“I really think that Vote 16 will help youth of color in San Francisco establish the habit of voting at an earlier age, and really provide them with the support and the resources that they need to continue building on that habit as they grow older,” said 18-year-old Vote 16 SF organizer Crystal Chan. … [Read more...] about San Francisco to Decide if 16-Year-Olds May Vote in Local Elections
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Crystal Chan, an 18-year-old organizer for Vote 16 SF, told NBC News the measure “will help youth of color in San Francisco establish the habit of voting at an earlier age, and really provide them with the support and the resources that they need to continue building on that habit as they grow older.” … [Read more...] about Major US city may soon allow 16-year-olds to vote, could others could follow suit?
As the JFK Presidential Library notes, Kennedy entered the Oval Office with a recessionary headwind — one that started in 1958 during Dwight Eisenhower’s presidency. Unemployment hovered near 7 percent in 1961, and JFK’s Council of Economic advisers urged him to attack the problem with government spending programs modeled on FDR’s New Deal. But Kennedy had only just defeated Vice President Richard Nixon by a razor-thin popular vote margin of 0.1 percent. Worried that conservative Barry Goldwater would be his 1964 Republican reelection opponent, Kennedy was reluctant to add new spending to the $7 billion deficit — over $60 billion in 2020 dollars, but a far cry from the current $1.1 trillion deficit. … [Read more...] about Biden and taxes: He’s no Jack Kennedy, but many Democrats are fine with that
To those who know him, Paul is a reluctant hero and seems out of place with celebrities and fanfare. Despite his humility, he used his new platform to speak out on human rights in Rwanda, highlighting that the space for moderate Hutus had closed, and he eventually aligned with the opposition Rwanda Movement for Democratic Change. … [Read more...] about The ‘extraordinary rendition’ of a US Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, ‘Hotel Rwanda’ hero
"He gave a speech, it was right in the middle of the afternoon, and he could barely function," he said. "That is not something that voters want and it does not matter what age the voters are, they want their president to be on top of his game. And Joe Biden is not there." … [Read more...] about Trump 2020 communications director says campaign must ‘define’ Biden ‘and his record of failure’