Tag: states

Disaster For Trump As His Post Office Plot Backfires In Key Swing States

August 15, 2020
Donald Trump is hoping his scheme to derail the U.S. Postal Service will be enough to tilt the election in his favor, but it appears to be backfiring in key swing states that he must win in order to secure a second term. As CNN’s Harry Enten noted on Twitter, front pages in six key

Postal Service Warns States It May Not Meet Mail-In Ballot Deadlines

August 15, 2020
WASHINGTON — The Postal Service has warned states that it may not be able to meet their deadlines for delivering last-minute mail-in ballots, further fueling the clash over the new postmaster general’s handling of vote-by-mail operations as President Trump continued to rail against the practice.In letters sent in July to all 50 states and the

Young voters in battleground states are concerned about the coronavirus for a surprising reason

July 31, 2020
In terms of the coronavirus, it’s ranked as the No. 1 issue for young voters in the November election, coming in at 24%. Just after at 19% is ending systemic racism. Affordable health care, climate change, and voting rights follow.  When considering the impact the virus has had on respondents’ lives, young Democrats are, as mentioned previously,

As battleground states become pandemic hotspots, Trump’s numbers only get worse, worse, worse

July 6, 2020
[ad_1] At this point, per our daily Civiqs tracking polls, there aren’t a lot of states left happy with Trump’s response to the virus.  But as harsh as that national map looks, with voters in all but the reddest states disapproving of the federal response, let’s look at the shift in those answering “not satisfied

Democrats in Battleground States Prefer Moderate Nominee, Poll Shows

November 18, 2019
A New York Times/Siena College survey in six key states also showed voters want a candidate who can work with Republicans. If the Democratic presidential primary were being held today, whom would you vote for? Biden 24% 27% 30% 29% 28% 23% Warren 15% 19% 21% 15% 16% 25% Sanders 16% 13% 17% 13% 14%…

Key Elections in 4 States Will Provide Clues to Impeachment Reaction, 2020 Presidential Election

November 12, 2019
Gubernatorial and legislative elections in four states Tuesday will test voter enthusiasm and party organization amid impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and a fevered Democratic presidential primary scramble. Results in Kentucky, Mississippi, New Jersey and Virginia won’t necessarily predict whether Trump will be reelected or which party will control Congress after the general election…

Organizing for affordable housing in the South

September 17, 2015
The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation funds organizations in the South working to move people and places out of poverty. The foundation recently launched a “Southern Voices” oral history project to capture the stories of Southern leaders working for social and economic justice. The latest installment features stories about organizing for affordable housing. For more stories

White Supremacist Donated to Several 2016 Republican Presidential Candidates

June 22, 2015
The head of a white supremacist group, cited by the suspected gunman who killed nine people at a black South Carolina church last week, has given thousands ...

Southern States have most to lose from bad Supreme Court Obamacare ruling

June 20, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court is set to rule by the end of this month in King v. Burwell, a case challenging the legality of health insurance subsidies for low- and middle-income residents of the 34 states that use the federal marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. The lawsuit was brought by

The Past Isn’t Past: The Economic Case for Reparations

March 28, 2015
“The past is in the past; it’s time to move on.” That’s a common response to Ta-Nehisi Coates’ eloquent essay in The Atlantic, “The Case for Reparations,” and his recent discussion with Bill Moyers. But that sentiment betrays a fundamental…