Key issues, policy positions and votes

Christel Deskins

Kamala Harris has charted a meteoric rise within the Democratic Party as one of its most potent and effective messengers – even as she’s struggled to refine her own positions on issues galvanizing the party’s base.

The California senator joins Joe Biden’s presidential campaign as a barrier-breaking running mate who has built a national following through her fierce interrogations of Trump administration officials and championing of racial justice. It’s a resume that Harris’ allies contend is tailor-made for the moment, as the 2020 race plays out against the backdrop of a widespread reckoning on race and a spiraling pandemic that’s devastated communities of color.

But Harris’ shifting positions on key policy matters undermined her short-lived run for the presidency. A former California attorney general and district attorney, Harris faced criticism over a prosecutorial record that doesn’t always match with the progressive positions she espouses today. On health care, her waffling

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The 10 best places to order seafood online

Christel Deskins

There's nothing fishy about this.
There’s nothing fishy about this.

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It’s August now, and I’ve only used my grill three times. As a pescatarian, I usually opt for a veggie burger and some corn, but last weekend while staying with my boyfriend’s parents we had a dinner of homemade pita and delicious smoked salmon, I’ve been thinking about it ever since. It was smoked for more than eight hours—the patio smelled incredible all afternoon—and it got me in the mood to order some seafood.

If you’ve been missing your usual seaside trips or have been avoiding grocery stores and fish markets due to the coronavirus pandemic, don’t worry. You can still have fresh seafood shipped directly to your door—without that fishy smell. Below, you’ll find the 10 best places to order seafood online. Plus, some even

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Ania Smith Named Chief Executive Officer at TaskRabbit

Christel Deskins

Former UberEats, Airbnb leader brings international operational experience

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 11, 2020 /CNW/ — TaskRabbit, the leading online and mobile service that connects consumers with “Taskers” to handle everyday home improvement tasks and errands, today announced that it has named Ania Smith, former Airbnb and UberEats leader, as the company’s chief executive officer.

Smith brings two decades of strategic and operational expertise with leading consumer technology and management consulting companies. Her career has focused on optimizing marketplaces for growth, including leveraging pricing and operating models to increase revenue, drive customer acquisition and enhance the overall user experience. Additionally, Ania has launched businesses in international markets and has a deep understanding of the strategies associated with scaling operations globally.

“We’re delighted to welcome Ania to TaskRabbit and Ingka Group (IKEA Retail). Ania impressed us with her extensive strategic and operational experience, knowledge of online marketplaces and vast experience

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This mini ebike is almost perfect for its price

Christel Deskins

Most ebikes are just too big. At least, that’s how I always feel whenever I get a new ebike to review. They arrive in a giant box, take up too much space in a small Brooklyn apartment, and are a pain to maneuver around narrow hallways. This is compounded by the fact many affordable ebikes weigh over 60 pounds, especially if you want a decently large battery and powerful motor.

That’s why I’ve come to love Ariel Rider‘s M-Class, a compact electric bike with 20″ wheels and serious cargo capabilities. While most people’s idea of a compact electric bike involves folding, these bikes tend to come with weak motors and small batteries. They usually aren’t built for cargo either, and the better ones are also often woefully expensive.

The Ariel Rider M-Class doesn’t fold, but it’s still much smaller than the typical 26-29″ wheel bike, while sacrificing virtually

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How to make disinfectant wipes at home

Christel Deskins

How to make disinfectant wipes
How to make disinfectant wipes

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COVID-19 cases have been growing in the US since March and while there is not yet a cure, the CDC has approved certain household disinfectants for killing coronavirus on surfaces. This includes both Clorox wipes and Lysol wipes. At the beginning of the pandemic, consumers stocked up and completely emptied store shelves of these wipes, disrupting the entire supply chain.

Clorox is massively increasing its production to keep up with demand, but it’s unlikely that the shortage will end in 2020. But that doesn’t mean you need to panic. You can make your own CDC-approved disinfectant wipes at home. 

