Gavin Newsom, Kamala Harris, Nancy Pelosi get Democratic convention speaking slots

Harris’ spot does not mean the former San Francisco district attorney is no longer under consideration as Biden’s running mate, though the vice presidential pick is scheduled to speak Wednesday. Many of the top choices on Biden’s list are slated to speak throughout the week, and any of them could have their time slots changed […]

Despite Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Apology, Chicago Lawmakers Introduce Recall Bill

In Wednesday’s 40-minute address before a special City Council session, Emanuel said the police force needs “complete and total reform” and vowed to win back the public’s trust. “I’m the mayor. I own it. I take responsibility for what happened because it happened on my watch,” he said, adding, “If we’re going to fix it, […]

Kamala Harris, Biden’s running mate, spent career breaking barriers

Shortly after she took office, Harris announced she would not seek the death penalty against a suspect accused of killing a police officer. Speaking at his funeral, Harris’ future colleague, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, called for the death penalty. The dispute opened a rift between Harris and some police leaders, but she would mend those fences […]

The history of the women nominated for vice president

Next week at the Democratic National Convention, Harris will become the third woman to accept the nomination for vice president of a major party. In 2008, then-Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was the Republican vice presidential nominee, and in 1984, then-Rep. Geraldine Ferraro of New York, a Democrat, was the first woman to be on a […]

Man, 51, who was shot by Secret Service outside the White House was UNARMED say sources – as officials claim he adopted ‘shooter’s stance’ and shouted at agents ‘I’m going to kill you’

‘The world has been a dangerous place. Very dangerous place and it will continue, I guess, for a period of time. I feel very safe with Secret Service, they are fantastic people. They are the best of the best and they are highly trained,’ he added.

The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Facebook – Trump to Democratic negotiators: ‘They know my phone number’

After days of chatter centered around unilateral action, President TrumpDonald John TrumpTeachers union launches 0K ad buy calling for education funding in relief bill FDA head pledges ‘we will not cut corners’ on coronavirus vaccine Let our values drive COVID-19 liability protection MORE directly inserted himself into the public back-and-forth with Democrats on Monday, tweeting […]

How Kamala Harris found the political identity that had eluded her

WINNING OVER FLOYD LAWYER, PAST DOUBTERS Her background in law enforcement had been seen as a vulnerability early in the race for the party’s nomination. But her work of late has impressed some past doubters who say she did not do enough to investigate police shootings and too often sided with prosecutors in wrongful conviction […]

Michael Moore Predicts Trump Wins In 2020 If Dems Run Politician Against Him

“We have to run a beloved American. Obama became beloved the night of that convention and he was beloved from that moment on. It’s gotta be like a Michelle Obama or a Sully Sullenberger. Why aren’t we thinking along the lines of ‘who can defeat him?’ We will lose in 2020.”

NEWSMAKER-How Kamala Harris found the political identity that had eluded her

SHORING UP While advocating for social justice publicly, Harris was also working to shore up her relationship with Biden. The two had long been friendly because of Harris’ friendship with Biden’s late son, Beau Biden, who served as Delaware’s attorney general and worked with Harris when she held the same position for her state.

Bodyweight has alarming impact on brain function, reveals study

Dr Amen added, “One of the most important lessons we have learned through 30 years of performing functional brain imaging studies is that brains can be improved when you put them in a healing environment by adopting brain-healthy habits, such as a healthy calorie-smart diet and regular exercise.”