comedy show at a concert hall in Brovary, Ukraine, Friday, March 29, 2019. Zelenskiy now surging ahead of both Tymoshenko and Poroshenko in the presidential context according to polls. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
March 30, 2019 - 8:32 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A comedian who's never held political office tops the public opinion polls ahead of Ukraine's presidential election, but even he appears to be falling far short of enough support to win in the first round. Ukrainians on Sunday will choose from among 39 candidates for a...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr leaves his home in McLean, Va. Barr told Congress on March 29, to expect version of special counsel's Russia report by mid-April. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
March 29, 2019 - 8:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats intensified their demands for Robert Mueller's full report after learning the special counsel's findings from his Trump-Russia investigation run to more than 300 pages, while President Donald Trump boasted of total exoneration based on a four-page summary by his attorney...
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