Democratic Majority for Israel PAC is endorsing DCCC Chair Sean Patrick Maloney (N.Y.) in his primary campaign against state Sen. Alessandra Biaggi. DMFI PAC also announced endorsements for House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries and Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.) ahead of the Aug. 23 primary.
Maloney’s race is expected to be competitive. An infusion of cash from DMFI could assist the DCCC chair with his messaging against the more progressive Biaggi.
Earlier this year, DMFI PAC backed Rep. Ritchie Torres (D-N.Y.) and former Rep. Max Rose (D-N.Y.) in New York.
There’s a poll out of Florida today that has Democrats excited. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Rep. Val Demings (D-Fla.) are tied at 45%, according to a survey commissioned by liberal groups Progress Florida and Florida Watch.
Here’s the interesting part: President Joe Biden’s approval rating is deep underwater in the same poll. Just 40% approve of his job performance while 57% disapprove. This, Democrats say, shows the sample isn’t slanted toward their party.
Still, the poll appears to be an outlier compared to where the race’s RealClearPolitics polling average is. Those polls have Rubio up by an average of nine points. But this survey is a reminder that Rubio may not be able to just coast to reelection.