It’s a sign of the two sides of the Bay Area Democrat’s politics. Khanna’s progressive positions stand out even among the liberal Bay Area delegation, and he co-chaired the considerably left-of-center presidential campaign of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. But he also prides himself on being a capitalist and pragmatist who can find common ground with lawmakers from ruby red Republican districts. … [Read more...] about Democrat most likely to succeed with Trump? Bay Area progressive Ro Khanna
Iowa opened the season with games against North Carolina Central, Southern and Western Illinois, but the schedule will get tougher in the coming weeks. The Hawkeyes play North Carolina and Iowa State next week, and will face No. 1 Gonzaga on Dec. 19 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. … [Read more...] about Garza, Nunge lead No. 3 Iowa past Western Illinois, 99-58
The Hill’s Niall Stanage writes that Harris is a barrier-breaking figure, being both the first woman elected as vice president and the first Black person to hold the position. She is also the first vice president since Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreThe Memo: Harris moves signal broad role as VP By making Durham special counsel, AG Barr spares Biden tough choices Press: Divided government begins in Georgia MORE to enter office as the obvious favorite to succeed the person in the top job. Gore, during his vice presidency, was particularly identified with specific issues, including the environment and government reform. So far, the signs are that Harris will seek a more wide-ranging role. A transition official noted that Biden had spoken of Harris as having the same status as he did with then-President Obama: the last person in the room for the big decisions. … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Morning Report – Presented by Mastercard – Congress inches closer to virus relief deal
Arguably Jared Kushner has the best claim in the Trump family on future high public office, as someone mostly responsible for two of his father-in-law’s rare if overhyped accomplishments (a criminal justice reform law and a diplomatic breakthrough involving Israel and two Gulf states). But there is no way he will ever outshine his wife, and he doesn’t have the blood link to Trump that would make him a dynastic natural. … [Read more...] about What Will the Trump Kids Do After Daddy Leaves the White House?
Miami hits the road to play Duke on Saturday night. D’Eriq King has been a great addition to the Hurricanes and has kept the team in contention for a big bowl game. If Miami keeps winning, a loss by one of the top teams could propel them up the rankings. … [Read more...] about College Football Week 14 preview: It’s proving time for some teams as season nears its end