His travel plans will have him touching down in all the places he needs to gather support for the race for the Democratic Presidential nomination that will start in earnest after the midterm elections….
Did I just say ‘will start’?
It seems like Biden and Senator Warren are already joining John Delaney who has openly declared he’s running for the Democratic Presidential nomination…….
Joe Biden is plotting a series of campaign stops in purple states and districts crucial to the Democratic Party’s hopes of winning back majorities in the House and Senate.
The former vice president is expected to be a constant presence in the Midwest, and is also expected to visit swing districts in states such as Florida and Nevada, according to sources.
Biden is seen as a strong surrogate for Democrats, particularly in places where they are seeking to win back territory lost to President Trump in 2016.
And that means Biden’s trips are being seen through the prism of 2020, when he could make a third run for the White House.
“You can kind of see what his strategy is not just in terms of 2018 but in terms of 2020,” said one Democratic strategist who has worked on presidential campaigns. “He’s essentially going to the places Democrats need desperately if they want to win in the midterms and the presidential election. This is very much a pre-presidential campaign campaign.”….