Stories tagged: "Mike Pence"


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Kamala Harris’ Debate Performance Was a Reminder of What Black Women Deal With Every Day

The 2020 vice-presidential debate was a welcome change from what we witnessed last week. But the niceties didn't last long.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris are calling for unity as the election draws closer.
Biden and Harris Say They’re the Antidote to Trump’s Divisive Chaos

Biden's speech in Gettysburg and Sen. Harris' calls for unity in the vice-presidential debate are a stark contrast to the divisive campaign of President Trump and Vice President Pence.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., responds to Vice President Mike Pence during the vice presidential debate Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2020, at Kingsbury Hall on the campus of the University of Utah in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Harris Demanded Leadership From Pence and Trump on COVID, but Pence Has Failed on Public Health Crises Before

As governor of Indiana, an uncontrolled HIV outbreak in Indiana spread for months on Pence's watch. He currently heads the White House Coronavirus Task Force.

Sen. Kamala Harris reminded Americans that Trump's tax cuts have benefitted America's wealthiest during Wednesday night's vice-presidential debates.
Pence Ignores Reports That Trump’s Tax Cuts Benefitted the Wealthiest Americans

At Wednesday night's vice-presidential debate, Sen. Kamala Harris told Americans that Joe Biden's tax plan would only raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans—or 2% of the public.

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., talks about her meeting with the family of Jacob Blake during a tour of the IBEW 494 training facility Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Harris and Pence Visited Wisconsin. Harris Met Jacob Blake’s Family. Pence Didn’t Say His Name.

The Democratic vice presidential nominee made her first in-person campaign trail stop in Wisconsin, where she visited Blake's family and met with union workers to mark Labor Day.

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Face Masks—Which Are Recommended by the CDC—Are Somehow Now Political

Trump has told advisers that he believes wearing one would “send the wrong message."

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Head of the Coronavirus Task Force Mike Pence Didn’t Wear a Mask While Touring Mayo Clinic

Vice President Mike Pence declined to wear a face mask while touring the Mayo Clinic on Tuesday, despite warnings that masks are required for visitors.