• Black Catholics laud Harris pick; others scrutinize past record

    Black Catholics laud Harris pick; others scrutinize past record

    • Aug 14, 2020

    Joe Biden’s choice of Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, as his vice presidential running mate elicited broad smiles from key black Catholics. Others, though, started criticizing her record nearly as soon as the pick was publicized Aug. 11.

  • Harris brings Baptist, interfaith roots to Democratic ticket

    Harris brings Baptist, interfaith roots to Democratic ticket

    • Aug 12, 2020

    Kamala Harris, tapped on Tuesday as Joe Biden’s running mate, attended services at both a Black Baptist church and a Hindu temple growing up – an interfaith background that reflects her historic status as the first Black woman and woman of South Asian descent on a major-party presidential ticket.

  • Democrats diverge on outreach to pro-life swing voters

    Democrats diverge on outreach to pro-life swing voters

    • Feb 19, 2020

    In a party that’s shifted leftward on abortion rights, Democratic presidential hopefuls are offering different approaches to a central challenge: How to talk to voters without a clear home in the polarizing debate over the government’s role in the decision to end a pregnancy.