Rep. Karen Bass Emerges as Leading Contender for Biden’s VP Pick

California congresswoman Karen Bass has emerged as a leading contender to be the Democrats’ vice presidential candidate. Allies say her reputation as a bridge-builder would make her a strong partner to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. The 66-year-old Bass chairs the Congressional Black Caucus and led major legislation to overhaul the policing system after … Read more Rep. Karen Bass Emerges as Leading Contender for Biden’s VP Pick

Biden Says He’ll Choose His Vice Presidential Nominee Next Week

Joe Biden said Tuesday he would have his choice for a vice presidential running mate the first week of August. “I’m going to have a choice the first week in August and I promise I’ll let you know when I do,” the Democratic presidential nominee told reporters after delivering a speech about the racial-equity part … Read more Biden Says He’ll Choose His Vice Presidential Nominee Next Week

What’s the status of police reform in Congress? ‘No formal negotiations’ says Rep. Karen Bass

Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif), who has led the house version of a police reform bill, discusses the latest on the legislation. Read more: https://wapo.st/32Fvsvq. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/

Karen Bass on reforms to curb police brutality and end racial profiling (Full Stream 6/15)

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Karen Bass (D-Calif.) is leading the charge to implement unprecedented reforms to curb police brutality, end racial profiling, and eliminate qualified immunity with the Justice in Policing Act. At House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s request, Bass and the Congressional Black Caucus are responding to the national protests calling for change after the … Read more Karen Bass on reforms to curb police brutality and end racial profiling (Full Stream 6/15)

5 Things in Democrats’ Police Reform Bill

House and Senate Democrats proposed a sweeping overhaul of police oversight and procedures Monday, a potentially far-reaching legislative response to the mass protests denouncing the deaths of black Americans at the hands of law enforcement. “We cannot settle for anything less than transformative structural change,” said House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, drawing on the nation’s history … Read more 5 Things in Democrats’ Police Reform Bill

Congressional Black Caucus chair talks police use of force

“We’re destroying our own communities” – Congresswoman Bass asks for protestors to bring the focus back to the issues: Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif) discusses escalating nationwide protests over the death of George Floyd, and how President Trump should respond. ABC News YouTube Channel