Women for Biden-Harris: Daily Digest, October 26

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8 Days Until Election Day

MONDAY

CALL TIME: Winning with Women Phone Bank with Broadway for Biden 7:00 PM ET

HIGHEST PRIORITY
Virtual Phone Bank

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Who’s ready for a female VP?!

Join Broadway For Biden, the Broadway Women’s Alliance, and Producing Blue as we spotlight the power of women. Come make calls with us to crucial swing states for Joe and Kamala. During our “intermission” break from making phone calls we will hear from Broadway women leading the charge as to why they need you to get out the vote for Joe and Kamala.

Never phone banked before? Not a problem, we will train you! Never seen a Broadway show? Totally fine, all are welcome!!

NOTE: By signing up for this Broadway for Biden event, you agree to our Privacy PolicyTerms and Conditions, & Volunteer Requirements.

https://www.mobilize.us/demcastusa/event/343461

Women for Biden GOTV: Captain Training 9:30 PM ET

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The Women for Biden team is hosting a GOTV Phone Bank Marathon for the final 4 days of the election. From Saturday 10/31 through Election Day we’re hosting a virtual event that will feature phone bank trainings, surprise guests and dance breaks while we make calls to voters to ensure they have what they need to VOTE.

To help run this final GOTV effort, we are looking for dedicated volunteer leaders to make this marathon a success. There are several ways you can help out, including help with training, welcoming guests, answering phone banking and event questions, and more!

The time commitment for volunteers is supporting a 2 hour phone bank shift (or more!) throughout the final 4 days of the election (10/31-11/3).

Sign up for a training to learn all you need to know to help us run these events.

https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/352864


PA Women for Biden Friendbank: Eagles vs. Steelers 7:30 PM, 8:00 PM ET

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PA Women for Biden will spend the final week before the election getting out the vote by texting friends and family.

Sign up for a Zoom meeting where we will walk through how to talk to your friends and family about voting this November, with a focus on texting.

Every night we’ll have a different theme — pick your team, sign up for a shift, and ask a friend to join you for this event.

SUNDAY: PA Moms for Biden
MONDAY: Eagles vs. Steelers
TUESDAY: Sheetz vs. Wawa
WEDNESDAY: Penn State vs. Everybody Else
THURSDAY: Pat’s vs. Geno’s vs. Everyone Else

Women for Biden is organizing this event — all are welcome!

https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/354712/


IN THE NEWS

Joe Biden makes the case for why he should be president

Joe spoke with Norah O’Donnell on “60 Minutes: about the pandemic, taxes, the Supreme Court, and the “stark” differences between himself and Trump was never more clear.

8 days. IWillVote.com

LINK: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/joe-biden-democratic-presidential-candidate-kamala-harris-60-mintues-interview-norah-odonnell-2020-10-25/

The 60 Minutes interview that President Trump cut short

Asked whether his tweets or name-calling turn people off, President Trump says: “I think I wouldn’t be here if I didn’t have social media.” Moments later, he abruptly ended the 60 Minutes interview, which many saw as an example of a “whiny” president.

LINK: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/president-trump-vice-president-pence-60-minutes-interview-lesley-stahl-2020-10-25/

Vaccine hopes rise as Oxford jab prompts immune response among old as well as young adults

The COVID-19 vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca Plc produces a robust immune response in elderly people, the group at highest risk, the Financial Times said on Monday, citing early results.

LINK: https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-astrazeneca-vaccine-i-idUSKBN27B0L7 

Senate on track to confirm Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

The Senate is all but certain Monday to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court with just days to go before Election Day. This will most certainly impact the ACA and access to healthcare for millions of Americans during a pandemic. We must elect Joe Biden and a Democratic Senate to protect our right to affordable health care.

8 days. Flip the Senate. Elect Joe and Kamala. IWillVote.com

LINK: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/amy-coney-barrett-supreme-court-senate-confirmation-today-2020-10-26/ 

Tucson mayor ahead of Trump’s visit: We’re not going to forget he called us ‘rapists’ and ‘murderers’

“We are not going to forget that he had children in cages 45 minutes away from us,” says Mayor Romero of Tucson, Arizona ahead of President Trump’s most recent visit.

LINK: https://www.msnbc.com/ali-velshi/watch/tucson-mayor-ahead-of-trump-s-visit-we-re-not-going-to-forget-he-called-us-rapists-and-murderers-94093381746

Hillary Clinton Says She Was Right All Along

The biggest factors she blames for her loss—disinformation, Vladimir Putin, and America’s deep political divide—will still be problems even if Trump loses, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee warns, Edward- Isaac Dovere writes.

8 days. IWillVote.com

LINK: https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2020/10/hillary-clinton-doing-now-2020/616668/

Young and progressive voters aren’t just ‘settling for Biden’ anymore. They’re going all in.

According to a study, 70% of young people have gotten information about the 2020 election on social media. When broken down by different social media platforms, more than half (51%) of people ages 18 to 24 got information about the election from Instagram, 48% from Twitter and 47% from Facebook. In addition, 28% said they got information about the election from TikTok.

LINK: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2020/10/26/election-2020-young-voters-use-instagram-tiktok-settle-biden/3680105001/ 

Large corporate landlords have filed 10,000 eviction actions in five states since September

One tenant said she told her landlord, “There’s got to be something for people affected by Covid,” and the landlord responded, “There’s nothing we can do.”

The president has said he can’t control the pandemic and has basically given up. COVID isn’t over and people are still out of work. Make your voice heard and let’s get leadership back in the White House. IWillVote.com

LINK: https://www.nbcnews.com/business/personal-finance/large-corporate-landlords-have-filed-10-000-eviction-actions-five-n1244711

Why Covid-19 Quarantines Matter: Epidemiologists and Infectious-Disease Doctors Weigh In

Vice President Mike Pence is continuing with his campaign schedule despite close contact with his Chief of Staff, Marc Short who tested positive for Covid-19 along with 4 other staffers. Epidemiologists and infectious-disease specialists continue to say quarantining should be a key part of the Trump administration’s plan to mitigate the virus’s spread among officials and others, which they have chosen to ignore.

LINK: https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-covid-19-quarantines-matter-epidemiologists-and-infectious-disease-doctors-weigh-in-11603671088

A New York police officer said, ‘Trump 2020,’ over his patrol car speaker. He’s now been suspended.

Sitting in a patrol cruiser in Brooklyn over the weekend, a New York police officer repeatedly offered his support to President Trump over the vehicle’s speaker — and encouraged bystanders to film him doing it. The on-duty officer soon got his wish, as multiple videos of the incident were uploaded and have been viewed about 2 million times on social media by Monday morning, sparking backlash from residents and officials.

8 days. IWillVote.com

LINK: https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/10/26/nypd-cop-suspended-trump-2020-video/


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