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Biden, Democrats have $466 million cash on hand, over $100 million more than Trump, GOP

Joe Biden, the Democratic National Committee, and affiliated joint fundraising committees entered the month of September with $466 million cash on hand. → Read More

Biden implores Senate GOP to wait on Ginsburg vacancy until after election: ‘Don’t go there’

Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke in Philadelphia on Friday and address the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. → Read More

Biden to speak on Supreme Court vacancy as Ginsburg death shakes up presidential race

Former Vice President Joe Biden will speak in Philadelphia on Friday to address the vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. → Read More

Biden touts working-class message in Minnesota as early voting kicks off new phase of 2020 race

Joe Biden toured a union training facility and give a speech in Minnesota Friday, a state that Donald Trump narrowly lost in 2016 but is looking to flip red this year. → Read More

Biden campaign continues TV blitz with 2 new ads, including testimonial from former Trump voter

Joe Biden's campaign unveiled two new ads on Thursday, including a testimonial from a Trump 2016 voter from Pennsylvania who called his choice a "mistake." → Read More

Biden to speak about vaccine as politics take center stage in process

Joe Biden on Wednesday received a briefing from experts and will speak on the development and distribution of a vaccine for COVID-19 in Delaware. → Read More

Biden heads to Florida looking to gain ground with Latino voters

Former Vice President Joe Biden will campaign in Florida on Tuesday, hoping to court Latino voters seen as key to a victory in the state come November. → Read More

Biden blasts 'climate arsonist' Trump in speech about West Coast fires

Joe Biden addressed the devastating wildfires affecting the western United States in a speech Monday warning of the growing threat of climate change. → Read More

Biden campaign expands legal team in preparation for voting fight in November

Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign is expanding its legal team in preparation for an intense fight over voting and election security this November. → Read More

Biden blasts Trump over reports he deliberately downplayed coronavirus threat: 'It’s a disgrace'

Former Vice President Joe Biden blasted President Trump on Wednesday over reports he downplayed the coronavirus threat in an interview with journalist Bob Woodward. → Read More

Nearly 100 GOP, Independent officials launch group backing Biden

A group of nearly 100 former Republican and Independent officials launched Thursday with the sole mission of electing Joe Biden over President Donald Trump. → Read More

5 takeaways from Joe Biden's and Kamala Harris' 1st joint interviews

With the 2020 presidential election just over two months away, former Vice President Joe Biden sat down with "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir and "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts for their first joint interview since officially becoming their party’s presidential and vice presidential nominees. The wide-ranging interview touched on a number of pressing issues -- from their… → Read More

Biden to ABC's Robin Roberts on 'you ain't Black' comment: 'I shouldn't have said it' but there's a 'fundamental difference' between me, Trump on race

In an exclusive interview with "Good Morning America" co-anchor Robin Roberts, former Vice President Joe Biden argued that despite the controversy some of his comments on race have sparked, there is a “fundamental difference” between him and President Donald Trump on one of the defining issues of the 2020 election. “I shouldn't have said it,” Biden said in an interview conducted on Friday in… → Read More

Biden has not been tested for COVID-19, but 'incredibly strict protocols' in place: Biden communications director

Former Vice President Joe Biden's Deputy Campaign Manager Kate Bedingfield appeared ABC News' "This Week" on Sunday. → Read More

Biden to ABC's David Muir: 'I would shut [country] down' to prevent spread of COVID-19 if scientists recommended

Former Vice President Joe Biden said in an exclusive interview with ABC "World News Tonight" Anchor David Muir on Friday that as president, he would shut the country down to stop the spread of COVID-19 if the move was recommended to him by scientists. “I would shut it down; I would listen to the scientists,” Biden told Muir Friday, alongside his running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., during… → Read More

Covering Biden's history-making speech in the middle of a pandemic: Reporter's Notebook

There were no raucous celebrations on the floor of a jam-packed basketball arena, no minute-long pauses for applause from an adoring audience. Instead, there were roughly three-dozen reporters, a skeleton camera crew, a handful of Secret Service agents and a smattering of campaign staff sitting and waiting in silence in a dark room inside a Delaware convention center, the audible hum of an air… → Read More

Biden campaign launches COVID-19-focused ad as former VP set to formally accept Democratic nomination

Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign launched a new ad Thursday hammering President Trump on the same day the Democrat accepts his party's presidential nomination. → Read More

Jill Biden ‘elated’ after Joe Biden officially secures Democratic nomination

Biden spoke with 'Good Morning America' following her convention address Tuesday → Read More

Democrats to structure 1st night of convention around trio of crises gripping nation

Democrats are structuring the first night of their convention around the three major crises gripping America: COVID-19, the economy and racial injustice. → Read More

Biden campaign unveils first ad featuring running mate Sen. Kamala Harris

Former Vice President Joe Biden’s campaign has rolled out its first ad featuring the presumptive Democratic nominee’s newly-named running mate, Sen. Kamala Harris. → Read More