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President Donald Trump Gets Heat for Urging Ukraine Probe

President Donald Trump Gets Heat for Urging Ukraine Probe

By Jonathan Lemire, Michael Balsamo and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 21
President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said.

Steak, Beer and Politics: 2020 Democrats Descend on Iowa

Steak, Beer and Politics: 2020 Democrats Descend on Iowa

By Alexandra Jaffe and Thomas Beaumont | Sep 21
When Barack Obama marched into the 2007 Iowa steak fry flanked by 1,000 supporters, skeptical Iowans were put on notice that he could win the caucus.

Trudeau's Support Holds After Apology for Wearing Brownface

Trudeau's Support Holds After Apology for Wearing Brownface

By Rob Gillies and David Crary | Sep 21
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledged that he let down his supporters — and all Canadians of color — by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface.

Trump, in Call, Urged Ukraine to Investigate Biden's Son

Trump, in Call, Urged Ukraine to Investigate Biden's Son

By Jonathan Lemire, Michael Balsamo and Lisa Mascaro | Sep 21
President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday.

Is America Ready for Gay President? Iowa Casts First Votes

Is America Ready for Gay President? Iowa Casts First Votes

By Thomas Beaumont | Sep 20
The question posed to Pete Buttigieg — gay, married and running for president — came from a supporter at an Iowa campaign stop: What should he tell friends who say America isn't ready to elect a gay man as president?

Listen: Pete Buttigieg Says He 'Can't Even Read the LGBT Media Anymore'

Listen: Pete Buttigieg Says He 'Can't Even Read the LGBT Media Anymore'

Sep 20
In a recent interview, 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said he "can't even read the LGBT media anymore."

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops 2020 Presidential Bid

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio Drops 2020 Presidential Bid

Sep 20
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) says he's ending his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.

Sanders, Yang to Skip CNN Town Hall on LGBTQ Issues

Sanders, Yang to Skip CNN Town Hall on LGBTQ Issues

By Sam Cronin | Sep 19
CNN will air a 4-and-a-half hour long town hall on LGBTQ issues, hosted by the Human Rights Coalition on October 10. The event, titled "Power of Our Pride," will not feature Sen. Bernie Sanders or entrepreneur Andrew Yang.

AP Source: Joe Kennedy to Challenge Sen. Markey in Primary

AP Source: Joe Kennedy to Challenge Sen. Markey in Primary

By Steve LeBlanc | Sep 19
Massachusetts U.S. Rep. Joe Kennedy III, a scion of one of America's most storied political families, is set to announce he will challenge U.S. Sen. Edward Markey in the state's Democratic primary in 2020.

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Arrested After Third Drug OD at His WeHo Residence

Democratic Donor Ed Buck Arrested After Third Drug OD at His WeHo Residence

Sep 18
Big name Democratic donor Ed Buck, 65, was placed under arrest on Sept. 17 following a reported third overdose at his West Hollywood home. Buck now faces multiple drug-related charges.

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