Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden (L) walks in the Independence, Iowa July 4th parade, while Sen. Kamala Harris greets local residents during the West Des Moines Democrats' annual picnic July 3.
Still she rises. Rep. Ilhan Omar, the freshmen congresswoman who had been a target for racist attacks from President Donald Trump and his supporters this week, received cheers of support at her own unofficial rally at a Minnesota airport on Tuesday. Congresswoman Omar just arrived back in the Twin Cities. pic.twitter.com/ZiFqWnDJgQ — Tom Hauser (@thauserkstp) July 18, 2019 “He’s threatened because we are inspiring people to dream about a country that recognizes their dignity and humanity,” Omar told reporters at the airport after she landed according to CNN. Omar’s fans had been planning to celebrate her return ever since the controversy begain earlier this week.
This week Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker lashed out at Bernie Sanders for accepting campaign donations from pharmaceutical company executives. Thursday morning while being interviewed by Robert Costa at a Washington Post Live event, the New Jersey Senator was asked about Sanders’ recent pledge not to accept donations from big pharma. READ MORE: New 2020 Democratic poll reveals Harris and Warren tied for third place
Jemele Hill and Kamala Harris [Photo: Demetria Irwin] On the latest podcast episode of Jemele Hill is Unbothered, Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) pulled no punches. While the senator’s well-known megawatt smile and infectious laugh were on display, the former California attorney general also had a few stern and serious messages to convey.
President Trump continues to divide the country with his reckless Twitter posts. (Photo by Pete Marovich/Getty Images) While many people have slammed President Donald Trump for his racially incendiary comments against four nonwhite Congresswomen dubbed “The Squad,” this week CNN assembled a group of Republican women who say the president was merely defending himself against anti-white Democrats.
Rev. Jesse Jackson speaks with Democratic presidential candidate and self-help author Marianne Williamson at the 2019 Rainbow PUSH Coalition Annual International Convention. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson, who said she supports reparations during the recent debates has had a unique approach to racial reconciliation: having whites apologize to Blacks for past injustices.
Cradi B and Bernie Sanders make for a strange pairing, but the "Press" rapper is standing by her candidate. (Getty Images) Did Cardi B just make a Democratic presidential candidate endorsement? The “Press” rapper tweeted out her thoughts Tuesday afternoon about two-time presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and expressed how she believes American voters got it all wrong in 2016.
Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call for four Democratic congresswomen of color to get out of the U.S. “right now,” cementing his position as the most willing U.S. leader in generations to stoke the discord that helped send him to the White House. Content to gamble that a sizable chunk of the electorate embraces his tweets that have been widely denounced as racist , the president made clear that he has no qualms about exploiting racial divisions once again. “It doesn’t concern me because many people agree with me,” Trump said Monday at the White House.
Jairo Andres Lerma Payan (C) of New York City and founder of New York Afro Latinos Immigration Service holds a sign during a rally June 17, 2013, at the Lafayette Park in Washington, DC.