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A review of Joe Biden’s first year

Content below courtesy of https://www.demlist.com/ It has been a historically challenging first year for President Joseph Biden. He inherited an ongoing global pandemic, economic turmoil, a climate crisis, a 20-year war, and a country torn apart by political and racial divisions. In fact, the Biden-Harris administration has delivered, bringing back the economy, passing the American

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The 10 best things Biden did in 2021

By Marc A. Thiessen, Washington Post Columnist, Dec 28, 2021. I once again offer my annual list of the 10 best things the president did this year. He launched the first test of a new system to defend Earth from a killer asteroid. On his orders, NASA launched a rocket into space testing “whether a spacecraft can

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Yes, inflation is worrisome. But it has little relevance to Build Back Better.

By Catherine Rampell, Washington Post Columnist, December 16, 2021. The latest sticking point over President Biden’s ambitious Build Back Better agenda? You guessed it: inflation. Asked this week about his reservations toward the legislation, Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) told reporters that inflation is “alarming. It’s going up, not down. And I think that should be something we’re

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Give Democrats credit for progress being made

The following Letter to the Editor was published in The Daily Sun on Dec 15, 2021.  Please submit your own by clicking HERE. Today there is only one pro-democracy political party and that is the Democratic Party. Republican policy proposals consist of rigging elections and stopping people from voting. They promote violence, disregard election results,

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Why do Democrats let Republicans set the terms of debate?

By E.J. Dionne Jr., Washington Post Columnist, November 14, 2021. Who knew that infrastructure was a wedge issue? Ever since the House passed the bipartisan bill to do lots of building and rebuilding around the country, Republicans have been at each other’s throats. Some Republicans said it was great to vote for roads, bridges and broadband. But most

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What have Democrats and Biden accomplished in 2021?

By Fran Dance, Charlotte County Dems Communications Committee Chair, November 15,2021. Yes, our nation is facing high inflation due to a supply chain crisis (which will hopefully alleviate in 2022) and an immigration surge. But let’s consider all the positives so far in 2021! When Joe Biden was inaugurated as our president on January 20th,

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Biden asks ALL Democrats to support Build Back Better

Here’s my Build Back Better Framework, a plan for my agenda I believe can pass the House and Senate. It’s a big deal, folks! And I want you to know what it’s going to mean for you. Here are some of the details: Families around the country will be able to afford child care for

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The bipartisan infrastructure package goes to Biden for signature

Following the news that the House of Representatives voted to pass the bipartisan infrastructure package, Florida Democratic Party Chairman Manny Diaz released the following statement: “From investments in roads and bridges that will cut commute times and keep Floridians safe to new funding that will bring clean drinking water and high speed internet to every

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Here’s what’s in Biden’s $1.85 trillion plan.

By Jim Tankersley and Zolan Kanno-Youngs, The New York Times, Oct. 28, 2021. President Biden met with lawmakers on Thursday morning to lay out a framework on a $1.85 trillion effort to spend heavily on climate change, child care and a wide range of other economic programs, paid for by an estimated $2 trillion in tax increases on corporations

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Biden needs a reboot. Fighting for democracy is the key.

Opinion by E.J. Dionne Jr., Washington Post Columnist, October 10, 2021. As President Biden confronts a steady slide in his approval ratings, he should move beyond the conventional storyline invoked to explain it and address the larger problems it reveals. Five months ago, the FiveThirtyEight polling averages pegged Biden at 54.1 percent approval, 39.7 percent disapproval. As of

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How Democrats can close the deal on Build Back Better

Opinion by the Washington Post Editorial Board, October 6, 2021. Democrats last week blew past their deadline to finish two massive bills at the core of President Biden’s agenda — a $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill and an even larger social spending and climate measure — as party centrists and progressives faced off. But amid seeming chaos

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Joe Biden’s response to my request to protect voting rights

When I took the oath of office, I pledged to defend America against all threats—both foreign and domestic—and that includes the assault on free and fair elections and the sacred, constitutional right to vote. The right to vote is the beating heart of American democracy:  with it, anything is possible for us; without it, nothing

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Stop fretting, Democrats. Use your power.

Opinion by  James Downie, Washington Post digital opinions editor, Sept 5, 2021 The past few days have provided a vivid example of how the country’s two major parties exercise political power. On the one hand, Democrats hold Congress and the White House, but they’ve hit the brakes on a signature spending package and the extension

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Democratic infighting can have only one winner: The Trumpist GOP

Opinion by Colbert I. King, Washington Post Columnist, Sept 3, 2021. While the Democratic National Committee leadership spent August on a “Build Back Better” bus tour across the country touting President Biden’s American Rescue Plan, and House Democratic factions were engaged in war over their party’s direction, Republicans have been prepping to launch their presidential nominee, presumptively former

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Biden tells governors to ‘get out of the way’ if they won’t help on vaccines

By Tyler Pager, The Washington Post, August 3, 2021 President Biden on Tuesday denounced Republican officials who have blocked efforts to mandate vaccines, as he encouraged cities and states to require that individuals show proof of vaccination to visit restaurants and other public spaces. In a notable toughening of his message, the president called out Republican

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July 30th meeting between President Biden and leaders of the Cuban American community

On Friday, July 30th, President Joe Biden hosted a meeting with Cuban American leaders at the White House to discuss the administration’s response to the Cuban regime’s brutal repression of peaceful protests on July 11th, 2021, and its continued persecution of dissidents and pro-democracy activists on the island since that day. Florida Democratic Party Chairman

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Digital ad campaign launched in Florida to highlight President Biden’s support for Cubans

On the heels of President Joe Biden’s announcement of sanctions on Cuban officials to hold the regime accountable for human rights violations, the Democratic National Committee launched a digital ad campaign in Spanish and English highlighting President Biden’s continued commitment to the Cuban people and condemnation of communism as a failed system. The ads are

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