The Democratic-led House of Representatives has voted to condemn US president Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen, despite protestations by Mr Trump that he has not got “a racist bone in my body”.
Joe Biden strongly defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a “president who stands against racism” and “the forces of intolerance” and defiantly dismissing any suggestions otherwise.
Democratic divisions over race, age and ideology surged into public view as the party’s leading US presidential contenders faced off in a fiery debate over who is best positioned to take on President Donald Trump.
Some Democratic presidential hopefuls spoke some Spanish during the first televised debate of the 2020 election, evoking praise from some Latino activists and eye rolls from others.
The first debate of the 2020 Democratic US presidential race kicked off with a two-hour event featuring 10 candidates, including three senators, a mayor and several current or former members of Congress.
Robert Mueller has agreed to give evidence publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees have announced.
The Democratic National Committee has announced that 20 candidates have qualified for the party’s first presidential debates later this month.
American president Donald Trump is imploring anti-abortion activists to stay united for the 2020 election, as Alabama’s restrictive new abortion law stirs divisions on the right.
There is no shortage of Democrats vying to win the party’s nomination to challenge Republican incumbent Donald Trump for the keys to the Oval Office in next year’s US presidential election.
Senator Michael Bennet has jumped into the packed Democratic presidential primary, announcing a 2020 campaign that stalled while he was treated for prostate cancer.
With former vice president Joe Biden entering the 2020 Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, the field is largely set, with all the big names included.