Karen Bass may be bad news for Joe Biden

Over the years, Fidel Castro always had two loyal friends in the U.S.  First, the editorial page of the New York Times.  Second, Karen Bass, congresswoman from California. Representative Bass is in the news today because she may be the "black woman" running mate Joe Biden has been looking for.  At the same time, she has a "Cuban problem," as reported in Politico: Democrats worry the presence of Bass on the ticket would needlessly help Republicans in a state where the GOP has historically eked out come-from-behind wins. Florida Democrats also favor a home-state congressional candidate as Biden's running mate, with Val Demings also under consideration. Demings, a Florida congresswoman who is African-American, is a member of the Congressional Black Caucus while Bass chairs the group. Two of their congressional colleagues from Miami, Reps. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell and Donna Shalala, are facing reelection...(Read Full Post)
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