Elizabeth Warren Out Of The 2020 Presidential Race
Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren announced Thursday that she is ending her presidential run, bringing an end to the last serious candidacy for a woman in the 2020 race. Warren addressed the issue of gender while speaking to reporters outside her home on Cambridge, calling it a “trap question.”
What role did gender and sexism play in the Democratic primary? Jim Braude discuseed that with Wilnelia Rivera, the founder of Rivera Consulting and the chief strategist for Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley’s 2017 campaign, and Boston Public Radio co-host Margery Eagan Thursday on Greater Boston.
Is President Trump’s Handling Of Coronavirus Making It Worse?
Although still small, the number of coronavirus cases in the U.S. has continued to grow, including isolated pockets of community spread. Nevertheless, President Trump has continued to publicly contradict medical experts’ announcements about the disease, including its death rate and everyday precautions that Americans can take to help slow its spread.
Jim Braude spoke with Mark Harvey, former special assistant to President Trump on catastrophic events who also worked on the Obama administration’s response to Ebola, and Dr. Vanessa Kerry, director of the Program in Global Public Policy & Social Change at Harvard Medical School, and the CEO of non-profit Seed Global Health on the current administration's reaction Thursday on Greater Boston.
Saving By Shaving
Jim Braude shares why he is sporting a short new ‘do for a good cause.