Already Leading in Polls, Joe Biden Officially Enters Democratic Presidential Race

WASHINGTON -- Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday morning, declaring the soul of the nation at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election. In a video posted on Twitter , Biden focused on the 2017 deadly clash between white supremacists and counter protesters in Charlottesville, Va. Biden noted Trump's comments that there were some "very fine people" on both sides of the violent encounter, which left one woman dead."With those words, the president of the United States assigned a moral equivalence between those spreading hate and those with the courage to stand against it," Biden said. "And in that moment, I knew the threat to this nation was unlike any I had seen in my lifetime."  Continue reading...

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