“So if Joe Biden is considering Susan Rice as his running mate, he knows what he’s doing.”. Cartwright, a four-term Democratic member of Congress from northeastern Pennsylvania, won reelection in a district where Trump is popular. Congresswoman Val Demings of Florida checks boxes others don’t. Susan Rice was born as Susan Elizabeth Rice on November 17, 1964, in Washington, D.C. to parents, Emmett J. Counting of mail-in ballots pushed Biden into a narrow lead on Friday in a state that's critical for Trump's hopes to reach 270 electoral votes and repeat his 2016 Pennsylvania win. FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2018 file photo, Rep. Conor Lamb, D-Pa, in Pennsylvania's 17th U.S. Congressional District, talks with reporters after voting in Mt. Former Obama national security adviser Susan E. Rice is endorsing Alan Khazei, a Brookline resident and cofounder of the City Year national … Sens. Now, more than ever we need his vision and grassroots, hands-on experience in Congress to scale up national service to address the deep inequities in American society exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic and bring our country back together,” Rice said in a statement, referencing Khazei’s proposal to create a large new service jobs program to help battle the pandemic while also putting young people to work. Susan Rice was born with the birth name/real name of Susan Elizabeth Rice on 17th November 1964, in Washington, D.C., her birthplace/hometown. ", The source close to the Biden campaign vouched for that: "Ambassador Rice has been through it. Susan Rice sees stock rise in Biden VP race Sens. Garrity, 56, who retired as a colonel in 2016 after 30 years with the Army Reserves. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Appalachian State beat Michigan. Just one Senate race remains uncalled, meaning the chamber will remain in Republican hands next session. HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania voters pushed Democrat Joe Biden over the top to make him the new president-elect, returned 18 members to Congress, and elected the first Republican auditor general in more than two decades. "We're at a time when people are looking for leaders who bring vision, skill and energy to solving problems, and that's her strength," Anderson said. are getting most of the buzz, but former U.S. The two worked closely in the Obama administration, and personal chemistry is an underrated factor in vice presidential decisions. Rice wouldn't confirm or deny that she is "in talks with the Biden campaign" during an interview with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow this week. She gets it in a way that others do not. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Biden takes Pennsylvania; Lamb wins in 17th House District.
The administration later concluded it was a terrorist attack. © 2018 - Houston Defender Media Group. President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are hotly contesting Pennsylvania’s 20 electoral votes, one of the few remaining states to be claimed in their battle for the presidency. In high school her nickname was Spo, which was short for "Sportin." You also need to have an understanding about how you get things done. But Democrats say that the attacks won’t matter. Democratic U.S. Rep. Conor Lamb has won a second full term in Pennsylvania’s 17th Congressional District in the Pittsburgh area. Her race is black. Republican Timothy DeFoor will be the state’s next auditor general after outpacing Democrat Nina Ahmad, while vote counting continues to determine the result for state treasurer.
Rice, who also served as former President Obama’s national security adviser, has seen her stock rise amid a series of crises, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Finello attacked Fitzpatrick as too weak to stand up to Trump and silent in the face of the president’s worst transgressions. His rather laborious running mate decision-making process conjures memories of how his former boss, Obama, often mulled and mulled before choosing from a menu of options presented to him by his aides. “It’s not just that they were in the administration together, but they were working directly with one another on a daily or weekly basis.”.
There's nobody who knows a job candidate's abilities better than a former boss," said Philippe Reines, a longtime adviser to Hillary Clinton who served in the State Department while Rice was the U.N. ambassador. Biden is also considering other elected Democratic officials, including Rep. Val Demings (Fla.), Sen. Tammy Duckworth (Ill.) and Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. "To label someone who speak the truth that you don't want to hear a racist, is disgraceful & disgusting," he wrote.
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The running mate race is thinning down, and it's time to think strategy “We’re at a time when people are looking for leaders who bring vision, skill and energy to solving problems, and that’s her strength,” Anderson said.
