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Re: 2020 Elections

Unread post by Vrede too » Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:20 am

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Joe Biden beats Donald Trump in Texas poll as he breaks from Democratic party line on abortion

Joe Biden put clear water between himself and other Democrat presidential candidates on the issue of abortion as he pulled into a surprise poll lead over Donald Trump in the traditionally conservative state of Texas.

He enraged pro-choice activists, and many senior Democrat colleagues, by confirming he was against the idea of the US government using taxpayers' money to fund abortion.

Mr Biden's campaign confirmed he backs the Hyde amendment, a 40-year-old law banning federal funding for abortion other than in cases of incest, rape, or to save the life of the mother.

The official position of the Democrat party, and every other Democrat presidential candidate, is that Hyde should be repealed. They argue the ban prevents the poorest women gaining access to abortions.

Mr Biden has set out a clear strategy of trying to occupy the centre ground in 2020, distancing himself from all of the other two dozen Democrat presidential candidates....
Hmmm, obviously I think the government should fund abortion like it does all other healthcare. However, after all of these year of it not doing so, I'm not sure the Democrats should make this their Waterloo. There's plenty to do just defending the legality of and unfunded access to abortion.

Maybe I'm just being a middle class guy, but this doesn't make me not favor Biden any more than I already did.
The former vice president led Mr Trump 48-44 in a a Quinnipiac University poll of voters in Texas, where victory in 2020 would virtually guarantee him the White House.

Other polls gave Mr Biden 12-point leads over Mr Trump in the key "rust belt" state of Michigan, and the swing state of North Carolina.

He also had a four-point lead in the usually Republican border state of Arizona....

His position is one that could help Mr Biden to win Texas, usually the biggest Republican-voting state. Mr Trump won it by nine points in 2016, but that was the smallest margin of victory for a Republican since 1996.

The Quinnipiac poll showed Mr Biden leading 55 per cent to Mr Trump's 33 per cent among Texas voters classifying themselves as "independent"....
:---P :thumbup:
If Texas is a true battleground, POSPOTUS loses whichever way Texas ends up going.
That didn't last long.

In reversal, Biden opposes ban on federal money for abortion
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Re: 2020 Elections

Unread post by Vrede too » Fri Jun 07, 2019 8:51 pm

It really is time to stop being nice about stupidity.

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Unread post by Vrede too » Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:45 pm

Craziness heard on TV news: SC could be competitive in the 2020 POTUS general election, SC!

They also mentioned that Lindsey Graham may have a Black challenger. Blacks are the majority of Dems there, so a primary win is very possible. If s/he somehow won the general, SC would have 2 Black senators. :crazy:
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Unread post by billy.pilgrim » Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:29 pm

Vrede too wrote:
Sat Jun 15, 2019 4:45 pm
Craziness heard on TV news: SC could be competitive in the 2020 POTUS general election, SC!

They also mentioned that Lindsey Graham may have a Black challenger. Blacks are the majority of Dems there, so a primary win is very possible. If s/he somehow won the general, SC would have 2 Black senators. :crazy:


can anyone vote in the republican primary?
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Re: 2020 Elections

Unread post by Vrede too » Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:37 pm

billy.pilgrim wrote:
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can anyone vote in the republican primary?
Idk. In NC, yes.
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Unread post by O Really » Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:46 pm

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... SC would have 2 Black senators. :crazy:
Not really. They might have one Black senator and a Republican with darkish skin.

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Re: 2020 Elections

Unread post by Vrede too » Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:09 pm

Why I'm not a Dem, current manifestation:

The DNC Strategy Will Defeat Climate Voters, Not Trump

Well, that's depressing.
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Re: 2020 Elections

Unread post by Vrede too » Sun Jun 16, 2019 2:10 pm

New poll shows Trump trailing Biden and four other Democrats

A nationwide Fox News poll released Sunday shows President Donald Trump trailing former vice president Joe Biden and no fewer than four other Democratic contenders as early campaigning for the 2020 election begins to gain steam.

A separate survey of battleground states, by CBS, shows Democrats strongly favor Biden as the candidate most likely to beat Trump in next year's elections.

The Fox poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49 percent to 39 percent among all registered voters nationwide, while Senator Bernie Sanders held nearly the same advantage over the president, at 49 percent to 40 percent.

Holding edges of 1 or 2 points over Trump -- albeit within the poll's 3-point margin of error -- were Senators Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, as well as Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana....

The CBS News/YouGov Battleground Tracker survey, conducted May 31 to June 12, said Biden had the backing of 31 percent of Democratic primary voters in 18 key early-voting states.

Biden was trailed by senators Elizabeth Warren (17 percent), Sanders (16 percent) and Kamala Harris (10 percent).
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