IN THE STATES: Democrats Blast Republicans’ Race to the MAGA Base

Ahead of the RNC’s first debate, Team Biden-Harris and the DNC launched a full-scale bracketing blitz against Republicans’ MAGA agenda, including a new ad, a series of billboards, a banner plane, and a press conference contrasting the GOP’s extremism against President Biden and Vice President Harris’ historic record of accomplishments for the American people. 

  • In Wisconsin: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Biden campaign hits Trump for wanting to ‘avoid appearing in Wisconsin’ for Wednesday’s debate in Milwaukee
  • In Wisconsin: Milwaukee Sentinel Journal: Biden campaign releases ad touting his economic record as Republicans gear up for Milwaukee debate
  • In Wisconsin: CBS58: Democrats launch media blitz in Wisconsin to counter GOP debate
  • In Wisconsin: WISN: Democrats call Republican presidential candidates ‘extreme’
  • In Wisconsin: WisPolitics: GOP officials tout economic impact of debate, ‘24 convention as Dems slam Republican presidential field
  • In Wisconsin: TMJ4: DNC Chair latest high-profile figure to visit Wisconsin ahead GOP debate
  • In Wisconsin: WAUK: DNC Chair Harrison On the Fight Against MAGA Extremism 
  • In Wisconsin: WKOW: Democrats strategize to counter RNC’s presidential debate coverage in Milwaukee
  • In Massachusetts: The Boston Globe: Republican presidential candidates spar on Trump, abortion, Ukraine in first debate. Here’s how it unfolded. 
  • In New Jersey: Inside NJ: Jones: GOP Debate Proved why Biden will Win Reelection
  • In Pennsylvania: WURD: DNC Chair Harrison Painting Contrast Between Bidenomics Agenda and the GOP’s “Trickle-Down” Economic Agenda Ahead of GOP Debate
  • In Florida: Florida Politics: Ads bashing Ron DeSantis jet use, ‘MAGA field’s extremism’ hit Milwaukee for GOP debate

Over the weekend, the Biden-Harris 2024 Campaign announced a $25 million ad buy in battleground states spotlighting President Biden’s economic agenda that’s lowering costs for families, creating good paying jobs for all Americans, and investing in American manufacturing. 

  • In Georgia: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Biden’s $25M ad blitz targets battleground Georgia 
  • In Michigan: Detroit News: Biden campaign targets Michigan, other battleground states in $25M ad blitz
  • In North Carolina: The News and Observer: Biden campaign invests $25 million in North Carolina and other battleground states
  • In Nevada: 8 News Now: Biden campaign launches $25M ad buy in battleground states, including Nevada

On Monday, President Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden traveled to Maui to meet with first responders and community members in the wake of the devastating Maui wildfires and reaffirmed the Biden-Harris administration’s commitment to helping restore the island.

  • In Hawaii: Hawaii News Now: During whirlwind visit, Biden surveys ‘overwhelming’ devastation on Maui and comforts grieving residents 
  • In Hawaii: Hawaii News Now: For Maui residents, presidential visit offered a chance to grieve — and to vent
  • In Hawaii: Star-Advertiser: Bidens depart Maui after spending nearly 6 hours with residents, first responders
  • In Hawaii: The Maui News: Biden: ‘The country grieves with you’
  • In Hawaii: Honolulu Star-Adviser: President Biden sends message of support, hope after touring Lahaina

Across the country, investments made from President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act continue to create new economic opportunities for all Americans in key industries such as manufacturing and clean energy.

  • In Arizona: Arizona Daily Star: Arizona opinion: Biden visit reminds of clean-energy boom
  • In Pennsylvania: PennLive: Joe Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act is working
  • In Utah: Deseret News: Opinion: What Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act has done for Utah
  • In New Jersey: Congressman: Inflation Reduction Act turbocharges South Jersey | Opinion
  • In Nevada: Native News: Trump’s Tribal Record: The Destructive Era