Women for Biden: Daily Digest, August 14, 2020

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81 Days Until Election Day

IN THE NEWS

Donald and Melania Trump requested mail-in ballots for elections in Florida, despite Trump’s insistence the system is rigged

Trump said that the mail-in voting system in Florida is secure while he admitted to reducing USPS funds in an effort to slow down the mail. Florida is vital to his presidential campaign.
LINK:
https://www.businessinsider.com/trump-melania-request-mail-ballots-florida-primary-despite-recent-comments-2020-8 

Virginia mayor urged to resign after saying Biden picked ‘Aunt Jemima as his VP’

It’s Madam Vice President, to be clear.
LINK:
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/virginia-mayor-urged-resign-after-saying-biden-picked-aunt-jemima-n1236601

Biden and Harris call for three-month nationwide mask mandate

“Every single American should be wearing a mask when they’re outside for the next three months, at a minimum. Let’s institute a mask mandate nationwide starting immediately, and we will save lives.”
LINK: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/biden-mask-mandate-joe-biden-and-kamala-harris-call-for-three-month-nationwide-mask-mandate/ 

More Americans trust Biden than Trump to handle the pandemic

To date, 167K Americans have died from COVID and the United States has the most cases in the entire world, 5.26M.
LINK: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/more-americans-trust-biden-than-trump-to-handle-the-pandemic 

Dolly Parton makes her feelings known on Black Lives Matter

“Of course Black lives matter.”
LINK: https://www.kctv5.com/news/entertainment/dolly-parton-makes-her-feelings-known-on-black-lives-matter/article_be66b521-e947-5a08-8e59-e46f6e6ca378.html 

U.S. Postal Service warns Pennsylvania that mail-in ballots may be delivered too late

Pennsylvania voters have asked state officials to extend the counting deadline beyond Election Day as a result of these anticipated delays.

Are you worried about mail delays in your state? Let us know.
LINK: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/u-s-postal-service-warns-pennsylvania-mail-ballots-may-be-n1236713

Americans are coming together next week to nominate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

Be a part of history.

Tune in Aug 17-20
https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_-T_ivT4yszCAkcpUD60ZItM9dpB8aI0/view?usp=sharing


Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment


EVENTS

FRIDAY AUGUST 14 

Pakistani Americans for Biden: A Community Fired Up for Change!

7:30p ET

Pakistani Americans are on the frontlines of American life –– as healthcare workers, medical professionals, innovators, entrepreneurs and small business owners. As we head into the most consequential election of our lifetime, this community will play a defining role in key states across the country. This August 14th virtual event will serve as a launching pad for mobilizing Pakistani Americans in support of Vice President Joe Biden, and celebrating the talents and achievements of this enterprising community. The event will feature Senior Advisor from Biden for President Karine Jean-Pierre, Actor and Comedian Kumail Nanjiani, Former Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang, AAPI Victory Fund Co-Founder and Convener Dilawar Syed and several other Pakistani American leaders, organizers and elected officials.

FACEBOOK EVENT: https://www.facebook.com/events/580989469264981


FROM THE CAMPAIGN

2020 Deadlines to Request Your Vote-by-Mail Ballot

We have 81 days until Election Day, but for many states that deadline is less than 9 weeks away! Know your deadlines!



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