Tom Steyer

Steyer courts voters that Biden needs for decisive SC win

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden’s political future depends on convincing South Carolina’s black voters to rally behind...
17:29 27 February 2022

‘Why would I get out?’: Democrats brush off calls to quit

CHICAGO (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ ascendance in the Democratic presidential primary has brought louder calls for some of hi...
0:13 25 February 2022

Democrats avoid immigration specifics ahead of Nevada vote

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As a diverse crowd filled a college student union this week, they swapped stories of seeking refuge in ...
21:30 21 February 2022

In S Carolina, Sanders may get boost from billionaire Steyer

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Billionaires are the consistent villains in Bernie Sanders’ campaign narrative. He rails agains...
20:42 19 February 2022

Steyer cites ‘racist’ Bloomberg tactics in Super Tuesday ad

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In a billionaire-to-billionaire media matchup, Tom Steyer is taking on Mike Bloomberg in a multimi...
19:21 19 February 2022

Steyer foundation mulling SC investments - after the primary

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Ahead of this month’s crucial South Carolina primary, the wife of presidential candidate Tom Steyer that the foundation she runs is i...
22:24 16 February 2022

In interview, Klobuchar, Steyer can’t name Mexican president

Democratic presidential hopefuls Amy Klobuchar and Tom Steyer were stumped when asked during a televised interview in Nevada to name the Mexican presi...
21:30 14 February 2022

Steyer’s wife moves to S. Carolina for rest of 2020 campaign

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Illustrating the focus Tom Steyer's presidential campaign is putting on South Carolina, the Democrat's wife has stepped down from her...
23:15 11 February 2022

With Democrats in New Hampshire, Steyer has SC to himself

WINNSBORO, S.C. — With the Democratic presidential field focused on New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary Tuesday, billionaire Tom Steyer has So...
23:38 10 February 2022

Black lawmakers demand Biden disavow surrogate’s comments

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Black lawmakers in South Carolina are calling on former Vice President Joe Biden to disavow statements from a longtime friend and cam...
20:45 5 February 2022

Buttigieg endorsed by major California, Nevada LGBTQ group

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has won the backing of Equality California, one of the nation's largest LGBTQ membership organization...
11:01 30 January 2022

Woman behind ‘fired up’ Obama campaign chant backs Steyer

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina woman credited with popularizing a memorable slogan and chant that epitomized the 2008 presidential campaign of th...
21:24 27 January 2022

Steyer aims criminal justice plan at taking on racial bias

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer is proposing a criminal justice reform plan that would reduce the costs of incarceration...
21:23 23 January 2022

Democrats navigate sensitive gender politics as voting nears

DES MOINES, Iowa — Democratic presidential candidates spent the weekend grappling with how to address questions surrounding sexism and gender bias as ...
2:51 20 January 2022

Buttigieg trying now to make it to SC for MLK Day events

FLORENCE, S.C. — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, who has been criticized for his slow outreach to blacks and other minorities, is tr...
19:21 18 January 2022

Steyer, buoyed by polling, makes campaign swing in Nevada

LAS VEGAS — Driving on any freeway in Las Vegas, you’re likely to see Tom Steyer’s face. Turn on the radio, you might hear his voice. Turn on the tele...
5:29 17 January 2022

Key takeaways from Democratic presidential debate in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa — Some key takeaways from Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate in Des Moines, the final forum before the Iowa caucuses:
4:21 15 January 2022

Can cash buy the Dem nomination? Two billionaires are trying

WASHINGTON — Billionaires Michael Bloomberg and Tom Steyer are testing an unproven theory in the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination: t...
22:58 10 January 2022

How tensions with Iran could reshape Democratic primary

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential candidates have spent the past year in a largely polite debate over domestic issues such as whether private healt...
22:51 8 January 2022

The Latest: Democratic debaters tackle China, Israel policy

LOS ANGELES — The Latest on the Democratic presidential debate (all times local):
2:28 20 December 2021

Bloomberg won’t disclose finances until after Iowa caucuses

WASHINGTON — Billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg won't have to file a mandatory financial disclosure until after Iowa's first-in-the-n...
18:13 17 December 2021

Democrats threaten to boycott next debate over labor dispute

WASHINGTON — All seven Democratic presidential candidates who qualified for next week's debate threatened on Friday to skip the event if an ongoing la...
22:48 13 December 2021

AP Interview: Steyer’s fortune fuels underdog 2020 campaign

BLUFFTON, S.C. — Tom Steyer says it’s “not possible” to buy the Democratic presidential nomination.
14:47 17 November 2021

10 Democrats qualify for next week’s presidential debate

ATLANTA — Ten Democratic presidential candidates have qualified for next Wednesday’s debate in Georgia, giving voters a smaller lineup on stage to con...
20:54 14 November 2021

AP Exclusive: Steyer aide offered money for endorsements

DES MOINES, Iowa — A top aide to Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer in Iowa has privately offered campaign contributions to local politician...
17:36 7 November 2021

Steyer aide resigns after access of Harris’ volunteer data

COLUMBIA, S.C. — An aide to Democrat Tom Steyer in South Carolina resigned after accessing volunteer data collected by rival Kamala Harris, the billio...
6:04 5 November 2021