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Trump makes appeal to suburban women at rally: ‘Will you please like me?’

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTwo ethics groups call on House to begin impeachment inquiry against Barr Trump relishes return to large rallies following COVID-19 diagnosis McGrath: McConnell ‘can’t get it done’ on COVID-19 relief MORE on Tuesday made an appeal to suburban women to support his reelection bid amid polls showing his campaign cratering among that particular group of voters in the final sprint to Election Day. 

At a campaign rally in Johnstown, Pa., Trump touted his repeal of an Obama-era regulation meant to expand low-income housing in suburbs in an attempt to quash racial discrimination and his support for law enforcement as reasons suburban voters should flock to his campaign.

“They talk about the suburban women. And somebody said, ‘I don’t know if the suburban woman likes you.’ I said, ‘Why?’” Trump told the crowd, though he did not clarify to whom he had spoken. “They said, ‘They may

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Cornyn-Hegar debate shows two ways to woo suburban women

WASHINGTON – Suburban women, soccer moms – whatever you call them – Friday night’s Senate debate suggested they’re the key to Texas elections, and can’t be pigeonholed.

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Three-term GOP incumbent John Cornyn and Democrat MJ Hegar each made a pretty compelling case to this bloc. He projected reasonable and conservative. She projected tough but caring and as a bonus, relatable – “I’m doing virtual kindergarten right now with my six-year-old!”

They’re both quite good at avoiding knee-jerk ideological answers, as on the question of whether they’d support a national mask mandate during the pandemic.

“Texas is a big diverse place. Obviously out in West Texas people know how to socially distance. They do it every day because of the lack of population density. … We don’t need the government to fill the void that we should fill ourselves by acting responsibly at the local level,” Cornyn said.

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New pro-Trump super PAC of moms forms, spending $3 million to win over suburban women

A new pro-Trump super PAC will spend $3 million on a national ad campaign aiming to turn suburban women concerned about neighborhood violence into voters for President Trump.

Moms for Safe Neighborhoods is hoping the trope of the ‘soccer mom’ is replaced with the ‘safety mom’ in 2020 and is leveraging recent rioting to help Mr. Trump persuade suburban women to his column. Mothers for Safe Neighborhoods is led by Jessica Anderson, a former aide to the Trump White House and executive director of Heritage Action for America.

“Mothers for Safe Neighborhoods (MOMS) is a group of mothers horrified at the violence and see President Trump as the only candidate who can keep their families safe,” Ms. Anderson said in a statement. “While Biden and Democrats are discussing how to divert resources from the police and waiting months to call out violence, MOMS supports President Trump standing with law enforcement

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