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Another day on Joe Biden’s damage control tour

Former Vice President Joe Biden has cultivated a wide network of support in South Carolina, whose first-in-the-South primary will provide critical test of candidates’ support among black voters. | Sean Rayford/Getty Images 2020 elections Even [...]

Booker jolts campaign by launching national tour

While Sen. Cory Booker has established an extensive early presidential state infrastructure, he’s posted modest fundraising numbers and is struggling to break out in early polls. | Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images Share on Facebook [...]

Trump’s border threats jam up Pence’s trade tour

President Donald Trump has doubled down on border security as his top priority, possibly getting in the way of his administration’s trade agenda. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo White House As the president told reporters that border [...]

Poor People’s Campaign to launch bus tour in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – The Poor People’s Campaign is launching a national bus tour of poverty-stricken areas to bring attention to what they call the “real crises” or “interlocking injustices” afflicting the country including [...]

The Latest: Defense officials tour sections of border wall

EL PASO, Texas (AP) – The Latest on Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan’s visit to the Southwest border (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Top defense officials have toured sections of the U.S.-Mexico border to see how the military [...]

Mike Pompeo’s European Union troublemaker tour

Mike Pompeo is heading for the EU’s eastern fringe — on a mission to make sure it’s looking west. That’s how senior administration officials present the secretary of state’s upcoming visits to Hungary, Slovakia and [...]

Dumplings, Figure Skating and Riot Gear: Xi Jinping’s New Year Tour

BEIJING — He cooked dumplings with families, made small talk with delivery workers and tried out riot gear with the police. President Xi Jinping of China sought to project an image as a strong and folksy leader during a two-day tour [...]

Pope Francis Makes ‘Historic’ Gulf Tour Amid Yemen Crisis and Christian Repression

Bishop Hinder said he had been unable to reach Yemen because of the war, but that working on specific cases “behind the curtain” sometimes yielded positive results. He added that a public statement by Francis on Yemen was possible, [...]

Warren flexes muscles with campaign kickoff tour

Since her New Year’s Eve exploratory launch, Sen. Elizabeth Warren held 15 campaign events organized by her campaign team, which itself was built out over a period of two years leading up to her announcement. | Scott Eisen/Getty Images 2020 [...]

Pompeo’s Anti-Iran Tour Faces Obstacles of a Fractious Middle East

He cited a number of factors: disputes between states like Saudi Arabia and Qatar, the inability to integrate Arab armies, the lack of any kind of united command structure and the fact that not all of the United States’ Arab allies [...]