IN THE STATES: As the Biden-Harris Agenda Continues to Deliver, Trump Faces Bipartisan Backlash for Threatening Americans’ Safety and Security

This week, the Biden-Harris administration kicked off its fourth Investing in America Tour to highlight how the president’s agenda is delivering for communities across the country and rebuilding the economy from the middle out and the bottom up. The tour commenced with a major announcement of nearly $1 billion to modernize airport terminals across 114 airports, spanning 44 states and three territories. 

  • In Colorado: 9 News: DIA to receive millions more in funding to replace its baggage handling system
  • In Delaware: Delaware Business Now: Wilmington Airport gets $5.6 million federal grant for upgrade at 1950s-era terminal
  • In Delaware: Delaware News Journal: Wilmington Airport gets $5.6 million in federal money to expand terminal
  • In Florida: WGCU: RSW, Punta Gorda, Sarasota airports get portion of $1 billion grant from Biden Administration
  • In Georgia: 11 ALIVE: Despite gun violence, Georgia lawmakers mostly snub gun bills
  • In Michigan: WILX: U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen highlights economy on Detroit tour
  • In Montana: Missoula Current: Missoula Airport Lands $6M Infrastructure Grant For Terminal Project
  • In Nebraska: Nebraska Examiner: Biden administration picks airports for nearly $1 billion in terminal upgrades
  • In Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Pennsylvania airports to get share of $1 billion in federal airport terminal funding
  • In Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: VP Harris returning to Pittsburgh to tout Biden administration’s record
  • In Pennsylvania: Tioga Publishing: Three Pennsylvania airports to get share of $1 billion in federal airport terminal funding
  • In Texas: Chron: Houston’s George W. Bush Intercontinental Airport gets $5.5M for bathrooms
  • In Washington: KING 5: Seattle airport to receive $10 million in grant funding for improvement projects

Meanwhile, Donald Trump is facing bipartisan backlash after encouraging Russia to “do whatever the hell they want” to our NATO allies – dangerous and appalling comments that threaten our national security. Democrats also blasted Trump and fellow MAGA Republicans for pushing to rip away women’s reproductive freedoms, pandering to the NRA, and blocking a bipartisan deal to secure the border.  

  • In Georgia: Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Opinion: Trump, GOP give double opening to Democrats
  • In Illinois: Chicago Tribune: Letters: Donald Trump’s comments about NATO disrespect those who have served | Opinion
  • In Michigan: Michigan Advance: Some GOP senators shy away from Trump threat he won’t aid ‘delinquent’ NATO allies
  • In Michigan: Bridge Michigan: Gun, abortion, energy reform among 142 Michigan laws taking effect Tuesday
  • In Michigan: Detroit Free Press: New gun, abortion, prevailing wage, right-to-work repeal laws take effect in Michigan
  • In Michigan: The Mining Journal: New gun laws take effect on anniversary of MSU shooting
  • In Missouri: KSDK: Missouri high court says Planned Parenthood can receive funding; cites failed appeal by state
  • In Missouri: Kansas City Star: Amid fury over KC shooting, Missouri Republicans move to quickly quash gun reform talk
  • In Missouri: St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Letter: Male politicians should stop trying to dictate women’s fate
  • In New Hampshire: NECN: NH Senate rejects enshrining abortion rights in the state constitution
  • In New Hampshire: WMUR: New Hampshire state Senate defeats series of gun control bills
  • In North Carolina: Cardinal & Pine: Republicans want to use a 150-year-old law to ban abortion nationwide
  • In Oklahoma: KOKH: ‘Just alarming’: Concerns raised over possible action on contraception, tracking abortions
  • In South Carolina: South Carolina Daily Gazette: Trump tells SC crowd it’s a ‘great compliment’ that Putin prefers Biden
  • In Texas: Houston Chronicle: Why Texas Republicans aren’t talking about abortion ahead of the primaries
  • In Virginia: 13 News Now: Sen. Tim Kaine weighs in on Trump’s NATO comments
  • In Wisconsin: The Cap Times: Opinion | Extremists still trying to erode reproductive rights

Vice President Harris’s Fight for Reproductive Freedoms Tour will make a stop in Grand Rapids, Michigan next week, where she will continue to fight back against Trump and MAGA Republicans’ cruel abortion bans that are decimating maternal health care and ripping away women’s freedoms. 

  • In Michigan: Click On Detroit: VP Kamala Harris is traveling to Grand Rapids to continue nationwide ‘Fight for Reproductive Freedoms’ tour
  • In Michigan: Detroit Free Press: Vice President Kamala Harris to visit Grand Rapids next week, talk about protecting abortion access
  • In Michigan: Michigan Advance: Harris to talk about reproductive rights in Grand Rapids next week
  • In Michigan: MLive: Kamala Harris visiting Grand Rapids to talk reproductive rights
  • In Michigan: WOOD: Kamala Harris to visit Grand Rapids next week
  • In Michigan: WSBT: VP Kamala Harris to visit Grand Rapids in ‘Fight for Reproductive Freedoms’ tour
  • In Michigan: WWMT: VP Kamala Harris to visit Grand Rapids in ‘Fight for Reproductive Freedoms’ tour
  • In Michigan: WZZM: VP Harris to visit Grand Rapids next week
  • In Michigan: The Detroit News: VP Kamala Harris to talk abortion rights in Grand Rapids next week

During Black History Month, DNC Chair Jaime Harrison took to the airwaves in Pennsylvania, Georgia, and Wisconsin to highlight how President Biden is keeping his promises to Black Americans and delivering for Black communities across the country. 

  • In Georgia: Big Tigger Morning Show: DNC Chair Jaime Harrison on Big Tigger Morning Show
  • In Pennsylvania: WURD: DNC Chair Jaime Harrison on WURD
  • In Wisconsin: 101.7 The Truth: DNC Chair Jaime Harrison on 101.7 The Truth

This week, Democrats celebrated major victories with Tom Suozzi’s win in New York’s Third Congressional District and Jim Prokopiak’s win in Pennsylvania’s 140th House District — an undeniable sign that voters are holding Republicans accountable for their extreme MAGA agenda and unwavering allegiance to Donald Trump. 

  • In Pennsylvania: Bucks County Beacon: Bucks County Voters Keep Democrats In Control Of The State House By Electing Jim Prokopiak To Represent The 140th District
  • In Pennsylvania: Bucksco Today: Democrats Hold Pennsylvania House in Tight Race, Prokopiak Wins Against Cabanas 
  • In New York: Tom Suozzi Wins Special Election to Replace Disgraced Long Island Congressman George Santos
  • In New York: NBC New York: Tom Suozzi is heading back to Congress. How soon could he be sworn in?
  • In New York: NEWS10 ABC: Suozzi wins NY Special Election, Flips Santos’ seat blue
  • In New York: New York Daily News: In Tom Suozzi’s win in Long Island special election, experience prevails
  • In New York: New York Daily News: Mr. Suozzi goes back to Washington: Return to Congress for a sensible moderate | Opinion
  • In Pennsylvania: Patch: Democrats Secure PA House Control With 140th District Election
  • In Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Capital-Star: Analysis: How does Prokopiak’s win compare to recent Democratic victories?
  • In Pennsylvania: Philly Voice: Democrats keep majority in Pa. House after special election in Bucks County
  • In Pennsylvania: WPST: Jim Prokopiak Wins Bucks County, PA Special Election