Tag Archives: Joe Biden

Powerful Health Care Workers Union Endorses Biden

Politico reports: The Service Employees International Union, which represents 2 million workers in health care, property services and the public sector, announced Thursday that it will throw its grassroots organizing power behind presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential campaign. How does this change the race? By winning SEIU’s endorsement, Biden can tap into a network of tens …

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LIVE VIDEO: Biden Lays Out Economic Recovery Plan

The New York Times reports: Joseph R. Biden Jr. will lay out a populist economic vision to revive and reinvest in American manufacturing on Thursday, calling for major new spending and stricter new rules to “Buy American” as part of an effort to more aggressively challenge President Trump on two of his signature issues: the economy and nationalism. In a …

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Politico: Dems “Smell A Rout” Coming In November

Politico reports: Donald Trump’s collapsing poll numbers have Democrats thinking bigger than just winning the White House and seizing the Senate — they’re imagining a rout that extends all the way down the ballot. Intent on not repeating the mistakes of 2010 under then-President Barack Obama, the party is seizing on a once-in-a-decade opportunity to drive the redistricting process — …

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Data Shows Trump’s Attacks On Biden Aren’t Working

Axios reports: President Trump built his political brand by stoking the nation’s culture wars, but search data is showing us how much harder it’s been for him to replicate that success while running against another white man in his 70s — and while there’s a coronavirus pandemic. The big picture: Google Trends data shows Trump’s “Sleepy Joe” name-calling isn’t generating …

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Joe Biden: Trump Is Eroding America’s Foundation

From an op-ed published today by Joe Biden: That pursuit of a more perfect union has been thrown off course in recent years — and no one bears more responsibility than President Donald Trump. Every day, he finds new ways to tarnish and dismantle our democracy — from baseless attacks on our voting rights to the use of military force …

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TEXAS: Trump +4 Over Joe Biden In New UT Poll

Texas Politics reports: The University of Texas/Texas Politics Project poll of Texas voters finds President Donald Trump holding a four-point lead over former vice-president Joe Biden among registered voters. With just under five months to go before Election Day, 48 percent of those polled preferred Trump, with 44 percent choosing Biden. This poll is the latest in a series of …

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Biden +12 Over Trump In New National Monmouth Poll

Politico reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead President Donald Trump by a wide margin nationally, a poll released Thursday shows, as the race for the White House stabilizes, at least for the time being, with Biden well in front. The Monmouth University poll shows Biden with a 12-point nationwide lead over the president, 53 percent to 41 …

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Biden Outraises Trump With Record $141 Million Haul

Reuters reports: Democrat Joe Biden edged out Republican Donald Trump in fundraising for a second straight month in June, data from the rival U.S. presidential campaigns showed on Wednesday. Biden and allied Democratic groups raked in over $141 million during the month, while President Trump and closely tied groups hauled $131 million. In each case, the figures were new monthly …

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Pew Research: Biden +40 Among Voters Ages 18-29

Just out today from Pew Research: In the presidential contest, Donald Trump faces a 10 percentage point deficit in his race against Joe Biden: 54% of registered voters say if the election were held today, they would support Biden or lean toward voting for him, while 44% support Trump or lean toward supporting him. By well more than two-to-one (68% …

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Joe Biden Roasts Trump’s “Dereliction” On COVID And Russia: He Doesn’t Seem “Cognitively Aware” Of Things

Fox News reports: While Biden’s press conference in Delaware was ostensibly about how he would respond to the coronavirus pandemic, the former vice president slammed the current White House occupant for his response to reports that Russian intelligence operatives offered to pay bounties to Taliban-linked militants who killed U.S. troops in Afghanistan. Trump on Sunday denied that he had been …

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Biden: Trump Has Picked A Side And It’s “White Power”

Politico reports: Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said President Trump has “picked a side” after Trump retweeted and praised a video that included a demonstrator shouting “white power.” “Thank you to the great people of The Villages,” Trump said in a post retweeting the video. “The Radical Left Do Nothing Democrats will Fall in the Fall. Corrupt Joe is …

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Trump: Joe Biden “Can’t Speak And He Is Going To Be President Because Some People Don’t Love Me, Maybe”

Mediaite reports: In a rambling answer, President Donald Trump said that former Vice President Joe Biden “is going to be president because some people don’t love me maybe because all I’m doing is my job,” right after mocking the Democratic presidential nominee as gaffe-prone, saying: “The man can’t speak.” During a Fox News town hall with Sean Hannity on Thursday, …

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New Fox News Florida Poll: Joe Biden +9 Over Trump

Fox News reports: Voters think Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is better suited to handle the issues of the day, expanding his lead over President Donald Trump in the battleground state of Florida. Biden tops Trump by 9 points, 49-40 percent, in a Fox News survey of Florida registered voters. That’s up from a 3-point edge in April (46-43 percent). …

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Biden Blasts Trump For Attempting To End Obamacare During Pandemic: “I Cannot Comprehend The Cruelty”

NBC News reports: Joe Biden on Thursday warned that President Donald Trump’s attempts to dismantle the Affordable Care Act will have disastrous consequences on Americans who become infected with the coronavirus and demanded the president end a lawsuit that is seeking to terminate the landmark health care law. “Mr. President, drop the lawsuit. Stop trying to take away people’s health …

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2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina: I’m Voting For Joe Biden, Elections Are Binary Choices

The Atlantic reports: Carly Fiorina was a Republican candidate for president just four years ago, and was briefly Ted Cruz’s prospective running mate. Trump needs to go, she says—and that means she’s voting for Biden. Fiorina is not going to keep quiet, write in another candidate, or vote third-party. “I’ve been very clear that I can’t support Donald Trump,” she …

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NYT/Siena Poll: Biden Holds Lead In Six Swing States

The New York Times reports: President Trump has lost significant ground in the six battleground states that clinched his Electoral College victory in 2016, according to New York Times/Siena College surveys, with Joseph R. Biden Jr. opening double-digit leads in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Mr. Trump’s once-commanding advantage among white voters has nearly vanished, a development that would all but …

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POLL: Joe Biden +8 In Battleground State Wisconsin

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: Former Vice President Joe Biden has widened his advantage over President Donald Trump in Wisconsin, according to Wednesday’s Marquette University Law School Poll. Biden had 49% support to Trump’s 41% support, among registered voters, poll director Charles Franklin said. Biden held a 3-point margin in polls conducted in March and May. They were tied in February. …

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Trump Campaign Desperate To “Smoke Out” Biden

Axios reports: President Trump’s campaign, recognizing that he’ll lose to himself if November’s election is a referendum on him, is trying to flush Joe Biden into open combat by challenging him to more debates, taunting him as “Hidin’ Biden,” and posing a “Question of the day for Joe Biden.” Expect more of this. The Trump campaign is getting very frustrated …

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Joe Biden +14 Over Trump In New NYT National Poll

The New York Times reports: Joseph R. Biden Jr. has taken a commanding lead over President Trump in the 2020 race, building a wide advantage among women and nonwhite voters and making deep inroads with some traditionally Republican-leaning groups that have shifted away from Mr. Trump following his ineffective response to the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new national poll …

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Obama Raises $7.6M For Biden In Virtual Fundraiser

Deadline reports: Former president Barack Obama headlined his first fundraiser for Joe Biden on Tuesday, at an event that raised $7.6 million for his former vice president’s campaign. That is the most money raised for at any Biden event this cycle. With 175,000 donors chipping in, Obama and Biden appeared virtually before thousands of donors. Obama criticized his successor, but …

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