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The Recap: As Biden takes a bow, Trump’s the old one now

The Recap: As Biden takes a bow, Trump’s the old one now

A daily roundup of the best stories and cartoons by Daily Kos staff and contributors to keep you in the know. Now there’s only one old guy in this election: Donald Trump After Joe Biden ends his 2024 campaign, Republicans’ big attack rears its head on them. Kamala Harris rakes in endorsements—and dough Democrats in array. Daily Kos endorses Kamala Harris for president 🥥🌴 How Joe Biden launched his career by beating two unbeatable Republicans A look back at Biden’s…

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Harris has support of enough Democratic delegates to become presidential nominee

Harris has support of enough Democratic delegates to become presidential nominee

Vice President Kamala Harris has secured the support of enough Democratic delegates to become her party’s nominee against Republican Donald Trump, according to an Associated Press survey, as top Democrats rallied to her in the aftermath of President Joe Biden’s decision to drop his bid for reelection, The quick coalescing behind Harris marked an attempt by the party to put weeks of internecine drama over Biden’s political future behind them and to unify behind the task of defeating Trump with…

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Harris campaign rakes in $81 million in 24 hours—and that’s not all

Harris campaign rakes in $81 million in 24 hours—and that’s not all

President Joe Biden endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris at 2:13 PM ET on Sunday afternoon. Almost immediately, donations to the Democratic fundraising site ActBlue exploded, reportedly peaking at over $12 million an hour on Sunday night.  On Monday afternoon, the Harris campaign reported that it had collected $81 million in the first 24 hours after Biden’s endorsement. That number is the largest 24-hour haul in the 2024 race so far, greatly exceeding the $52.8 million that Donald Trump reportedly brought…

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No one should forget what Joe Biden has done for America

No one should forget what Joe Biden has done for America

President Joe Biden is no longer a candidate for 2024. However, no one should be less than incredibly enthusiastic—and grateful—when it comes to his accomplishments during his term. Biden is simply the greatest progressive president of our lifetimes. Full stop. Powered by WPeMatico

Daily Kos endorses Kamala Harris for president

Daily Kos endorses Kamala Harris for president

President Joe Biden acted with unprecedented selflessness when he announced on Sunday that he would no longer run for reelection. His announcement has reset the race and given Democrats a fresh chance in the final three-and-a-half months of this campaign. His vice president is best positioned to take advantage of that opportunity. That’s why Biden endorsed her less than half an hour after saying he would drop his bid. This is an extraordinary time, but the path to victory in…

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Poll: Most Democrats think Kamala Harris would make a good president

Poll: Most Democrats think Kamala Harris would make a good president

As President Joe Biden faces a growing drumbeat of pressure to drop his reelection bid, a majority of Democrats think his vice president would make a good president herself. A new poll from the AP-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research found that about six in 10 Democrats believe Kamala Harris would do a good job in the top slot. About two in 10 Democrats don’t believe she would, and another two in 10 say they don’t know enough to say. Since Biden’s debate debacle on June 27, many…

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Major House caucus chairs endorse Kamala Harris

Major House caucus chairs endorse Kamala Harris

The Congressional Black Caucus has endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris to be the Democratic nominee for president, along with the chairs of the Congressional Hispanic and Asian Pacific American Caucuses. Powered by WPeMatico

Republicans react—poorly—to Biden dropping out of race

Republicans react—poorly—to Biden dropping out of race

Following President Joe Biden’s decision to not run for reelection, the Democratic Party’s response has predictably focused on his administration’s successes. However, the Grand Old Party of Donald Trump took a different tact, mixing deep-state conspiracy theories with revisionist history and general cruelty. Powered by WPeMatico

Potential challengers to Kamala Harris are uniting behind her

Potential challengers to Kamala Harris are uniting behind her

Less than a half-hour after posting his announcement that he would not continue his campaign for a second term, President Joe Biden put out a second statement, in which he fully endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris as the next Democratic nominee. However, several other names have been tossed around as potential contenders over the last few weeks. If some in the party get their wish for some form of open convention or “mini-primary,” those may be the names involved. Whether…

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