Biden, Harris Left Off First Sample Ballot In South Carolina
State News
Biden, Harris Left Off First Sample Ballot In South Carolina
2020-09-04 15:31:58
by Dan McCue

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate Kamala Harris have been added to sample ballots in South Carolina after initially being left off the voter education pieces. The sample ballots were made public Thursday, and... Read More

Harris Mask Mandate Would Reinforce What 'Responsible People' Should Do
Political News
Harris Mask Mandate Would Reinforce What 'Responsible People' Should Do
2020-08-28 17:42:16
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris said Friday that a nationwide mask mandate she and running mate Joe Biden have called for would simply reinforce the behavior of "responsible people who love our neighbors." "We have to... Read More

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Respond to Trump’s Attacks Before the Republican Convention
2020 Elections
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris Respond to Trump’s Attacks Before the Republican Convention

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden, girding for a week of attacks at the Republican National Convention, previewed his response Sunday by laughing off questions about his mental acuity, denying he supported defunding the police, and leaping to defend his running mate,... Read More

Democrats Pound Their Message: To Oust Trump, You Must Vote
2020 Elections
Democrats Pound Their Message: To Oust Trump, You Must Vote

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama warned that American democracy could falter if President Donald Trump is reelected, a stunning rebuke of his successor that was echoed by Kamala Harris at the Democratic Convention as she embraced her historic role as the... Read More

The Democratic National Convention Has Gone Virtual. Here’s How to Watch
2020 Elections
The Democratic National Convention Has Gone Virtual. Here’s How to Watch

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez had predicted Milwaukee would be the place to be this summer. “Don’t forget, folks, 490 days and this place will be hopping,” Perez said last year at a news conference announcing the city would... Read More

Kamala Harris’ Eligibility Is ‘Case Closed,’ Trump Adviser Says
2020 Elections
Kamala Harris’ Eligibility Is ‘Case Closed,’ Trump Adviser Says

President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign officials backed away from questioning Kamala Harris’ eligibility for national office, describing the issue as a non-starter and “case closed.” The president raised the matter twice last week in news conferences and offered praise for... Read More

Delaware Thrust Into Unlikely Starring Role in 2020 Campaign
State News
Delaware Thrust Into Unlikely Starring Role in 2020 Campaign

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Delaware isn't a swing state. It has three electoral votes. Driving its entire length, from Pennsylvania to Maryland, takes only a little more than an hour and a half. But the state has an unexpected starring... Read More

Heeding Mom, Tennessee Lawmaker Helped Women Gain the Vote
Civil Rights
Heeding Mom, Tennessee Lawmaker Helped Women Gain the Vote

One hundred years ago this month, women in the United States were guaranteed the right to vote with ratification of the 19th Amendment — secured by a 24-year-old Tennessee legislator's decisive vote, cast at the bidding of his mother. Harry... Read More

‘Juneteenth National Independence Day Act’ Would Make June 19 Federal Holiday
In The News
‘Juneteenth National Independence Day Act’ Would Make June 19 Federal Holiday
2020-06-19 18:38:02
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON - New legislation would commemorate June 19 as a federal holiday 155 years after Major Gen. Gordon Granger issued the order signifying the end of slavery in the United States. In accordance with the Emancipation Proclamation, in 1865 Granger... Read More

Lawmakers Dust Off Old Proposals on Police Overhauls
Congress
Lawmakers Dust Off Old Proposals on Police Overhauls

WASHINGTON — The policy ideas Democratic members of Congress will propose this month to address deadly police force have been around for years, but so has the opposition from law enforcement advocacy groups and the lawmakers who support them. Rep.... Read More

Biden Campaign Asks Vice Presidential Contenders for References
Political News
Biden Campaign Asks Vice Presidential Contenders for References

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden’s campaign is asking some potential vice presidential candidates to submit references, as the presumptive Democratic nominee’s team begins the formal vetting process, according to two people with knowledge of the process. Some of the contenders, most... Read More

Biden Chooses Vetting Team as Running Mate Search Ramps Up
2020 Elections
Biden Chooses Vetting Team as Running Mate Search Ramps Up

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Thursday named a panel of supporters to vet his running mate. With the presidential campaign largely on hold because of the coronavirus crisis, a significant amount of attention is focused on whom Biden... Read More

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