• Leading Democratic VP contender Bass defends stance on Cuba

    4 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - Democratic Rep. Karen Bass, one of the top contenders to be Joe Biden's running mate, on Sunday defended her past travel to Cuba and the sympathetic comments she made after the death of Fidel Castro, the dictator who ruled the communist country for decades.
    Bass said she was trying to express her condolences to the Cuban people when she referred to Castro as “Comandante en jefe,” a term that roughly translates as commander in chief but is reviled by some Cuban exiles in Florida. Bass, who represents California in Congress, said she was unaware of the phrase's political...
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  • Joe Biden's vice presidential contender Rep. Karen Bass defended a resurfaced video in which she praises the Church of Scientology

    Joe Biden's vice presidential contender Rep. Karen Bass defended a resurfaced video in which she praises the Church of Scientology

    5 days ago - By Business Insider

    Rep. Karen Bass, a leading contender to become Joe Biden's running mate, has defended a resurfaced video in which she praises the Church of Scientology.
    In the video, which was first reported by right-wing website The Daily Caller, Bass praises the religious group in a speech at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new Scientology church in Los Angeles.
    In a statement posted on Twitter , Bass said she was trying to find an "area of agreement" with the group.
    Bass also said that she "proudly" worships at a Baptist church in Los Angeles.
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