Why Julian Castro may have made a mistake in targeting Joe Biden
Friday, 13 September 2019 The divisions between the candidates were impossible to miss on some issues. Over the course of nearly three hours, perhaps the most notable differences came between the top three contenders at center stage: national frontrunner Joe Biden and senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. CBS News chief Washington correspondent Major Garrett joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the debate.
After Julian Castro questioned Joe Biden’s fitness for office, fellow 2020 democratic presidential candidates including Elizabeth Warren and Beto O’Rourke are standing up for the former Vice President.
Joe Biden is against the legalization of marijuana. However, Se. Ed Markey says Biden may not be able to prevent it. Markey said if Democrats reclaim the senate and White House they would “move very quickly” to legalize marijuana. Markey said Democrats are positioned to advance marijuana reform as soon as they have a majority in both chambers of Congress. Biden remains opposed to adult-use legalization. “From my perspective, this is another issue that’s just right there on the ballot in November.”
[NFA] Robert Unanue, the CEO of the Hispanic staple food maker Goya Foods, praised President Donald Trump on Thursday at the White House which swiftly led to backlash on Twitter. Colette Luke has more.
Willie Nelson will take part in a fundraiser for Joe Biden. He'll join Robert Earl Keen at a Monday night virtual fundraiser to support Biden's presidential bid. Guests at the event will include Julián Castro and former Congressman Beto O'Rourke. The tickets range from $250 to $100,000.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday blasted President Donald Trump's response to U.S. protests over racism and police misconduct, vowing to try to heal the country's racial divide and not "fan the flames of hate." Lisa Bernhard has more.
On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders sent Joe Biden and the DNC a 110 page documentary policy document. The document includes 14 pages of climate proposals. The recommendations still leave Biden and national Democrats with no plan to phase out U.S. fossil fuel production. Sanders attempt to "address fossil energy production were ... woefully insufficient.” Collin Rees, a campaigner with Oil Change International, told Earther.
In March, Bernie Sanders lost his second bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. According to the NY Times the George Floyd protests and their cultural repercussions, may have destroyed Sanders entire case for a socialist America. The paper posits that this summer he may lose his battle for the future of the left, his legacy gone up in smoke. Cultural battles, pro business and pro Wall Street programs have over shadowed Sanders "millionaires and billionaires are evil" narrative.
Joe Biden has not selected a vice president for his 2020 campaign. He pledged to chose a woman for his ticket. Elizabeth Warren is campaigning hard to be Biden's running mate. But, a new poll of Democratic voters could be bad news for the senator. According to Fox News 19% found her to be a “not acceptable” choice, the highest negative rating of any of the 11 candidates listed. Her negative views rose among white voters.
Elizabeth Warren wants to be Joe Biden Vice President pick. She's shamelessly campaigning for the spot while the country is struggling with a race war, record unemployment, and a global health crisis. More than 100 liberal activists and celebrities sent a letter to Joe Biden, urging him to choose Warren as his VP. They argued that she would be the best running mate pick to unite the party.
Here are some of the nearly dozen candidates who are likely under consideration, as former Vice President Joe Biden faces fresh calls to choose a black woman as his running mate. Lisa Bernhard reports.
Joe Biden has started the vetting process to choose a running mate for the Democratic ticket. Reuters reports the process expected to wrap up by July. Who are some of the names on the list? Senator Kamala Harris Senator Amy Klobuchar Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer Senator Elizabeth Warren Former Georgia House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams
During the primary Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden fought over "Medicare for All." Biden was against it while Warren was "all-in" for it. She even told Biden that if he was against it he was "running in the wrong presidential primary.” Now, according to Politico, Warren is running for Vice President and she's singing a different tune about "Medicare for All." In a speech this week at the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics she said it was not the right time for Medicare for All.
President Trump recently said he believed that Ukraine was responsible for hacking the 2016 election. Former administration officials told The NY Times that they warned the president about that theory...
A new CBS News Battleground Tracker finds former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Bernie Sanders have the strongest support from African American Democrats... CBS News Also reported by •Reuters •Politico
Long-simmering health care policy disputes between Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, and Elizabeth Warren exploded into the open during Thursday night's Democratic... FOXNews.com Also reported by •CBS News •Reuters