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US elections: With Trump quarantined, Biden moves to re-strategise campaign

Trump's positive test pushed the dangers of the virus back to the forefront of the campaign with just one month until vote and injected new uncertainty into an already extraordinarily volatile race

US Presidential elections 2020 | Joe Biden | Donald Trump

Katie Glueck Thomas Kaplan & Sydney Ember | NYT 

Joseph R. Biden Jr. tested negative for the coronavirus and pressed on with in-person campaigning on Friday, as President Trump’s hospitalization with the virus seismically altered the race and threw the government into upheaval. Mr. Biden flew on Friday afternoon to Grand Rapids, Mich., where he delivered remarks about the economy and emphasized the dangers of the pandemic. In a preview of how the former vice president may discuss the developments in the days to come, he cast his opponent’s positive test as a vivid illustration of the public health risks at play, but ...

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First Published: Sat, October 03 2020. 20:30 IST