The Democrats have not shown their eagerness for innovation in this presidential cycle. The overwhelming Democratic primary support for Biden is a clear indication that a majority of Democratic voters who bothered to participate are not willing to dramatically change course. However, Biden cannot afford to isolate and alienate the more progressive wing of Democratic voters or voters who are concerned that this septuagenarian may need some critical assistance galvanizing Democratic voters and delivering a hybrid of Democratic policy needs and desires. It is imperative Biden choose someone with leadership experience who can explain to voters the values and ideals of the Democratic Party. … [Read more...] about Stacey Abrams Is the Only Vice Presidential Pick for Joe Biden. Here’s Why.
Sources close to Biden — who served eight years as vice president to Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaHow Obama just endorsed Trump The truth behind Biden's 'you ain't black' gaffe Trump's needless nastiness and cruelty will catch up with him MORE, the first black president — say the rash of racial incidents haven't gone unnoticed by Biden and his team, and will likely play a role in any decision making going forward. … [Read more...] about Police killing in Minneapolis puts new scrutiny on Biden pick
In particular, was her handling of a case involving Myon Burrell. The black teenager was accused of the 2002 shooting death of an 11-year-old girl. Klobuchar spotlighted the case to showcase her toughness on crime, but critics raised questions about whether Burrell was railroaded by police. The issue stuck with the senator on the campaign trail, with protesters forcing her to cancel a rally in suburban Minneapolis days before Super Tuesday. … [Read more...] about African-American activists escalating efforts to persuade Biden not to pick Klobuchar for VP
“I think right now, Trump is losing,” says Schmidt. Reines chimes in: “For those who wanted to make things better, this is a failed experiment and amateur hour is over. Forty million Americans are out of a job. How the hell does a president get reelected?” … [Read more...] about How To Screw Up a Vice Presidential Pick
Sen. Catherine Cortez MastoCatherine Marie Cortez MastoCortez Masto says she's not interested in being Biden VP The Memo: Activists press Biden on VP choice Demings says she's on Biden's VP short list MORE (D-Nev.) announced Thursday that she has pulled out of consideration to be presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden campaign cancels fundraiser with Mueller prosecutor Twitter joins Democrats to boost mail-in voting — here's why The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - George Floyd's death sparks protests, National Guard activation MORE’s vice president. … [Read more...] about Cortez Masto says she’s not interested in being Biden VP