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Joe Biden May Not Be Helping in Scranton As Much As Expected

October 14:

Three U.S. senators, one congressman and a former U.S. president stood on stage Sunday and told more than 3,000 supporters that they will work for the middle class of America.
President Bill Clinton and his wife, Sen. Hillary Clinton, appeared with Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden for a rally at the Riverfront Sports Complex in the city’s Providence section. The Clintons were in town for the baptism of Mrs. Clinton’s nephew – Simon Joseph Rodham – son of Tony and Megan Rodham.

October 15:

With signs representing groups from Italians to hockey moms, Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin invoked the name of former Pennsylvania Gov. Bob Casey as she energized a crowd of more than 6,000 Tuesday in Scranton.

Vice-presidential candidates do not win or lose elections for candidates. But it’s kinda embarrassing to be shown up in one’s oft-touted hometown.

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