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Who will Biden pick as running mate?

During the final Democratic primary debate in March, Joe Biden pledged that if he were to win the party’s presidential nomination, he would choose a woman as his running mate. A lot has happened since then, not the least of which is Biden securing the required Democratic Convention delegates to become his party’s presumptive nominee. […]

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Joe Biden to unveil plan to fight racial inequities

WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday will detail a proposal to battle racial economic inequality, including improving access to capital for minority-owned businesses, increasing investment in disadvantaged communities and making housing more affordable. The plan, which Biden will announce in a speech in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware, is […]

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Biden sets out ‘Buy American’ economic plan

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden has laid out his rescue plan for the coronavirus-crippled US economy, while berating President Donald Trump as incompetent. Mr Biden said his $700bn (£560bn) plan would be the biggest investment in the US economy since World War Two. The “Build Back Better” agenda, he said, would spur a manufacturing and […]

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Democrats, Joe Biden look to accelerate Southern political shift – The Denver Post

ATLANTA — From Mississippi retiring its state flag to local governments removing Confederate statues from public spaces, a bipartisan push across the South is chipping away at reminders of the Civil War and Jim Crow segregation. Now, during a national reckoning on racism, Democratic Party leaders want those symbolic changes to become part of a […]