The Democratic Party National Platform

Click to read the Democratic Party Platform 2020-07-31 Table of Contents DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL CONVENTION LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT 4 PREAMBLE 5 PROTECTING AMERICANS AND RECOVERING FROM THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC 8 BUILDING A STRONGER, FAIRER ECONOMY 13 Protecting Workers and Families and Creating Millions of Jobs Across America 14 Raising Wages and Promoting Workers’ Rights 14Enacting Robust Work-Family Policies 16 Investing in the Engines of Job Creation 16 Building A Fair System of International Trade for Our Workers 20 Putting Homeownership in Reach and Guaranteeing Safe Housing for Every American 20 Leveling the Economic Playing Field 22 Reforming the Tax Code to Benefit [...]

By |2020-08-06T07:44:03-07:00August 6th, 2020|Democratic Convention, Elections, Joe Biden|

The Biden Agenda for Women

Joe Biden is going to build our country back better after this economic crisis and that includes ensuring we get closer to full inclusion of and equality for women. Women — particularly women of color — have never had a fair shot to get ahead in this country. Today, too many women are struggling to make ends meet and support their families, and are worried about the economic future for their children. This was true before the COVID-19 crisis, but the current global health crisis has exacerbated these realities for women. For Biden, it’s a simple proposition: his daughter is [...]

By |2020-07-28T11:40:09-07:00July 28th, 2020|Joe Biden|

Barack Obama and Joe Biden on Taking Responsibility

Barack Obama and Joe Biden discuss Trump’s avoiding responsibility for everything that has happened in his Presidency. Biden says “Can you imagine standing up when you’re President saying ‘It’s not my responsibility…” Obama replies: “Those words didn’t come out of our mouths while we were in office.” Biden also ridicules Trump for not understanding what people are going through. Obama recounts that one of the reasons he selected Biden to be his Vice President was “his being able to relate” and apply his family situation to what others are going through. Obama concludes that the ability to relate to others motivates Biden [...]

By |2020-07-22T10:55:06-07:00July 22nd, 2020|Elections, Joe Biden|

Biden Condemns Trump’s use of Storm Troopers in Portland and other Cities

Former Vice President and 2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee Joe Biden issued a statement condemning Donald Trump’s use of Homeland Security Forces in Portland, Oregon, and other American cities. The statement reads: “We have a president who is determined to sow chaos and division. To make matters worse instead of better. We all remember the appalling scenes in front of the White House when peaceful protestors were gassed to make way for a Trump photo op. Now Homeland Security agents — without a clearly defined mandate or authority — are ranging far from federal property, stripped of badges and insignia and identifying [...]

By |2020-07-21T17:40:02-07:00July 21st, 2020|Criminal Justice, Joe Biden, President|

Biden’s Statement on Trump’s Continued Failure to Control COVID-19

Originally published on Medium.com Yet again this morning, President Trump attacked the CDC and the public health experts who should be guiding our response to COVID-19, saying that they “don’t know” what they’re talking about. The past six months have proven again and again that it’s Donald Trump who doesn’t know what he’s talking about when it comes to COVID-19. He said the virus would disappear. He said anyone who wants a test could get a test. He said the virus was under control. When it comes to the coronavirus, you can’t believe a word he says. It’s astonishing that [...]

By |2020-07-21T17:25:04-07:00July 20th, 2020|Joe Biden, President|

Build Back Better: Joe Biden’s Jobs and Economic Recovery Plan for Working Families

Joe Biden believes to his core that there’s no greater economic engine in the world than the hard work and ingenuity of the American people. Nobody has more respect for the working women and men who get up every day to build and sustain this country, or more confidence that they can meet the challenges we face. This plan is from https://joebiden.com/build-back-better/ Make no mistake: America has been knocked down. The unemployment rate is higher than it was in the Great Recession. Millions have lost jobs, hours, pay, health care, or the small business they started, through no fault of [...]

Biden Praises and Encourages Arizonans

 Joe Biden strikes a compassionate tone with the viewers counseling them on the simple things that will help keep them and their loved ones safe like “washing their hands, wearing masks, stay at home, and socially distance  when you go out.”The 2020 Democratic Presidential Nominee concludes with “If you’re worried about how you’re gonna get through the day, I will not abandon you. We’re all in this together. We’ll fight this together and together we’ll emerge from this stronger than before where we began.”

By |2020-07-20T15:03:05-07:00July 19th, 2020|Elections, Healthcare, Joe Biden|

New poll of Arizona shows Joe leading Trump by five points, 49% to 44%

Donald Trump continues to trail Joe Biden in the key battleground state of Arizona, according to a new Arizona Public Opinion Pulse (AZPOP) survey released by OH Predictive Insights. The former Vice President leads the President 49 -44. This AZPOP – OHPI’s monthly poll of likely voters in the state of Arizona – finds the state of the Presidential race virtually unchanged since May when Joe Biden led Donald Trump 50-43. While the top-line numbers in this match-up remain relatively steady since the spring, there have been changes under the surface. In particular, while supporters of President Trump were once [...]

By |2020-07-17T17:54:50-07:00July 17th, 2020|Arizona, Joe Biden, President|

Small Business Owners React To Trump’s Comments On The Economy

This features three Pennsylvania small business owners who are asked to watch one of Mr. Trump’s economic roundtables and react to what he said during it. Reactions among the three showed a President who had no sense of reality, was a bigot, and could not relate to the struggles they are facing during COVID 19. One of the business people, a book store owner started to break down and cry because she could not receive funds from the Payroll Protection Program. Another business owner asked, “how much more do we have to endure because of the way we handle [...]

By |2020-07-17T16:15:06-07:00July 17th, 2020|Arizona, Economics, Joe Biden, President|

Joe Biden Writes to an 8-year-old about Racial Injustice

Joe Biden released a new letter between Joe and Veronica, an eight-year-old who wrote to Joe about stopping the racial injustice and discrimination, as part of the new “Sincerely, Joe” series sharing some of Joe’s conversations with the American people. Dear Veronica, I want to thank you for sharing your call to action — and for speaking out about what you know in your heart is right and wrong. What happened to George Floyd was wrong. The pain and sadness that his family has endured is immense and it has rippled through our country, reminding so many Black families and [...]

By |2020-07-13T14:47:57-07:00July 13th, 2020|Joe Biden|
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