President Joseph Biden

DETAILS: President Joseph Biden
(1942 - )
    • President
      (2021- present)
    • Vice President
      (2009- 2017)
    • DE Senate
      (1973- 2009)
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    Rep. Don Young received from Air Line Pilots Assn: $20k, National Air Traffic Controllers Assn: $17.5k, Lockheed Martin: $12.5k, plus $62k from others on Transportation
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    President Joseph Biden received from Communications Workers of America: $7.5k, Amalgamated Transit Union: $5k, International Assn of Fire Fighters: $5k, plus $550 from others on Transportation
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    Rep. Don Young is on the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, the Subcommittee on Aviation, the Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation, the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
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    ISSUES: President Joseph Biden

    FOR

    Voting

    There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

    FOR Democrats

    For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


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    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment against the President of the United States. The Senate has the power to try impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of the conviction is removal from office.

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    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans were against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


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    Health Care

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    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

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    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source


    FOR

    Voting

    There are various aspects to voting that are in contention. Two popular topics are securing the ballots and if a popular vote should replace electoral votes.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Against Popular vote. Republicans support greater transparency, stronger security, and a paper ballot. They strongly oppose a popular vote because they feel it would make ballot boxes and technology more vulnerable to exploitation. source

    FOR Democrats

    For popular vote. Democrats support further funding of HAVA and updating equipment to support more secure paper ballots. They believe everyone has a right to vote, including people who have already served their time for past legal transgressions. There is also a movement to push for a National Popular Vote instead of an electoral vote because it is more in line with the voice of those voting. source


    FOR

    Impeachment

    House of Representatives has the power to bring charges of impeachment against the President of the United States. The Senate has the power to try impeachment. Conviction in the Senate requires a two-thirds supermajority vote of those present. The result of the conviction is removal from office.

    DETAILS:

    AGAINST Republicans

    Republicans were against an impeachment of President Trump.

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats were in favor of an impeachment of President Trump.


    FOR

    Health Care

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    There is an ongoing controversy on how to address rising healthcare costs for Americans.

    DETAILS:

    FOR Republicans

    Republicans have put forth a 68-page bill that is focused on Choice and Competition in the public healthcare marketplace. Some plans include loosening rules on health savings accounts and allowing businesses more freedoms in insuring their employees. source

    FOR Democrats

    Democrats primarily back a Medicare for All Plan, which would insure everyone has insurance and that costs were controlled. source


    DONORS/LOBBYISTS:
      • Company
      • Amount
      • Comcast Corporation
      • $500k
      • Empire Consulting Group
      • $255.4k
      • The Ohio State University
      • $18.2k
      • United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers
      • $10k
      • McDermott Will & Emery LLP
      • $7.8k
      • Communications Workers of America
      • $7.5k
      • King & Spalding LLP
      • $7k
      • Amalgamated Transit Union
      • $5k
      • INTERNATIONAL BROTHERHOOD OF BOILERMAKERS
      • $5k
      • Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO
      • $5k
    Based on the January 2021 report , next report due July 2021