Tag Archives: Joe Biden

Biden’s Long Foreign-Policy Record Signals How He’ll Reverse Trump

Biden goes way back with a number of world leaders, among them Chinese President Xi Jinping. Paul J. Richards/AFP via Getty Images   Even without a flashy virtual Democratic National Convention to formally introduce his presidential campaign, Joe Biden would be well known worldwide. He was President Barack Obama’s second-in-command for eight years and sat on the Senate Foreign Relations …

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VP Pick Kamala Harris Stands on Many Women’s Shoulders

Before vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris, before presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and before Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, there was Bella Abzug. A firebrand, she served three terms in the House of Representatives before giving up her seat to run unsuccessfully for the Senate. President Jimmy Carter then appointed her to head the commission planning Houston’s 1977 National Women’s Conference.

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Amid Pandemic, Campaigning Turns to the Internet

Although it may seem an unprecedented campaign season that the candidates were ill-equipped for, the truth is that digital campaigning has been well-honed over six election seasons. They just need to do more online than they had planned for.

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Democratic Plans for Raising Taxes on the Rich: A Guide for the Middle Class

If a Democrat wins the White House in 2020 and Congress is controlled by the Democrats, the rich will almost certainly lose their large gains under Trump.

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How TV Cameras Influence Candidates’ Debate Success

People who watch the debates should be vigilant about how their opinions are being influenced not just by what they hear from the candidates, but how they see them on the screen.

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Integrity and Character

Neither Obama nor Biden boast tonnes of money, multiple houses and fleet of cars, escorted by massive security after all these years at top posts. And with heads held high, they walk out of their official residences to private homes and public transport. Do or can these examples shame the rulers in countries like Pakistan?

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Why the US Should Worry About Oil Sector Jobs

Unfortunately, as helpful as the energy sector was in buoying the U.S. during the Recession of 2008, the energy sector may now hold down the economic expansion just as the economy is starting to pick up steam.

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