Politicians

Voters Need to Assess Candidates' Mental Competence, States the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS)

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 2:25pm

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Constitution sets no mental or health qualifications to serve as President of the United States.

Key Points: 
  • TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Constitution sets no mental or health qualifications to serve as President of the United States.
  • The timing of Speaker Nancy Pelosi's proposal to legislate a 25th Amendment process to remove a future President might be related to concerns about Joe Biden's capacity, notes the Association of American Physicians & Surgeons (AAPS).
  • If Biden were removed after Inauguration, Kamala Harris, whom he chose as his running mate despite her poor performance at the primary stage, would succeed him.
  • Physicians cannot diagnose a person they have not personally examined, states AAPS, but some of the signs a physician would look for may help voters assess a candidate's fitness.

Redfin Survey: Trump Expected to be Better for Homeowners, Biden Better for Renters

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 12:00pm

Trump's lead widens among homeowners, 46% of whom expect Trump to be better for themselves, compared to 36% who expect Biden to be better.

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  • Trump's lead widens among homeowners, 46% of whom expect Trump to be better for themselves, compared to 36% who expect Biden to be better.
  • Among renters the results flip, with far more renters (45%) expecting Biden to be better for homeowners than Trump (31%).
  • Biden holds an even larger lead among renters, with nearly half (49%) saying that Biden will be better for renters, compared to just a quarter who expect Trump to be better for renters.
  • "Those campaign promises explain in part why people believe Trump would be better for homeowners, but Biden would be better for renters."

The Economist endorses Joe Biden in the 2020 United States presidential election

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 9:00am

LONDON, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economist todaypublished its endorsement of Joe Biden for the 2020 United States presidential election.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Economist todaypublished its endorsement of Joe Biden for the 2020 United States presidential election.
  • The Economistargues that Democrat Joe Biden "is a good man who would restore steadiness and civility to the White House.
  • On the outcome of the election, the editors write: "A resounding Democratic victory would also benefit the Republicans.
  • The Economisthas launched a dedicated US 2020 elections hub as a guide to US politics, and in June The Economist added its first-ever presidential election forecast model.

Joe Biden Holds National Town Hall with Construction Workers Six Days Prior to Election

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 11:57pm

The ABC are notorious for using their power to undo and defeat all the rights and gains that workers have won in this country.

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  • The ABC are notorious for using their power to undo and defeat all the rights and gains that workers have won in this country.
  • The deck has been stacked against us for decades and it's time workers get a fair shot to stand up for themselves in this country."
  • This event also marks the beginning of the IUPAT's post-election push for the PRO Act and Moving Forward Act.
  • Construction workers and labor leaders available for interview about why they were failed by the Trump administration and are supporting Joe Biden.

Impact Network National Poll of African American Registered Voters Reveals Former Vice President Joe Biden Provides a Better Quality of Life for the Black Community Compared to President Trump

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

DETROIT, Oct 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Impact Network conducted a national survey of registered African American voters about their views and feelings toward the presidential candidates (President Trump and Former Vice President Biden) in the 2020 election.

Key Points: 
  • DETROIT, Oct 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Impact Network conducted a national survey of registered African American voters about their views and feelings toward the presidential candidates (President Trump and Former Vice President Biden) in the 2020 election.
  • From October 20 to October 22, 2020, the study polled 502 registered voters who identified themselves as African American.
  • The poll also provided the option for respondents to identify themselves as both African American and another ethnicity (White, Asian, Hispanic, or Native American).
  • The Impact Network isthe largest 100% privately owned African American, inspirational TV network in the world, focused on urban faith, family, lifestyle, culture and entertainment.

Biden Maintains Slim Advantage on Trump Across Florida in Final FAU Poll Before Election

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 1:00pm

BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Democratic nominee Joe Biden holds a slight edge over U.S. President Donald Trump among likely Florida voters, according to the final presidential survey before Election Day by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).

Key Points: 
  • BOCA RATON, Fla., Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Democratic nominee Joe Biden holds a slight edge over U.S. President Donald Trump among likely Florida voters, according to the final presidential survey before Election Day by the Florida Atlantic University Business and Economics Polling Initiative (FAU BEPI).
  • Biden leads Trump 50 percent to 48 percent, with 2.5 percent of respondents undecided and 6 percent saying they could change their minds.
  • The former U.S. vice president led Trump 51 percent to 47 percent in FAU's most recent poll, released on Oct. 13, after Trump pulled even with Biden in September.
  • "With less than 3 percent undecided, the election in Florida is going to be less about persuasion and far more about turnout," he said.

43 Alumni Launches New Ad 'Truth' One Week Before Election Day

Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - 10:00am

HOUSTON, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --43 Alumni for Joe Biden today launched its final national campaign titled "Truth."

Key Points: 
  • HOUSTON, Oct. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --43 Alumni for Joe Biden today launched its final national campaign titled "Truth."
  • All of us served with the 43rd president but come Election Day, every last one of us on this team is voting for Biden.
  • To date, 43 Alumni for Biden has secured pledges to vote for Joe Biden from nearly 500 former George W. Bush administration officials, including the public endorsements of more than 350 alumni .
  • 43 Alumni for Biden is a registered Political Action Committee formed to support and elect Joe Biden as the next President of the United States.

Kraayeveld Law Welcomes Attorneys Hillary Krill and Kelsey Knudsen

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kraayeveld Law is proud to announce two new attorneys have joined our Michigan family law firm.

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  • GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Kraayeveld Law is proud to announce two new attorneys have joined our Michigan family law firm.
  • Attorneys Hillary E. Krill and Kelsey A. Knudsen will help the firm expand its footprint in Grand Rapids and deepen the family law services we provide to clients throughout the state.
  • Hillary joined Kraayeveld Law to serve the community by advocating for families and helping people navigate the legal system.
  • A Michigan State University Law School graduate, Kelsey also joins Kraayeveld Law following a stint as a research attorney at the Michigan Court of Appeals.

DC Green Bank Brings Loan Program for Commercial Energy Efficiency Projects to Washington DC

Monday, October 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

It is great to have worked closely with DC Green Bank to bring the CLEER program into the DC market and create a regional opportunity.

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  • It is great to have worked closely with DC Green Bank to bring the CLEER program into the DC market and create a regional opportunity.
  • The DC Green Bank Board of Directors recently approved the CLEER Financing program and will partner with neighboring Montgomery County Green Bank to implement it.
  • DC Green Bank CEO Eli Hopson identified regional partnering, in this case with Montgomery County Green Bank , as a meaningful component in reaching the Districts sustainability goals.
  • In 2018, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser and the D.C. Council passed legislation creating the Green Finance Authority Establishment Act, commonly referred to as the DC Green Bank .

Government of Canada extends deadline to apply for the Disability Tax Credit to receive the COVID-19 one-time payment for persons with disabilities

Friday, October 23, 2020 - 6:16pm

It is for this reason that the Government of Canada is continuing to ensure that the needs of persons with disabilities are supported.

Key Points: 
  • It is for this reason that the Government of Canada is continuing to ensure that the needs of persons with disabilities are supported.
  • Today, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, Carla Qualtrough, announced that the deadline to apply for the Disability Tax Credit (DTC) to receive the one-time payment has been extended from September 25, 2020, to December 31, 2020.
  • An extension of the deadline will give clients more time to submit their applications, and the Government of Canada time to issue decisions regarding eligibility.
  • We have extended the deadline to apply for the Disability Tax Credit so that more Canadians with disabilities can access the benefit and get the financial support they need.