Election 2020

More than a dozen companies that wrote large checks to the 2016 political conventions aren’t planning to participate this year or are still deciding.

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s denial of a sexual-assault allegation against him by a former Senate aide has renewed questions about access to documents from his Senate career that are stored at the University of Delaware.

Joe Biden, seeking to unify the Democratic Party and generate voter enthusiasm in November’s presidential election, is trying to make rapid inroads with Latinos, many of whom sided with Bernie Sanders in early primaries.

Six months out from Election Day, Republicans and Democrats in Congress are headed for a showdown over expanding voting by mail, with Americans set to converge on the polls when the coronavirus could remain a health threat.

Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan, a Republican-turned-independent, said Tuesday evening that he has formed a presidential exploratory committee to run for the Libertarian Party’s nomination.

Prominent Democrats, including some women thought to be on Joe Biden’s running-mate shortlist, have lined up behind the former vice president in the month since a former Senate staffer made public an allegation he sexually assaulted her once in the 1990s.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi praised the former vice president for his integrity and work helping the U.S. recover from the 2008 financial meltdown.

Online political donations to Democratic candidates and causes fell in the latter part of March, as the coronavirus pandemic upended daily life, tanked the global economy and pushed millions of Americans into unemployment.

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