Democrats

Abigail Spanberger on Biden, FDR and What Democrats Want – “The Takeout”

After MP Abigail Spanberger told the New York Times that “nobody elected [President Biden] to be FDR ”, after Democrats lost the legislature and the gubernatorial race in November, and some Democratic lawmakers blamed it, the Virginia Democrat received an unexpected phone call while she was voting in the House …

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Democrats want significant increase in workplace fines and vaccine enforcement

New COVID-19 rules for workers include January 4 deadline for getting vaccinated Workers at large companies will need to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 4, 2022 or undergo regular testing under new federal rules. UNITED STATES TODAY WASHINGTON – As courts rule on whether a COVD-19 vaccination requirement for …

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Democrats lose out on ‘Biden 2024’ debate

(My favorite part of Post’s story is that after assurance after assurance that Biden is running, they drop that quote: “A Democrat involved in campaigns said he couldn’t think of a single person who he spoke to last month who sees the possibility of Biden showing up again as real. …

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Democrats sleepwalking towards electoral disaster in 2022

Democrats have lost sight of how to build a large absent coalition Donald trumpDonald TrumpTrump tells former aide Navarro to “protect executive privilege” as part of the House’s COVID-19 investigation. The Jan. 6 panel could see the influence of Bannon’s prosecution. or a Trump-style enemy of the GOP. As a …

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Republicans and Democrats in St. Louis County to try to compromise on redistribution map ahead of Monday’s vote | Politics

Both maps were drawn near the current dividing lines. The final map is unlikely to significantly change the partisan makeup of the county council. Other than a brief spell in 2019 when there were two vacancies, Democrats have held a majority since 2006. But the division commission will have to …

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Democrats’ attempt to get states to run their elections more like Maine’s falters in Congress

When Senator Angus King, I-Maine, spoke in the Senate last month after a Democratic-led voting bill failed a procedural vote in the Senate along partisan lines, he did not not restrained his concerns about the future of the American elections. “There has been a lot of talk in recent months …

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Republicans dominate largest congressional poll of Democrats since 1981

Top line Democrats concerned about the party’s prospects of retaining control of Congress received yet another piece of bad news on Tuesday, with a key poll showing Republicans now hold a 10 percentage point lead among registered voters. Then-presidential candidate Joe Biden speaks at a press conference in Wilmington, Delaware, …

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Democrats reward violence and perpetuate vicious cycle: Rantz

Democrats reward violence: Rantz Jason Rantz and Jeff Charles discuss threats from BLM chief if New York City mayor-elect Eric Adams reverts to “the old ways of policing” on “Fox News Primetime.” Radio host Jason Rantz said Democrats “rewarded” the crime and violence of the Black Lives Matter rioters on …

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Democrats at odds over SALT changes

Democrats in the House and Senate are clashing over how to address a tax break that disproportionately impacts a number of Blue States. Democratic lawmakers in both chambers want to make changes to the $ 10,000 cap for state and local tax deductions (SALT), a creation of the GOP, as …

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Reviews | Democrats must face their privilege

The results also put the Donald Trump phenomenon in a new perspective. Trump was needed to break the old GOP and make the party a vanguard of anti-elite resistance. But in 2020, with his moral degradation and everything in between, he was also holding back Republicans. If Republicans can find …

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Analysis: Democrats need account after misjudging nation’s mood

As the party wrangles over its sweeping social spending program, Republicans highlight issues that voters are most immediately concerned about, such as a sluggish economy, high gas prices, expensive groceries, high crime rates and more. concerns about the right of parents to influence what is taught in schools. These concerns …

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Democrats don’t want to admit why Biden fails

The RealClearPolitics and FiveThirtyEight Presidential approval trackers both say the same thing: President Joe Biden has never been as unpopular with voters as he is now, and he’s getting more and more unpopular every day. Asked to explain why Biden is so unpopular about Meet the press today, Democratic pollster …

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Democrats fight in Washington while Americans fight

Another day of missed deadlines, political malpractice and exhausted presidential authority on Capitol Hill ended with Joe Biden’s punch on infrastructure and social spending stalled yet again. Even after Biden said his presidency was on the line and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned lawmakers not to “embarrass” him as he …

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Obama urges Virginia Democrats to vote for Terry McAuliffe

Obama, in remarks supporting Virginia Democratic candidate for governor Terry McAuliffe, lambasted his opponent Glenn Youngkin, repeatedly mocking the Republican for a mismatch between how he presents himself and what his politics and his private comments say about it. The former president also criticized Republicans for seeking to restrict the …

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How the NJ became a solid democratic state

New Jersey has not elected a Republican to the US Senate since 1972. But this winning streak for Democrats was once the outlier in a state that regularly elected Republicans to governor and separated its members from the House of Representatives. between Democrats and Republicans. Gov. Phil Murphy is now …

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Democrats could finally help those stuck in the Medicaid gap

WASHINGTON – For most of her adult life, Amy Bielawski remained without health insurance. His small Atlanta-area business, which provides entertainment for parties and events, hasn’t generated enough revenue to afford coverage. So she recovered in the hope that her hypertension would not worsen and that her small pituitary tumor …

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Why Democrats say young voters are key to overthrowing Texas

Instead, he said, national Democratic leaders have treated Texas like a piggy bank, raising money from donors living there for campaigns in other states. “No one believed Texas could be won, but it’s a different place today,” he said. Indeed, Republicans‘ margins have shrunk or stayed the same in the …

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Reviews | Does the Democratic Party have a future?

