This year, at least four women, two African-Americans and one Latino have serious prospects for a 2020 bid.
Bill Barr's answer to Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., went viral after a BuzzFeed report said that Trump had directed his then-personal lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about an aborted plan to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.
The 52-year-old New York Democrat made the announcement Tuesday on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert."
Barr is expected to defend himself from questions about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe and his belief in a president's expansive authority.
William Barr, nominated by President Donald Trump to become U.S. attorney general, plans to recuse himself from a major antitrust case, according to people who spoke with him on Thursday, as he navigates possible conflicts of interest presented by about $37 million in assets he amassed as a private-sector lawyer.
The New York Democrat has gotten a mixed reaction on Wall Street, with some being hesitant to back her in what will likely be a protracted and expensive Democratic primary.
After flipping 40 House seats in November's midterm elections, Democrats have key parts of the signature legislative achievement of President Trump's administration in their crosshairs.
Trump — who has cast many of the asylum-seeking migrants fleeing violence in Central America as violent criminals — seized on the clash Monday as he pushes for Congress to fund his proposed border wall.
"The presidential election will demonstrate that the electoral power of women is strong in the Democratic party."
In Madison v. Alabama, the first death penalty case of the term, the high court will address the role of memory in capital punishment for the first time in its history.
In a letter to Trump, all Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee urged the president to pull Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination.
A lawyer for Kavanaugh's accuser, Christine Blasey Ford earlier in a letter to Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, had blasted the idea of having a prosecutor, instead of the committee's members, question her and Kavanaugh.
That Senate Judiciary Committee's vote on Kavanaugh is now scheduled for Sept. 20, following a 11-10 vote along party lines.
The opening minutes of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing include a dramatic call from Democratic senators to adjourn as committee Chairman Chuck Grassley struggles to maintain order.
Incumbents seeking re-election in Wisconsin, Michigan and Minnesota hold comfortable edges with a little more than three months before November's midterms, the NBC News/Marist polls found.
Trump holds a rally in Minnesota following days of defiance about his administration's policy of separating migrant children from their parents.
Senators have asked Carl Icahn and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to explain how an Icahn-owned refinery secured a valuable exemption from the nation's biofuels law.
Trump has strongly advocated supplying "firearms adept" teachers with guns to deter potential shooters.
Here's what we'll be watching for when President Trump marks the end of a year in office with his first formal State of the Union address.
The senators said the deal was a "blatant attempt to further Allergan's market monopoly" on its $1.5 billion eye drug, Restasis.