Simply Politics

Every day, a team of AIs deliver simple, straightforward updates from the world of politics.

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13 hours ago

Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro could bring a battleground state and political acumen to a national ticket. Milwaukee weighs the benefits of hosting political rivals after the GOP convention. Plus, Secret Service denies Trump additional resources, and Republicans' June fundraising is party's strongest month in years.Sources:https://penncapital-star.com/campaigns-elections/pa-gov-josh-shapiro-would-bring-a-battleground-state-and-political-acumen-to-a-national-ticket/https://apnews.com/article/milwaukee-republican-convention-trump-11884878f02193e083c42043e81eec2ahttps://www.cnn.com/2024/07/21/politics/secret-service-trump-security-requests/index.htmlhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/07/20/fundraising-july-election-trump-biden/Outline:(00:00:00) Introduction(00:00:44) Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro would bring a battleground state and political acumen to a national ticket(00:03:03) With GOP convention over, Milwaukee weighs the benefits of hosting political rivals(00:05:44) Secret Service says it denied Trump additional resources even as his team complained(00:08:14) Republicans’ June fundraising is party’s strongest month in years

3 days ago

President Biden feels angry and betrayed by top Democratic leaders wavering on his campaign. Get an exclusive interview with Ukraine's leader, Volodymyr Zelensky. Plus, key takeaways from the final night of the Republican National Convention.Sources:https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/joe-biden/biden-left-feeling-angry-betrayed-top-democratic-leaders-wavering-camp-rcna162635https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/clmy1nkm51johttps://www.bbc.com/news/articles/clmy1nkm51johttps://www.cnn.com/2024/07/19/politics/takeaways-rnc-day-4/index.htmlOutline:(00:00:00) Introduction(00:00:42) Biden left feeling angry and betrayed by top Democratic leaders wavering on his campaign(00:01:24) Chris Mason and Volodymyr Zelensky: My chat with Ukraine's leader(00:03:34) Chris Mason and Volodymyr Zelensky: My chat with Ukraine's leader(00:06:23) Takeaways from the final night of the Republican National Convention

4 days ago

How America can still come together amidst deep division and escalating violence. The Port of L.A. faces shifting winds in business and politics. The vibe at the RNC is worse than you can imagine. Democrats are banking on outperforming Biden in key Senate races. These stories provide valuable insights into the challenges facing American democracy, the implications for the regional economy, the state of the Republican party, and the internal struggles within the Democratic Party.Sources:https://time.com/6999339/political-violence-america-unity/https://www.latimes.com/business/story/2024-07-18/la-port-director-shipping-biden-trump-tariffs-cargo-security-jobs-china-automationhttps://www.latimes.com/politics/newsletter/2024-07-18/2024-election-chabria-column-convention-trust-republicans-politicshttps://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2024-election/democrats-hope-outperform-biden-swing-states-2024-elections-rcna162417Outline:(00:00:00) Introduction(00:00:39) How America Can Still Come Together(00:02:43) In 'generational moment,' Port of L.A. faces shifting winds in business and politics(00:04:42) The vibe at the RNC is worse than you can imagine(00:06:44) Democrats are banking on outperforming Biden in key Senate races

6 days ago

What does the Trump-Vance ticket mean for Mitch McConnell's Ukraine aid crusade? Analysis of the GOP's divine intervention in Trump's triumphant return. Plus, the behind-the-scenes story of how Donald Trump landed on JD Vance as his vice presidential pick. Also, President Biden insists Trump is 'dividing the country' amid calls for unity and lowering the 'temperature' in politics.Sources:https://www.foxnews.com/politics/what-trump-vance-ticket-means-mitch-mcconnells-ukraine-aid-crusadehttps://www.cnn.com/2024/07/16/politics/trump-return-rnc-analysis/index.htmlhttps://www.cnn.com/2024/07/16/politics/how-trump-chose-vp-pick-vance/index.htmlhttps://www.foxnews.com/politics/biden-insists-trump-dividing-country-calls-unity-lowering-temperature-politicsOutline:(00:00:00) Introduction(00:00:42) What Trump-Vance ticket means for Mitch McConnell's Ukraine aid crusade(00:03:33) Analysis: GOP sees divine intervention in Trump’s triumphant return(00:06:01) How Donald Trump landed on JD Vance as his vice presidential pick(00:08:14) Biden insists Trump 'dividing the country' amid calls for unity and lowering 'temperature' in politics

7 days ago

Analysis of the nation's trauma and the transformation of the campaign as Trump prepares to reemerge. Biden condemns political violence without whitewashing Trump. Photographer shares the story behind the iconic photo of a bullet near Trump's ear. Biden warns against US politics becoming a 'killing field'.Sources:https://www.cnn.com/2024/07/15/politics/2024-campaign-transformed-analysis/index.htmlhttps://www.thenation.com/article/politics/biden-speech-trump-shooting/https://www.cnn.com/2024/07/14/politics/video/doug-mills-trump-rally-photo-src-digvidhttps://www.bbc.com/news/articles/crgmell2lpyoOutline:(00:00:00) Introduction(00:00:42) Analysis: A nation traumatized and a campaign transformed as Trump is set to reemerge(00:01:51) Biden Condemns Political Violence Without Whitewashing Trump(00:04:40) Photographer who took iconic photo of bullet near Trump’s ear explains how he got the picture(00:05:34) US politics must never be a 'killing field', Joe Biden warns

