Biden maintains an edge over Trump in new Pa. poll, as pessimism over coronavirus and the economy looms
PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania voters are closely tuned into the 2020 election, pessimistic about the coronavirus, the economy, and their own personal finances — and currently giving Joe Biden the edge over President Donald Trump, according to a new poll.The Franklin & Marshall College survey released Thursday showed the former vice president and Democratic nominee with a six-point lead over Trump among likely voters, 48% to 42%. Seven out of 10 voters are “very interested” in the race.Voters continue to give Trump a slight edge over Biden on handling the economy, 48% to 46%. Biden is favored by ...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
'Joe Biden has no ground game in Florida': Will Mike Bloomberg's money change that?
MIAMI — Progressive activists backing Joe Biden in Florida say they’ve made millions of phone calls, sent hundreds of thousands of text messages and even written thousands of letters to persuade voters to support the Democratic presidential nominee.But one thing they’re largely not doing — and growing increasingly worried about — is talking to voters face to face.Now, with the number of coronavirus cases down from their July peak in Florida and Election Day less than six weeks away, the state’s largest left-leaning grassroots organizations and political field operations are making a last-minut...
Expert NMA Committee To Vet Vaccine Before Public Use
MD Orgs to Stymie Trump If He Overrides FDA; Expert NMA Committee to Vet Vaccine Before Public UseQ2 2020 hedge fund letters, conferences and moreThe NMA Can Stymie VaccineWASHINGTON, D.C. (September 24, 2020) - Although President Trump has threatened to override the FDA if the agency doesn't approve a COVID vaccine quickly enough, and specifically if it goes ahead with plans to adopt tougher standards for the emergency authorization of the drug, the National Medical Association (NMA) - and perhaps other major doctor associations - can stymie any such premature release, says public interest la...
Trump Mocks Biden’s COVID-19 Mask Use, Claims He Had ‘Plastic Surgery’
At a campaign rally in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, President Donald Trump made several comments regarding Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s appearance and his use of a protective face mask in concerns to the COVID-19 pandemic.“He feels good about the mask, and that’s ok. Whatever makes you feel good,” he said, “Honestly, why the hell did he spend all that money on the plastic surgery if he’s going to cover it up with a mask?”Trump and Biden’s first presidential debate will be held on September 29, where one of the recently announced topics is how each candidate plans to handle the COVID-19 pandemic, i...
Quote of the Day: Joe Biden on debating Donald Trump
DreamstimeOur Quote of the Day comes from former Vice President President Joe Biden when asked by a North Carolina TV anchor about his upcoming debate with President Donald Trump:“Look, I’m an old athlete, and I’m used to dealing with bullies. Point is that rather than say how I’m going to do, again, watch me. I’m not going to, I’ve not been a bad debater. And we’ll see. But what I’m going to do is insist that we talk about the president’s failures. He’s going to want to make it personal, he’s going to want to get in the mosh pit, I’m going to talk about why I want to be president of the Unite...
The Moderate Voice
Biden doesn't have a problem with Hispanics — he has one with Hispanic men
Sandra and Benny Chande have been happily married for 33 years, emigrated from Uruguay in the 1980s, and share a fanatical devotion to the Miami Dolphins.But Benny, 60, said there are two subjects the couple, who live in Weston, Florida, don’t debate at home: sports, because they root for the same team. And politics, because they couldn’t agree less.Sandra, who is 54 and has voted for Democrats since the 1990s, said she’s “praying to all the saints” that Joe Biden wins in November.“I would vote for a rock to oust Trump,” she said, citing his pejorative comments about Hispanics and immigrants.B...
Biden vows to change 'systemic racism' during first NC appearance in months
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden brought his campaign to Charlotte on Wednesday, telling a dozen African American business owners and educators that the “tough times” for Americans in this pandemic are even worse for African American communities.“It’s sort of emblematic of the inequality that exists,” he said at what was billed as a Black Economic Summit at Camp North End. “We have a gigantic opportunity to change the systemic racism.”Biden also ripped President Donald Trump for what he called “the most corrupt administration in modern American history.”Biden’s first...
The Charlotte Observer
Ted Cruz: Antisemitism on far Left will be ‘in ascension’ if Biden wins
US Senator for Texas Ted Cruz has said that “antisemitic voices in the far-left” of the Democratic Party will have a strong role in the party’s agenda with Israel should Democratic candidate and former vice president Joe Biden win the presidential election in November.Speaking at The Jerusalem Post Annual Conference which is being broadcast online today (Thursday), Cruz, a Republican, strongly criticized the stance taken by the Obama administration towards Israel, and accused former president Barack Obama and Biden of having orchestrated the UN Security Council Resolution 2334 which stated tha...
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Florida is about to mail out 5 million ballots, testing Biden's and Trump's strategies
MIAMI — For months, President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden have strategized on voter turnout, election officials have braced for an autumn like no other, and the U.S. Postal Service has vowed to be ready to handle a record number of mail ballots going out in the nation’s largest swing state.Now it’s time for millions of Floridians to vote.Starting Thursday, and continuing for seven days, more than 4.7 million domestic mail ballots will go out to Florida voters, marking the unofficial start of the state’s marathon 40-day election. More than 1 million of those ballots will be ma...
Cindy McCain, John McCain’s Widow, Endorses Joe Biden For President
Cindy McCain, the wife of the late senator and 2008 presidential candidate John McCain, has officially endorsed former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election.On Tuesday, McCain publicly announced on Twitter her support of Biden over current Republican President Donald Trump. This endorsement comes after she appeared in a video tribute about Biden that emphasized their friendship, as well as national security and working with both parties being some of his top priorities.“We are Republicans, yes, but Americans foremost,” she wrote, “Joe and I don’t always agree on...