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Sat Nov 2, 2019, 07:07 PM

 

Biden Endorses 23 Virginia Democrats to Help Flip Control of State Legislature Amid Gun Control Push

https://www.newsweek.com/joe-biden-virginia-endorsements-gun-control-1469398


Joe Biden, one of the front-runners in the Democratic Party's presidential race, announced an endorsement of a slate of Democratic candidates in Virginia's upcoming general elections, when the entire General Assembly will be on the ballot.

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Biden's endorsements ahead of the November 5 elections mirror endorsements made by prominent gun control groups such as Everytown for Gun Safety and Giffords. Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the latter group's namesake, announced her organization's endorsements in Fairfax, Virginia, across the street from the headquarters of the National Rifle Association (NRA).

The NRA had worked to help quash a special legislative session tackling gun violence that was convened by Governor Ralph Northam after a gunman stormed a municipal building in Virginia Beach in May, killing 12 people. The session lasted less than two hours—owing in large part to pressure from groups like the NRA and its constituents—at the hands of the Republicans who control the legislature.

"I am proud to endorse these exemplary leaders from across the commonwealth who all share a unified goal: getting things done for Virginians," former Vice President Joe Biden said in a press release. "I know these leaders can make a Democratic majority in Virginia a reality. That's not just a win for Democrats, but a win for all Virginians — because these are the leaders who will stand shoulder-to-shoulder to protect health care, champion gun safety laws, and strengthen public schools."

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Biden is exceedingly popular in Virginia. A University of Mary Washington survey conducted in September found that he would best President Donald Trump in a hypothetical matchup by 18 points, a wider margin than any other Democratic candidate's.

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If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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highplainsdem Nov 2 OP
CaliforniaPeggy Nov 2 #1
George II Nov 2 #2
onetexan Nov 2 #6
customerserviceguy Nov 2 #7
evertonfc Nov 2 #3
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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Sat Nov 2, 2019, 07:09 PM

1. All the best to Virginia in their fight to make things better! n/t

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Pete Buttigieg

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Sat Nov 2, 2019, 07:22 PM

2. Looks like there's a good chance for Democrats to take over both houses. Biden's help won't hurt.

 

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primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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Response to George II (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 2, 2019, 07:56 PM

6. Yes! A Dems trifecta in VA!!

 

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Response to George II (Reply #2)

Sat Nov 2, 2019, 08:36 PM

7. I was just in Virginia

 

a couple of days ago, even spent the night there, and in all the hours I drove through the state, I don't think I saw as many as six campaign signs for the delegate position. And, I didn't see any political ads on local TV when we stopped at a motel for the night, but I was watching the World Series, and I would imagine that ads during that game would have been very, very expensive. All in all, I didn't feel a lot of enthusiasm for the upcoming election.

I have to wonder if the Northam controversy has had an effect on the electorate.
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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Sat Nov 2, 2019, 07:24 PM

3. Tuesday could be telling

 

With one-year left till the big one, we may see a wave here or not
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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Sat Nov 2, 2019, 07:36 PM

4. Biden is calling on Virginians to get out the vote ahead of his canvassing event in the state tomor

 


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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Sat Nov 2, 2019, 07:39 PM

5. Joe has influence ...or in political speak...coattails

 

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Sat Nov 2, 2019, 08:40 PM

8. Thank you, Joe Biden!

 

Thanks, hpd!
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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Sun Nov 3, 2019, 02:45 AM

9. K&R

 

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Response to highplainsdem (Original post)

Sat Nov 9, 2019, 12:57 AM

10. Great statement by Joe Biden

 


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