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 flooding in Michigan, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer warned residents it could get worse. While he said floods were already “devastating,” Whitmer said they were expected to rise. According to the HuffPost, more than 10,000 people were forced to evacuate their homes. The National Weather Service called it “catastrophic dam failures” at the Edenville Dam. Whitmer said: “It is a tough time to be sure, but we are going to get through this.”
President Donald Trump traveled on Thursday to the crucial U.S. election battleground state of Michigan to visit a Ford Motor Co plant amid tensions with its Democratic governor during the coronavirus pandemic, opting not to wear a protective face mask for the cameras. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Michigan Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib is in trouble in her home district. She is facing a difficult primary fight against legendary Michigan politician Brenda Jones. Tlaib is neck and neck with Jones. If Tlaib wins her primary she will face beloved Michigan businessman Alfred "Al" Lemmo. The Washington Times reports that Tlaib's reputation in her district has been cratering in recent weeks.
[NFA] State election officials face budget cuts after tax revenues plunged in the virus-stricken economy, with consequences that could undermine voters’ faith in the polls. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.
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