Women for Biden-Harris: Daily Digest, October 13

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21 Days Until Election Day

IN THE NEWS

A 25-year-old man becomes first in the U.S. to contract coronavirus twice, with second infection ‘more severe’

It is the first confirmed case of a U.S. patient becoming re-infected with Covid-19, and the fifth known case reported worldwide, raising further questions about the prospect of developing protective immunity against the coronavirus, as the U.S. tops 215K deaths and 7.83M cases.

LINK: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/10/13/coronavirus-first-case-of-covid-19-reinfection-confirmed-in-the-us.html

California elections officials order Republicans to remove illegal ballot drop boxes

California Secretary of State Alex Padilla said the notice was also sent to the Republican parties in the three counties in question and gave them until Thursday to comply with the order to remove all the drop boxes. 

LINK: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/california-ballot-drop-boxes-election-officials-order-republicans-remove-illegal/ 

Georgia Voters Set Record on First Day of Early Voting

Georgia voters flooded to polling places on the first day of early voting, creating waits as long as 10-hours for some, as state election officials cited record turnout due to voter enthusiasm.

We have 21 days. Let’s do this.

LINK: https://www.wsj.com/articles/georgia-voters-set-record-on-first-day-of-early-voting-11602560573?mod=e2fb

Trump tells Florida rally he feels ‘powerful’ and wants to ‘kiss’ everyone after Covid-19 battle

“I’ll walk into that audience, I’ll walk in there, kiss everyone in that audience. I’ll kiss the guys and the beautiful women,” said Trump at a rally even as experts including Dr. Anthony Fauci warn against returning to the campaign trail as coronavirus surges in many US states.

LINK: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/white-house-physician-says-trump-tested-negative-covid-19-consecutive-n1243045

OPINION: Amy Coney Barrett went to my all-girls high school. I hope she’s not confirmed

“When one person’s truth, defined by the way they see the world, impacts the lives and liberties of generations of diverse Americans, it has tremendous power…With Barrett’s nomination, I worry about the lives and futures of my fellow Americans. I worry about the lives of over 20 million Americans who depend on the Affordable Care Act for healthcare when Barrett criticized the supreme court decision upholding Congress’ authority to enforce it.”

Make a voting plan. 21 days. IWillVote.com

LINK: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/oct/12/amy-coney-barrett-bad-choice-women 

Senator shares family’s abortion story, 1st sitting senator to do so

“The mental anguish someone goes through is intense.” Michigan Senator Gary Peters facing a tense re-election race has become the first sitting senator, male or female, to share a personal abortion story with the public.

LINK: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/senator-shares-familys-abortion-story-1st-sitting-senator/story?id=73572275

 
Fauci: I’m not going anywhere

“I’m not going to walk away from this outbreak no matter who’s the president,” Dr. Fauci said. Dr. Fauci has been a light of reason and scientific facts during this pandemic. The US has 4% of the world’s population but 25% of its coronavirus cases.

LINK: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/fauci-i-m-not-going-anywhere-n1243056


TUESDAY

National WFB Weekly Phone Bank

Women across the United States come together to phone bank for Joe Biden! This phone bank includes a short training at the beginning of the event.]

This week we are thrilled to be joined by Rosario Marin, former Treasurer of the United States of America.

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https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/294968

Weekly Phone Banks

https://joe.link/wfb

VOTER PROTECTION HOTLINE

https://go.joebiden.com/page/s/Voter-Protection-National-Hotline


You can wait 3 more weeks until Election Day OR you can get your sticker today! IWillVote.com has all the info on early voting. Make your plan and share with friends and family.


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