IN THE STATES: Dems Put GOP and Their Ultra-MAGA Agenda on Defense

In the states this week, Democratic state parties in the battlegrounds held press events as part of a press day of action highlighting what’s at stake this November as Republicans continue pushing their radical, anti-choice agenda. These events came a week after reports of SCOTUS’ draft decision overturning Roe v. Wade, and days after Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed a GOP majority could focus on a federal abortion ban. 

Here’s a look at some of the coverage of the events: 

And across the country, while Democrats took aim at the GOP’s extreme agenda to restrict reproductive rights, Republicans talked about the possibility of moving on a federal abortion ban.

Also this week, as new polling shows the GOP plan that could sunset Medicare and Social Security after 5 years is “universally unpopular,” the DNC launched new ads targeting seniors on Facebook to make sure they know that Republicans could put their hard-earned benefits at risk. 

As the latest step in the Biden-Harris administration’s laser-focus on lowering costs for Americans, President Biden and Vice President Harris announced new steps this week to reduce high-speed internet costs for millions of Americans.