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History says Biden and Democrats probably won’t recover by the midterms

Take a look at every president’s net approval rating (approval – disapproval) since the end of World War II. Biden’s at about -9 points net approval rating right now. Specifically, we’ll examine all elected presidents at this point into their first term and compare that to where they stood during their first midterm.

It turns out that among elected presidents there’s actually a pretty clear correlation (+0.83 on a scale of -1 to +1) between their net approval rating at this point and a year from now. Most presidents tended to lose ground from this point forward. The average president
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Biden on the sidelines of ‘Striketober,’ with economy in the balance

WASHINGTON — As a wave of workers across the country take to picket lines, President Joe Biden is witnessing a resurgence in the labor movement he spent decades championing — at a time when it could hamper the economic recovery he is fighting to protect.

Biden has said that he supports the workers’ right to strike but that he is “not going to get into the negotiation,” and White House officials say he doesn’t plan to get involved in any of the labor disputes involving more than 100,000 workers across the country. Instead, he has taken the position that the

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Biden bank regulator nominee reveals her plan to radically transform US economy

While running for president, Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden invokes Trump in bid to boost McAuliffe ahead of Election Day Business lobby calls for administration to ‘pump the brakes’ on vaccine mandate Overnight Defense & National Security — Presented by Boeing — Afghanistan reckoning shows no signs of stopping MORE campaigned as a lunch-pail-carrying, blue-collar moderate from Scranton, Pa. But during his short tenure in the White House, Biden has proven himself to be a far-left champion of bureaucracy, reckless government spending and the centralization of economic and political power. 

The most recent example is Biden’s nomination of Cornell law

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Joe Biden approval rating: Presiden’t decline tied to economy

While the causes of Biden’s decline are numerous (e.g. declining trust of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and the American troop withdrawal from Afghanistan), perhaps the biggest one is that Americans believe there are big economic problems and that Biden isn’t focused nearly enough on them. These negative perceptions of Democrats on the economy are impacting the marquee Virginia gubernatorial election, too.

Approval of Biden on the economy has tracked almost perfectly with approval of him overall. Right now, his economic approval is in the low 40s, just as it is overall. In the early summer, it was in … Read More

With Biden Vaccine Plan, Politics Is Fully in Charge

It’s impossible for politics not to be paramount in a time like Covid, when voters are steeped in anxiety, when politicians know their career survival is at risk with every decision.

Often, we want politicians to be concerned with the effect of their words, not just their scientific accuracy, because their words can cause things to happen in the world.

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Zelenskyy heads to White House after featuring in US politics | Joe Biden News

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will have his first visit to the White House on Wednesday, in a meeting Kyiv hopes will bolster security ties between the two countries, increase Ukraine’s position to join NATO and provide a platform to voice discontent about the Russia-to-Germany Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

The visit, for both Zelenskyy and US President Joe Biden, will also likely serve as a palate cleanser after the recently elected Ukrainian president found himself in a starring role in the 2019 impeachment investigation into former US President Donald Trump.

Trump was accused of conditioning military aid to Ukraine – and

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Biden says having children wear masks is not about politics

Supporters of wearing masks in schools protest before the special called school board workshop at the Pinellas County Schools Administration Building in Largo, Florida, U.S., August 9, 2021. REUTERS/Octavio Jones

WASHINGTON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday that having children wear masks is not about politics but about keeping children safe as Republican governors in states such as Florida and Texas are clashing with local officials who are resisting their orders banning school mask mandates.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent decision to recommend that all students and staff wear masks in

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Biden on anti-mask ordinances: ‘This isn’t about politics — this is about keeping our children safe’

During remarks on his plan to lower prescription drug costs, Biden said there are people in America who are “trying to turn a public safety measure, that is children wearing masks in school so they can be safe, into a political dispute.”

“This isn’t about politics. This is about keeping our children safe,” Biden said at the start of remarks at the White House Thursday afternoon.

With the highly contagious Delta variant, Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations among children have been on the rise. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends students from kindergarten through grade 12 wear masks … Read More

Biden Administration Pushes On With Promise To Control The Pandemic : NPR

Confusing messaging from the CDC, and a more urgent push to get Americans vaccinated, plus the prospects of two infrastructure packages making their way through Congress.



LULU GARCIA-NAVARRO, HOST:

NPR national political correspondent Mara Liasson joins me now. And we should say, Mara, before talking, I understand that you are the victim of a summer cold, not the coronavirus. We want to make that clear. You are fine.

MARA LIASSON, BYLINE: I’m fine. I just sound terrible.

GARCIA-NAVARRO: OK. Well, we’re still happy to have you. So on to the actual coronavirus. The key to getting this country moving again

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Biden misunderstands basic economics | TheHill

According to the law of supply and demand, when the government prints or borrows trillions of dollars, the value of the dollar declines, and prices rise. That is called inflation.

According to President Biden, when the government prints or borrows trillions of dollars, the value of the dollar doesn’t decline, and prices decrease. That is called, to borrow a Biden-ism, malarkey.

Per the president, “My Build Back Better plan will be a force for achieving lower prices for Americans looking ahead. It’s another reason why these investments are so important.”

So, showering the economy with $6 trillion in

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