This article is part of the Debatable newsletter. You can register here to receive it on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Last week, my colleague Ezra Klein wrote a long column on the work and political thought of David Shor, a progressive pollster and consultant who Politico says has “a White House …

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Voters have the answer for Democrats on spending

Democrats in Congress are arguing with each other over whether to pass a massive spending bill, or just a big one. They should listen to the voters, who are leading the way. A new Morning Consult poll asked voters what they thought of the Democrats’ expanded child tax credit as …

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Virginia Democrats rally to reverse Trump’s 2020 gains with Latinos

While President Joe Biden won the majority of Latino voters in both states, Trump’s gains among the traditionally trusted Democratic constituency were undeniable. In Florida, Trump’s stronger-than-expected performance among Latinos from all walks of life – not just Republican-leaning Cubans in America – helped him carry the state. In Virginia, …

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‘SNL’ returns with new Joe Biden, seeking to unite Democrats

The NBC variety show returned for the season premiere on Saturday and opened its 47th season with new actor James Austin Johnson as Biden. “What’s cooking, what’s good?” Johnson’s Biden said, kicking off the premiere. “How was everyone’s summer? Mine was bad.” Johnson’s Biden added that on the bright side, …

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Democrats urge Biden to go all out with agenda in limbo

Democrats urge President BidenJoe BidenHaitian Prime Minister warns inequality will drive further Pelosi migration: House to pass 3 major spending laws this week Erdoğan says Turkey plans to buy another Russian defense system MORE lean in as the party faces big divisions in the middle of a rocky stretch, with …

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Reviews | The roots of democratic disarray

In shaping their sweeping social spending legislation, with a putative price tag of $ 3.5 trillion, President Joe Biden and Democratic leaders in Congress argued that this was what voters chose last November. And polls show broad support for universal pre-K, lower prices for prescription drugs and expanded health care, …

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House Democrats aim to spend $ 4 billion to “reconnect communities” cut off by highways

The Democratic-led House Transport and Infrastructure Committee’s proposals for the party’s $ 3.5 trillion spending program include $ 4 billion to “reconnect communities” and related projects, in a development that encourages defenders who lobbied to demolish the highways that crossed neighborhoods decades ago. In the spring, President Joe Biden had …

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House Democrats propose limit on popular tax break in tech industry

As Democrats search for ways to cover their $ 3.5 trillion spending budget, lawmakers are setting a new limit on popular delisting for tech startups and other industries. Created to stimulate investment in certain types of small businesses, so-called qualified small business stocks allow founders, first-time employees, and investors to …

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This poll is expected to terrify Democrats before 2022

Only 31% of Iowans approved of the way Joe Biden carries out his duties as president, while 62% disapprove. Biden’s disapproval number is lower than the lowest ever measured by pollster J. Ann Selzer for former Presidents Donald Trump (35%) and Barack Obama (36%). Biden’s approval for the withdrawal of …

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Lack of BMU site costs Democrats votes

Excellent article by Riley Blake leading the local Democratic Party to consider the results of the Butte County recall election. James Aram, chairman of the Butte County Democratic Party, shared his feelings about the division of the nation and in this county and the need for greater unity of purpose, …

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Democrat avoids Kabul fallout

Republicans’ efforts to subject Democrats to the fallout of Kabul’s fall won’t necessarily hit voters – or instill fear in midterm candidates. Why is this important: Axios visited Virginia’s 7th District last week, where Rep. Abigail Spanberger is running for re-election in a prominent district. She focused only on selling …

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Pelosi deadlocked centrist Democrats with key vote ahead

WASHINGTON – Centrist House Democrats were locked in a stalemate over the weekend with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) On when to vote on a roughly $ 1 infrastructure bill Trillion dollars, jeopardizing the chamber’s ability to advance a large segment of President Biden’s agenda in votes expected earlier …

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Letters: We must accelerate the eradication of COVID-19; Texas Democrats fled the state, shirked their homework; Beside the GOP, the criticism of the Democrats laughable

The COVID variants are more deadly. Miraculously, we have accelerated the emergency use of vaccines to help fight COVID-19. Vaccines are not 100% effective and we are still learning how vaccines actually work in the general population. Now we have learned from the groundbreaking cases of our unmasked vaccines that …

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