Wednesday - December 1, 2021
Politics - Parties, Candidates

News releases, reports, statements and associated documents from politicians, candidates and interested parties - covering the U.S. political arena including state and national political parties.

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Wis. Democratic Party: What They're Saying - Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Grounded in Equity for Black Wisconsinites
MADISON, Wisconsin, Dec. 1 -- The Wisconsin Democratic Party issued the following news:

Earlier this month, President Biden signed the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, certifying this one-in-a-generation investment in good-paying jobs, roads and bridges, broadband access, and clean drinking water. Families in every corner of Wisconsin and from every background -- whether Black, brown, or white -- will benefit from this law as it works to make a more equitable and competitive future.

Across the state and country, Black community activists have celebrated the law and the critical investments it will ... Show Full Article

Pennsylvania Democratic Party Statement on Mehmet Oz & the GOP Pa. Senate Primary
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, Dec. 1 -- The Pennsylvania Democratic Party issued the following statement on Nov. 30, 2021:

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Today Mehmet Oz plans to announce his candidacy for the U.S. Senate. His announcement comes because "no one in the GOP field has shown enough to scare off other challengers - or give major confidence to party leaders." In response, Pennsylvania Democratic Party spokesperson Jack Doyle issued the following statement:

"Pennsylvania's Republican Senate primary continues to descend into chaos.

"Mehmet Oz's campaign announcement is the latest example of how this Senate race ... Show Full Article

Pennsylvania Democratic Party : People in Pennsylvania Are Desperate for Internet - Biden's Infrastructure Law Will Help
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania, Dec. 1 -- The Pennsylvania Democratic Party issued the following news:

Broadband internet is necessary for Pennsylvanians to do their jobs, to participate equally in school learning, health care, and to stay connected. Pennsylvania has had a serious problem regarding affordable, reliable high-speed internet for years and this last year made the cost of these disparities painfully clear. Thankfully, with the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, President Biden has shown that tackling Pennsylvania's "digital divide" and bringing affordable, reliable, high-speed broadband to every ... Show Full Article

Indiana Democratic Party: INGOP Celebrates American Rescue Plan, Rescue Plan Described as 'Anchor' for Indiana's Economy
INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana, Dec. 1 -- The Indiana Democratic Party issued the following news release on Nov. 30, 2021:

The Indiana Democratic Party, the organization that advocates for the future of Indiana and its families, today thanked Indiana Republican Party Chairman Kyle Hupfer for his endorsement of President Joe Biden's American Rescue Plan.

Hupfer promoted a Fort Wayne Journal Gazette report (https://www.journalgazette.net/news/local/20211128/a-new-vision-for-state-to-grow) yesterday where the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) praised the $500 million provided to Governor Eric ... Show Full Article

Democratic Governors Association: ICYMI - After Immigration Corruption Scandal Explodes, Joe Lombardo Faces Calls to Resign
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 -- The Democratic Governors Association issued the following news:

A scathing expose from the Las Vegas Review-Journal revealed that Joe Lombardo hid his department's continued collaboration with ICE to deport nonviolent undocumented immigrants despite ending the 287(g) program years earlier. After already taking both sides on immigration to pander to different audiences, Lombardo is now using his deceptive and corrupt immigration policy as a talking point in a competitive primary.

Speaking at an NAACP event, Lombardo previously downplayed Metro's role in immigration enforcement ... Show Full Article

DSCC Statement on Mehmet Oz Reportedly Entering 'Churning' Pa. GOP Senate Primary
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 -- The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee issued the following statement on Nov. 30, 2021:

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Today Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee spokesperson Patrick Burgwinkle released the following statement.

"Mehmet Oz's campaign announcement demonstrates the chaos which is engulfing Pennsylvania's GOP Senate primary. The influx of unqualified, untested and wealthy Republican candidates in this race will intensify the viciousness of their intra-party fight and leave their ultimate nominee badly out of step with Pennsylvania's general election voters. The GOP will find ... Show Full Article

DNC: New Navigator Polling - 'Two in Three Americans Support Biden's Infrastructure Legislation'
WASHINGTON, Dec. 1 -- The Democratic National Committee issued the following news release:

President Biden's agenda is overwhelmingly popular. Period. New polling released from Navigator today shows that a majority of the American people support the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law even before they hear specifics -- and net support grows to a stunning 40-point margin when Americans read about the policies in it. The message is breaking through: President Biden and Democrats are delivering for the American people while Republicans are playing political games.

Navigator Polling: Two In Three Americans ... Show Full Article