But the closest-watched contest on Tuesday, the Democratic primary to determine who will challenge Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) in November, is still undecided. Investigative journalist Jon Ossoff, who unsuccessfully ran against Handel in a special election in Georgia’s 7th District in 2017, is within reach of an outright win in the Democratic Senate primary and is well ahead of his two closest opponents, former Columbus Mayor Teresa Tomlinson and Sarah Riggs Amico. But even with nearly 49 percent of the vote, he hasn’t yet hit the 50 percent threshold he needs to clinch the nomination. There are still tens, if not hundreds, of thousands of votes that have yet to be counted, but if he doesn’t reach a majority, he’ll have to face off against the second-place finisher in an August runoff election. … [Read more...] about The Hill’s Campaign Report: Bad polling data is piling up for Trump
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Tyson is the largest buyer for many farmers around the country and one of the largest suppliers for many groceries, including Walmart. A plant closure can lead to lost wages for livestock sellers at the start of the chain and barren meat shelves for consumers at the end. “Our plants must remain operational,” CEO John Tyson wrote in a full-page ad in the Washington Post and New York Times in late April, noting the company’s “responsibility to feed our country.” The Trump administration codified that idea into law with its April 28 executive order granting meatpacking corporations immunity from legal liability for sick workers. … [Read more...] about Who Died For Your Dinner?
Since then, Bowman has benefited from a last-minute surge in fundraising, raking in more than $200,000 in a two-day period last week, and has picked up a series of high-profile endorsements, including from Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocratic senator will introduce bill mandating social distancing on flights after flying on packed flight Neil Young opposes use of his music at Trump Mt Rushmore event: 'I stand in solidarity with the Lakota Sioux' Democratic strategist Andrew Feldman says Biden is moving left MORE (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezDemocratic strategist Andrew Feldman says Biden is moving left Hispanic Caucus asks Trump to rescind invitation to Mexican president Nadler wins Democratic primary MORE (D-N.Y.), who unseated a longtime incumbent herself in 2018. … [Read more...] about Engel scrambles to fend off primary challenge from left
'This has been an emergency reaction because the police have advised us the statue is on the target list being circulated by protesters. This is an artwork and if it was damaged it wouldn't be easily repaired. There is no controversy about it being here, it's the right place for it.' … [Read more...] about Workmen arrive at Guy’s hospital in London to board up statue of ‘slave-trading’ benefactor Thomas Guy before it’s removed in response to ‘Topple the Racists’ campaign