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Leader of the Democratic party of the progressive wing, are not happy with the 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner, Peter Doocy reports.
Joe based his presidential campaign headquarters in Philadelphia will be announced Biden, his team, on Thursday.
The move, which was not a surprise, is the latest signal that the former Vice President and current clear frontrunner in the race for the democratic presidential nomination is focused on winning the crucial battleground state of Pennsylvania, in what he hopes 2020 will be a General election showdown against Republican President trump.
WITHIN THE TRUMPF 2020 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN HQ
The announcement comes two days before Biden delivers what is advertised as a ‘campaign kickoff’ rally in downtown Philadelphia. The former Vice-President also chose Pennsylvania as the site for his first campaign event – a speech at a union hall in Pittsburgh – after his candidacy was declared at the end of last month.
“We are proud to anchor, Biden our campaign in the birthplace of American democracy,” campaign manager Greg Schultz said. “Philadelphia has built a thriving city and a Testament to the American spirit, the ingenuity and the tenacity of ordinary people who have extraordinary things. Its rich history and the diversity is celebrated will serve as an inspiration for the Team, Biden, and is the ideal setting to continue our fight for the soul of this nation.”
Biden was born and spent his early childhood in Scranton, Pennsylvania, 120 miles North of Philadelphia, is the nation’s six most populous city. And he lived all his adult in and around Wilmington, Delaware, just 30 miles South of the city of brotherly love.
Biden went on to represent Delaware for nearly four decades in the U.S. Senate, before he, as President Barack Obama with Vice-President. But he retained his deep loyalty to his native state, and was often of Keystone State Democrats as “Pennsylvania’s third senator” during his years in the upper chamber of Congress.
Pennsylvania is one of three Rust Belt states – along with Michigan and Wisconsin, the traditional Democratic ‘blue wall’ in elections, Trump, closely caught up in 2016. The President ousted Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania by less than 1 percentage point, to carry always the first GOP candidate in the state since George H. W. Bush in 1988.
BIDEN TOPS TRUMP IN THE DOUBLE DIGITS IN PENNSYLVANIA POLL
The Biden campaign HQ announcement comes a day after a new poll indicated Biden with a clear advantage over the Trump in a hypothetical Bundestag election match-up in Pennsylvania. According to a Quinnipiac University survey of Keystone State voters, Biden crowned Trump 53-42 percent, with a potential 2020 match-up.
The survey also showed Biden with a big lead on the rest of the historically large Democratic field in the race for the party’s presidential nomination.
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The President has his campaign offices in Northern Virginia, as well as in New York.