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 BidenOvernight Tech: FCC won't delay net neutrality vote | Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices | Biden scolds social media firms over transparency Medicaid funds shouldn't be used to subsidize state taxes on health care Biden hits social media firms over lack of transparency 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 SessionsGOP strategist donates to Alabama Democrat House passes concealed carry gun bill Rosenstein to testify before House Judiciary Committee next week 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 StrangeGOP sen: ‘Just a fact’ Moore will face ethics complaint if elected Trevor Noah: Trump must be ‘morally degenerate’ to back Roy Moore Moore gets boost from Bannon in final days of campaign MORE (R-Ala.) and former Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore will face off Tuesday in the primary runoff.