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Politics Joe Biden has officially been nominated as the Democratic Party's candidate for president

06:15  19 august  2020
06:15  19 august  2020 Source:   businessinsider.com

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Joe Biden has clinched the Democratic Party ’ s presidential nomination , becoming the official 2020 pick alongside running mate Kamala Harris after The Republican nomination ceremony is slated for next week at the White House, where President Donald Trump said he will give his acceptance

The 2020 election Democratic field is taking shape, with candidates revealing their intentions on a seemingly everyday basis. Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign, leaving only former Vice President Joe Biden remaining from the once-crowded pack.

Joe Biden et al. posing for the camera: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden is seen in a video feed from Delaware as he reacts with his wife Jill Biden and his grandchildren at his side, after winning the votes to become the Democratic Party's 2020 nominee for President, during the second night of the virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisc., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Brian Snyder/Pool via AP © Brian Snyder/Pool via AP Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden is seen in a video feed from Delaware as he reacts with his wife Jill Biden and his grandchildren at his side, after winning the votes to become the Democratic Party's 2020 nominee for President, during the second night of the virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisc., Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020. Brian Snyder/Pool via AP
  • Joe Biden is now the Democratic Party's official candidate for president.
  • The former vice president received the news, remotely, while surrounded by balloons and to the tune of Kool & The Gang's "Celebration."
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Joe Biden formally received the Democratic Party's nomination for president on Tuesday.

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WASHINGTON – Joe Biden officially clinched the 1,991 pledged delegates he needs to be the Democratic Party ' s presidential nominee. Former Vice President Biden swept all seven states holding presidential primaries Tuesday – Maryland, Indiana, Rhode Island, New Mexico, Montana

Former Vice President Joe Biden has earned enough delegates to officially secure the Democratic nomination for president , CNN projected on Saturday. This is Joe Biden ' s best path to win in 2020.

"I'm pleased to announce that Vice President Joe Biden has officially been nominated by the Democratic Party as our candidate for president of the United States," said Rep. Bennie Thompson, chairman of the Democratic National Convention.

Biden accepted the nomination remotely, surrounded by balloons as Kool & The Gang's "Celebration" blared over the speakers.

The former vice president will deliver his acceptance speech on Thursday at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware.

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