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CaraKorte

Cara Korte

@CBSNews 2020 campaign reporter trailing @berniesanders • kortec@cbsnews.com • Stick, gloves, shirt

Joined on 21 January, 2012

http://www.cbsnews.com/

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NEW: This weekend, as he did for COVID relief, @BernieSanders asked supporters to donate to various causes in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. According to the Sanders campaign, they have raised “nearly $1.5 million” since asking supporters for support Sunday night.

The orgs:

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Quoted @Essence

.@staceyabrams gets real about voting, racism and the future of America in an op-ed for ESSENCE.

“We must dispel myths that give primacy to the archetype of a working-class White man in Ohio who voted for Reagan in 1980, and instead expand our polity.”

-An excerpt of @staceyabrams’ upcoming book on building a winning coalition.

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Quoted @CaraKorte

NEW: @SenCortezMasto has withdrawn her name from VP consideration

@CBSNews

Speaking to @GUPolitics CCM elaborates, citing the need to serve NV during COVID:

"I was voted in by the people of NV to represent them for six years [...] My fight is in the Senate on behalf of the state of NV, that's my commitment and I can't walk away from that right now."

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Replying to @jdickerson: Delighted to see The Hardest Job in the World on the summer reading list!

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Quoted @amazonbooks

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Delighted to see The Hardest Job in the World on the summer reading list!

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NEW: @staceyabrams endorses 7 senate Dem challengers. Notably, no IA, MT, or second GA endorsement (already endorsed Rev. Warnock).

AZ: Kelly
CO: Hickenlooper
KS: Bollier
ME: Gideon
MS: Espy
NC: Cunningham
SC: Harrison

Remember, Abrams declined Schumer’s solicitation to run.

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Replying to @WaPoSean: NEW: The Sanders camp has told some delegates to sign agreements barring attacks on other candidates or party leaders, combat…

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NEW: The Sanders camp has told some delegates to sign agreements barring attacks on other candidates or party leaders, combative confrontations on social media or talking to reporters without approval.

Inside the docs that have stoked some discomfort:

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Quoted @BernieSanders

Instead of subsidizing COBRA — which would be a massive giveaway to the health insurance industry — Medicare must be empowered to pay all of the health care bills of the uninsured and under-insured until this crisis is over.

Here's Biden on MSNBC last night talking about the need to expand COBRA "while the pandemic lasts"; adds that he plans for a "Medicare-like" public option.

He was asked if COVID-19 has changed his perspective on Medicare for all:

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VP Biden just spoke for nearly 20 minutes. He spoke a lot about the emotional pitfalls of the future, but did not mention one policy that he plans to implement if elected.

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Replying to @elizacollins1: .⁦@fshakir⁩ told me Sanders spent hours deciding who would go on the task forces and didn’t pick any “shrinking violets”…

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.⁦@fshakir⁩ told me Sanders spent hours deciding who would go on the task forces and didn’t pick any “shrinking violets” but also chose people who will actually compromise. He said the Biden campaign seems to be taking progressive input seriously with these panels.

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Quoted @CaraKorte

NEW: On paper, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto might seem like an ace choice for @JoeBiden's VP.

However, multiple sources tell @CBSNews that she might not be interested in the job.

Replying to @CHueyBurns: A great and newsy profile of Cortez Masto by @CaraKorte: "she's "not actively campaigning" to be Biden's running mate — a t…

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Replying to @edokeefe: Some of the women vying to be @JoeBiden's running-mate have appeared on late-night talk show appearances, been profiled in gl…

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A great and newsy profile of Cortez Masto by @CaraKorte: "she's "not actively campaigning" to be Biden's running mate — a trait that, this year, seems to set her apart. "

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Replying to @RebeccaRKaplan: Get smart quickly with this great read about @SenCortezMasto and her response to the prospect of being Biden's VP -->

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"On his worst day [@JoeBiden's] 1000x better than Trump on his best day, so I'm strongly supporting Joe."

-@BernieSanders tells @costareports

Sanders goes on to say he's going to fight against current healthcare system and will do his best to move Biden towards M4A

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Get smart quickly with this great read about @SenCortezMasto and her response to the prospect of being Biden's VP -->

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Replying to @BoKnowsNews: Biden in '16: "The thing I love about Catherine, and my son Beau, and others is that the only reason they're in it is to d…

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Biden in '16: "The thing I love about Catherine, and my son Beau, and others is that the only reason they're in it is to deal with the abuse of power."

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Some of the women vying to be @JoeBiden's running-mate have appeared on late-night talk show appearances, been profiled in glossy magazines, and announced outright that they'd accept the job.

That's not the case for Nevada @SenCortezMasto, @CaraKorte reports:

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Replying to @tperry518: A senior advisor to @KamalaHarris tells me that there is “no record of any request from a Tara Reade or an Alexandra Tara Re…

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Quoted @BoKnowsNews

New: @megynkelly pressed #TaraReade on 3 big Qs raised about her claims:
-Doubts on location of alleged assault
-Asked about her recent praise for @JoeBiden
-Is her timing political? ("Everything's political," she responds) EXACTS below via @Bidar411 @NicoleSganga

A senior advisor to @KamalaHarris tells me that there is “no record of any request from a Tara Reade or an Alexandra Tara Reade.” The advisor adds that they would take a request of that sort very seriously.

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Replying to @BoKnowsNews: Read: "He said, 'I want to f*** you," #TaraReade says @JoeBiden told her in '93. More details from her @megynkelly intvw t…

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Read: "He said, 'I want to f*** you," #TaraReade says @JoeBiden told her in '93. More details from her @megynkelly intvw today, including addressing skeptics. Biden denies the claims. w/@Grace_Segers @jennawitt @Bidar411 @NicoleSganga

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Quoted @MotherJones

Today at 4 pm ET: Join @staceyabrams and Mother Jones' @AriBerman as they discuss voting rights and the current state of democracy in America. Watch:

Twitter:

Facebook:

YouTube:

"I am not going to deny my agency or pretend that I do not want something, or that I'm not capable of something, simply because of tradition that never imagined me."

Asked about "campaigning" for VP on this livestream @staceyabrams continues to defend her tactics.

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