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Colin Powell Endorses Biden for President at 2020 Democratic National Convention [FILE]

The Daily Telegraph Australia 18 Oct 2021
Powell, who served under the Republican president George W Bush, endorsed the Democratic Party’s Joe ... His endorsement of Biden was announced in a video that featured on Day 2 of the Democratic National Convention on August 19, 2020 ... Democratic National Convention via Storyful ....
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Stamford mayor’s race heats up as generational battle between state legislator, 35, and baseball celebrity, 71

Hartford Courant 18 Oct 2021
As Stamford emerges as the state’s second-largest city and decides on its next leader for the future, voters will be choosing next month between a 35-year-old Democratic woman and a 71-year-old former star athlete ... Martin at a party convention, setting up a primary in September, which Simmons won.
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For Hurst, Senate race is about reversing Iowa ‘cycle of loss’

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 18 Oct 2021
Hurst is one of five Democrats seeking state party’s nomination to face Grassley, who is seeking an eighth Senate term ... Conventional wisdom, Hurst said, is that Iowans are divided relatively evenly between Democrats, Republicans and independents who could go either way ... We can deliver that message when we have first united the Democratic base.
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FOR THE RECORD

The Chief 18 Oct 2021
That's why, while both Brooklyn Democrats have indicated they're considering a run, the conventional wisdom is that they would siphon enough votes from each other to ease the incumbent's path to the party's nomination for a full term ... The poll did not include two other Democrats who have indicated some interest in seeking the nomination.
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Photos: Colin Powell through the years

Fox31 Denver 18 Oct 2021
WASHIINGTON — Colin Powell, former Joint Chiefs chairman and secretary of state, has died from COVID-19 complications, his family said Monday. He was 84 ... Full statement..General Colin L ... But the lifelong Republican had little use for Trump, endorsing Hillary Clinton in 2016 and speaking in support of Biden at the 2020 Democratic convention ... Capitol ... .
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Biden's agenda may end up falling apart — but the GOP is eating itself alive

Raw Story 18 Oct 2021
As anyone could have predicted, much of the media is once again obsessed with the "Democrats are in disarray" storyline, a perennial favorite that makes it easy to preserve the preferred conventional wisdom that says the right may be authoritarian bigots but at least they aren't the dizzy dingbats of the left.
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How the Republican Party is making the Democrats look like rank amateurs when it comes ...

Alternet 18 Oct 2021
As anyone could have predicted, much of the media is once again obsessed with the "Democrats are in disarray" storyline, a perennial favorite that makes it easy to preserve the preferred conventional wisdom that says the right may be authoritarian bigots but at least they aren't the dizzy dingbats of the left.
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Biden remembers Powell as a friend, patriot, and 'a good man'

The Hill 18 Oct 2021
Colin embodied the highest ideals of both warrior and diplomat ... “From his front-seat view of history, advising presidents and shaping our nation’s policies, Colin led with his personal commitment to the democratic values that make our country strong ... Powell endorsed Biden in the 2020 election during the Democratic National Convention in August ... ....
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Bill Clinton heads home after spending 6 days in a California hospital fighting an infection

The Keene Sentinel 18 Oct 2021
Clinton remained a prominent voice in Democratic politics — most vocally during his wife’s presidential runs in 2008 and 2016 ... The men reconciled, and Clinton was described as the “explainer in chief” as he delivered a rousing speech calling for Obama’s reelection during the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
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Colin Powell: The complex and controversial legacy of America’s first Black secretary of state

The Independent 18 Oct 2021
He is unable to project conventional power against his neighbours.” ... In August 2020 Powell addressed virtual Democratic National Convention in support of Joe Biden ... Obama was not the only Democrat that Powell would support.
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Remarks by President Biden at the 2021 State and National Teachers of the Year Event

The White House 18 Oct 2021
And I was a Democrat. And so, I showed up at a Democratic convention — an off-year convention — and I went to make sure that everything was going to be okay. And I would report to — I was the kid at the convention.
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Colin Powell, Military Leader And First Black US Secretary Of State, Dies After Complications From COVID-19

CBS Sports 18 Oct 2021
And the President has drifted away from it,” he told CNN, adding that he “certainly cannot in any way support President Trump this year.” The retired general later delivered an address in support of Biden during the Democratic National Convention.
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Voting rights veterans share lessons with new generation of activists: ‘Build on the foundation’

The Observer 18 Oct 2021
And the reason I know is because I used to be a young person,” Watkins said during a panel on the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party (MFDP) ... Fannie Lou Hamer, who famously said at the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City, ‘I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired’, got her start as an organizer when she applied to vote.
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Colin Powell, military leader and first Black US secretary of state, dies

Wtop 18 Oct 2021
And the President has drifted away from it,”�he told CNN, adding that he “certainly cannot in any way support President Trump this year.” The retired general later delivered an address in support of Biden during the Democratic National Convention.
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Colin Powell Dead At 84 Due To Complications From COVID-19

La Prensa Latina 18 Oct 2021
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell has died due to complications from COVID-19, his family said in a statement shared on Facebook on Monday. He was 84 ... A lifelong Republican, Powell had little use for former President Donald Trump, endorsing Hillary Clinton in 2016 and speaking in support of Joe Biden at the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
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