Philippine Vice President Robredo Joins Race for President
MANILA—Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo, a staunch critic of President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs, joined the race for president on Thursday, promising to usher in a government that cares for the people, not personal interests. Robredo, 56, who was elected separately from Duterte and was not his running mate, said her decision was […]
Harris: DNC to Launch $25 Million Voting Rights Campaign
Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is investing $25 million into a voting rights campaign, while Republican committees try to intervene in the Justice Department’s lawsuit challenging the election law in Georgia.
Kamala Harris’s Border Visit a Photo Op: Analyst
Vice President Kamala Harris will be visiting the southern border. It will be her first trip there in her role as the Biden administration’s point person on the border crisis. Analysts and critics say Harris has put herself in an awkward position by waiting so long to make the trip.
Pence Accepts GOP Vice Presidential Nomination
Vice President Mike Pence formally accepted the GOP vice presidential nomination on Wednesday in a speech on the third night of the Republican National Convention. “Four years ago I answered the call to join this ticket because I knew that Donald Trump had the leadership and the vision to make America great again,” Pence said before […]
Biden to Announce His Vice President Pick Soon
Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) said Sunday that he would begin the process of searching for a vice presidential candidate in a few weeks as he cements his lead as the frontrunner in the Democratic primary race for the White House.
Nokia Replaces CEO With Fortum Boss Lundmark to Revive 5G Business
HELSINKI—Nokia has rehired former executive Pekka Lundmark from energy group Fortum to lead the Finnish telecoms company’s efforts to revive its faltering 5G business. Lundmark, who will succeed Rajeev Suri as Nokia chief executive in September, will team up with Sari Baldauf, the incoming chairman, in a move that reunites two figures from the era […]
Vice President Pence honors Project Hero Memorial Day Bike Ride participants
Vice President Mike Pence honored the participants of annual Project Hero Memorial Day Bike Ride at the Naval Observatory on May 29. Greeting more than 200 bike riders, Pence thanked them for their service in the military and law enforcement. “This is a day we remember those who served and did not come home. And […]
Vice President Pence says ISIS guilty of genocide
Vice President Mike Pence said ISIS was “guilty of “nothing short of genocide” against Christians. Speaking at the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians, on May 11, Pence said the Christian faith is under siege, and nowhere so harshly as in the Mideast. Pence called radical Islamic terrorists “the embodiment of evil in our […]
Vice President Pence hosts Cinco de Mayo reception
Vice President Mike Pence hosted a Cinco de Mayo reception in the Indian Treaty Room of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on May 4, where he praised the contribution of Hispanic-Americans. He started in Spanish, “Buenos tardes a todos, y feliz casi Cinco de Mayo,” then thanks Hispanics for all they have done for America. […]