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Jill Biden loves Joe, and so did John McCain

The theme of the second night of the Democratic National Convention was “Leadership matters,” and the Democratic Party leaned heavily on those with prior government experience to make the case that Joe Biden is better equipped than Donald Trump to handle the responsibility of the presidency.

Here are four takeaways from Day 2 of the DNC.

The old guard comes out in force

In the 77-year-old Biden, Democrats have chosen the oldest presidential nominee in U.S. history. Meanwhile, Donald Trump, 74, is the oldest person ever to become president, and he often portrays Biden as too diminished mentally to be able to run the country.

On Tuesday, Democrats attempted to turn that argument back on Trump. They showcased speakers with decades of experience in government, all hammering home the message that he has done a terrible job in office.

A fixture at Democratic National Conventions since the 1980s, former President

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Joe Biden, aging Democratic lion and presidential hopeful

Joe Biden, scarred by tragedy and in the twilight of a long career, is finally being elevated as the Democratic presidential nominee, betting he can win over Americans tired of his polar opposite: Donald Trump.

If Trump brought brash and bombast to the White House, wrecking everything from convention to international treaties along the way, Biden offers reassurance: a self-proclaimed unifier with blue-collar roots and a personal rapport with voters.

With his white hair, engaging smile and air of a longtime senator, he is the avuncular figure calming a nation on the verge of a nervous breakdown.

While Trump derides the 77-year-old Washington insider as “Sleepy Joe,” Biden wagers that after the Republican’s turbulent reign, Americans wouldn’t mind some rest after all.

Trump succinctly summarizes his own politics as “winning, winning, winning.”

Biden, who rides into the Democratic National Convention beginning Monday with newly-announced running mate Kamala Harris, claims to

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Joe Biden decided he didn’t have to choose a leftwing progressive. Here’s why

<span>Photograph: Bebeto Matthews/AP</span>
Photograph: Bebeto Matthews/AP

In one of the least surprising moments of what has so far been an uncommonly anticlimactic race, Joe Biden on Wednesday did what everyone was already expecting him to do: he chose California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.

The pick comes on the heels of a slew of leaks and on- and off-the-record comments from Biden allies wishing to trash Harris and downplay her chances in the press. Florida Democratic donor John Morgan lamented to CNBC that Harris “would be running for president the day of the inauguration.” Former Senator Chris Dodd complained that Harris showed “no remorse” after attacking Biden based on his racial justice record. In retrospect, these comments in the media read less like realistic dispatches from within the VP vetting process than attempts to influence it from the outside, perhaps from Biden allies still angry at Harris over the primary. That

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Joe Biden’s plan for universal preschool forgets key to children’s success: Parents.

Last month, the Biden campaign released a plan to implement universal preschool for all 3- and 4-year-olds to “cultivate the potential of young children” and “laying a strong foundation” for their academic success. While it may be well intentioned, the plan is based on critical errors in interpreting the research on the effects of preschool. If Joe Biden’s goal is to help America’s most vulnerable children, universal preschool is a costly mistake.

Proponents of universal preschool make an especially big mistake in misunderstanding a correlation between attending preschool and later school outcomes as evidence that preschool caused those outcomes. Correlation between two variables does not mean one caused the other. Two variables are often correlated because a third factor — not visible or accounted for in the data — is causing both. In the case of preschool, that third factor is crucial: parents.

Does preschool actually provide better opportunities for

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Joe Biden considering candidates to be vice presidential nominee

Presumptive Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden is getting closer to naming the woman who would serve as his vice president if he wins November’s US election.

His campaign has not set a date for the announcement and there is still time for the contenders and their advocates to make appeals to Mr Biden, who is 77 and would be the oldest person elected president if he wins the race to the Oval Office.

Mr Biden, who himself served as vice president to Barack Obama, had initially indicated in May he would make a decision around August 1 but campaign sources now suggest a decision could come in the week starting on August 10.

That is one week before the party convention formalises Mr Biden’s nomination to challenge President Donald Trump for the keys to the White House.

