7 days to go: Biden calls DeSantis ‘Trump incarnate’; Wisconsin senate race heats up; Libertarian ends Arizona Senate bid
There are 7 days until polls close on Election Day. Here’s what to know, including the top stories of the day, video from the campaign trail, the latest polls and key races in focus.
STORY OF THE DAY
Biden tears into GOP, labels DeSantis ‘Trump incarnate’
Energized and campaigning hard, President Joe Biden tore into Republican proposals to undo prescription drug price caps and change Social Security and Medicare on Tuesday in Florida — and slammed GOP Gov. Ron DeSantis as “Donald Trump incarnate.”
In a final-week sprint for Democrats before Election Day, Biden will campaign in New Mexico on Thursday, California on Friday and Pennsylvania on Saturday. By many accounts, Democratic control of Congress and several statehouses is in peril, and Biden is trying to stem that tide.
In Florida, a state famously popular among retirees, he focused on federal programs for elderly people and the less well-to-do. He declared that the current crop of GOP candidates “ain’t your father’s Republican party” and said that he prayed God would deliver his opponents “some enlightenment.”
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Real Clear Politics polling average: Ron Johnson (R) 50.8%, Mandela Barnes (D) 47.5%