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Biden wins enough delegates to clinch U.S. Democratic nomination

28 days ago   |   By Reuters

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden secured enough delegates to formally clinch the Democratic presidential nomination on Friday, setting the stage for a challenge to President Donald Trump in the November election.
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Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

28 days ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Joe Biden has formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.
“It was an honor to compete alongside one of the most talented groups of candidates the Democratic party has ever fielded," Biden said in a statement Friday night, ”and I am proud to say that we are going into this general election a united party."
The former vice president has effectively been his party's leader since his last challenger...
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Biden formally clinches U.S. Democratic nomination - reports

28 days ago   |   By Reuters

Former Vice President Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination on Friday, media reported, setting the stage for a challenge to President Donald Trump in the November election.
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Joe Biden Just Clinched the Nomination

Joe Biden Just Clinched the Nomination

28 days ago   |   By Newser

After primaries and caucuses in 42 states and the District of Columbia, Joe Biden won the last few delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for president late Friday, per the AP. Indiana, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island were among the eight states holding elections Tuesday, but a huge increase in...
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Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

28 days ago   |   By Boston Herald

By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and WILL WEISSERT
WASHINGTON - Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.
“It was an honor to compete alongside one of the most talented groups of candidates the Democratic party has ever fielded,” Biden said in a statement Friday night, ”and I am proud to say that we are going into this general election a united party.”
The former vice president has effectively been...
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