Others in Biden’s orbit, including former Sen. Chris Dodd, a member of Joe Biden’s vice presidential search committee, were reportedly resistant to Harris even in the final days of the hunt for a running mate. One donor told Politico that Dodd felt Harris had “no remorse” for the broadside on busing, and that he was pushing for a running mate whose loyalty—and, critics surmised, submission—wouldn’t be in question. … [Read more...] about How Beau Biden’s Memory Played a Key Role in Kamala Pick
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“Short of personal friendship with Dr. [Jill] Biden, there is no bigger credit that you can have with the vice president than a relationship with Beau,” said one source close to the Bidens, who told The Daily Beast that the family, marked by tragedy and incredibly tight-knit after decades in the public eye, would naturally hold anyone with Beau’s stamp of approval in the highest esteem. “He was the heir.” … [Read more...] about Kamala Harris Was in Biden Circle of Trust. Then Came Debate Night.
Some saw the police debate as an extension of a larger culture clash at the agency between board directors who represent the urban core and their counterparts in the suburbs. Generally, city-dwelling board members embrace progressive policies, including a version of public safety that has social workers responding to homelessness and drug use, instead of police officers. Suburban directors tend to be more conservative, serving a constituency that complains more loudly about crime on the system. … [Read more...] about Policing debates, more than vanished ridership, could shape BART board elections
I think Barreto does come into play here, but suspect it will be Chad Pinder who winds up with some outfield time while Laureano is out. Mark Canha, who did a terrific job in center, probably will fill in for Laureano, and Pinder will get some time on the corners — and against a left-handed starter, Barreto could be at second if Pinder is in the outfield. Against right-handers, Kemp probably sticks at second base. DH is a spot we could see a lot of options, especially if Khris Davis is in primarily against lefties and with favorable matchups against some right-handers. … [Read more...] about A’s mailbag: Ramón Laureano brawl fallout? How long is Sean Manaea’s leash?
“We are all in this together,” James said in a statement. "This is exactly why we created More Than a Vote. A lot of us now working together and here for every team who wants to follow the Dodgers lead and turn their stadium into a safer place for voting.” … [Read more...] about Dodger Stadium vote center planned for presidential election