Biden’s Poor Approval Ratings Could Drag Down State-Level Dems in Midterms, New Poll Shows

President Biden’s poor approval ratings could hurt state-level Democrats in the upcoming midterms, according to a new poll of voters in key battleground states.
Fifty-one percent of voters in a recent Cygnal survey commissioned by the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) said they would prefer a Republican candidate who would act as a check and balance on President Biden and his policies. Just 40 percent said they would prefer a Democratic candidate who would support Biden and his policies.

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Biden’s Poor Approval Ratings Could Drag Down State-Level Dems in Midterms, New Poll Shows

President Biden’s poor approval ratings could hurt state-level Democrats in the upcoming midterms, according to a new poll of voters in key battleground states.
Fifty-one percent of voters in a recent Cygnal survey commissioned by the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) said they would prefer a Republican candidate who would act as a check and balance on President Biden and his policies. Just 40 percent said they would prefer a Democratic candidate who would support Biden and his policies.

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Biden’s Poor Approval Ratings Could Drag Down State-Level Dems in Midterms, New Poll Shows

President Biden’s poor approval ratings could hurt state-level Democrats in the upcoming midterms, according to a new poll of voters in key battleground states.
Fifty-one percent of voters in a recent Cygnal survey commissioned by the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) said they would prefer a Republican candidate who would act as a check and balance on President Biden and his policies. Just 40 percent said they would prefer a Democratic candidate who would support Biden and his policies.

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Biden’s Poor Approval Ratings Could Drag Down State-Level Dems in Midterms, New Poll Shows

President Biden’s poor approval ratings could hurt state-level Democrats in the upcoming midterms, according to a new poll of voters in key battleground states.
Fifty-one percent of voters in a recent Cygnal survey commissioned by the Republican State Leadership Committee (RSLC) said they would prefer a Republican candidate who would act as a check and balance on President Biden and his policies. Just 40 percent said they would prefer a Democratic candidate who would support Biden and his policies.

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New York Governor Hochul Affirms Her Support for Controversial Bail Reform

New York Governor Kathy Hochul speaks to the media following an appearance in the Chinatown area of New York City, November 10, 2021. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters)
New York governor Kathy Hochul said on Wednesday that she will “absolutely stand behind” her support for bail reform, potentially thwarting New York City mayor Eric Adams’s plans to combat gun violence.
“I will absolutely stand behind the fundamental premise on why we needed bail reform in the first place,” Hochul said during a press conference about an anti-gun violence team where the mayor appeared virtually.

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New York Governor Hochul Affirms Her Support for Controversial Bail Reform

New York Governor Kathy Hochul speaks to the media following an appearance in the Chinatown area of New York City, November 10, 2021. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters)
New York governor Kathy Hochul said on Wednesday that she will “absolutely stand behind” her support for bail reform, potentially thwarting New York City mayor Eric Adams’s plans to combat gun violence.
“I will absolutely stand behind the fundamental premise on why we needed bail reform in the first place,” Hochul said during a press conference about an anti-gun violence team where the mayor appeared virtually.

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Biden Administration Permanently Lifts Restrictions on Abortion Pills

The FDA headquarters in White Oak, Md., August 29, 2020. (Andrew Kelly/Reuters)
The Biden administration on Thursday permanently rescinded rules requiring women to obtain abortion drugs in-person, allowing patients to receive pills by mail instead of via specially certified health providers in-person.
The FDA’s decision comes after it first announced it would temporarily suspend the rules in April for the duration of the pandemic, reversing a Trump administration policy that the Supreme Court reinstituted in January.

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CDC Panel Recommends Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines over J&J Due to Rare Blood Clot Cases

A healthcare worker prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine in New York, May 12, 2021. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters)
A CDC advisory panel on Thursday voted to recommend that adults 18 and over should give preference to the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines over Johnson & Johnson’s shot, citing dozens of cases of people developing a rare blood clot condition after receiving the J&J shot, including nine people who died.

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The vote serves to discourage vaccine providers and American adults from using the one-dose vaccine.

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Justice Department Ends Settlement Talks With Migrant Families Separated at the Border

A U.S. Border Patrol Agent escorts two asylum-seeking unaccompanied minors from Central America as others take refuge near a baseball field after crossing the Rio Grande river into the United States from Mexico on rafts in La Joya, Texas, March 19, 2021. (Adrees Latif/Reuters)
The U.S. Department of Justice has pulled out of settlement talks with migrant families who were separated at the southern border under the Trump administration and instead plans to litigate hundreds of families’ claims, according to reports.

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College Newspaper Suggests That Abolishing Campus Police Could Improve Student Safety

Campus at Boston University in Boston, Mass., November 11, 2021. (Faith Ninivaggi/Reuters)
A Boston University student newspaper editorial board suggested this week that the campus’s “safety issue” could be solved by “outright abolishing” the campus police.
“From their own public statements to their racist history and present, it is clear the BUPD is not designed, nor does it seem willing, to protect all students on campus.

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