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New cosmetics company ‘Biden Beauty’ promotes voting for the Democratic candidate

With less than a month away from the U.S. presidential election, companies are getting creative in how they encourage American consumers to vote.

This includes a new fashion and cosmetics brand known as “Biden Beauty.”

The Democrat-leaning company made its social media debut towards the end of September and has been serving as a voter registration resource while encouraging U.S. adults to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

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“Voting is crucial and statistics show that Gen Z (those born between 1996 and 2015) can make or break this election,” Biden Beauty wrote in its first Instagram post. “For 2020, Pew Research projects one out of ten eligible voters will represent Gen Z, which will compose 24 million potential voters. But among eligible Gen Z voters from the 2019 primaries, data showed only 30% voted, a historically

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10th CD draws two Democratic women in race for open seat

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – The next representative of Washington’s 10th congressional district will be a Democratic woman, with voters deciding between two candidates who would each represent a first for the state if elected.

Former Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland would be the first Black member of the state’s congressional delegation, and the first Korean American woman elected to Congress in the country. State Rep. Beth Doglio, who identifies as bisexual, would be the first LGTBQ member of the Washington delegation.

Strickland and Doglio emerged from the state’s top-two primary in August, which drew 19 candidates after Democratic U.S. Rep. Denny Heck announced late last year that he would retire at the end of his current two-year term. Heck, who is now running for lieutenant governor, was the first person elected to the 10th congressional district in 2012 and has served four terms.

Strickland, 58, noted Washington is among more than

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10th CD Draws Two Democratic Women in Race for Open Seat | Washington News

By RACHEL LA CORTE, Associated Press

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The next representative of Washington’s 10th congressional district will be a Democratic woman, with voters deciding between two candidates who would each represent a first for the state if elected.

Former Tacoma Mayor Marilyn Strickland would be the first Black member of the state’s congressional delegation, and the first Korean American woman elected to Congress in the country. State Rep. Beth Doglio, who identifies as bisexual, would be the first LGTBQ member of the Washington delegation.

Strickland and Doglio emerged from the state’s top-two primary in August, which drew 19 candidates after Democratic U.S. Rep. Denny Heck announced late last year that he would retire at the end of his current two-year term. Heck, who is now running for lieutenant governor, was the first person elected to the 10th congressional district in 2012 and has served four terms.

Strickland, 58,

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A Brand Called Biden Beauty Just Launched To Support The Democratic Nominee

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‘Fox & Friends’ Hosts Look On in Horror as Rudy Giuliani Blurts Out Biden Dementia Conspiracy Theory

Everyone knows that live television isn’t easy. Anything can go wrong—from a faulty connection, a verbal slip-up, or, as was the case on Tuesday morning’s Fox & Friends, Rudy Giuliani bellowing insane conspiracy theories at the nation with no obvious way to stop him.It’s always a risk to allow Giuliani to share his wildly unpredictable stream of consciousness live. The man who was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2001 has long since been reduced to sharing the latest Trumpist conspiracy theories on any cable news channel that has the budget to cover any possible subsequent defamation lawsuits.This time, his F&F hosts looked on with visible horror in their eyes as Giuliani shared his completely baseless belief that Joe Biden is suffering from dementia. If you have the

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Your Guide to Democratic Women Running for Federal Office in 2020

Photo credit: Design By Susanna Hayward
Photo credit: Design By Susanna Hayward

From Marie Claire

While the presidential race is certainly the most talked-about during the 2020 election cycle, what’s equally important are the races in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives. As we’ve seen following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who we elect up and down the ballot—in this case, specifically the U.S. Senate—matters. Time and time again, we are reminded that the only way to ensure we live in a democracy that works for all of us is to elect leaders that are truly interested in representing the people, and working towards a progressive future.

With the help of organizations like EMILY’s List, The Collective, Vote Run Lead, LGBTQ Victory Fund, Everytown for Gun Safety, New American Leaders, and Emerge, Marie Claire created a guide to the Democratic women running for federal office—including those who are running on

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Amy Coney Barrett’s Nomination Energizes Democratic Women’s Groups, Boosts Fundraising and Planned Marches

Amy Coney Barrett is just the fifth woman to ever be nominated to the Supreme Court, but not all women’s groups are celebrating.



Donald Trump wearing a suit and tie: President Donald Trump speaks next to Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on September 26, 2020. Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who was nominated Saturday to the Supreme Court, has been criticized by women's groups for her past rulings on reproductive rights.


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President Donald Trump speaks next to Judge Amy Coney Barrett at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on September 26, 2020. Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who was nominated Saturday to the Supreme Court, has been criticized by women’s groups for her past rulings on reproductive rights.

Planned Parenthood called her possible appointment to the high court an insult to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s legacy of fighting against gender discrimination. The National Organization for Women has said that Barrett, if confirmed, will “turn back the clock on equality.”

Emily’s List, the political action committee that aims to elect Democratic female candidates in favor of abortion rights, echoed the view that Barrett’s nomination is a threat to women’s rights.

“This is

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