The exchange resurfaced recently one of Biden’s closest friends and a co-chair of his vice presidential vetting committee, former Connecticut Sen. Chris Dodd, still harbors concerns about the debate and that Harris hadn’t expressed regret. The comments attributed to Dodd and first reported by Politico drew condemnation, especially from influential Democratic women who said Harris was being held to a standard that wouldn’t apply to a man running for president. … [Read more...] about Joe Biden Names Sen. Kamala Harris As Pick For Vice President
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"When the NYT calls Kamala a 'pragmatic moderate,' do they mean she's 'moderate' because she can't make up her mind on 'medicare for all,' and she's 'pragmatic' because she makes up her mind based on political expediency?" queried Washington Examiner columnist Tim Carney rhetorically. … [Read more...] about Conservatives react to Harris as Biden running mate, blast NY Times for ‘pragmatic moderate’ descriptor
However, mark my words, while Democrats may be able to bury that hatchet, the Trump campaign will make sure the Biden-Harris divisions are front and center. Video of Harris attacking Biden for opposing forced busing as a means to integrating schools in the 1970s will play over and over and over -- until November. And President Donald Trump will continue to say, as he did just after the announcement, that Harris was "nasty" and "disrespectful" to Biden. … [Read more...] about Picking Kamala Harris makes history, but will it make a difference in November?
Harris joins Biden at a moment of unprecedented national crisis. The coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of more than 160,000 people in the U.S., far more than the toll experienced in other countries. Business closures and disruptions resulting from the pandemic have caused severe economic problems. Unrest, meanwhile, has emerged across the country as Americans protest racism and police brutality. … [Read more...] about Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman