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Joe Biden To Resume In-Person Campaign Events

The Washington Post reports: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will resume in-person campaigning across the country in coming days amid the still-raging coronavirus pandemic, an answer to allies imploring him to meet voters where they are and a sign that his race with President Trump is tightening as the general election contest begins in earnest. Trump aims to cast Biden …

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RATINGS: Biden’s Acceptance Speech Outdrew Trump’s

Variety reports: The final night of the Republican National Convention, which headlined by a rambling 70-minute speech from President Trump, failed to score a big boost from the previous nights, at least according to early numbers. Across the three major broadcast networks which covered the RNC’s curtain call, around 5.4 million viewers tuned in, which is up a fraction on …

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Biden Calls Attacks On His Catholic Faith “Preposterous”

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden called the attacks on his religion at the Republican National Convention “preposterous” on Thursday. The former vice president responded to convention speakers taking several jabs at how he practices his Catholicism, including from former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz who called Biden a “Catholic in name only” on Wednesday. “I think …

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Biden To Run Ad During Trump’s Acceptance Speech

The Washington Post reports: Joe Biden isn’t onstage this week as Republicans celebrate their presidential nominating convention. But his campaign is trying to make sure he’s on TV. That presence will come in the form of a two-minute television ad set to debut on broadcast and cable networks Thursday night, offering pricey counter programming intended to coincide with President Trump’s …

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Hillary To Biden: Don’t Concede If Early Result Is Close

Politico reports: Hillary Clinton is predicting Donald Trump’s reelection effort will be a messy affair, and the former Democratic candidate has some advice for Joe Biden: If the race is close, don’t concede. Speaking with Jennifer Palmieri for Showtime’s “The Circus,” Clinton said Trump would likely try to take the election by going after absentee voting. She emphasized that even …

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POLL: Biden +52 Over Trump Among College Students

Well, this is rather encouraging: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has an overwhelming 52-point lead over President Trump among college students, according to a new poll, but enthusiasm among the group is low for the two major-party candidates. Seventy percent of college students surveyed said they will vote for Biden, compared to just 18 percent who said they will vote …

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Dozens Of GOP Former Congress Members Back Biden

Fox News reports: More than two-dozen former Republican members of Congress threw their support behind a “Republicans for Biden” effort being launched Monday by the Democratic presidential nominee’s campaign to engage potential GOP supporters this November. The announcement comes on the first day of the Republican National Convention, as delegates prepare to formally re-nominate President Trump on Monday. In their …

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Biden Sees 5-Point Favorability Bump From Convention

ABC News reports: The Democratic National Convention, which attracted a smaller audience compared to last cycle, still delivered a favorability boost for Democratic nominee Joe Biden, particularly among the core base of the party, according to a new ABC News/Ipsos poll released Sunday. Prior to the convention, Biden had a net negative favorability rating, with slightly more Americans having an …

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Biden On Trump’s Mental Fitness Attacks: “Watch Me”

ABC News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden tackled questions about his age in an exclusive interview with “World News Tonight” anchor David Muir, saying he “absolutely” could serve two terms in the White House if elected. “His campaign has called you ‘diminished.’ And, I’m curious how you’d respond to that,” Muir said, pressing Biden on President Donald Trump’s repeated …

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Biden: I’d Shut Down Country If Scientists Advised It

ABC News reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden said in an exclusive interview with ABC “World News Tonight” Anchor David Muir on Friday that as president, he would shut the country down to stop the spread of COVID-19 if the move was recommended to him by scientists. “I would shut it down; I would listen to the scientists,” Biden told …

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Biden Fans Hold Golf Cart Parade In FL’s The Villages

The New York Post reports: Joe Biden supporters on Friday paraded through The Villages retirement community in Florida — the morning after Biden accepted the Democratic presidential nomination. Fox News reporter Robert Sherman reported that more than 300 golf carts took part in a parade that snaked through the 132,000-person senior citizen community northwest of Orlando. It’s a significant show …

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Biden Delivers Passionate Acceptance Speech [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: Speaking before a row of flags in his home state of Delaware, Mr. Biden urged Americans to have faith that they could “overcome this season of darkness,” and pledged that he would seek to bridge the country’s political divisions in ways Mr. Trump had not. “The current president has cloaked America in darkness for much …

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Poll: Biden +20 Among Those Who Didn’t Vote In 2016

The Hill reports: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has the support of the majority of voters who didn’t cast a ballot in 2016, according to a new poll. Fifty-two percent of non-voters in 2016 said they plan to vote for Biden in November’s election, according to preliminary data of a USC Dornsife poll released Thursday. Trump has just 32 percent …

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Cindy McCain Backs Biden In Clip For DNC [VIDEO]

The Associated Press reports: Cindy McCain is going to bat for Joe Biden, lending her voice to a video set to air during Tuesday night’s Democratic National Convention programming focused on Biden’s close friendship with her late husband, Republican Sen. John McCain of Arizona. She’s just the latest Republican to join in the convention, after a number of notable GOP …

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NBC/WSJ National Poll: Joe Biden +9 Over Trump

NBC News reports: President Donald Trump continues to trail Democratic challenger Joe Biden nationally as more than 60 percent of voters say America’s response to the coronavirus has been unsuccessful and just one-in-five believe the U.S. economy is on solid footing. Those are the major findings from the latest national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, which was conducted during the …

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Postal Workers’ Union Endorses Biden, Blasts Trump

Axios reports: The National Association of Letter Carriers, the union representing roughly 300,000 current and former postal workers, on Friday endorsed Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election, calling him “a fierce ally and defender of the U.S. Postal Service.” The endorsement comes as President Trump has vowed to block additional funding for the USPS in the next coronavirus stimulus …

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Biden Ad Calls For National Mask Mandate [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: The gloves are off — and the masks are on. A day after Joe Biden called for a national mask mandate as part of his coronavirus plan, the presumptive Democratic presidential candidate released a campaign ad calling out the Trump administration for its pandemic response. “We’re seeing it again: the virus spreading out of control. The president …

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Biden Raised $26M In First Day After Naming Harris

Politico reports: Joe Biden’s campaign raised $26 million in the 24 hours after he selected Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate — an eye-popping total that shows the campaign’s growing fundraising strength as the election draws nearer. Biden announced the fundraising total during the ticket’s first virtual grassroots fundraiser on Wednesday evening, immediately following Biden and Harris’ first joint …

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden And Harris Make First Appearance

CNN reports: Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, and his running mate Kamala Harris will deliver remarks this afternoon in Wilmington, Delaware. After the speech, Biden and Harris are set to appear together at an online fundraiser for “grassroots” small-dollar donors. Yesterday, Biden announced Harris was his vice presidential pick for the 2020 election ballot, making the California senator …

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POLL: Biden Holds Lead In Five Out Of Six Swing States

The Hill reports: Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is leading President Trump in five of six battleground states, according to a new poll released on Wednesday. Biden leads Trump by 6 points in Florida, 50 to 44 percent, and the former vice president leads by 5 points in Michigan, 48 to 43 percent, according to the “States of Play” …

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