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Ohio Will Need to Tweak Its Law to Get Biden on the Ballot

Otherwise he could miss the deadline, the state's election office says

(Newser) - President Biden could be left off the ballot in Ohio this fall unless the state's Republican-dominated legislature creates an exception to the ballot deadline or the Democratic Party moves up its convention, according to the office that oversees the state's elections. Ohio's deadline to certify presidential candidates...

Journalists Reprimanded for Stealing From Air Force One
Reporters Reprimanded for
Stealing From Air Force One

Reporters Reprimanded for Stealing From Air Force One

Apparently 'everyone does it'

(Newser) - Apparently quite a few things have gone missing from Air Force One—enough that Kelly O'Donnell, NBC correspondent and president of the White House Correspondents' Association, recently issued a stern reminder to colleagues that they're not allowed to take items off the aircraft—and that if they do,...

Who's Worse for Democracy, Biden or Trump? RFK Jr. Picks

Independent POTUS candidate claims Biden is first president to use feds 'to censor political speech'

(Newser) - Robert F. Kennedy Jr. obviously thinks he's a better man for the Oval Office than either of his two main competitors, President Biden and former President Trump, but he made it clear during an appearance this week on CNN that he thinks one of his political foes looms more...

Trump Causes a Ruckus With Biden Clip

Video reportedly shot on Long Island featured graphic on back of truck showing a hog-tied Biden

(Newser) - Donald Trump headed to Long Island on Thursday to attend the wake of NYPD officer Jonathan Diller, who was shot Monday in Queens during a traffic stop. But it was a video of a pickup truck that he apparently spotted during his travels and shared online that's earning him...

Obama, Clinton, Celebs Help Biden Raise a Record $26M

Former presidents, other big names took part in fancy NYC event

(Newser) - The glitzy New York City fundraiser featuring Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, and a host of other big names hauled in a record-setting $26 million-plus for President Biden's reelection campaign Thursday night, the AP reports. The mood at Radio City Music Hall was electric as Obama praised Biden's willingness...

Biden-Trump Poll 'Way Too Close to Call'

Analyst says national poll shows things are about as close as they can get

(Newser) - A new national poll reveals a presidential race that is "about as close as it can get," a polling analyst says. The Quinnipiac University poll shows President Biden edging Donald Trump 48% to 45% when the poll asked about just those two candidates. However, when the question expanded...

RFK Jr.'s Family Has Their Candidate, and It's Not Him

Extended Kennedy clan takes St. Paddy's Day photo with President Biden, sans RFK Jr.

(Newser) - Even if no one else votes for you, you can usually at least count on your own family to pull the lever for you on Election Day. That's no guarantee for RFK Jr., who doesn't exactly have the support for his Oval Office run from many in his...

Father of Marine Killed in Afghanistan Arrested at SOTU
Charges Dropped
Against SOTU Heckler

Charges Dropped Against SOTU Heckler

Steve Nikoui, father of Marine killed in Afghanistan, reportedly 'thrilled and humbled'

(Newser) - The father of a US service member killed in the 2021 bombing at Kabul's airport is no longer facing charges for heckling President Biden during the State of the Union address, per Fox News . As with other protesters, DC attorney general Brian Schwalb, a Democrat, declined to prosecute Steve...

Biden Can Stage a 'Comeback,' If He Can Sell It Better

Ezra Klein looks at what the president has to do to get his accomplishments to resonate with Americans

(Newser) - President Biden's "fiery" State of the Union address on Thursday left an impression on many, including Ezra Klein, who writes at the New York Times that "if the Joe Biden who showed up ... last week is the Joe Biden who shows up for the rest of the...

New Biden Ad Tackles Age Issue Head-On

Campaign spot touts president's age as an advantage, leaning into his experience

(Newser) - Let's be blunt: We know Joe Biden is up there in years, you know it, and most voters know it . Now, the 81-year-old president running for a second term is addressing the age issue head-on in a new ad meant to soothe concerns that he doesn't have the...

