As Clock Ticks, Democratic Candidates For Senate Zero In On Health Care
There are highly competitive races in nearly a dozen states. Many senators or their challengers are largely avoiding mentions of President Donald Trump and his COVID response.
Senate Candidates Focus Closing Arguments On Health Care, Experience
Senate candidates are rolling out their closing ads of the 2020 campaign, with Democrats honing in on health care and Republicans promoting their own political profiles. With highly competitive races in nearly a dozen states, senators and their challengers from both parties are touting their achievements, incorporating a positive message as Americans grapple with a pandemic — and largely avoiding mentions of President Trump. (Manchester, 11/1)
Democrats Call Trump's COVID-19 Response 'Among The Worst Failures Of Leadership In American History'
House Democrats on the committee overseeing the coronavirus crisis released a report Friday calling the Trump administration’s response “among the worst failures of leadership in American history.” The report from the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis comes four days before Election Day, in a campaign where Democrats have hammered President Trump over his response to a virus that has killed more than 228,000 people in the U.S. (Sullivan, 10/30)
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Atlanta Journal Constitution:
Gov. Kemp Isolates After COVID Exposure At Crowded Political Event
Gov. Brian Kemp will self-quarantine, his office said Friday, after U.S. Rep. Drew Ferguson disclosed he tested positive for the coronavirus. The two Republican politicians attended a crowded indoor political event together on Thursday. (Trubey, Bluestein and Mitchell, 10/30)