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2019-01-02
2025-01-02
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07/21/2024 --kron4
President Biden said he will not be running for reelection, a historic decision that comes after mounting pressure from many within his own party. Biden said he will serve out the remainder of his term, which ends in 2025. “It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve as your President,” he said. [...]
07/21/2024 --axios
Chart: Axios VisualsPresident Biden dropped out of the 2024 presidential race on Sunday, weeks after disastrous debate against former President Trump, and after top allies and friends joined the chorus of Democrats urging him to step aside.Why it matters: Biden's unprecedented decision this late in the process shakes up the race for both parties, forcing former President Trump and the GOP to contend with a new Democratic ticket.Trump, who would prefer to run against Biden, has been preparing a plan of attack should Vice President Kamala Harris be the new Democratic nominee, Axios' Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei reported.The Trump-Biden debateWhile there have been longstanding questions about the president's age, Biden's debate performance in late June — where his opponent Trump also told some 30 lies — shifted those concerns into overdrive.During the debate, Biden — who would be 82 at the start of a second term — was slow to answer in some instances, and struggled to form coherent arguments.Worries about his candidacy swiftly spread among lawmakers, staff and donors in the days that followed.Biden's own insistence that he was staying in the race and his campaign's efforts to quell concerns failed to stamp out the push to replace him.Media appearances In a bid to prove his poor debate performance was a one-off, the Biden campaign arranged a series of media appearances for the president.His first TV interview after the debate on July 5 — with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos — ultimately failed to assuage concerns."If the Lord Almighty came down and said 'Joe, get out of the race,' I'd get out of the race. The Lord Almighty's not coming down," Biden said.Zoom in: Biden has continued to make minor flubs in other appearances as well as some bigger ones, like accidentally calling Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky "President Putin" at a NATO summit on July 11.His recent interviews have also raised questions about the kind of control the Biden team exerts over his appearances. The campaign requested a Wisconsin radio station cut portions of its interview with the president, and provided both that station and another one in Pennsylvania questions to use in advance.Lawmakers start calling on Biden to step asideDays after the debate, Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) became the first Democrat in Congress to publicly call for Biden to bow out.More than 25 others have since followed suit.The pressure has been strongest in the House, though Democratic senators Sens. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Jon Tester (D-Mont.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Sherrod Brown (R-Ohio) — did publicly call on Biden to drop out.Donors, most prominently George Clooney, also piled on pressure.Top Democrats ramp up pressureLast weekend's attempted assassination of Trump temporarily quieted the turmoil over Biden's candidacy, but congressional Democrats revived the effort afterward, which took on a new tenor as Democratic heavy-hitters joined the fray.On July 17, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in California, became the most high-profile elected Democrat to publicly call for Biden's withdrawal from the race.Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) and House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) also privately confronted the president about the viability of his candidacy.Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi conveyed to Biden and the campaign that his staying on the ticket could spell political peril for the party, Axios' Hans Nichols reported.Jeffrey Katzenberg, co-chair of the Biden campaign, privately warned Biden this week that donors' checks were drying up, Semafor reported.The bottom line: By July 18, top Democrats told Axios' Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei that Biden could drop out as early as the weekend.Go deeper: Biden's political isolation deepens as pressure to step aside builds
07/21/2024 --axios
Republican Senate candidates are being encouraged to push for President Biden's resignation now that he has exited the 2024 presidential campaign, Axios has learned.Why it matters: Republicans are building a case that if Biden is unfit to run for president, he is unfit to serve as president."Being President is the hardest job in the world, and I no longer have confidence that Joe Biden can effectively execute his duties as Commander-in-Chief," NRSC Chair Steve Daines (R-Mont.) said in a new statement first provided to Axios."It is out of concern for our country's national security that I am formally calling on President Biden to resign from office."What to watch: Republicans are also turning to Vice President Harris. "It has also been striking that none of the Senate Democrats who served with Vice President Harris have called for her to replace President Biden," Daines said."This leads me to believe they think she is unqualified to serve as Commander-in-Chief," Daines concluded.Democratic Sens. Peter Welch (Vt.), Jon Tester (Mont.), Sherrod Brown (Oh.) and Joe Manchin (W.V.) have all called on Biden to step aside, but not resign. They also have not explicitly said Harris should take up the mantle.What they're saying: JD Vance also doubled down on Sunday, tweeting, "Not running for reelection would be a clear admission that President Trump was right all along about Biden not being mentally fit enough to serve as Commander-in-Chief. There is no middle ground."
