Women for Biden-Harris: Daily Digest, October 20

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14 Days Until Election Day

TUESDAY

Women for Biden Weekly Tuesday Phone Bank, 7PM ET

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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.

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


MOMALA FEST, 6PM ET

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Join us, Women of Color Coalition for Biden/Harris, as we join forces with other grassroots coalitions to celebrate Kamala’s birthday.

This will be a night of fun, celebration, and action.

Fundraising link: http://act.joebiden.com/grassroots?attr=102406833

Please register here for zoom link: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAtf-CprD0pHtEcCPgKTCUMir2BEzsXX6Sl


Weekly Phone Banks

https://joe.link/wfb


VOTER PROTECTION HOTLINE

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


IN THE NEWS

USA Today Editorial Board: Elect Joe Biden. Reject Donald Trump.

“Our View: In 2016, we broke tradition in urging you not to vote for Trump. Now we’re making our first presidential endorsement. We hope it’s our last.” The USA TODAY Opinion Editorial Board has endorsed Joe Biden for president, the board’s first endorsement in its 38-year history.

14 days. Make a voting plan. IWillVote.com

LINK: https://www.usatoday.com/in-depth/opinion/todaysdebate/2020/10/20/elect-joe-biden-reject-donald-trump-editorials-debates/5919435002/ 

More than 50 former intel officials signed a public letter saying they believe the Hunter Biden story has ‘all the classic earmarks of a Russian information operation’

Dozens of former intelligence officials signed a public statement Monday expressing doubts about the authenticity of the Hunter Biden emails published by the New York Post. “It is high time that Russia stops interfering in our democracy,” the officials wrote.

#VOTE

LINK: https://www.businessinsider.com/ex-intel-officials-suspect-russian-involvement-in-hunter-biden-stories-2020-10

Debate Commission To Mute Candidates’ Mics At Start Of Each Segment

Following a chaotic first debate and in an effort to allow both candidates more equitable time to answer questions in the final presidential debate, each will have two minutes of uninterrupted time to speak at the beginning of every 15-minute segment, during which the mic of the non-speaking participant will be muted.

LINK: https://www.npr.org/2020/10/19/925605044/candidates-will-have-some-uninterrupted-time-in-final-presidential-debate 

OPINION: Biden Will Make America Lead Again

Truth be told, I am a pro-life, pro-Second Amendment, small-government, strong-defense and a national-anthem-standing conservative. But, I also believe that black lives matter, that the Dreamers deserve a path to citizenship, that diversity and inclusion are essential to our national success, that education is the great equalizer, that climate change is real and that the First Amendment is the cornerstone of our democracy. Most important, I believe that America must lead in the world with courage, conviction and a sense of honor and humility. I voted for Joe Biden.” – William McRaven is a retired Navy admiral and was commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, 2011-14.

LINK: https://www.wsj.com/articles/biden-will-make-america-lead-again-11603127677

Supreme Court denies GOP request to stop extended deadline for mail-in ballots in Pennsylvania, a key state for Trump

The Supreme Court on Monday night allowed Pennsylvania election officials to count mail-in ballots received up to three days after Election Day, refusing a Republican request to stop a pandemic-related procedure approved by the state’s highest court.

VOTE. Make a voting plan. Tell a friend.  IWillVote.com 

LINK: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/supreme-court-pennsylvania-ballots/2020/10/19/4fd106a6-08a6-11eb-a166-dc429b380d10_story.html

He faces deportation and COVID-19 while his wife battles the virus as an ICU nurse

She said she has witnessed the tributes local communities have made to honor her and other health care workers leading the charge against the novel coronavirus, but she doesn’t want more parades, fly-overs or signs. She wants the U.S. government to release her husband, who has no criminal record and is COVID positive according to the family, from immigration detention and allow him to stay in the U.S. with their children.

LINK: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/he-faces-deportation-coronavirus-his-wife-battles-covid-19-nurse/ 

Lindsey Graham’s challenger, Jaime Harrison, has put S.C. back in play for Democrats

Harrison, 44, who is Black and a former state party chair, congressional aide and lawyer, was initially considered a long shot — South Carolina hasn’t elected a Democrat to the Senate in 22 years. But he quickly has turned the state, which voted for Trump by more than 14 points in 2016 and re-elected Graham, who is 65, by a slightly bigger margin in 2014, into a question mark in 2020.

Flip the Senate. Make a voting plan. Vote like our lives depend on it, because they do.  IWillVote.com 

LINK: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2020-election/lindsey-graham-s-challenger-jaime-harrison-has-put-s-c-n1243939 


Posting photos of your completed ballot could disqualify your vote. While the laws vary by state, the stakes are too high this year to take the risk. Sing it from the rooftops but leave the photos off your timeline!
#WomenforBiden
#BidenHarris2020


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