The Road to 2020

  ‘Mayor Pete’ joins 2020 Dem race as face of new generation

The 37-year-old Rhodes Scholar and Afghanistan war veteran has surged from a little-known local politician to a high-profile contender in the 2020 race. He grew up in South Bend and is in his second term as mayor.

Bernie Sanders quiets critics, becomes a 2020 front-runner

Less than two months into his second White House bid , no other declared candidate in the crowded Democratic field currently has amassed so many advantages: a $28 million war chest, a loyal and enthusiastic voter base and a set of clearly defined policy objectives.

  Gillibrand in 2020 Democratic race as full-fledged candidate

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s announcement came in a nearly three-minute video produced by her campaign and released early Sunday morning.

  Beto O’Rourke enters 2020 race attempting bipartisan appeal

Weeks of teasing an announcement are behind him, but O'Rourke now must prove whether the energy he brought to the Texas campaign will resonate on a much larger stage.

  Stacey Abrams says 2020 presidential run is ‘on the table’

Stacey Abrams tweeted Monday that a 2020 president run is "on the table".

  Hillary Clinton says she won’t run for president in 2020

Former secretary of state and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said unequivocally that she is not running for president following her failed run in 2016.

  Former Colorado Gov. Hickenlooper joins 2020 presidential race

John Hickenlooper is the second governor to enter the sprawling field and is trying to cast himself as a pragmatist who can also take on President Donald Trump.

  Trump rouses right with prediction of a big 2020 win

Trump rehashed his outsider campaign that overcame long odds and a crowded field of established politicians to claim the White House over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

  Bernie Sanders announces 2020 presidential run

The independent senator from Vermont has made a lasting impact on American politics.

  Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar the latest to join crowded 2020 Democrat field

Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota has drawn support from voters in urban, suburban and rural areas, including in dozens of counties Trump won in 2016

Growing group of Senate Democrats eye 2020 presidential race

As many as nine Senate Democrats could potentially run for higher office in the next election, including four who have already announced and one who may do so this weekend.

Warren proposes ‘ultra-millionaire tax’ as part of 2020 bid

The new tax plan released by the Massachusetts Democrat would impose a new 2 percent fee annually on American households' net worth greater than $50 million.

  2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

Possible Democratic candidates haven't hesitated to tangle with Trump. Sen. Sherrod Brown recalled that when Trump slammed him over the closure of a General Motors plant in his home state, he poked the president for seeking "an Ohio Democrat to blame" while the GOP held power in the state.

  'I am going to run’: Kirsten Gillibrand latest Democrat in 2020 field

Kirsten Gillibrand has already made plans to campaign in Iowa over the weekend, more than a year before the leadoff caucus state votes.

2020 Democratic primary set to intensify

While plans may change, the announcements are expected to come in waves, the first featuring a group of ambitious Senate Democrats including New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, California Sen. Kamala Harris and New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, who face pressure to join the race.

Former Obama housing chief Julian Castro joins 2020 campaign

Castro was San Antonio mayor for five years and was housing secretary during President Barack Obama’s second term.

  Elizabeth Warren takes big move toward 2020 presidential run

Warren burst onto the national scene a decade ago during the financial crisis with calls for greater consumer protections. She quickly became one of the party's more prominent liberals even as she sometimes fought with Obama administration officials over their response to the market turmoil.

  Democrats focus on voting rights ahead of 2020 primary

Multiple potential contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination are elevating the issue of voting rights as they prepare to launch campaigns. They're vowing to oppose Republican-backed efforts to require identification to vote, reinstate protections eliminated by a 2013 Supreme Court ruling

GOP’s Raffensperger wins runoff for Georgia elections chief

Republican Brad Raffensperger has been elected Georgia's new elections chief amid a debate over access to the polls and election security

  Early voting begins for runoffs

Early voting for runoffs started Monday in Georgia, with the secretary of state and public service commission offices at stake.

Walmart among companies requesting refund of campaign donations to Hyde-Smith

Some major companies are requesting their campaign donations back from GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith.

  2020 visions: Presidential potentials make power moves - yes, already

It's early, and the Democratic field is crowding with potential challengers to Trump.

  Speaker David Ralston: ‘It’s time for the rhetoric to be ratcheted down and for Georgia to move forward’

The race for the governor of Georgia continues with no official winner declared, yet.

Dogherty Co. wraps up ballot certification

Dougherty County had to have its ballot certification completed by Tuesday.

Federal judge makes ruling in lawsuit filed by Stacey Abrams’ campaign

A federal judge is requiring counties to count absentee ballots thrown out over a birth date issue. However, any provisional ballot or absentee ballot cast out of county will not count.

Federal judge blocks Sec. of State from certifying election until Friday

On Monday, a federal judge issued an order blocking the Georgia Secretary of State’s office from certifying state-wide election results until, at the earliest, Friday, November 16 at 5 p.m.

UPDATE: Abrams' campaign claims discovery of ballots not reported by state

The Federal Courts have issued a temporary restraining order against Dougherty County, stopping the certification of ballots.

  Hearing scheduled in Albany after Abrams' campaign files complaint against Dougherty County

Stacey Abrams' campaign is filing a complaint against Dougherty County following the Nov. 6 election, according to campaign officials.

  More voters show up for midterm election in Dougherty County

Georgia residents are still waiting to see who will be the next governor.

  What is a provisional ballot?

The Georgia Secretary of State’s office said hundreds of Southwest Georgians voted on a provisional ballot.