Biden to hold rally for Dem in Alabama Senate race

Biden to hold rally for Dem in Alabama Senate race
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenReport: Biden to write foreword for memoir by transgender activist Biden to Alabama: No more extremist senators Kasich, Biden to hold discussion on bipartisanship MORE will campaign in Alabama next month for the Democratic nominee for Senate, Doug Jones, who is running for the seat vacated by Attorney General Jeff SessionsJefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsIntel leaders: Collusion still open part of investigation Republicans jockey for position on immigration Biden to Alabama: No more extremist senators MORE.

Jones announced that Biden will campaign with him on Oct. 3 in Birmingham.

“Honored to have my old friend VP @JoeBiden to campaign in B'ham Oct 3! #ALSEN #alpolitics #DougJonesforSenate,” Jones wrote on Twitter.

“He exemplifies what it means to be a public servant,” Jones wrote in a statement posted to Twitter. “I am thrilled for him to travel to the state and speak to the folks who make Alabama so great!”

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Biden endorsed Jones last month before the state’s Democratic primary. Jones in the December general election will be a heavy underdog against the Republican candidate who wins in next week’s GOP primary runoff.

Sen. Luther StrangeLuther Johnson StrangeRoy Moore Facebook page shares provocative memes on NFL anthem protests Poll: Moore has lead, Dems see opportunity in Ala. Senate race GOP establishment doubts Bannon’s primary powers MORE (R-Ala.) and former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore will face off Tuesday in the primary runoff.