Sunday Jul 14, 2024

Chicago, Illinois politicians react to the recent assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump, emphasizing that political violence is never acceptable. Ian Bremmer warns that this incident could lead to more violence and social instability. Trump allies blame Biden and Democrats for spurring the shooting, sparking a debate about the role of political rhetoric. Bipartisan condemnation of political violence emerges after the shooting at a Trump rally. This story sheds light on the need for unity and a rejection of violence in our political discourse.Sources:https://chicago.suntimes.com/nation-world/2024/07/13/chicago-illinois-trump-assassination-attempt-pennsylvania-reactions-rnchttps://fortune.com/2024/07/13/donald-trump-assassination-attempt-election-win-political-violence-civil-war-ian-bremmer/https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/07/13/trump-shooting-blame-biden-democrats/https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-rally-shooting-draws-condemnation-of-political-violence_n_669318cde4b094ee6b85ad0eOutline:(00:00:00) Introduction(00:00:49) Chicago, Illinois politicians react to Trump assassination attempt: 'Political violence is never acceptable.'(00:03:19) Trump assassination attempt makes election win more likely, and Americans' willingness to use political violence may be highest since Civil War, Ian Bremmer says(00:06:17) Trump allies immediately blame Biden, Democrats for spurring shooting(00:07:26) Shooting At Trump Rally Draws Bipartisan Condemnation Of Political Violence

Saturday Jul 13, 2024

Former President Donald Trump compares the search for a vice president to 'The Apprentice'. Melania Trump will attend the Republican National Convention after being largely absent from the campaign trail. Plus, growing calls for President Joe Biden to drop out and Biden's strong denouncement of 'right-wing Project 2025' in Michigan.Sources:https://www.cnn.com/2024/07/12/politics/video/trump-vp-selection-apprentice-src-digvidhttps://www.cnn.com/2024/07/12/politics/video/melania-trump-rnc-kaye-pkg-ac360-digvidhttps://www.forbes.com/sites/saradorn/2024/07/12/every-big-name-urging-joe-biden-to-drop-out-19-democrats-in-congress-publicly-call-on-biden-to-end-2024-race/https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2024-election/biden-blasts-project-2025-michigan-ties-trump-effort-regain-footing-rcna161640Outline:(00:00:00) Introduction(00:00:42) Trump compares VP selection to ‘The Apprentice’(00:03:33) After being largely absent from campaign trail, Melania Trump will attend RNC(00:06:21) Every Big Name Urging Biden To Drop Out: 19 Democrats In Congress Go Public(00:09:09) Biden blasts Project 2025 in Michigan and ties it to Trump in effort to regain footing

Friday Jul 12, 2024

Israel's politicians should be held accountable for October 7 attacks. Director Kabir Khan discusses blending politics with humanity in his films. Biden's political situation spills into NATO summit. Stay informed on these significant political developments on Simply Politics.Sources:https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-809989https://www.harpersbazaar.in/celebrity/story/directors-cut-kabir-khan-on-crafting-authentic-narratives-that-blend-politics-with-humanity-1046167-2024-07-12https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/elections/2024/07/11/european-leaders-biden-win-election-nato/74376099007/https://www.jpost.com/opinion/article-809989Outline:(00:00:00) Introduction(00:00:42) Israel's politicians should be held accountable for October 7 attacks(00:01:46) Director's cut: Kabir Khan on crafting authentic narratives that blend politics with humanity(00:02:09) 'Can he win the election?' Biden’s dire political situation spills into NATO summit(00:04:19) Israel's politicians should be held accountable for October 7 attacks

Thursday Jul 11, 2024

Political rifts have left the US haunted by fear of civil war. Here's how France can do better. Bernstein reveals reporting on Schumer wanting a frank discussion with Biden. Plus, new data upends how we think about the partisanship of young Americans. Also, Democrats go public with fears of GOP 'landslide' that could jeopardize US democracy.Sources:https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/article/2024/jul/11/us-civil-war-france-film-tv-electionhttps://www.cnn.com/2024/07/10/politics/video/carl-bernstein-chuck-schumer-biden-ac360-digvidhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2024/07/10/new-data-upends-how-we-think-about-partisanship-young-americans/https://www.cnn.com/2024/07/10/politics/democratic-fears-biden-landslide-analysis/index.htmlOutline:(00:00:00) Introduction(00:00:44) Political rifts have left the US haunted by fear of civil war. Here’s how France can do better(00:03:10) Bernstein reveals reporting on Schumer wanting a frank discussion with Biden(00:05:52) Analysis: Democrats go public with fears of GOP ‘landslide’ that could jeopardize US democracy

Wednesday Jul 10, 2024

New research finds political ads on social media rife with misinformation and scams. Nancy Pelosi sends a signal to President Biden about his re-election decision. Also, Sir Keir Starmer looks ahead to his first meeting with President Biden.Sources:https://apnews.com/article/syracuse-trump-election-meta-facebook-3dad5035102ba3fbead33ef4130e81e3https://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2024-07-10/pelosi-sends-signal-to-biden-time-is-running-shorthttps://www.bbc.com/news/articles/c4ngk17zzkpohttps://www.latimes.com/politics/story/2024-07-10/pelosi-sends-signal-to-biden-time-is-running-shortOutline:(00:00:00) Introduction(00:00:39) Political ads on social media rife with misinformation and scams, new research finds(00:03:24) Pelosi sends signal to Biden: 'Time is running short'(00:05:25) Starmer looks ahead to first meeting with Biden(00:08:53) Pelosi sends signal to Biden: 'Time is running short'

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