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How could you steal an election? Some Democrats fear that selecting Rice would awaken the Republican talking points on the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Shapiro took over following the debacle that was Democrat Kathleen Kane’s term in office. DeFoor, 58, the elected controller in Dauphin County, which includes Harrisburg, ran on his experience, saying it would make him uniquely qualified for the office. Former Obama national security adviser Susan E. Rice is endorsing Alan Khazei, a Brookline resident and cofounder of the City Year national service program who is among at least 10 candidates likely to be on the Sept. 1 primary ballot. HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania voters have returned at least 17 members to Congress, with one race undecided, and have elected the first Republican auditor general in … All rights reserved. Create a commenting name to join the debate, There are no Independent Premium comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts, There are no comments yet - be the first to add your thoughts. Fitzpatrick voted for Trump’s tax cut and opposed his impeachment. “They worked shoulder to shoulder together on a whole range of things — eight years of working together solving problems,” said source familiar with Biden and Rice’s work in the administration. He also has signalled he will choose a woman of color amid protests and calls for an end to the United States’ history of systemic racism. "All I care about is getting Joe Biden elected president of the United States so that we again have competent, compassionate, loyal, effective leadership in the White House," Rice added. But, more importantly to the Veepstakes, she gained the trust and respect of the vice president, who was her West Wing office neighbor. Susan Rice sees stock rise in Biden VP race, Message from the Defender Managing Editor, ReShonda Tate Billingsley, City of Houston to direct $3M in CARES funds to keep…, The count goes on with Biden on the cusp of presidency. “There’s nobody who understands what the job of vice president entails more than a former vice president.
In a race where the on-paper favourite, Harris, has not separated from the field, it’s understandable why Biden is taking a hard look at Rice.
Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Kelly won a sixth term in a northwestern Pennsylvania district against a political newcomer, teacher Kristy Gnibus. Scheller started a pigment manufacturer for paints, coatings and inks and touted her background as someone recovered from addiction and advocates for people in recovery. Republican state Sen. Tom Killion, who has represented a Delaware County district since 2016, after a long career in the state House, was defeated by Democrat John Kane, a plumbers union administrator. Wild, a prominent lawyer in Allentown, had won her first term in 2018 with a 10-percentage-point thumping of her Republican opponent for what was an open seat. Giacomo, tongue wagging, won the Kentucky Derby. ", Biden, who has committed to selecting a woman as his running mate, has said repeatedly that he is looking for someone who is "ready to be president on day one.". But, more importantly to the Veepstakes, she gained the trust and respect of the vice president, who was her West Wing office neighbor. Ambassador to … One sees another role for her: “I think she’d be a finalist – if not leading contender – for secretary of state.”.
Some Democrats have wondered privately if it hurts Rice's chances that she has never run for political office, as Harris and Warren have.
The backing of Rice, who also served as ambassador to the United Nations, is the second major foreign policy endorsement Khazei has earned since jumping in the race. Ambassador to the U.N., from January … Six months later, he wrote this: “President said we would never leave a soldier behind. "The Republicans are all about shredding an opponent's good name," Reines said. Harris County data shows what happened on Election Day, Sysco Corp. to unload 100-acre parcel in northwest Harris County, 3 quakes shake Alaska's largest city, but no damage reports, Increasingly normal: Guns seen outside vote-counting centers, EXPLAINER: Why AP called Pennsylvania for Biden, Alert: Joe Biden elected president of the United States, Incendiary texts traced to outfit run by top Trump aide, First woman free-climbs Yosemite's granite wall in a day, Georgia poll worker in hiding after false claims online.
Democrat Josh Shapiro was also declared the winner of his race Friday for a second term as the state's attorney general. Those close to Rice say she more than meets the job qualifications. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. The time Biden and Rice shared in the Obama administration also carries some weight. Biden said this week he is considering a number of women of color, and that Latinas and Asian women are in consideration. Perry beat Democrat Eugene DePasquale, the state’s two-term auditor general. “I know they have a good relationship — perhaps the best relationship of anyone on the list,” the source close to the Biden campaign said. The running mate race is thinning down, and it's time to think strategy, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Khazei, however, has been one of the most successful at raising cash so far, and ended March with more than $780,000 cash on hand, according to data compiled by the nonpartisan Center for Responsive Politics.
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