Campaign 2020

Field Organizing and Voter Mobilization from Home Campaign2020, Featured, Topics WASHINGTON — With the COVID-19 pandemic raging across the country in the closing months of the presidential campaign, Democratic campaign workers have been forced off the trail and into their living rooms where they've cold ... CONTINUE READING VIDEO: Surge in Early Voting Indicates Record-Breaking Turnout Campaign2020, Featured, Topics ROCKVILLE, MD — With three days left until Election Day, roughly 90 million people have cast their ballots early, more than 50% of overall turnout in the 2016 election. Long lines at early voting sites, huge ... CONTINUE READING VIDEO: Long lines for early voters in Fairfax County Campaign2020, Featured FAIRFAX, VA — Early in-person voters in Fairfax County, VA confronted long lines this week, which at times extended to two hours long. Last week, the Fairfax County NAACP released a statement demanding the Fairfax Board ... CONTINUE READING Biden campaign woos 'Trekkies' Featured, Politics, Topics WASHINGTON- Andrew Wang, Pete Buttigieg and Stacey Abrams are pushing supporters of Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to live long and donate. The Democratic politicians teamed up with 19 former and current “Star Trek” actors, including ... CONTINUE READING
D.C. prepares for possible Proud Boys gathering on Saturday

D.C. prepares for possible Proud Boys gathering on Saturday

WASHINGTON -- During a Tuesday morning press conference, Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) addressed concerns that far-right white supremacist group, the Proud Boys, would be gathering in Washington Saturday to protest Donald Trump’s election loss. According to social media...

Protesters take to BLM Plaza to remind Biden supporters the work is not done

Protesters take to BLM Plaza to remind Biden supporters the work is not done

Washingtonians hit the streets to celebrate Joe Biden’s presidential election win, but for some, the feelings of victory were more complicated. Black Lives Matter protesters have been marching in Washington since learning of Ahmaud Arbery’s death in February. Arbery was killed by two armed white men in South Georgia, and his murder helped reignite a national conversation around racism.

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In Victory Speech, Biden Promises Unity and Solutions

President-elect Joe Biden offered a promise for unity and healing in Saturday after securing the presidential election, and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris said “this is a country of possibilities” as she became the first Black and first woman to win the vice presidency.

Pelosi remains optimistic about House seats, Biden presidency

Although House Democrats lost seats but maintained their majority in the election House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will run again to be House speaker, expected Joe Biden to become president and criticized President Donald Trump for “trying to destroy the credibility of our elections.”

It’s all in the margins: How the Florida map turned bluer but still voted Trump

In a state famous for its close election results, Tuesday’s presidential vote in Florida wasn’t all that competitive. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden was dealt with handily by Republicans who successfully mobilized hundreds of thousands of conservative voters and electrified the Hispanic vote behind a false Biden socialist narrative. 

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