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Politics Trump, Biden to barnstorm Pennsylvania ahead of Election Day

15:41  30 october  2020
15:41  30 october  2020 Source:   thehill.com

USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll: Joe Biden leading Donald Trump by 7 points in pivotal Pennsylvania

  USA TODAY/Suffolk Poll: Joe Biden leading Donald Trump by 7 points in pivotal Pennsylvania A majority of likely Pennsylvania voters also said they do not support adding justices to the Supreme Court. "You start creating more justices to get the opinions you want," he said. "It's almost like 'well I gotta win and I'm just gonna create new facts.' " But Laws said that she supports adding justices to the Supreme Court, adding that it shouldn't be called court packing. "I believe it should be called court evening," Laws said. She said that she believes that the "minority shouldn't be ruling the majority," adding that the "the majority of the country is pro choice.

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden will spend the final days before the election campaigning across Pennsylvania, viewed by many as the potential tipping point in the race for 270 Electoral College votes.

Joe Biden, Donald Trump are posing for a picture: Trump, Biden to barnstorm Pennsylvania ahead of Election Day © The Hill Trump, Biden to barnstorm Pennsylvania ahead of Election Day

Biden and running mate Kamala Harris will "fan out across all four corners of the state" on Monday as they seek to maximize turnout ahead of Nov. 3, the campaign says.

President Trump will hold three rallies in Pennsylvania on Saturday, beginning in Bucks County in the eastern part of the state, working his way toward the middle with an event in Reading, and finishing out west, with a rally at the Pittsburgh-Butler Regional Airport. Trump also held three rallies in the state on Monday.

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Trump carried Pennsylvania by less than 1 point in 2016, turning the state red for the first time since 1988. Trump is also defending Wisconsin and Michigan, the other two former "blue wall" states he flipped for the first time in decades in 2016.

But Pennsylvania might be Trump's best shot of the three, as most recent polls show Biden leading by 7 points or more in Michigan and by 5 points or more in Wisconsin.

The data is less clear in Pennsylvania, where Biden leads by 4.3 points in the RealClearPolitics average. The latest The Hill-Harris poll found Biden ahead by 5 points in the state.

Republicans believe the president's support is understated in Pennsylvania, which has large swaths of rural land in between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.

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Key states to watch include not only perennial toss-ups but also states Trump won solidly four years ago, including Georgia, Iowa, Ohio and Texas.Yes, voters in each of the 50 states participate in the presidential election. But, like past elections, it will be key blocs in a dozen battleground states that are likely to decide who occupies the Oval Office in January.

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