Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Joe Biden Is Coming to St. Louis Friday

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 1:05 PM

click to enlarge Ready or not, he's coming to town. - PHOTO COURTESY OF FLICKR/MARC NOZELL
  • Photo courtesy of Flickr/Marc Nozell
  • Ready or not, he's coming to town.

Looking for proof that Jason Kander's challenge to U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (R- Missouri) has drawn the eyes of the nation? How about this: Uncle Joe is coming to town.

See also: 10 Headlines We Fully Expect to See After Joe Biden's Trip to St. Louis Today

The nation's vice president will be in the Loop Friday to stump for his fellow Democrat, the current Missouri Secretary of State, who's mounting a surprisingly competitive campaign to take down the veteran GOP incumbent. The
Real Clear Politics average has Blunt up, but only by one point — which means the race is an actual tossup. And here's what makes that even more important to both sides: Control of the Senate could literally hang in the balance.

Enter Vice President Biden. He'll be at the Pageant at 3:30 p.m. this Friday, October 28, according to the Kander campaign. Doors open at 2 p.m.; entry is free but you will need a ticket. (See this link to get yours.)

If you're a Biden fan, we'd recommend you sign up for tickets now — as well as start laying the groundwork to call in sick Friday afternoon. Come now ... isn't your throat feeling a bit ticklish? 

We welcome tips and feedback. Email the author at sarah.fenske@riverfronttimes.com

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