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Democrats: Nevada Assertion and Maria Cardona

democrats: The episode, recounted by Democrat Lucy Flores highlighted an aspect of Biden's persona that has been publicly known for years the affectionate whispers, hugs and shoulder squeezes he has long doled out to women, often on camera and at high-profile public events, according to CTV. In a moment of national reckoning over sexual harassment and the treatment of women by powerful men, some Democrats said Biden's actions have taken on a new light. But a Nevada politician's assertion that Biden's kiss on the back of her head made her feel uncomfortable prompted some Democrats to question whether the 76-year-old is too out of step with his own party to run a successful 2020 presidential campaign. It looks different in 2019, said Maria Cardona, a Democratic strategist. He has to acknowledge that his behaviour made some women uncomfortable. Cardona said that while Biden's behaviour is not automatically disqualifying for the presidency, it all depends on how he continues to respond to this. ( As reported in the news.