Fmr. VP Joe Biden makes stops in the Upstate

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SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) – The current front runner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination visited the Upstate Wednesday.

Former Vice President Joe Biden held a town hall at Cleveland Park Event Center in Spartanburg.

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Posted by WSPA 7News on Wednesday, August 28, 2019

Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden in the Palmetto State today making multiple stops and talking to supporters and laying out his campaign agenda. 

From human rights to the opioid crisis, the former vice president answered questions from the crowd. 

On the campus of Limestone College supporters listened as the former VP shared a special moment with a soldier and talked about many topics including prison reform.

The college just one of many stops for Biden across the Palmetto State
“Rational gun background checks should be in fact made universal.” said Biden, the former Vice President talked about protecting our communities from gun violence, climate change and even fair wages for women. 

“I think that he can galvanize and unite the American people to look at us as a nation as one instead of being divided..” said Sheila Snoddy, Spartanburg resident and voter.

But for Mary Haymond and moderates like her, they’re listening to all the candidates. 
“There seems to be no place for people like me on either the Democratic side or the Republican side.” said Haymond.

Drew Little, another undecided voter shared a special moment with Biden after sharing with him that he’s been clean for the past six years, Little was interested in the Vice Presidents stance on the opioid crisis. 


“as the press may tell you I’m the Guy who said we should go after them and sue them the idea of 9 million pills being put out in a 10 year. There’s no justification.”, Biden said.
The former VP says he’s looking to win for the American people.

This afternoon Biden stopped by Limestone College in Gaffney.

Both of these events were free and open to the public.

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