Friday, April 16, 2021

Activists wary of broader law enforcement after Capitol riot

BY NOREEN NASIR AND ERIC TUCKER ASSOCIATED PRESS As federal officials grapple with how to confront the national security threat from domestic extremists after the deadly...

Report: Publix heiress gave $300,000 to Trump rally preceding Capitol riots

BY MONIVETTE CORDEIRO ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS ORLANDO — A Publix heiress contributed about $300,000 to a rally held by former President Donald Trump that preceded the Jan....

A new chapter opens in U.S. politics with Harris as VP

BY KATHLEEN RONAYNE AND ALEXANDRA JAFFE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Vice President Kamala Harris broke the barrier Wednesday that has kept men at the top...

‘MY WHOLE SOUL IS IN THIS’

THE INAUGURATION OF JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR. Biden repudiates White supremacy and calls for racial justice during his inauguration speech. BY KAT STAFFORD AND AARON MORRISON...

Biden rolls out diverse economic team

BY JENNIFER EPSTEIN AND SALEHA MOHSIN BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden rolled out the first set of nominations for his economic team on Nov....

Biden’s communications team to include several Black women

BY JENNIFER EPSTEIN BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS WASHINGTON — President-elect Joe Biden has built a senior communications team composed entirely of women, including Jen Psaki to be the face of the administration as White...

‘THE LAST VOICE IN THE ROOM’

Kamala Harris is expected to fill the role of the vice presidency in some powerful and untraditional ways. BY DAVID LIGHTMAN MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON — Joe...

THE POWER OF PEOPLE OF COLOR

Blacks, Latinx and Asian Americans turned out in record numbers to put Biden and Harris over the top. BY SUNITA SOHRABJI AND PILAR MARRERO TRICE EDNEY...

BIDEN BEATS TRUMP; HARRIS TO BECOME THE FIRST WOMAN VP

BY THE FLORIDA COURIER STAFF After a hard-fought election, Joe Biden, 77, will become the 46th president of the United States. On Saturday, he picked up...

The same old reasons Florida Democrats lost – again

Note: This version is updated from the commentary appearing in the November 6, 2020 issue of the Florida Courier. State Democratic leadership still believes...