07/21/2024 --centralmaine
Manchin, an independent who considered a White House run this year and as a Democrat often bucked his party's leadership, was the latest member of Congress to suggest Biden focus on the remaining months of his presidency.
07/21/2024 --cbsnews
Sen. Joe Manchin on Sunday joined a growing pool of lawmakers calling on President Biden to end his reelection campaign.
07/21/2024 --rollcall
President Joe Biden steps off Air Force One upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base in Dover, Del., on July 17 after testing positive for COVID-19 with mild symptoms and returning from a campaign trip to Nevada.
07/18/2024 --theepochtimes
Numerous Republican candidates looking to unseat incumbent Senate Democrats are using their personal wealth to fund their campaigns.
07/17/2024 --kron4
MILWAUKEE — Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio) on Wednesday night officially accepted the vice presidential nomination, using his speech to the Republican National Convention to lean into his history and decry policies he said have harmed “forgotten communities” across the country. Vance, who former President Trump named his running mate on Monday, used the biggest moment [...]
07/17/2024 --abc4
MILWAUKEE — Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio) on Wednesday night officially accepted the vice presidential nomination, using his speech to the Republican National Convention to lean into his history and decry policies he said have harmed “forgotten communities” across the country. Vance, who former President Trump named his running mate on Monday, used the biggest moment [...]
07/17/2024 --cbs17
MILWAUKEE — Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio) on Wednesday night officially accepted the vice presidential nomination, using his speech to the Republican National Convention to lean into his history and decry policies he said have harmed “forgotten communities” across the country. Vance, who former President Trump named his running mate on Monday, used the biggest moment [...]
07/17/2024 --wsav
MILWAUKEE — Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio) on Wednesday night officially accepted the vice presidential nomination, using his speech to the Republican National Convention to lean into his history and decry policies he said have harmed “forgotten communities” across the country. Vance, who former President Trump named his running mate on Monday, used the biggest moment [...]
07/17/2024 --wfla
MILWAUKEE — Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio) on Wednesday night officially accepted the vice presidential nomination, using his speech to the Republican National Convention to lean into his history and decry policies he said have harmed “forgotten communities” across the country. Vance, who former President Trump named his running mate on Monday, used the biggest moment [...]
07/17/2024 --6abc
While Bob Menendez, a New Jersey Democrat, has six months remaining in his term, Democrats have made it clear they don't want him in office any longer.
07/17/2024 --eastbaytimes
The RNC marched into its second day Tuesday, showcasing classic GOP themes like border security and public safety that have become the centerpieces of former President Donald Trump’s campaign.
07/17/2024 --mercurynews
The RNC marched into its second day Tuesday, showcasing classic GOP themes like border security and public safety that have become the centerpieces of former President Donald Trump’s campaign.
04/01/2024 --kron4
The Senate battlefield is increasingly locked in as Republicans turn their attention from the primaries to the November contests in a bid to turn the chamber red. Much has changed in the four months since The Hill last updated this space, including retirements, surprise candidacies and primary wins. Republicans have settled on nominees in key states as they look to [...]
04/01/2024 --kron4
The Senate battlefield is increasingly locked in as Republicans turn their attention from the primaries to the November contests in a bid to turn the chamber red. Much has changed in the four months since The Hill last updated this space, including retirements, surprise candidacies and primary wins. Republicans have settled on nominees in key states as they look to [...]
04/01/2024 --cbs17
The Senate battlefield is increasingly locked in as Republicans turn their attention from the primaries to the November contests in a bid to turn the chamber red. Much has changed in the four months since The Hill last updated this space, including retirements, surprise candidacies and primary wins. Republicans have settled on nominees in key states as they look to [...]
04/01/2024 --cbs17
The Senate battlefield is increasingly locked in as Republicans turn their attention from the primaries to the November contests in a bid to turn the chamber red. Much has changed in the four months since The Hill last updated this space, including retirements, surprise candidacies and primary wins. Republicans have settled on nominees in key states as they look to [...]
04/01/2024 --wsav
The Senate battlefield is increasingly locked in as Republicans turn their attention from the primaries to the November contests in a bid to turn the chamber red. Much has changed in the four months since The Hill last updated this space, including retirements, surprise candidacies and primary wins. Republicans have settled on nominees in key states as they look to [...]
04/01/2024 --wsav
The Senate battlefield is increasingly locked in as Republicans turn their attention from the primaries to the November contests in a bid to turn the chamber red. Much has changed in the four months since The Hill last updated this space, including retirements, surprise candidacies and primary wins. Republicans have settled on nominees in key states as they look to [...]
