Tag: democratic presidential primary

Clean Water Is a ‘Right’: Kamala Harris Promotes Bill Ensuring Water Safety in Every Community

Photo: Justin Sullivan (Getty) Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris is proposing a law to safeguard access to clean water for everyone, including minority communities like those in Flint, Mich., most at-risk for being without. “Every American has the right to clean water, period,” the California Democrat said in announcing the Water Justice Act, The Hill […]

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Money Moves: Elizabeth Warren Touts Plan to Increase Pay for Black and Brown Women

Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) embraces a supporter at a campaign event, July 2, 2019, in Las Vegas.Photo: John Locher (Associated Press) Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth “I have a plan for that” Warren pledged Friday to help close the pay gap suffered by women of color, especially by women who are black or […]

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Kamala Harris Now Tied for 3rd With Elizabeth Warren in Polls Behind Two Old White Men

Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) The battle for third place among Democratic presidential candidates is heating up after a stellar showing during the debates. California Sen. Kamala Harris is now tied for third with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) behind former Vice President Joe Biden and America’s favorite H&R Block tax consultant, Bernie Sanders. After the […]

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Biden Defends Record on Race Before a Black Audience at Rainbow-PUSH Convention

Former Vice President Joe Biden sits with the Rev. Jesse Jackson at Jackson’s Rainbow PUSH Coalition annual convention in Chicago, June 28, 2019, one day after Biden took a big hit on racial issues during the second night of the Democratic presidential primary debates.Photo: Scott Olson (Getty) A day after getting spanked on the issue […]

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Kamala Harris Goes for Joe Biden’s Jugular on Issue of Race During 2nd Night of Democratic Debates

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) and former Vice President Joe Biden flank Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), during the second night of the Democratic presidential primary debate June 27, 2019, in Miami.Photo: Wilfredo Lee (Associated Press) U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) came for Vice President Joe Biden’s neck Thursday night over his lack of support for federally […]

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In First Debate, Democrats Say They’re All for Change, but Argue Over How Far to Go and at What Cost

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio), former housing secretary Julian Castro, Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.), Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), and former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke take part in the first night of the Democratic presidential debate, June 26, 2019, in Miami.Photo: Joe Raedle (Getty Images) In the Democrats’ first presidential […]

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For Many Black Voters, Beating ‘The Donald’ in 2020 Trumps Race, Gender or More-Progressive Concerns

In this November 2004 photo, black voters cast ballots in the Bush-Kerry presidential race. Looking forward to the 2020 presidential race, reports have black voters focused on ousting Donald Trump rather than making any other statement involving race or gender with their votes.Photo: Mike Simons (Getty) When it comes to looking ahead to the 2020 […]

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