Ahead of the three-year anniversary of the deadly insurrection on the United States Capitol, President Biden gave remarks near Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, and laid out the critical stakes for the foundation of American democracy and freedom in 2024 as Donald Trump continuously threatens to destroy the very pillars of our nation’s founding.

  • In Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Inquirer: President Biden laments Trump’s ‘assault on democracy,’ in fiery speech after Valley Forge visit
  • In Pennsylvania: 6 Action News: President Biden stresses democracy is a ‘sacred cause’ during speech in Montgomery Co., Pa.
  • In Pennsylvania: ABC 27: President Biden speaks on the eve of the anniversary of the Jan. 6th attack
  • In Pennsylvania: CBS Philadelphia: President Joe Biden discusses fight for democracy in Montgomery County ahead of Jan. 6
  • In Pennsylvania: WHYY: Biden campaigns in Montgomery County: ‘Democracy is on the ballot’

On Wednesday, Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to Las Vegas, Nevada, to tout the strength of the labor movement with Culinary Union 226 workers. Despite Donald Trump’s work to dismantle workers’ rights, President Biden and Vice President Harris continue to be the most pro-union administration in history.

  • In Nevada: Nevada Current: Harris touts administration’s commitment to labor in Las Vegas visit
  • In Nevada: Las Vegas Sun: Harris praises Culinary on contracts in Las Vegas visit
  • In Nevada: Nevada Independent: In Vegas, Kamala Harris visit to Culinary Union spotlights labor role in 2024 election
  • In Nevada: KTNV: ‘When we fight, we win’: VP congratulates Culinary Union but workers’ fight isn’t over

Bidenomics continues to build the economy from the bottom up and middle out – from record low unemployment and historic job growth to revitalized infrastructure. 

  • In Alaska: Alaska Beacon: Alaska job growth, driven by big projects, expected to put employment at pre-COVID levels
  • In California: Daily Bulletin: Ontario receives $3 million federal grant to boost recycling system
  • In Michigan: Michigan Chronicle: Economic Gains: Charting the Biden Administration’s Impact on Black Detroiters
  • In Ohio: Cleveland.com: Amtrak expansion in Ohio: What comes next, and how soon might we be taking the train to Columbus?
  • In South Carolina: The Post and Courier: SC receiving more than $62 million in federal funds to boost environmental resilience
  • In Utah: KSL: December jobs report show strong growth
  • In Wisconsin: Daily Reporter: Two years of Bipartisan Infrastructure Law money: How federal funding plays a role in Wisconsin construction

Meanwhile, Donald Trump and Nikki Haley were slammed in local papers throughout the country for urging the assault on the Capitol on January 6 and whitewashing the horrific legacy of slavery and its role in the Civil War at a town hall in New Hampshire, respectively. 

  • In Illinois: Chicago Sun-Times: Nikki Haley’s Civil War comment shows danger of whitewashing U.S. history
  • In Maine: The Free Press: Letter: Democracy Will Crumble Under a Trump Presidency
  • In Minnesota: Twin Cities: Letters: Why was Nikki Haley afraid to counter the ‘Lost Cause’ narrative?
  • In Ohio: Cleveland.com: Nikki Haley Civil War calamity and cleanup: Darcy cartoon
  • In Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Adriana E. Ramírez: Even in 6th grade, I learned the answer to the question Nikki Haley couldn’t answer
  • In South Carolina: WCIV: Racial Justice Network critiques Haley’s Civil War view as disconnect with Black voters
  • In Wisconsin: WUWM: Wisconsin Democrats join President Biden’s criticism of Donald Trump over Jan. 6 riot
  • In Wisconsin: Wisconsin Examiner: Advocates warn that Jan. 6 Capitol attack marks Trump as a danger to democracy

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