John Kerry hosting virtual campaign events for Biden

John Kerry hosting virtual campaign events for Biden

Former Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryRon Johnson subpoenas documents from FBI director as part of Russia origins probe The Memo: Biden faces balancing act Budowsky: Trump October surprise could devastate GOP MORE is hosting a virtual campaign event for former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says he is 'seriously' considering a capital gains tax cut Why Joe Biden is in trouble Harris favored as Biden edges closer to VP pick MORE in Miami on Thursday, the presumptive Democratic nominee’s campaign announced. 

Kerry will be participating in a panel focused on Biden’s plan to reopen the economy.

The panel will be moderated by Rep. Donna ShalalaDonna Edna ShalalaExclusive: Democrats seek to increase racial diversity of pandemic relief oversight board The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Rep. Fred Upton says it is 'tragic' to see Americans reject masks, social distancing; Russia claims it will approve COVID-19 vaccine by mid-August The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Former HHS Secretary Sebelius gives Trump administration a D in handling pandemic; Oxford, AstraZeneca report positive dual immunity results from early vaccine trial MORE (D-Fla.), who was secretary of Health and Human Services under President Clinton.


Kerry, who served in the Obama administration, has hosted several campaign events for Biden in Florida in the past, particularly in the weeks leading up to its March 17 primary.

Biden is putting much of his focus on Florida, a swing state that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTeachers union launches 0K ad buy calling for education funding in relief bill FDA head pledges 'we will not cut corners' on coronavirus vaccine Let our values drive COVID-19 liability protection MORE won by less than 2 percentage points in 2016.

Recent polls show Biden with a slight lead over Trump, who declared himself a resident of Florida last year.