"Why would we want to expose U.S. investors to the possibility of being defrauded by one country?," Sen. Chris Van Hollen asks.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, the senators said a commodity purchasing program that was part of a $12 billion aid package last year included contracts with Smithfield Foods, a subsidiary of China's WH Group, and JBS USA, owned by Brazil's JBS SA. The USDA terminated a $240,000 purchase contract with Smithfield Foods at the company's request last year...
More Americans say they are likely to oppose rather than support President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election because of his handling of health care, according to a new ABC/Washington Post poll.
Obama is unlikely to endorse him or anyone else until candidates have a chance to make their cases directly to the voters, a source familiar with the former president's thinking told CNBC.
The first primary isn't until February, but there's no shortage of Democratic contenders hoping to take on President Trump in 2020.
Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Yang and other proponents of forgiving student debt argue it will jolt the economy. But it may not benefit who you think.
The Harvard-educated Marine veteran is emphasizing jobs, climate change and national security as core issues he'll address in his run for the White House.
Nearly every candidate support federal legalization of recreational marijuana and many call for expunging federal charges for those prosecuted.
Mindich's support would be a boost for Biden, who has yet to announce whether he is running and faces doubts from other top Democratic financiers.
In front of a Pennsylvania crowd, Sanders made his case for a government-run health-care plan and responded to criticism that it would end private insurance.
More than a dozen Democratic senators introduced a bill on Thursday to overhaul the popular but challenged Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.
The Sanders plan, similar to his 2017 proposal that languished in the Senate, would largely eliminate private insurance and shift all Americans into a Medicare- based government-run healthcare plan that Republicans have criticized as too costly and radical. The bill has 14 Democratic co-sponsors in the Senate, including four of his presidential rivals-...
Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced a new "Medicare for All" bill that would create a government-run system to cover all Americans.
"I've put out eleven years of my tax returns because no one should ever have to guess who their elected officials are working for. Doing this should be law," Warren said.
Most voters want Trump to release his tax returns — or support Democratic efforts to get the documents if the president refuses to share them.
Nearly all of the 15-plus Democrats who have launched 2020 campaigns have showed up to the civil rights organization's annual conference.
"I think everybody should," Graham said. "That's just my view, it'd be good for the country."
Democrats are trying to put pressure on Trump over his disaster response to Puerto Rico, while the GOP wants to make Democrats vulnerable in 2020 swing states.
The investment, though legal, raises questions about whether she will profit from an industry she has played a role in regulating as a senator, and which she could influence as president.
Booker's connections to wealthy and influential donors could give his campaign an advantage over Democratic primary rivals who don't have similar relationships with players in the business world.