Biden Defends Past Work on Civil Rights After Harris Attack
"I heard, and I listened to, and I respect Sen. Harris," Joe Biden said in an address to the Rev. Jesse Jackson's Rainbow PUSH Coalition.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Joe Biden defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a “president who stands against racism, the forces of intolerance.” The former vice president and Democratic White House hopeful was in Chicago a day after his 2020 rival California Sen. Kamala Harris delivered a blistering attack at their first presidential debate in Miami. She blasted him for recently highlighting his work with segregationist senators and his past opposition to busing.…