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Karen Bass, on Biden VP shortlist, scrambles to explain remarks on Castro, Scientology

Rep. Karen Bass, D-Caif., who has emerged as a contender for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s running mate, is scrambling to explain past comments in regard to the Cuban Castro regime and the Church of Scientology.

karen bass - Fox News
11:37am PDT - August 1st, 2020

Karen Bass, on Biden VP shortlist, scrambles to explain remarks on Castro, Scientology

Rep. Karen Bass, D-Caif., who has emerged as a contender for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s running mate, is scrambling to explain past comments in regard to the Cuban Castro regime and the Church of Scientology.

karen bass - Google News
11:00am PDT - August 1st, 2020

4 ways Biden's running mate could help — or hurt — the Democratic ticket

Joe Biden is set to choose a woman running mate. In the mix are Kamala Harris, Val Demings, Karen Bass, Elizabeth Warren, Susan Rice and others.

karen bass - NBC News
8:13am PDT - August 1st, 2020

Rep. Karen Bass, potential Biden running mate, defends 2010 speech at Scientology event

Rep. Karen Bass, a California Democrat considered a top contender to become the party's vice presidential nominee, offered an explanation Saturday for having spoken glowingly of Scientology a decade earlier.

karen bass - The Washington Times
7:12am PDT - August 1st, 2020

Rubio says Rep. Bass would sympathize with Cuba as Biden's veep

Trump campaign surrogates in Florida on Saturday attacked Rep. Karen Bass, a potential running mate of Democrat Joseph R. Biden, as a communist sympathizer who would try to bring the U.S. closer to the socialist governments of Cuba and Venezuela.

karen bass - The Washington Times
5:45am PDT - August 1st, 2020

VIDEO: Biden VP contender Karen Bass praises Scientology in 2010 ceremony - Business Insider

In the newly unearthed 2010 video, Rep. Bass praises Scientology and its controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard.

karen bass - Business Insider
3:57am PDT - August 1st, 2020

VIDEO: Biden VP contender Karen Bass praises Scientology in 2010 ceremony - Business Insider

In the newly unearthed 2010 video, Rep. Bass praises Scientology and its controversial founder, L. Ron Hubbard.

karen bass - Business Insider (UK)
3:57am PDT - August 1st, 2020

How Rep. Karen Bass Became A Leading VP Contender

The California representative and former state Assembly speaker has emerged as a leading challenger to be Joe Biden's running mate.

karen bass - The Huffington Post
12:44pm PDT - July 31st, 2020

California paper urges Biden to pick Karen Bass over Kamala Harris for running mate

The biggest newspaper in California’s capital city is urging Joe Biden to choose Rep. Karen Bass of California as his running mate instead of the other Golden State politician who’s being seriously considered – Sen. Kamala Harris.

karen bass - Google News
8:54am PDT - July 31st, 2020

Karen Bass's Long March from Communist Fringe to Biden's VP Shortlist

Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), a top contender for Joe Biden's running mate, has a long and troubling history with communism and the communist regime in Cuba.

karen bass - Breitbart News
8:26am PDT - July 31st, 2020

Joe Biden narrows down his VP list, with Karen Bass emerging as one of several key contenders

Joe Biden heads into the weekend weighing the biggest decision of his presidential campaign so far, and people close to the process tell CNN that the former vice president is believed to have now begun to narrow his personal shortlist of potential running mat…

karen bass - CNN
8:04am PDT - July 31st, 2020

Video: Frank Luntz Urges Joe Biden to Pick Karen Bass as Running Mate

Frank Luntz was caught on film on Monday urging Joe Biden to pick Karen Bass as his vice presidential running mate. | Politics

karen bass - Breitbart News
9:31am PDT - July 28th, 2020

Rep. Bass: Hoping U.S. can hang on until Biden wins presidency

Rep. Karen Bass talks about her frustrations with Republicans delaying action on vital financial aid for unemployed Americans, and her thoughts after being seen chatting with Joe Biden, who is known to be considering Bass as a running mate.

karen bass - MSNBC
9:23pm PDT - July 27th, 2020

Karen Bass walks back Castro comment amid VP vetting

“It’s certainly something that I would not say again,” the California congresswoman said.

karen bass - Politico
6:00am PDT - July 27th, 2020

Biden's VP shortlist comes up short

Plenty of the contenders are fine or even good. But all of them come with a "but" attached. “There is no one ideal home run choice," one adviser says.

karen bass - Politico
1:30am PDT - July 27th, 2020

Bass on VP speculation: ‘I’m willing to serve in any capacity’ to get Biden elected

Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, says that while she’s “not going to talk about” any possible conversations she’s had recently with the Biden campaign, she is “willing to do anything and everything over these next 100 days”…

karen bass - MSNBC
7:29pm PDT - July 26th, 2020

Karen Bass doesn't want her picture taken. Yet she's suddenly on Biden's VP shortlist.

The California congresswoman has emerged as a surprise unity choice in the final stages of vetting.

karen bass - Politico
1:30am PDT - July 24th, 2020

‘Never Ever Say It’s Dead.’ Why Tim Scott Is Still Hopeful for Police Reforms

Republicans and Democrats in Congress are still in active talks on a proposal to reform policing on the federal level, and Senator Tim Scott tells TIME he remains hopeful lawmakers could advance legislation. Scott, the South Carolina Republican who has spearh…

karen bass - Time
10:36am PDT - July 23rd, 2020

Poll: Millennials, Gen Z in battleground states want Biden to pick Black woman as VP

The polling suggests that some voters could be swayed by such a choice.

karen bass - Politico
1:30am PDT - July 23rd, 2020

Georgia Democrats think this is their year — and Biden’s VP pick could help

A home-state vice presidential candidate could help tip the state, along with its two Senate races and key campaigns for redistricting.

karen bass - Politico
1:30am PDT - July 23rd, 2020

CBC head: Nothing is stopping Afro-Latinos from joining both Black, Hispanic Caucuses

“It’s not in our bylaws,” Rep. Karen Bass said.

karen bass - Politico
4:57pm PDT - July 22nd, 2020

House votes to remove Confederate statues from Capitol

The House voted 305-113 on Wednesday to remove Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol building.Why it matters: The bipartisan vote comes amid a broader national movement to eliminate symbols of racism and oppression that has led to the removal of Confedera…

karen bass - Axios
4:53pm PDT - July 22nd, 2020

2020 Daily Trail Markers: Steyer thinks Biden should pick Black woman VP

"I'd like it to be an African-American woman because I think it's a statement about where we are and I know that there's some fantastic candidates," Steyer told CBS News.

karen bass - CBS News
4:18pm PDT - July 22nd, 2020

House to vote on removing Confederate statues, bust of chief justice, from Capitol

The House is weighing removing statues of Confederates and a bust of former Supreme Court Chief Justice Roger B. Taney, author of the Dred Scott decision, from the Capitol.

karen bass - NBC News
8:16am PDT - July 22nd, 2020

Biden considering four Black women to be his running mate

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Monday he was considering four Black women to be his running mate, and has been receiving extensive vetting briefings about each potential candidate.

karen bass - CNN
9:05am PDT - July 21st, 2020