04/01/2024 --wfla
The Senate battlefield is increasingly locked in as Republicans turn their attention from the primaries to the November contests in a bid to turn the chamber red. Much has changed in the four months since The Hill last updated this space, including retirements, surprise candidacies and primary wins. Republicans have settled on nominees in key states as they look to [...]
04/01/2024 --wfla
The Senate battlefield is increasingly locked in as Republicans turn their attention from the primaries to the November contests in a bid to turn the chamber red. Much has changed in the four months since The Hill last updated this space, including retirements, surprise candidacies and primary wins. Republicans have settled on nominees in key states as they look to [...]
03/31/2024 --westernjournal
Perhaps it’s true, as Donald Trump repeats endlessly, that Joe Biden is the worst president in American history. But what is undisputed is that he’s waging the worst campaign in […] The post Dick Morris: Trump's Criminal Trials Are Powering Him to Victory appeared first on The Western Journal.
03/31/2024 --westernjournal
Perhaps it’s true, as Donald Trump repeats endlessly, that Joe Biden is the worst president in American history. But what is undisputed is that he’s waging the worst campaign in […] The post Dick Morris: Trump's Criminal Trials Are Powering Him to Victory appeared first on The Western Journal.
03/29/2024 --kron4
After weeks of waiting, House Republicans say they will send two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate next month in a move that GOP strategists say will put vulnerable Democrats such as Sens. Jon Tester (Mont.) and Sherrod Brown (Ohio) on the defensive. Republicans acknowledge the impeachment charges against [...]
03/29/2024 --cbs17
After weeks of waiting, House Republicans say they will send two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate next month in a move that GOP strategists say will put vulnerable Democrats such as Sens. Jon Tester (Mont.) and Sherrod Brown (Ohio) on the defensive. Republicans acknowledge the impeachment charges against [...]
03/29/2024 --wsav
After weeks of waiting, House Republicans say they will send two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate next month in a move that GOP strategists say will put vulnerable Democrats such as Sens. Jon Tester (Mont.) and Sherrod Brown (Ohio) on the defensive. Republicans acknowledge the impeachment charges against [...]
03/29/2024 --wfla
After weeks of waiting, House Republicans say they will send two articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the Senate next month in a move that GOP strategists say will put vulnerable Democrats such as Sens. Jon Tester (Mont.) and Sherrod Brown (Ohio) on the defensive. Republicans acknowledge the impeachment charges against [...]
03/28/2024 --rollcall
Welcome to At the Races! Each week we bring you news and analysis from the CQ Roll Call campaign team. Know someone who’d like to get this newsletter? They can subscribe here. By Daniela Altimari and Mary Ellen McIntire A politician like Joseph I. Lieberman probably couldn’t exist in this era of rigid political tribalism. […] The post At the Races: Lieberman lookback appeared first on Roll Call.
03/28/2024 --rollcall
Welcome to At the Races! Each week we bring you news and analysis from the CQ Roll Call campaign team. Know someone who’d like to get this newsletter? They can subscribe here. By Daniela Altimari and Mary Ellen McIntire A politician like Joseph I. Lieberman probably couldn’t exist in this era of rigid political tribalism. […] The post At the Races: Lieberman lookback appeared first on Roll Call.
03/27/2024 --foxnews
Ohio Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown is facing criticism from his GOP opponent for his voting record siding with President Biden 97%-99% of the time since the start of his administration.
03/27/2024 --foxnews
Ohio Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown is facing criticism from his GOP opponent for his voting record siding with President Biden 97%-99% of the time since the start of his administration.
03/27/2024 --foxnews
Ohio Democrat Sen. Sherrod Brown is facing criticism from his GOP opponent for his voting record siding with President Biden 97%-99% of the time since the start of his administration.
03/25/2024 --foxnews
GOP Sen. JD Vance of Ohio is putting his contacts in the tech industry and Silicon Valley to work on behalf of fellow Republicans running in the 2024 elections, including former President Trump.
03/25/2024 --theepochtimes
Incumbent Sen. Sherrod Brown maintains a serious lead in fundraising while Republican candidate Bernie Moreno spent millions on his Ohio primary race.
03/25/2024 --theepochtimes
A recent poll showed Trump having a six percentage point lead over Biden among Hispanic voters.
03/25/2024 --theepochtimes
A recent poll showed Trump having a six percentage point lead over Biden among Hispanic voters.
03/25/2024 --foxnews
Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown is facing criticism over his past immigration positions after he released an ad touting his record on border security.
03/25/2024 --foxnews
Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown is facing criticism over his past immigration positions after he released an ad touting his record on border security.
