Kathleen Ronayne, The Associated Press

Kathleen Ronayne

The Associated Press

Sacramento, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Kathleen:

Harris draws on her past as US faces reckoning on police

When Kamala Harris won her first election for San Francisco district attorney in 2003, the office's relationship with the city police force was in tatters. She promised to rebuild trust, but the goodwill didn't last. Three months after Harris took office, a young city police officer was shot and killed. Harris quickly said she wouldn't seek the death penalty for his killer, instead opting for… → Read More

Climate change largely missing from 2020 presidential campaigns as fires rage in the US

Historic wildfires are sweeping across the nation’s West Coast, but you wouldn’t know it from the presidential campaign. For President Donald Trump, the historic wildfires ravaging Democratic strongholds on the West Coast are presenting another crisis at a time when he can ill afford one. → Read More

Trump, struggling to define Biden, steps up Harris attacks

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump barely mentioned Tim Kaine when he was the Democratic vice presidential nominee in 2016. But four years later, the president has plenty to say about Kamala... → Read More

Climate change largely missing from campaigns as fires rage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Historic fires are raging across the western United States ahead of what scientists say is the typical peak of wildfire season. Hurricane Laura devastated parts of the Gulf Coast last month, while swaths of Iowa are recovering from a derecho that brought hurricane force winds to the Midwest. The streak of disasters has left millions of Americans reeling. → Read More

Biden, Trump spar over economy as Labor Day signals unofficial start of fall presidential campaign

Joe Biden and President Trump spent Monday diminishing each other’s credentials on the economy and understanding of the American worker as the presidential campaign entered its final, post-Labor Day stretch. → Read More

Harris meets Blakes, Trump goes on attack in Labor Day blitz

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris met the family of a Wisconsin man shot by police last month to kick off her Labor Day visit to a critical swing state, while President Donald Trump assailed the Democratic ticket and tried to put the halting economic recovery under the best light. Harris gathered with Jacob Blake's father, two sisters and members of his legal… → Read More

Harris meets Blakes, Trump goes on attack in Labor Day blitz

Kamala Harris met the family of Jacob Blake during her Labor Day visit to Wisconsin while Pres. Donald Trump assailed the Democratic ticket. → Read More

Kamala Harris meets with Jacob Blake's family in Kenosha

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris met the family of a Wisconsin man shot by police last month to kick off her Labor Day visit to a critical swing state → Read More

Harris meets Blakes, Trump goes on attack in Labor Day blitz

MILWAUKEE — Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris met the family of a Wisconsin man shot by police last month to kick off her Labor Day visit to a critical swing state while President Donald Trump assailed the Democratic ticket and put the halting economic recovery under the best light.Harris gathered with Jacob Blake's father, two sisters and members of his legal team at the… → Read More

In Labor Day blur, Harris meets Blake family; Trump steps up

Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris met the family of a Wisconsin man shot by police last month to kick off her Labor Day visit to a → Read More

Labor Day bringing Biden to Pa., Harris and Pence to Wis.

WILMINGTON, Del. — Democratic candidate Joe Biden is collecting a trio of Labor Day endorsements from organized labor while running mate Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence are set to campaign in Wisconsin as the 2020 presidential race, disrupted for months by the pandemic, enters its final phase.Biden was heading Monday to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for an AFL-CIO virtual town hall with… → Read More

Labor Day bringing Biden to Pa., Harris and Pence to Wis.

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Democratic candidate Joe Biden is collecting a trio of Labor Day endorsements from organized labor while running mate Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence are set to campaign in Wisconsin as the 2020 presidential race, disrupted for months by the pandemic, enters its final phase. Biden was heading Monday to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for an AFL-CIO virtual town hall… → Read More

Labor Day bringing Biden to Pa., Harris and Pence to Wis.

The 2020 presidential race is entering its final phase → Read More

Harris' mostly virtual campaign to get Wisconsin road test

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Kamala Harris told a friendly crowd of Hollywood donors on Thursday they'd be surprised by how many states she's visiting daily, → Read More

Harris' mostly virtual campaign to get Wisconsin road test

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Kamala Harris told a friendly crowd of Hollywood donors on Thursday they'd be surprised by how many states she's visiting daily, if only virtually.Earlier in the week, she'd campaigned before supporters in Minnesota, California and Connecticut, and she was greeting Missouri donors next.Harris hasn't been on a plane in more than a month. Three weeks after joining Joe Biden as… → Read More

Kamala Harris’ mostly virtual campaign to get Wisconsin road test

Kamala Harris told a friendly crowd of Hollywood donors on Thursday they'd be surprised by how many states she's visiting daily, if only virtually. → Read More

Harris' mostly virtual campaign to get Wisconsin road test

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kamala Harris told a friendly crowd of Hollywood donors on Thursday they'd be surprised by how many states she's visiting daily, if only virtually. Earlier in the week, she'd campaigned before supporters in Minnesota, California and Connecticut, and she was greeting Missouri donors next. Harris hasn't been on a plane in more than a month. → Read More

Biden, Harris step up Trump attacks before convention speech

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris stepped up their criticism of President Donald Trump on Thursday, saying he’s rooting for violence amid unrest in Wisconsin and blasting him for a lack of leadership on the coronavirus pandemic, hours before Trump’s planned address on the final night of the Republican National Convention. → Read More

Democratic National Convention viewers adjust to virtual convention

They are at home watching on TV and computer screens, or passing around clips of the highlights the day after. Some were in their cars at drive-in movie-style viewing stations Democrats set up in a few states. Some have tried for a social experience by jumping on a Zoom watch party. → Read More

Democratic National Convention viewers adjust to virtual convention

They are at home watching on TV and computer screens, or passing around clips of the highlights the day after. Some were in their cars at drive-in movie-style viewing stations Democrats set up in a few states. Some have tried for a social experience by jumping on a Zoom watch party. → Read More