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Recent articles by Sean:

Biden questions whether a vaccine approved by Trump would be safe

“I trust vaccines. I trust scientists. But I don’t trust Donald Trump,” the Democrat said. → Read More

Biden visits Florida as Democrats worry about his standing in the state

Joe Biden courted veterans and Latinos in Florida on Tuesday, visiting a state where fellow Democrats worry he is losing ground. → Read More

Latino groups warn that Biden’s sluggish outreach could have devastating results

Latino leaders say Biden’s outreach falls short and he is risking his chance to win Florida. A Biden visit to Miami on Tuesday — and a cash infusion from Mike Bloomberg — reflect a scramble to catch up. → Read More

Bernie Sanders expresses concerns about Biden campaign

Sanders has urged Biden’s team to intensify its focus on pocketbook issues and its efforts to appeal to liberal voters. → Read More

Biden, in Michigan, to push tax proposals to benefit American workers

The former vice president is vying for the state that flipped to support Donald Trump in 2016. → Read More

Biden announces plans to boost black and Latino finances

Joe Biden released plans to boost the wealth of blacks and Latinos. It was the latest element of his economic recovery plan and part of his ongoing effort to address racial issues. → Read More

Duckworth emerging as a contender to be Biden’s running mate

Tammy Duckworth, senator from Illinois and a war hero, is being looked at seriously. → Read More

Biden campaign launches $15 million ad buy

Joe Biden’s campaign announced its first round of TV ads, part of a $15 million expenditure targeting six battleground states. → Read More

Biden lauds America as a decent nation, if one with a small portion of ‘just not very good people’

The former vice president spoke optimistically of the majority of Americans in a time of crisis. → Read More

Joe Biden wins AFL-CIO endorsement

Labor leaders have vowed to push for support from blue-collar voters who switched to vote in 2016 for Donald Trump. → Read More

Biden defends his decision to campaign from home, calls Trump reckless

“We’re doing very well,” the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee said on “Good Morning America.” “We’re following the guidelines of the medical profession.” → Read More

Biden virtual Tampa rally runs into glitches, awkwardness and blank screens

Joe Biden, the most personal of campaigners, is restricted to holding rallies from 1,000 miles away. An event on Thursday event showcased the perils. → Read More

Biden staffers approve union contract

Biden campaign field organizers have ratified a union contract. The Democrat may become the first presidential nominee of a major party to employ unionized workers. → Read More

Biden decries pandemic’s effects on black and Latino communities

He showcased plans to help those groups, which have been hard-hit — and which he needs in the fall. → Read More

Republican official worries voters giving GOP senators insufficient credit for pandemic aid

A top GOP Senate campaign official, on a call with donors, says voters are not giving Republican senators enough credit for covid-19 aid, calling it a political “problem.” → Read More

New York state cancels its primary, angering Sanders camp

The cancellation of the June 23 vote frustrated supporters of the senator who hoped he could amass delegates there. → Read More

Democrats see Senate suddenly within reach, boosted by Biden’s ascent

Biden’s emergence is part of a larger shift in prospects that has become clear in states such as Arizona, Colorado, North Carolina, Montana and Georgia. → Read More

Trump’s new immigration focus could squeeze Biden into a Democratic tug of war

The former vice president has been trying to balance between liberals demanding more welcoming politics and moderates who may consider restrictions in a bad economy. → Read More

His campaigning limited, Joe Biden sketches out his would-be administration

The former vice president is outlining the shape of his government and the types of officials he would hire, both to draw on their credibility and establish his tenure as more stable than Trump’s. → Read More

Biden says he’s already choosing a presidential transition team

The presumptive Democratic nominee is also considering elevating to the Cabinet-level offices on climate change and global health security. → Read More