03/24/2024 --foxnews
Groups associated with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer have in recent years meddled in numerous GOP Senate primaries, most recently in Ohio and Montana.
03/24/2024 --foxnews
Groups associated with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer have in recent years meddled in numerous GOP Senate primaries, most recently in Ohio and Montana.
03/23/2024 --rawstory
During an appearance on MSNBC's "The Weekend," former Donald Trump lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen dismissed the idea that the Friday merger of his former client's Truth Social — and the cash that reportedly comes with it — will help with the former president's financial woes.Speaking with the hosts, Cohen accused Trump and his close associates of "hyping" up the value of Truth Social where there is none."What is the value to it?" he asked. "The fact that they want to make claims that it's worth $4 billion or $5 billion and he has like 85 percent of the stock. Wouldn't that stock be valued based upon its profitability?"ALSO READ: Here's why conservative elites are bailing on Trump now"I understand it has like 15 million users on it," he elaborated. "Compare that to somebody like Taylor Swift who has 120 million followers — 120 million. What is the profitability that they are making the statement that it is worth not just into the millions or the hundreds of millions, but into the billions of dollars? I don't buy it either.""They are trying to hype up the stock the same way they would do it for Trump Mortgage, Trump University, Trump Vodka, Trump Steaks, Trump this or Trump that — it's not worth anything " he added. "There is no profitability and there is no future in sight for that profitability either. I mean, who wants to go on to Truth Social? It is nonsense and I do not think that anybody is going to take this -- the stock as an advance for cash."Watch below or at the link. MSNBC 03 23 2024 09 14 49 youtu.be
03/22/2024 --wfla
U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio.) is fed up with corporations decreasing the size of their product without also decreasing the cost
03/22/2024 --nytimes
Ohio will almost certainly go for Donald Trump this November. The Democratic senator will need to defy the gravity of the presidential contest to win a fourth term.
03/22/2024 --nytimes
Ohio will almost certainly go for Donald Trump this November. The Democratic senator will need to defy the gravity of the presidential contest to win a fourth term.
03/22/2024 --thehill
Trump is more likely to pick a second in command who is likely to follow him to the depths of hell and defeat in the fall for him and his MAGA followers.
03/22/2024 --thehill
Trump is more likely to pick a second in command who is likely to follow him to the depths of hell and defeat in the fall for him and his MAGA followers.
03/22/2024 --rawstory
On Halloween, Derrick Evans posted on social media a picture of himself in an orange prison jumpsuit and his wife in a police uniform.“As a J6 Political Prisoner,” Evans wrote, “this is still my favorite Halloween costume.”In January, he posted a photo of an ID badge and wrote, “Found this today: It's my Prison ID from when they held me hostage as a January 6th Political Prisoner.”Evans, an admitted felon and Donald Trump acolyte, who spent three months in federal prison, now wants to get back to the Capitol — but this time, as an elected lawmaker.ALSO READ: Racism, arrests, extreme MAGA love: Meet Lauren Boebert’s primary opponentsEvans is running for the Republican nomination in West Virginia’s 1st Congressional District — an overwhelmingly conservative area where the Republican nominee is all but assured to win. He is running from the right of incumbent Rep. Carol Miller, a Republican who Evans dismissed in a recent social media post as “worse than a RINO,” the political slur for “Republican in name only.” Added Evans: “She is an undocumented Democrat.”This week, Evans touted an endorsement from presidentially pardoned Trump operative Roger Stone, who said, “Derrick did time in prison and even in solitary confinement for standing with President Trump and protesting Joe Biden's stolen election.” Facebook post by Derrick Evans. (Facebook screen grab)Evans also has endorsements from Trump loyalists Michael Flynn, the retired general, and Mike Lindell, the bombastic pillow peddler.Neither Evans nor Miller responded to Raw Story’s request for comment.Evans has embraced January 6 as his primary brand. But he sprinkles racism and Christian Nationalism into his public missives, as well. A recent post by Evans on X invoked the racist “replacement theory” that non-white immigrants are part of a plot to replace white political and social power. Another, seemingly random post, said, “Put Aunt Jemima back on the syrup bottle,” a reference to the Quaker Oats company changing the name and label of its famous brand by eliminating the racist caricature of a Black woman.ALSO READ: Letter carriers face bullets and beatings while postal service sidelines policeHe has also posted of the former first lady, “Who thinks Michelle Obama is really a man?” In a recent post, Evans complained that “Christian tax dollars” were being used to paint rainbow sidewalks, and another post said, simply, “You can follow the science. I’m going to continue following Jesus.”Go to Evans’ website and you’ll find a page that might cause you to believe the site is hacked.