Biden announces statewide bus tour ahead of Iowa caucuses

Biden announces statewide bus tour ahead of Iowa caucuses
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenCuomo grilled by brother about running for president: 'No. no' Top Democratic super PACs team up to boost Biden The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump, Biden spar over coronavirus response MORE will travel across Iowa on a statewide bus tour leading up to the state’s first-in-the-nation caucus, his campaign announced Sunday. 

Biden’s “Soul of the Nation” bus tour will cross the state after kicking off in Des Moines on Sunday. 

The campaign tour will end back in Des Moines on Feb. 2 and 3.  

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Biden will visit 20 cities in 17 counties. He’ll be joined by Iowa officials who have endorsed his presidential campaign including Democratic Reps. Abby FinkenauerAbby Lea FinkenauerThe Hill's Campaign Report: Buttigieg, Sanders ahead in Iowa debacle Biden lines up high-profile surrogates to campaign in Iowa Biden announces statewide bus tour ahead of Iowa caucuses MORE and Cindy AxneCindy AxneDemocrats blast consumer bureau over student loan oversight agreement with DeVos On The Trail: Anxious, excited Iowa Democrats face decision day Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for final vote on impeachment; 2020 Democrats make final push before Iowa causes MORE

Biden’s campaign stops across the state comes as several of his opponents, including Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDemocratic senators ask Pompeo to provide coronavirus aid to Palestinian territories Seth Meyers returning to late-night TV with 'hybrid episodes' Biden tops Trump by 9 points in Fox News poll MORE (D-Mass.), Bernie SandersBernie SandersTop Democratic super PACs team up to boost Biden Poll: Biden leads Sanders by 22 points GE employees urge company to use laid-off workers to make ventilators MORE (I-Vt.) and Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: FCC chief proposes 0M telehealth program | Twitter takes down posts promoting anti-malaria drugs for coronavirus| Whole Foods workers plan Tuesday strike Trump says election proposals in coronavirus stimulus bill would hurt Republican chances Biden tops Trump by 9 points in Fox News poll MORE (D-Minn), could be held up in Washington, D.C., as the Senate impeachment trial presses on. 

Biden and Sanders are leading in Iowa, according to a CBS News poll conducted by YouGov released Sunday. Sanders, at 26 percent, had a 1 point lead over Biden which is within the poll’s margin of error. 

A RealClearPolitics average of recent Iowa polls shows Biden with a slight 1.6 point lead over Sanders in the state.