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Poll: Democrats back Harris, feel election chances improved after Biden exit

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The nation's Democrats are reacting positively to President Biden stepping aside as the party's nominee, with many believing that will improve their chances of beating Donald Trump in November, while also overwhelmingly saying Mr. Biden's legacy will be excellent or good.

Voters aren't all political strategists, of course, but here's how they size up the party's chances from here:

They are much likelier to say their chances of beating Trump have gotten better than worse now, though about three in 10 say it depends on who the nominee is.

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Vance lashes out at Democrats in 1st solo rally

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Speaking at his first solo rally in his hometown, former President Donald Trump's running mate Sen. JD Vance attacked the Democratic Party.
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WATCH: Democratic lawmaker Jennifer McClellan commends Biden for lifetime of service

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McClellan said she fully endorses Biden's backing of Kamala Harris as the Democratic nominee.
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Calls grow for Maya Rudolph to reprise Kamala Harris on "SNL"

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Will Maya Rudolph's "funt," aka Vice President Kamala Harris, be back on "Saturday Night Live?"

Speculation has been running hot since Sunday when President Biden announced he was dropping out of the 2024 presidential race, but the "SNL" alum is a busy actor these days.

Rudolph earned four Emmy nods last week for her work on three different shows: "Loot" (just renewed for a third season on Apple TV+), "Big Mouth" on Netflix and two nominations for a hosting stint on "SNL."

She played Harris several times as a guest on "SNL" in 2019, during the...
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Harris campaign raised $81 million in 24 hours after Biden dropped out

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Washington — Vice President Kamala Harris' presidential campaign raked in $81 million in the 24 hours after President Biden ended his bid for reelection and Harris announced she would be seeking the Democratic presidential nomination, her campaign said Monday.

The eye-popping haul includes money raised across Harris' campaign, the Democratic National Committee and joint fundraising committees, and underscores the vice president's enormous financial advantage over any potential challengers for the Democratic nomination. It is the largest amount of...
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Who could Kamala Harris pick as her VP? Here are 10 potential running mates

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Washington — Speculation has been building about who Kamala Harris will choose as her running mate — a decision she'll have to make soon as the Democratic National Convention nears.

The vice president is looking at a deep bench ahead of the party's nominating convention in Chicago next month. Many were considered to be potential presidential candidates this year if President Biden had chosen earlier not to run for reelection. He announced Sunday he was withdrawing from the race and endorsing Harris.

Here's a look at the potential vice...
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Barbra Streisand, Spike Lee and Other Stars Endorse Harris

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Barbra Streisand lent her support to Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday, becoming the latest in a series of high-profile stars and celebrities who have coalesced around her candidacy since President Biden endorsed her as his successor.

“President Biden and Vice President Harris ushered this nation out of the Trump chaos,” she said in a statement to The New York Times on Monday. “I’m so grateful to President Biden and so excited to support Kamala Harris. She will work to restore women’s reproductive freedom and continue with the accomplishments...
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Female Donors Mobilize for Harris, Moving to Stamp Out Opposition

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For decades, Kamala Harris has been bolstered by a tight-knit group of female donors who rose up with her in Democratic politics. And for weeks, even when she was still insisting that President Biden would be the party’s nominee, these allies began to make moves to make sure her historic campaign would not be built on the fly.

Quickly and quietly, her biggest supporters worked to rally support around her, creating enough momentum to effectively stamp out any opposition. They collected money, cut ads in advance and worked their networks to monitor...
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How Kamala Harris Will Try to Put Trump on Defense

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From the beginning of President Biden’s ill-fated re-election bid, Democrats struggled to frame the race as a choice between two radically different visions, rather than a referendum on Mr. Biden’s age and abilities.

But now that he has dropped out and Vice President Kamala Harris is cruising toward the Democratic nomination, her party sees fresh opportunities to turn the public’s attention back to the vulnerabilities of former President Donald J. Trump on key issues for voters, including abortion rights, fundamental democratic principles and...
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Trump Donated to Kamala Harris’s Campaigns for California Attorney General

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Long before former President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Kamala Harris were barreling toward a potential presidential showdown in November, Mr. Trump was one of her donors.

Mr. Trump donated $6,000 to Ms. Harris’s campaign when she was just beginning her career in statewide politics as a center-left prosecutor from San Francisco seeking to become California’s attorney general. Mr. Trump’s first donation, for $5,000, came in 2011, and he made an additional $1,000 contribution in 2014.

His daughter, Ivanka, also gave Ms. Harris’s campaign...
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Schumer and Jeffries Decline to Endorse Harris

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Senator Chuck Schumer and Representative Hakeem Jeffries, the two top Democrats in Congress, on Monday stopped short of endorsing Vice President Kamala Harris for president, praising her for following party rules in seeking to claim the nomination.

“Vice President Kamala Harris is off to a great start with her promise to pursue the presidential nomination in a manner consistent with the grass roots and transparent process set forth by the Democratic National Committee,” the two, both of New York, said in a joint statement. “She is rapidly picking up...
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Allison Reese, a Kamala Harris Impersonator, Is Ready for This Moment

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Moments after President Biden announced on Sunday that he was withdrawing from the 2024 presidential race, Allison Reese’s phone began flickering with text messages.

“Excited for you!” one read.

“I hope this is going to be good for the country, but also for you,” went another.

A third: “You’re about to be so famous.”

Ms. Reese, 32, who lives in Los Angeles, is not a presidential hopeful or a political operative. She is a comedian known for her impression, since the 2019 Democratic presidential primary, of Vice President Kamala Harris. With Mr...
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NYC Mayor Eric Adams endorses Kamala Harris for president despite criticizing Biden admin border policies

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New York Mayor Eric Adams endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris for president Monday, despite previous statements blasting the Biden administration's handling of the southern border.

"I’m looking forward to moving toward a convention, seeing Vice President Harris becoming the nominee," Adams said during an appearance on MSNBC’s "Morning Joe." "Everyone knows who I am about public safety, and she was very clear on the campaign trail," adding, "I think that she is the voice that the party needs right now."

Adams' remarks contrast what he told CNN the...
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JD Vance rallies voters in his hometown hours after Biden exits presidential race

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Donald Trump's pick for vice president, JD Vance, hit the campaign trail on Monday, less than 24 hours after President Biden announced he was dropping out of the race for a second term in office.

Vance began his day hosting a campaign rally in his hometown of Middletown, Ohio, where he linked Vice President Kamala Harris to the "worst president in history," and said that he was just as shocked as most people were to hear the news that he was dropping out of the presidential race.

"You know, I was hanging out with my kids yesterday. We were...
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Dems hype Harris as Trump 'prosecutor' in election, but critics slam her legal career

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Vice President Kamala Harris' extensive 27-year career in criminal prosecution in California may pose challenges in appealing to moderate voters, reminiscent of obstacles she faced during her unsuccessful 2020 presidential bid. Now, both Republicans and Democrats are preparing to scrutinize her political history, which has drawn criticism from both sides of the aisle.

As the spotlight has shifted to Harris after President Biden unexpectedly forfeited his Democratic nomination bid for a second presidential term on Sunday, Republican strategists are...
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