CNN -- As the coronavirus pandemic gained traction in the United States, internet searches for key words related to panic And Pete Buttigieg, the year-old former South Bend, Indiana, mayor and a gay military veteran, noted that Biden came out in favour of same-sex marriage as vice-president even before President Barack Obama.
Above all, Biden focused on uniting the nation as Americans grapple with the long and fearful health crisis, the related economic devastation, a national awakening on racial justice -- and Trump, who stirs heated emotions from all sides. Columbia Board of Education calls special session meeting for Monday.
And throughout the convention, Biden's allies testified that such empathy, backed by decades of governing experience, makes him the perfect candidate to guide the nation back from mounting health and economic crises. The 44th president of the United States warned that American democracy itself could falter if Trump is reelected, while Biden's running mate, Kamala Harris, the year-old California senator and daughter of Jamaican and Indian immigrants, warned that Americans' lives and livelihoods were at risk.
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Democrats fear that the pandemic -- and Trump administration changes at the Postal Service -- may make it difficult for voters to cast ballots in person or by mail. French uproar over magazine's portrayal of Black politician as slave.
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Biden's call for unity comes as some strategists worry that Democrats cannot retake the White House simply by tearing Trump down, that Biden needs to give his sprawling coalition something to vote for. From such hardship, Biden developed a deep sense of empathy that has defined much of his political career.
Columbia Board of Education calls special session meeting for Monday. The end of the carefully scripted convention now gives way to a far less-predictable period for Biden and his Democratic Party as the election season speeds to its uncertain conclusion. He added: "I found the best way through pain and loss and grief is to find purpose.
Next Page. Cory Booker, only the ninth African American senator in U. The end of the carefully scripted convention now gives way to a far less-predictable period for Biden and his Democratic Party as the election season speeds to its uncertain conclusion.