Biden's 'Uncommitted' Problem Is Growing
Biden's 'Uncommitted'
Problem Is Growing
the rundown

Biden's 'Uncommitted' Problem Is Growing

Minnesota in particular registered a sizable protest vote over his support of Israel on Super Tuesday

(Newser) - If President Biden thought Michigan's sizable "uncommitted" protest vote in the state's primary last month was a fluke, he learned otherwise on Super Tuesday. In Minnesota, for example, about 19% of voters checked the "uncommitted" option, largely in protest of Biden's support of Israel in...

Biden Loses in ... American Samoa?
Loses in ...
super tuesday

Biden Loses in ... American Samoa

Entrepreneur Jason Palmer defeats him in the territory's caucuses

(Newser) - President Biden didn't make it through Super Tuesday without a defeat—though it wasn't a place on the radar of many pundits. Entrepreneur Jason Palmer defeated him in the Democratic caucuses in the US territory of American Samoa, the AP reports. Palmer scored 51 votes to Biden's...

What to Know Heading Into Super Tuesday
What to Watch
on This Super Tuesday
the rundown

What to Watch on This Super Tuesday

Huge portion of delegates up for grabs as 15 states, one territory vote

(Newser) - Another Super Tuesday is upon us. Fifteen states and one US territory vote on this, the biggest voting day of the 2024 presidential primary season, and while the overall picture of what's to come is fairly predictable—President Biden and former President Trump will most likely continue what appears...

Economic 'Vibes' May Be Tilting Toward Biden

The all-important consumer sentiment continues to rise

(Newser) - President Biden has been dogged for much of the past year by what the Economist calls an "emotional disconnect" on the economy. Growth has been strong, but Americans have remained in a lousy mood about money, thanks largely to high prices across the board. Now, however, a closely watched...

Biden or Trump? Putin Makes His Pick

Russian president says he prefers 'more experienced' Biden, mocks Tucker Carlson again

(Newser) - During Tucker Carlson's much-ballyhooed sit-down with Vladimir Putin earlier this month, the Russian president had a bit of fun at the former Fox News host's expense, needling him for being a history major and for not being accepted into the CIA. Turns out Putin wasn't done poking...

Here's What Trump Had to Say About Taylor Before the Game

'There's no way she could endorse Crooked Joe Biden'

(Newser) - The part of the Taylor Swift-Travis Kelce far right conspiracy theory where the Kansas City Chiefs win the Super Bowl did in fact come to pass, but no endorsement of President Biden was forthcoming during or after the big game—which Donald Trump had predicted would be the case. Posting...

Biden Responds to Special Counsel Report: 'How Dare He?'

The president gives an emotional press conference

(Newser) - President Biden addressed the special counsel report on his handling of classified documents, aggressively pushing back on the comments regarding his memory . Referring to the suggestion in the report that Biden didn't remember the year his son died, the president said at a hastily put together news conference Thursday...

Biden Targets Israelis Who Attack West Bank Palestinians

Executive order will look to crack down on settlers carrying out attacks

(Newser) - President Biden is expected to issue an executive order targeting Israeli settlers in the West Bank who've been attacking Palestinians in the occupied territory, according to four people familiar with the matter. The White House was expected to announce the order later Thursday, reports the AP . Biden has spoken...

Trump Nomination Once Seemed 'Untenable,' Now Inevitable

Former president's win in New Hampshire primary suggests he's a shoo-in for 2024 general

(Newser) - The New Hampshire primary results came in quickly Tuesday, with the AP calling the GOP race for Donald Trump as soon as the polls closed. The former president's main contender, ex-South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, vowed she's not dropping out yet, but Zeeshan Aleem writes for MSNBC that...

Biden, Harris Focus on Abortion in First 2024 Rally
Biden, Harris
Hold First 2024 Rally

Biden, Harris Hold First 2024 Rally

Virginia event focused on abortion rights

(Newser) - President Biden on Tuesday condemned abortion bans that have increasingly endangered the health of pregnant women, forcing them to grow sicker before they can receive medical care, and he laid the blame on Donald Trump, his likely Republican challenger in this year's election. Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris...

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