Representative Karen Bass speaks at a House Judiciary Committee meeting on Capitol Hill in Washington. File/ Tribune News Service
Kamala Harris was conflicted. The California senator needed a big splash in the first Democratic presidential debate, and her main rival, front-runner Joe Biden, seemed to have teed up a perfect opportunity.
Democrats around Joe Biden are angling to provide alternatives to Kamala Harris as his running mate, long seen as the front-runner for the post, as his vice presidential selection process enters its final stage.
Joe Biden has pledged to announce his long-awaited pick for running mate by the end of next week. During a press conference on Tuesday, the former VP said, “I’m going to have a choice in the first week in August,” promising to let reporters “know when I do.”
Vaccines are the shot in the arm we all need, literally and figuratively. The real danger is that even as vaccines bring hope to some, they become another brick in the wall of inequality between the worlds of haves and have-nots.
The digital sleuths take to their computers in the moments when they can peel away from their real-world responsibilities — jobs, school, families — with a singular mission: finding the rioters who brought violence to the nation’s capital last week.
Kim Jong Un has rolled out a lot of new missiles in recent months, including at least one more last week. The next step is for him to fire them into the air to get President-elect Joe Biden’s attention. The North Korean leader paraded a new submarine-launched