Democrats

New Ohio Senate Poll: Ryan And Vance In Dead Heat

Marist Polling reports: In the U.S. Senate contest to fill retiring Senator Rob Portman’s seat, Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican J.D. Vance are in a statistical dead heat, among Ohio registered voters, including those who are undecided yet leaning toward a candidate. A nearly identical scenario plays out among these voters who say they will definitely vote. Among independents, Ryan …

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NYC To End Vaccine Mandate For Private Employees

The New York Daily News reports: The city’s coronavirus vaccine mandates for private sector workers and student athletes are ending, but the inoculation requirement for municipal workers will remain — at least for the time being. Mayor Adams announced the roll back Tuesday at a City Hall press conference, stressing the need for New Yorkers to get their COVID booster …

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NYC Mayor Proposes Housing Migrants On Cruise Ships

The New York Times reports: As New York struggles to find housing for a wave of migrants, Mayor Eric Adams is seriously considering housing them on cruise ships — a proposal that homeless advocates have called insulting and alienating. Mr. Adams defended the idea on Monday and said the city was looking for “creative ways” to address a “humanitarian crisis.” …

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REPORT: Newsom Will Run For WH If Biden Does Not

The Wrap reports: California Governor Gavin Newsom is “undeniably, unequivocally” planning to run for president in 2024 if President Biden chooses not to seek a second term, two individuals with knowledge of Newsom’s plans told TheWrap. “After this midterm election is over, he absolutely is going to announce that he is running for the presidency once Biden announces that he …

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Biden: I’ve Made No “Firm Decision” On Reelection Bid

“In terms of election laws. and it’s much too early to make that kind of decision. I’m a great respecter of fate. And so, what I’m doing is I’m doing my job. I’m gonna do that job. “And within the time frame that makes sense after this next election cycle here, going into next year, make a judgment on what …

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Dem Hassan +11 Over Bolduc In First NH Senate Poll

Emerson College Polling reports: The first Emerson College/WHDH New Hampshire General Election poll finds incumbent Democratic Senator Maggie Hassan with an 11-point lead over newly-nominated Republican Donald Bolduc, leading 51% to 40%. Six percent (6%) of voters are undecided, and 4% plan to support someone else. “Independent voters break for Hassan by a 12-point margin,” Spencer Kimball, Executive Director of …

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Biden To Rally For Florida Democrats In Orlando

Click Orlando reports: President Joe Biden on Tuesday, Sept. 27, will be in Orlando to attend a Democratic National Committee rally, according to a news release from the White House. It will mark Biden’s second trip to the state as president. He previously visited to tour the site of the Surfside Condo collapse. Rep. Val Demings (D) is running against …

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Newsom To DOJ: Investigate GOP Govs For Kidnapping

“What [DeSantis and Abbott] are doing isn’t clever, it’s cruel. I’m formally requesting the DOJ begin an immediate investigation into these inhumane efforts to use kids as political pawns. “Several of the individuals who were transported to Martha’s Vineyard have alleged that a recruiter induced them to accept the offer of travel based on false representations that they would be …

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Senate Marriage Bill Vote Delayed Until After Midterms

Politico reports: The Senate won’t vote on protecting same-sex marriage until after the midterm elections, said the bill’s chief sponsor, Tammy Baldwin. “I’m still very confident that they bill will pass but we will be taking the bill up later, after the election,” the Wisconsin senator said after a Democratic caucus lunch. Democrats had planned to hold a vote as …

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Social Media Platforms Must Post Hate Speech Policies Under New California Law Signed Yesterday By Newsom

The Hill reports: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) has signed into law a social media transparency measure that he says protects residents from hate and disinformation posts spread through social media platforms. A.B. 587 will require social media companies to publicly post their policies regarding hate speech, disinformation, harassment and extremism on their platforms and report data on their enforcement …

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Biden’s Approval Rating “Rises Sharply” In AP Poll

The Associated Press reports: President Joe Biden’s popularity improved substantially from his lowest point this summer, but concerns about his handling of the economy persist, according to a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. Support for Biden recovered from a low of 36% in July to 45%, driven in large part by a rebound in support …

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Former Aide Sues Cuomo For Sexual Harassment

The New York Daily News reports: A former aide to ex-New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo filed suit against him and former top administration officials on Wednesday, alleging he tried to groom her for sex and aggressively retaliated when she spoke up about it. The suit filed by Charlotte Bennett, one of nearly a dozen women whose allegations prompted Cuomo’s resignation …

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Shapiro +11 Over Mastriano In Pennsylvania Gov Poll

Politics PA reports: Democrat Josh Shapiro has a double-figure lead over GOP opponent Doug Mastriano at 55-44 percent with one percent stating they are unsure at this time, according to today’s CBS/YouGov poll That same 55% are glad that the Dems nominated Shapiro, while 60% of Republican respondents said they wished the GOP had nominated another candidate other than Mastriano. …

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Fetterman +10 Over Oz In Pennsylvania Senate Poll

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports: The bad news for Mr. Oz? Voters seem to trust his Democratic opponent, John Fetterman, more on those key issues and generally hold a more favorable view of the lieutenant governor, the poll found. The topline of the Monmouth University Poll released Wednesday — sampling 605 registered voters in Pennsylvania — is that 49% of those …

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Newsom Counters Graham’s Abortion Ban Bill With Launch Of California Abortion Travel Website [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) launched a new website on Tuesday with information about abortion access and reproductive health in the state, hours after Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) unveiled new legislation for a 15-week national abortion ban. The website aims to act as a resource for women “no matter where they live,” providing information about traveling to …

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Harris: Cultists Have The World Questioning US Values

Axios reports: Internal threats to democracy make the U.S. weaker and open the door for other nations to question the U.S.’ commitment to its purported values, Vice President Kamala Harris told NBC’s “Meet the Press” on Sunday. Harris pointed to elected officials who refuse to condemn the Capitol riot and secretary of state races being run by people who deny …

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Biden Roasts Shameless Republicans For Taking Credit For Infrastructure Projects They Voted Against [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: President Joe Biden took some congressional Republicans to task for voting against legislation whose provisions they later took credit for. “We got a little help from Republicans, but not a lot. But enough to get it passed,” Biden explained. “The truth is, there are a lot more Republicans taking credit for that bill than actually voted for it.” …

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Anti-LGBTQ Exorcist Dem Reelected To Florida House

Florida Politics reports: Jacksonville Democrat Kim Daniels has completed her second political resurrection, returning to represent Florida House District 14 after a two year absence. No General Election is needed in the district after all. Daniels’ write-in opponent, Patrice Wynette Jones, withdrew from the race. The Florida Federation for Children PAC, which is chaired by Step Up for Students founder …

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Fetterman Agrees To Debate Oz Despite “Stroke Issues”

NBC News reports: Democrat John Fetterman on Wednesday agreed to a debate in Pennsylvania’s closely watched race for an open Senate seat, a day after Republican Mehmet Oz publicly questioned his opponent’s explanation for rejecting earlier invitations. A spokesperson for Fetterman, Joe Calvello, said the Democratic nominee was committing to one debate against Oz. The details have yet to be …

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Schumer: Marriage Vote To Happen “In Coming Weeks”

Politico reports: Chuck Schumer said the Senate would vote on legislation to protect same-sex marriage in the coming weeks, forcing Republicans to take a stance ahead of the midterm elections. “A vote on marriage equality will happen on the Senate floor in the coming weeks,” the Senate majority leader told reporters Wednesday. Schumer’s announcement comes as Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) …

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