“J6 PRISONER running for U.S. CONGRESS,” it says under a photo of a man in a gray hoodie leaving a building and looking down. “Standing U.S. Legislator Arrested and Imprisoned. MEET DERRICK EVANS.”But it isn’t a hack. It’s Evans’ sales pitch.A fundraising page on Evans’ campaign website says, “When I take my seat in Congress, we will turn the tables and the hunters will become the hunted. Mark my words, they fear Patriots like President Trump and myself. Bogus charges are all they have left.”‘The revolution has started!’Evans, a member of West Virginia’s House of Delegates before resigning after his arrest, has amassed a large social media following. He admitted in court documents that he posted inflammatory messages on social media promoting Trump’s speech on January 6, 2021. They included an image that said, “A STORM IS COMING … AND THERE IS NOTHING THE LEFT CAN DO TO STOP IT!” Another said, “FIGHT FOR TRUMP - JANUARY 6 - We’re Comin’!” Derrick Evans at the January 6 insurrection as shown in a court document.Evans took a chartered bus to Washington, D.C. He skipped Trump’s speech because of the long lines and went straight to the Capitol. He saw the crowd grow, overwhelm police and breach the entryway. Evans was close behind.On Facebook, Evans live streamed — and later tried to delete — video of the insurrection, peppered with his own giddy commentary as he entered the Capitol: “Patriots ain’t gonna stand down to tyranny anymore! Patriots ain’t gonna stand down for stolen elections anymore!” At one point, Evans is shown shouting to police officers. He turns the camera to himself, wearing a helmet, and says, “Let’s go! We took it over. We took it over!”ALSO READ: Inside the neo-Nazi hate network grooming children for a race warAfter a loud bang from the direction of the Rotunda doors, an unidentified person says, “It’s time to leave.”“No it ain’t!” Evans says. “The Doors are open! The Doors are open! It’s no time to leave! We haven’t done nothing yet! … On the back side of the Capitol! American Patriots have took a stand! We’re at the Doors, knocking and pounding on the doors. We’ve taken over the balconies, on top of vehicles!”He exults, “Guys, oh my gosh, I can’t even explain what is happening right now, howamazing this is to see in person. I am in awe. The revolution has started. The revolution has started!”Evans would become much less enthusiastic when he stood charged with federal felonies that were reduced to a single count as part of a plea bargain.A low profile?Before his sentencing on June 22, 2022, numerous letters of support from family and friends extolled Evans’ good deeds. He had no criminal record before the insurrection.Evans said in a statement three days after being arrested, “I take full responsibility for my actions, and deeply regret any hurt, pain or embarrassment I may have caused my family, friends, constituents and fellow West Virginians.”He presented himself to the court as contrite. In a memo for the judge to consider before sentencing, even prosecutors said Evans had cooperated, been remorseful and “kept a low profile.”“This distinguishes Evans from some rioters with significant public profiles who have used their platforms after January 6 to brag about their conduct or to continue to promote the myth that the presidential election was stolen, justifying the incursion into the Capitol,” prosecutors wrote.Evans, 38, and his wife have four young children. Before Evans became prisoner No. 24839-509, his lawyer filed letters of support for the judge to consider at sentencing. One was from a Facebook follower named Kimberly D. Maynard, who was obviously impressed with Evans’ post-arrest, pre-sentencing persona.Put Aunt Jemima back on the syrup bottle.— Derrick Evans (@DerrickEvans4WV) March 17, 2024 The judge sentenced Evans to three months in federal prison — well below the maximum five years — and a $2,000 fine. But Evans’ “low profile” became a return to politics with a coarse, loud and proud defense of his actions on January 6 and everything MAGA.He has claimed that because he refused to get the COVID vaccine upon entering the minimum-security prison he was placed in solitary confinement for eight days. Asked to verify the former inmate’s account, a Federal Bureau of Prisons spokesperson declined to comment.Evans is also speaking volumes about how he was actually right on January 6, and that President Joe Biden committed “theft of the Nov. 3, 2020, U.S. presidential election.”Instead of letters, Evans’ supporters are now sending money. His campaign had raised nearly $300,000 as of Dec. 31, according to filings with the Federal Election Commission, with most of that coming from small-dollar donors who gave $200 or less.Miller’s campaign has raised about $580,000 this election cycle — almost all of it from large-dollar donors and political action committees, FEC filings indicate.The Republican primary between Evans and Miller is scheduled for May 14.