Caroline Kennedy backs Joe Biden, calling him Democrats' best bet

World / Politics Feb 5, 2020

Caroline Kennedy backs Joe Biden, calling him Democrats' best bet

Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of President John F. Kennedy, endorsed Joe Biden on Tuesday, calling the former vice president Democrats' "best bet to win the White House." The Kennedy family has been a major force in Massachusetts politics for generations, and Caroline Kennedy's sought-after endorsement ...

Democrats lay a big caucus egg: No results from Iowa election

World / Politics Feb 4, 2020

Democrats lay a big caucus egg: No results from Iowa election

The Iowa Democratic Party said Monday night that results from the state's first-in-the-nation caucus were indefinitely delayed due to "quality checks" and "inconsistencies" in some reporting, an embarrassing complication that added a new layer of doubt to an already uncertain U.S. presidential primary season. The ...

Democrats jostle in tight race as Iowa caucuses near

World / Politics Jan 26, 2020

Democrats jostle in tight race as Iowa caucuses near

Democratic presidential candidates roared back into Iowa on Saturday touting fresh endorsements, critiquing their rivals and predicting victories in the caucuses that will soon launch the process of deciding who will challenge President Donald Trump. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she was "delighted" to pick up ...

Desperate to defeat Trump, Democrats grapple with 'electability'

World / Politics Jan 13, 2020

Desperate to defeat Trump, Democrats grapple with 'electability'

Kristen Marttila braved subfreezing temperatures Saturday to knock on doors in Mason City, Iowa, trying to convince voters to cast their lot with Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren in the state’s nominating contest on Feb. 3. Time after time, Marttila said, she heard the same ...