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What you need to make disinfectant wipes

For

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Amazon’s bestselling WiFi extender boasts more than 27,000 reviews

Christel Deskins

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TP-Link N300 WiFi Range Extender.
TP-Link N300 WiFi Range Extender.

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Working from home can present many challenges: excited pets, noisy kids and spotty internet – just to name a few. While we can’t prevent your kids from interrupting or your pets from causing trouble, there are some convenient technological fixes that can make it easier to stay on task while you’re working from home. 

If WiFi connectivity has been an issue, one simple solution is to look into a range extender that will help improve your signal throughout the house. No matter whether you’re planning to keep cool by working

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New unexpected Census deadlines guarantee Florida will lose critical funding

Christel Deskins

An unprecedented and hasty move by the Trump administration to radically change the 2020 Census timetable has placed Florida at risk of a huge undercount. That means the state would lose tens of billions of dollars in its fair share of federal funding over the next decade as well as equitable representation in government.

We urge our elected officials to restore the Census timetable that has been in place since April; absent this restoration, the 2020 Census in Florida will be a catastrophe. We are part of a national collaborative of more than 1,300 philanthropies and nonprofits that are reaching out to our elected officials requesting their intervention to prevent a rushed and botched census.

This 2020 Census has made history — in several alarming ways. It is being conducted during a pandemic that has sickened more than 500,000 people in Florida. As a result of the pandemic, the Census

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Mask-wearing not connected to child trafficking

Christel Deskins

The claim: Mask wearing makes children more at risk for child sex trafficking

Misinformation about the causes of sex trafficking and how to protect minors can be especially damaging in the fight against it, yet a web of conspiracy theories about the crime has grown over the past few years.

The latest false claim is that wearing masks to prevent COVID-19 makes children more susceptible to abduction, which leads to trafficking.

“Did you know that more than 2,000 missing-child reports are filed each day, and that many of them can be easily found when parents provide specific details about their physical appearance and a photo of THEIR FACE?” a post shared over 1,000 times reads. “Did you KNOW that a child in AMERICA is over 66,000 x more likely to be human trafficked than to get COVID-19?”

Similar posts contend that upwards of 800,000 children go missing every year, and

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General Motors CFO Dhivya Suryadevara resigns; John Stapleton named acting GM CFO

Christel Deskins

General Motors Chief Financial OfficerDhivya Suryadevara has resigned from the company after two years in the role to pursue a job outside the auto industry. 

GM said John Stapleton, the company’s North America chief financial officer, will serve as acting global chief financial officer, effective Aug. 15.

Suryadevara, the first woman to serve as GM, has joined Stripe, a global online payments company based in San Francisco, as its new CFO, Stripe said in a news release Tuesday. 

“I’m very excited to join Stripe at a pivotal time for the company. Stripe’s mission to increase the GDP of the internet is more important now than ever,” Suryadevara said in Stripe’s release. “I really enjoy leading complex, large-scale businesses and I hope to use my skills to help accelerate Stripe’s already steep growth trajectory.”

In an early morning news release Tuesday, GM said Suryadevara would leave the company “for an external

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The Eight Best Outdoor Fire Pits to Add to Your Backyard or Patio, According to Thousands of Reviews

Christel Deskins

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Whether you want to sit around the fire to keep warm in the fall or roast marshmallows for s’mores in the summer, an outdoor fire pit can instantly transform your backyard into a cozy oasis. And since we’re all still spending so much time at home, it’s important to make your space as comfortable as possible—that’s one reason why you should invest in a fire pit.

While wood-burning fire pits provide a more traditional campfire experience with their crackle, others will require a supply of propane or natural gas and give off a bit less heat. With so many different types available on the market, it can be hard to know which one is best for your needs. To make it easier, we scoured the internet to find the best outdoor fire pits from sites like Amazon and Wayfair. From under-$200 portable options that work

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