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U.S politics: Democrats endorse Joe Biden for presidency

by Kunle Awosiyan
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Democratic Presidential candidate, Joe Biden, has been officially anointed to vie for presidency at the party’s convention

Mr Biden, the former vice-president under President Barack Obama, became his party’s nominee on Tuesday night in a pre-recorded roll call vote from delegates in all 50 states

The convention is largely virtual, amid the coronavirus pandemic

Two Democratic former presidents, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, and former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a Republican, have also endorsed Mr Biden.

In the meantime, the freshly minted Democratic nominee’s wife, Jill Biden, potentially the next US first lady, delivered the night’s headline address, standing in an empty classroom at the Delaware high school where she taught English in the 1990s, urging everyone to vote for husband

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