Nancy Pelosi Endorses Joe Biden for President

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has officially endorsed Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, in his bid for the presidency.

“Today, I am proud to endorse Joe Biden for President of the United States because he will be an extraordinary President. He knows how to get the job done,” she said in a video, saying Biden is “a leader with the humility to seek expertise and science, and the confidence to act upon it.” read more

Stacey Abrams Would Be “Willing to Serve” If Picked to Be Biden’s VP

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says she would be “willing to serve” if Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, picks her to be his running mate.

“As a young black girl growing up in Mississippi, I learned that if I didn’t speak up for myself no one else would,” Abrams told “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd. “I was raised to tell the truth, so when I’m asked a question, I answer it as directly and honestly as I can. So my mission is to say out loud, if I’m asked the question: Yes, I would be willing to serve.” read more

Biden Warns Trump Will Try to Delay The Election

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Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee in this year’s general election, says President Donald Trump may want to delay it.

“Mark my words: I think he is gonna try to kick back the election somehow, come up with some rationale why it can’t be held,” Biden said at a virtual fundraiser. read more

Lindsey Graham’s Democratic Challenger Has Outraised Him in South Carolina Senate Race

Jamie Harrison, a South Carolina Democrat who is challenging incumbent Republican Senator Lindsey Graham for his Senate seat, has outraised him during the first quarter of 2020.

Harrison raised more than $7.3 million in the first quarter of the year. He’d previously raised $3.5 million in the final quarter of 2019. Graham, by contrast, raised $5.6 million. The Federal Election Commission (FEC) required candidates to file their fundraising reports for the first quarter, which ended on March 31, by midnight Wednesday. read more

Biden on Trump: “I Am Not Running for Office to Be King of America”

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden criticized President Donald Trump after the latter claimed he is an “absolute authority.”

“I am not running for office to be King of America. I respect the Constitution. I’ve read the Constitution. I’ve sworn an oath to it many times,” Biden, the presumptive nominee, wrote on Twitter. “I respect the great job so many of this country’s governors — Democratic and Republican — are doing under these horrific circumstances.” read more

Michelle Obama and Her Organization Throw Support Behind Vote-by-Mail Amid Pandemic

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Former First Lady Michelle Obama and her voting rights group When We All Vote have thrown their support behind vote-by-mail options amid the coronavirus pandemic.

“There is nothing partisan about striving to live up to the promise of our country; making the democracy we all cherish more accessible; and protecting our neighbors, friends and loved ones as they participate in this cornerstone of American life,” she said in a statement provided to Axios. read more

Trump Urges Wisconsin Voters to Support Conservative Justice After SCOTUS Allows Elections to Continue

Hours after Wisconsin Supreme Court on Monday ruled 4-2 that the state’s elections could move forward, overruling Governor Tony Evers’s (D) executive decision to postpone the election amid concerns about in-person voting during the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump urged Wisconsin voters to support a conservative Supreme Court justice on the ballot. read more