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Politics Sep 03Biden meets Jacob Blake’s family to start Wisconsin trip
Biden believes he can use his trip Thursday for community leaders to find common ground. He plans a public discussion with business figures, civic leaders and law enforcement.
Politics Sep 03WATCH: In Kenosha, Biden tests his promise to unify the nation
Joe Biden told residents of Kenosha, Wisconsin, that recent turmoil following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, could help Americans confront centuries of systemic racism.
Politics Aug 26WATCH: Harris attends ‘Sister to Sister’ roundtable on Black women voter engagement
Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is expected to attend a "Sister to Sister" roundtable on voter engagement with Black women.
Politics Aug 17Democratic Party chair wants to end presidential caucuses
He told AP, the opening day of the DNC, that he plans to "use the bully pulpit as a former chair to make sure we continue the progress" of changes after the bitter 2016 primary fight between Hillary Clinton and…
Politics Aug 17Trump motivates Democrats to rally behind Biden, Harris
As Democrats gather virtually this week to nominate Joe Biden for the presidency, party leaders and activists across the political spectrum agree on one unifying force: their desire to defeat President Donald Trump.
Politics Aug 05AP source: Biden won’t go to Milwaukee for acceptance speech
Biden will not travel to Milwaukee to accept his party’s White House nomination because of concerns over the coronavirus.
Nation Jul 30WATCH: While eulogizing John Lewis, former President Barack Obama calls for action on voting rights
Former President Barack Obama has used Rep. John Lewis' funeral to issue a stark warning that the voting rights and equal opportunity the late civil rights icon championed are under increasing threats heading into the 2020 election.
Economy Jul 28WATCH: Biden says post-pandemic plan can fight racial economic inequality
Joe Biden has unveiled a plan to ensure that the nation's post-pandemic economic recovery is built around promoting racial equality and promising to drastically spur investment in Black-owned small businesses.
Nation Jul 27WATCH: Rep. John Lewis lies in state at the U.S. Capitol — Tuesday, July 28
Lewis was born to sharecroppers during Jim Crow segregation and was beaten by Alabama state troopers during the civil rights movement. He was awarded the Medal of Freedom by the nation's first Black president in 2011.
Nation Jul 27WATCH: Congressional leaders pay respects to Rep. John Lewis
Lewis' family has asked members of the public not to travel from across the country to pay their respects. Instead, they suggested people pay virtual tribute online using the hashtags #BelovedCommunity or #HumanDignity.