For Trump, appeals to white fears about race may be a tougher sell in 2020: Reuters/Ipsos poll

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s anti-immigrant rhetoric and focus on the grievances of white voters helped him win the 2016 election. But a Reuters analysis of... Read more »

Georgia must use paper ballots if new voting system not up by 2020: U.S. judge

(Reuters) – A federal judge on Thursday ordered Georgia to be ready to use handmarked ballots in next year’s presidential primary in case a new $106 million voting system... Read more »

Democratic presidential hopeful O’Rourke back on campaign trail; Hickenlooper drops out

LOS ANGELES/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke said on Thursday he was resuming his campaign with a new sense of focus after a mass shooting in his... Read more »

Fernandez leads Macri by more than 14 percentage points in Argentina primary: official results

BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – The coalition of opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez was more than 14 percentage points ahead of incumbent President Mauricio Macri in Sunday’s primary election, early official... Read more »

Parade of Democratic 2020 hopefuls push for momentum in Iowa

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa (Reuters) – A cavalcade of Democratic presidential hopefuls on Friday tried to turn a few precious minutes before Iowa voters into the momentum needed to catapult... Read more »

SoulCycle, Equinox face boycott calls over investor’s Trump fundraiser

(Reuters) – Fitness chains SoulCycle and Equinox on Wednesday sought to distance themselves from a fundraiser for U.S. President Donald Trump reportedly in the works by their billionaire owner,... Read more »

Taliban denounce Afghan election, warn that rallies face attack

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban on Tuesday denounced as a sham a presidential election due next month, saying their fighters would do everything they could to block it, while... Read more »

Lurching left in toss-up Wisconsin, a Democrat weighs her choices

MOUNT PLEASANT, Wis. (Reuters) – Kim Mahoney listened from her reclining living room couch as Democratic presidential candidates debated economic, trade and environmental policies this week, needing only to... Read more »

Factbox: How each candidate performed in the second Democratic debate

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The second round of Democratic presidential primary debates laid bare sharp ideological divides as 20 White House hopefuls wrestled with a central question: Between centrist and... Read more »

Biden steadies ship while setting up impending clash with Warren

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – After two sets of Democratic presidential debates, it appears that Joe Biden and Elizabeth Warren, at least at the moment, are two high-speed trains on a... Read more »