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NEW ALEXANDRIA, PENNSYLVANIA – SEPTEMBER 30: Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks during a campaign stop at International Union of Operational Engineers Local 66 Heavy Equipment Operator Training School September 30, 2020 in New Alexandria, Pennsylvania. Former Vice President Biden made a stop in New Alexandria to receive an endorsement from the union as he continues to campaign for the upcoming presidential election today on a day-long train tour with stops in Ohio and Pennsylvania. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)