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Democrats Agenda Gains Momentum While MAGA GOP's Fuels Failure PDF Print E-mail
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Written by DNC Press   
Friday, 21 June 2024 17:49

dems-v-repubReports from swing states and nationwide shows Democratic story taking hold.


WASHINGTON - This week, Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison visited Tallahassee, Florida to commemorate the Florida Democratic Party’s historic achievement in recruiting candidates to compete in every congressional and state legislative race in 2024 – an achievement that speaks to Democrats’ growing momentum and commitment to flipping Florida this November.

  • In Florida: Tallahassee Democrat: National, state Democratic leaders say they have a plan to break the GOP lock in Florida
  • In Florida: WPTV: DNC chair predicts Florida in play come November; Republican Party says think again
  • In Florida: Florida Phoenix: FL Democrats hope to use contests in every legislative race to undo GOP supermajority
  • In Florida: WFTS: DNC Chair predicts ‘Florida, Florida, Florida in play’ come November, RPOF says think again
  • In Florida: WCJB: Florida Democrats getting national support after fielding 140 legislative candidates

During a joint press call, Democratic National Committee Chair Jaime Harrison, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee Vice Chair Sen. Tina Smith, and Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Chair Rep. Suzan DelBene discussed the impact of MAGA Republicans' attacks on reproductive rights in the year following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The committee chairs highlighted the various attacks on reproductive freedom and emphasized the significance of the 2024 elections in determining abortion access nationwide.

  • Nationwide: Nevada Current: Democrats stress reproductive rights in fight for control of Congress, White House
  • Nationwide: Spectrum News: Democratic campaign chiefs bank on abortion as key 2024 issue ahead of 2nd anniversary of Dobbs

Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff traveled to North Carolina to uplift a grant from the EPA to support lead testing in schools and daycare centers. He then joined local North Carolina leaders and community members in Durham to mark Juneteenth, celebrating Black Americans’ freedom while emphasizing the threat Donald Trump and MAGA Republicans pose to our democracy.

  • In North Carolina: Cardinal & Pine: Durham leaders celebrate Juneteenth, highlight stakes of 2024 election for Black residents
  • In North Carolina: NC Newsline: VP Harris’s husband Doug Emhoff, Dem officials celebrate Juneteenth at Raleigh campaign event
  • In North Carolina: WTVD: Second gentleman Doug Emhoff attends Juneteenth event in Raleigh
  • In North Carolina: WRAL: Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff visits Durham to announce funding for lead mitigation in schools and daycares
  • In North Carolina: WTVD: Second gentleman Doug Emhoff watch potholing in Durham during visit

Also this week, the DNC launched new billboard campaigns, reminding Wisconsin voters of Trump’s insulting comments towards the state and failure to deliver on his promises. Meanwhile, new billboards in Pennsylvania this weekend will spotlight Trump's track record of failing to support the Black community.

  • In Wisconsin: Washington Examiner: DNC trolls Trump with billboard near Wisconsin rally
  • In Wisconsin: Washington Times: DNC calls Trump ‘Foxconn con’ before Wisconsin rally
  • In Pennsylvania: CBS News: DNC plans to hit Trump in Philadelphia on his relationship with Black community
  • In Pennsylvania: NBC News: Democrats to attack Trump's record with Black voters near his Philadelphia rally

Nationwide, MAGA Republicans continue to push toxic MAGA rhetoric and policies while their party's internal chaos remains on full display.

  • In Idaho: Idaho Capital Sun: Idaho GOP platform changes include opposition to workforce training funding, embryo destruction
  • In Illinois: Chicago Tribune: Illinois GOP leadership teetering with RNC a month away
  • In Illinois: Fox 32 Chicago: Illinois GOP chairman resigns: 'Not comfortable' with direction of party
  • In Missouri: HuffPost: GOP Candidate Tells Black Americans Seeking Reparations To 'Get The F**k Out' Of America

The Biden-Harris administration continues to deliver on its promise of fueling growth and prosperity around the nation by fostering sustainable industries and strengthening our infrastructure for all Americans.

  • In Colorado: Colorado Newsline: $9 million in federal funding for clean energy designated for northern Colorado
  • In Kentucky: WKYT: Kentucky to receive over $1 billion for high speed internet
  • In Maine: Portland Press Herald: U.S. gives Maine $272 million to expand high-speed internet access
  • In Texas: NBC 5: Fort Worth ISD to purchase 15 electric buses with bipartisan infrastructure grant
  • In Wyoming: Daily Montanan: Yellowstone National Park gets $22M grant for road, pedestrian safety construction
Last Updated on Saturday, 22 June 2024 11:03
 
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