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Pressure among Dems for Biden's running mate pick
[NFA] Democratic presidential candidateJoe Biden is facing pressure from contending groups inside his party as he prepares to interview a shortlist of women for the most important hire of his political career: his running mate.
The Biden campaign is in crisis mode. Dozens of Black luminaries sat for a virtual meeting, trying to figure out how the campaign could woo Black male voters. Politico reports that callers urged Biden to deliver a positive message. "It’s not just about anti-Trump but what we’re going to do on our side.” Biden campaign insider Biden is under performing with black male voters. According to recent polling, he is also failing miserably to connect with Latinos.
Andrew Gillum was a Florida politician. He was once celebrated as a rising Democratic star. Rumors about his sexuality circulated when he was found drunk in a Miami Beach hotel with two men. One of the men was a notorious male prostitute who overdosed on crystal meth. In a chat with Tamron Hall Gillum came out as bisexual. Gillum said he did not have sex with either of the men in the hotel. He felt the worst about the rumors about infidelity to his wife, R. Jai Gillum.
[NFA] New U.S. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has agreed to testify before a U.S. House panel investigating whether service changes adopted in recent weeks have slowed mail deliveries, the committee said on Monday. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.
[NFA] U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday told his supporters in Texas that his administration "ended" an Obama-era rule intended to combat discriminatory housing practices and segregation in suburbs. Gavino Garay has more.
Posters of Kamala Harris have been up in Trichy, Tamil Nadu, days after she was nominated as the Vice Presidential nominee of the Democratic Party. The posters which wish her success have been put up in many parts of the town by locals. Kamala Harris’ grandfather PV Gopalan was born in this village said a local and that’s why people are now putting up posters to wish her success. Earlier the VP nominee’s niece had also put up pictures of Kamala Harris that were put up in Tamil Nadu. The posters read ‘PV Gopalan’s granddaughter is victorious’. Kamala Harris has been nominated as Democratic party’s Vice Presidential candidate and is the first woman of colour to be elected for the post. Kamala Harris’s mother was Indian and her father was Jamaican. During her maiden address as the VP candidate she reflected on her proud Indian heritage and recalled how her mother always wanted to instill in her a ‘love for good idli’. Watch the full video for all the details.
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On Tuesday, Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden named Kamala Harris his running mate. It's the first time since 2008 that a woman was named the Vice Presidential nominee on a major party ticket. In 2008, Alaska governor Sarah Palin was named John McCain's VP on the Republican party's ticket. Republicans quickly slammed the media for what they called "sexist" coverage of Palin. In an interview with Good Morning America, Palin reflected on how she was treated.
India-origin Kamala Harris is Joe Biden's V-P pick. Bengaluru burns over a communal post, 2 dead in police firing. AI pilot unions gun for DGCA chief's head after Kerala crash. And Sanjay Dutt is diagnosed with lung cancer, says report. All the news and updates for you in this editorji playlist
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