"Joe really knows what he wants in a vice president certainly because he's been there and he knows how important it is that the person he -- the woman he chooses will have the same values and the same values as to how to govern this country. So that's what he's looking for. I'm thrilled that he chose a woman, and so I'm looking forward to see who he chooses," Jill Biden said Tuesday on NBC's "Today." … [Read more...] about Jill Biden plays an influential role in her husband’s search for a running mate
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What Cheney is betting on is that in the wake of a convincing Trump defeat this fall -- one that could also cost Republicans their Senate majority and put them further into the House minority -- that there will be a reckoning within the GOP about what Trump (and Trumpism) meant, and a conclusion among a decent-sized chunk of Republicans that another direction is necessary. … [Read more...] about Why today’s fight among House Republicans *actually* matters
The President's National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorder remains a historical and intellectual jewel of the era, the artifact of a generation that, despite its immense flaws and inequalities, proved courageous enough to identify squarely the tortured relationship between race and democracy while outlining concrete demands and solutions for a way forward. … [Read more...] about One of today’s ‘wokest’ moments happened in 1968
Brandewie also said that Cornyn was referring to a tweet from the former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration Scott Gottlieb, who wrote on Thursday that the "data clearly shows [children are] less likely to become infected and less likely to transmit infection." … [Read more...] about Fact check: What role do kids play in spreading the coronavirus?
When I moved to New York, I had bought this book called “The African-American Century” [by Cornel West and Henry Louis Gates]. It chronicles monumental figures throughout time. She had a chapter, and that was when I learned why she was such a historical figure and significant individual. I did not know that she had run for president. I’m talking, we’re standing maybe right on the heels of an Obama campaign bid. And so I was like, “There was a Black woman who ran for president? And she did it in the ’70s?” That even sounded crazier. And then I did more of a dive. I read a lot of her speeches, and I watched her documentary, “[Chisholm ’72:] Unbought & Unbossed.” … [Read more...] about Listen: Uzo Aduba on Playing Political Pioneer Shirley Chisholm in “Mrs. America”