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Cuomo To Protesters: You Can Stop, You Won [VIDEO]

“People are still out protesting. You don’t need to protest. You won. You won. You accomplished your goal. Society says, you’re right, the police need systemic reform. That was accomplishment one. Now go to step two. What reform do you want? What do you want? “I want systemic reform. OK. How do you define systemic reform? Let’s sit down at …

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Dems Condemn New Trump Admin Anti-LGBTQ Policy

From DNC Chairman Tom Perez: “Shameful. On the four-year anniversary of Pulse, in the middle of Pride Month, and during a pandemic, Trump has taken a knife to protections against health care discrimination put in place by the Obama-Biden administration. This illegal attack on the health of LGBTQ+ Americans and other marginalized communities is appalling, but tragically unsurprising. “Trump and …

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GEORGIA: Dem Turnout Tripled Despite Voting Issues

NBC News reports: Despite massive problems at the voting booth, Democratic turnout in Georgia’s primaries skyrocketed — with three times as many votes cast in the Senate primary as in 2016. With 91 percent of the vote in as of Friday, nearly 960,000 voters had cast ballots in the Democratic Senate primary race won by Jon Ossoff, compared to 310,000 …

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Biden’s Veep List Narrows: Harris, Warren, Rice, Others

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden’s search for a running mate is entering a second round of vetting for a dwindling list of potential vice presidential nominees, with several black women in strong contention. Democrats with knowledge of the process said Biden’s search committee has narrowed the choices to as few as six serious contenders after initial interviews. Those still …

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Democrats Mark Fourth Anniversary Of Pulse Massacre

From the Democratic National Committee: Four years ago today, 49 people were murdered in the single deadliest attack on the LGBTQ+ and Latinx communities in U.S. history. What should have been a night of celebration was overtaken by hatred and bigotry. We will not let that hatred and bigotry prevent us from celebrating the lives of those we lost at …

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US House Candidate To LGBTs: Repent Or Go To Hell

The New York Times reports: The single most Democratic congressional district in America could next be held by a Democrat who opposes abortion rights, has a history of endorsing Republicans and making homophobic remarks and ­is still considering voting for President Trump in November. Welcome to the South Bronx, the domain for decades of the Rev. Rubén Díaz Sr. Just …

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FLORIDA: Biden +3 In New Poll By Republican Firm

Stand by for another apology demand over this: Presumptive Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden holds a narrow lead over President Trump in Florida, according to a new poll released on Thursday, the latest sign that Trump’s adoptive home state is still up for grabs in November. The poll, from the Republican firm Cygnal, shows Biden with 47 …

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Joe Biden: Trump Will Try To Steal The Election [VIDEO]

Politico reports: “This president is going to try to steal this election,” Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, told Comedy Central’s The Daily Show With Trevor Noah. “This is the guy who said all mail-in ballots are fraudulent — voting by mail — while he sits behind a desk in the Oval Office and writes his mail-in ballot to vote …

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GEORGIA: Jon Ossoff Wins Dem US Senate Primary

Roll Call reports: Documentary film producer Jon Ossoff won a crowded Democratic primary Tuesday to challenge GOP Sen. David Perdue, narrowly avoiding a runoff with former Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson after hundreds of thousands of mail-in ballots were counted late Wednesday. One of seven Democratic candidates in the primary, he had 50.5 percent when The Associated Press called the race …

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Pelosi: Remove Confederate Statues From US Capitol

Axios reports: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi sent a letter to the chairs of the Joint Committee on the Library on Wednesday requesting that the panel remove 11 Confederate statues from the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall collection. The latest: Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.), the vice chair of the Joint Committee on the Library, responded in a statement that she agrees …

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Challenged To Four Debates

Charleston’s ABC News affiliate reports: On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham easily breezed through the June 9 primary, and now he’s set to face Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison. On Wednesday, Harrison sent a letter to Graham to challenge him to four debates anytime between now and Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8. “While we may disagree on many issues, I …

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Biden Spox: We Want To Reform Not Defund The Police

The New York Times reports: Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. “does not believe that police should be defunded,” a spokesman for his campaign said Monday, weighing in on a call from protesters and activists that has gathered steam as protests against police brutality and systemic racism have grown. The spokesman, Andrew Bates, said in a statement that Mr. …

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Democrats Unveil Sweeping Police Reform Bill [VIDEO]

CNBC reports: The Democratic legislation would make sweeping changes designed both to deter police use of force and hold officers more accountable for abuses. The federal bill comes as changes start at the local level: most of the Minneapolis city council committed to disbanding and replacing the city’s police force Sunday, while New York City will consider a range of …

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Joe Biden’s Lead Widens To +14 In New National Poll

CNN reports: A new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS finds Trump’s approval rating down 7 points in the last month as the President falls further behind presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden, whose support now stands at its highest level in CNN polling. Overall 38% approve of the way Trump is handling the presidency, while 57% disapprove. That’s his worst approval …

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POLL: Joe Biden +12 In Battleground State Michigan

The Detroit Free Press reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden has increased his lead over President Donald Trump to 12 percentage points in Michigan, where voters are unhappy with Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new poll. Biden, the presumed Democratic nominee, leads Republican Trump in Michigan 53-41, according to a poll conducted by EPIC-MRA of Lansing …

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SURVEY: Only Half Of Democrats Identify As Christian

The Christian Post reports: The percentage of Democrat and Democrat-leaning voters who identify as Christian has sharply declined since 2008, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center. A report by Pew published in its U.S. Politics & Policy section found that while 73% of Democrat voters were Christian in 2008, by 2019 the percentage had dropped to …

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Joe Biden Formally Clinches Democratic Nomination

The Associated Press reports: Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest. The former vice president has effectively been his party’s leader since his last challenger in the Democratic primary, Bernie Sanders, …

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Fox News Arizona Poll: Joe Biden +4, Mark Kelly +13

Fox News reports: A new Fox News Poll finds the state shading blue — especially in the race for the U.S. Senate, where Democrat Mark Kelly bests incumbent Republican Sen. Martha McSally by a 50-37 percent margin among Arizona registered voters. In a head-to-head presidential ballot test, Democrat Joe Biden edges President Donald Trump by 46-42 percent. Another 11 percent …

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Fox News Poll: Joe Biden +2 In Swing State Ohio

Fox News reports: A Fox News Poll of Ohio registered voters finds Democrat Joe Biden narrowly tops President Donald Trump in the race for the White House. At the same time, Republican Gov. Mike DeWine enjoys sky-high, bipartisan approval. Biden is ahead of Trump by a 45 to 43 percent margin. The former vice president’s 2-point edge is within the …

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Fox News Poll: Joe Biden +9 In Swing State Wisconsin

Fox News reports: Majorities of Wisconsin voters rate the economy negatively and are concerned about coronavirus. That helps explain Democrat Joe Biden’s gains in the presidential race, in a Fox News Poll of Wisconsin registered voters released Wednesday. Biden has a 9-point edge over President Donald Trump, 49-40 percent. That’s up from a 5-point advantage in January, and is outside …

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