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Biden to Court Black Caucus

Vice President Joe Biden speaks on voting rights at the NAACP annual convention Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Vice President Joe Biden speaks on voting rights at the NAACP annual convention Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Edward-Isaac Dovere, POLITICO

 

WASHINGTON (Politico) — Continuing his pre-presidential campaign, Vice President Joe Biden will head to the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation convention in Washington this weekend, according to sources familiar with the planning.

Biden’s expected to attend the Phoenix Awards dinner on Saturday night, joining President Barack Obama, who will be headlining the event at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, and may participate in other parts of the convention as well.

If he gets into the 2016 race, Biden will be banking on a strong showing with the African-American community, particularly in South Carolina, where he’d be focusing most of his early state campaign energy. The CBC convention is the biggest gathering of African-American political power of the year.

 

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