Running mates are often announced on the eve of a convention.

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Joe Biden nears final decision on running mate

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates are making final appeals.

The campaign hasn’t finalized a date for naming a running mate, but three people who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the plans said a public announcement likely wouldn’t happen before the week of Aug. 10. That’s one week before Democrats will hold their convention to officially nominate Biden as their presidential nominee.

Biden said in May that he hoped to name his pick around Aug. 1 and told reporters this week that he would “have a choice in the first week of August.” He notably stopped short of saying when he would announce that choice.

Running mates are often announced on the eve of a convention. As he prepares to make his choice, a committee established to vet possible running mates has provided Biden

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Joe Biden’s search for a running mate enters final stretch

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Joe Biden nears the announcement of his vice presidential choice, the top contenders and their advocates are making final appeals.

The campaign hasn’t finalized a date for naming a running mate, but three people who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the plans said a public announcement likely wouldn’t happen before the week of Aug. 10. That’s one week before Democrats will hold their convention to officially nominate Biden as their presidential nominee.

Biden said in May that he hoped to name his pick around Aug. 1 and told reporters this week that he would “have a choice in the first week of August.” He notably stopped short of saying when he would announce that choice.

Running mates are often announced on the eve of a convention. As he prepares to make his choice, a committee established to vet possible running mates has provided Biden

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Joe Biden Urges Trump To Keep Coronavirus Vaccine Progress ‘Free From Political Pressure’

Former Vice President Joe Biden urged the Trump administration to take steps to ensure the development of a vaccine for the coronavirus will be “free from political pressure” and asked the White House to respect science as the nation reels from the COVID-19 pandemic.

The presumptive Democratic nominee for president made the comments in a blog post Monday amid news that several potential coronavirus vaccines were entering large-scale trials.

“It’s great news that scientists are making progress in the search for a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine,” Biden wrote in the blog entry. “We all hope the next phases of clinical trials will yield positive results to support an approval based on the scientific evidence, but the development of a new vaccine requires a dedication to science, coordination, transparency, truth, and fairness to all — and we have a President who stands for none of these things.”

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A Complete Timeline of Taylor Swift and Joe Alwyn’s Relationship, From Quiet Beginnings to Quarantine

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Photo credit: Getty Images

From ELLE

Taylor Swift hasn’t spoken much about Joe Alwyn publicly, but they’re definitely a very committed couple that has been together for more than three years.

Swift has been purposely quiet about her relationship with Alwyn. The paparazzi photo ops of her Hiddleswift days and the coupley Instagram pics she’d post with Calvin Harris are nowhere to be found. In fact, Swift largely uses her social media for promoting her work and sharing photos of her other loves: cats Olivia, Meredith, and Benjamin.

Still, we’ve managed to eke out a few details of Swift and Alwyn’s relationship. And in 2020, they’ve been more public about their love than ever before. Here’s a timeline of their coupledom leading up to the surprise release of Swift’s eighth album.

May 2, 2016: They meet at the Met Gala (probably).

Nobody knows for sure when Taylor and Joe first

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Joe Rogan Is Spreading Vile Transphobia and It’s Putting Lives in Danger

Photo credit: The Joe Rogan Experience
Photo credit: The Joe Rogan Experience

From Men’s Health

Joe Rogan is one of the biggest figures in podcasting. His show, The Joe Rogan Experience, consists of lengthy, often rambling interviews with a diverse array of athletes, academics, actors, entrepreneurs, and more. But you could also say that Rogan has really built his audience through selecting guests who bring their own notoriety to his show, or whose specialist subject is the kind of hot-button issue that will inevitably gain him some streams.

These interviews can take many forms, like getting infamous tech boss Elon Musk to smoke weed on camera, instantly immortalizing the moment in meme form. Or, more esoterically, speaking with pilots who claim to have had close encounters with UFOs. A lot of the time it’s harmless (if slightly deranged) fun. And then there are the episodes which, by virtue of Rogan’s massive online reach, lend a

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