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 BidenTrump: Biden would be ‘dream’ opponent ‘Street fighter’ Avenatti says he’s giving ‘serious thought’ to White House run Election Countdown: Senate, House Dems build cash advantage | 2020 Dems slam Trump over Putin presser | Trump has M in war chest | Republican blasts parents for donating to rival | Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders to campaign in Kansas 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 SessionsRosenstein warns of growing cyber threat from Russia, other foreign actors Key GOP lawmaker throws cold water on Rosenstein impeachment With new immigration policy, Trump administration gutting the right to asylum 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 StrangeRoby wins Alabama GOP runoff, overcoming blowback from Trump criticism Once a Trump critic, Ala. rep faces runoff with his support Crowley surprise tops huge night for left MORE (R-Ala.) and former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore will face off Tuesday in the primary runoff.