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Joe Biden on the issues, in under 500 words

Former Vice President Joe Biden.
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Joe Biden served as Delaware's senator from 1973-2009 before becoming President Obama's VP. Due to his name recognition and moderate politics, some argue Biden — 2020's current Democratic frontrunner — could be best positioned to make inroads with blue-collar swing voters who broke for Trump in 2016.