US Elections 2020 | Joe Biden: Know All About?
By FnF Correspondent | PUBLISHED: 04, Nov 2020, 20:11 pm IST | UPDATED: 04, Nov 2020, 20:11 pm IST
US Election 2020: Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee for the US Presidential Elections 2020 is fighting hard to achieve his decades-long dream of winning the White House, for the third time. Biden is running neck to neck in the electoral vote counting race with his opponent President Donald Trump and has already won the popular vote in the country.The former Vice President has earlier run for office in 1988 and 2008. Biden, a law school graduate worked as an attorney before quickly turning to politics, serving on the New Castle county council from 1970 to 1972. He was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1972 at the age of 29, becoming the fifth-youngest senator in history.
A month after he celebrated his victory on being elected to the Senate in 1972 at the age of 29, Biden's wife and baby daughter died in an accident when their car collided with a tractor-trailer. His two toddler sons, Beau and Hunter, were hospitalized. Biden was sworn in as Senator for the very first time in their hospital room.
In 1988, just months after he ended his first presidential bid, Biden suffered two life-threatening brain aneurysms. At the time doctors told him a White House campaign may have killed him.In May 2015, Biden received a shock when his oldest son, Beau Biden, died of brain cancer. That death put Biden's political career on hold. It was only five years later that Biden embraced his tragic history and said it helped him pave a path forward and find purpose.With over six terms in the Senate, Biden rose in the ranks to chair the Senate's Judiciary and Foreign Relations committees, developing broad expertise in global affairs and presiding over contentious Supreme Court confirmation hearings.Meanwhile, those positions gave him gravitas, he still lives with the consequences of some of his decisions, like sponsoring the 1994 Crime Bill and allowing sexual harassment accuser Anita Hill to be grilled by an all-male committee during Clarence Thomas' Supreme Court process.With a penchant for speaking his mind, Biden developed a reputation for a plainspoken, unpredictable approach to politics. Although it frequently got him in trouble in the press, some Democrats suggested his freewheeling style was uniquely suited for this year's presidential campaign against Trump.ÐÑ• of NÐ¾vÐµmbÐµr 2020, ÐˆÐ¾Ðµ Ð’Ñ–dÐµn'Ñ• nÐµt wÐ¾rth Ñ–Ñ• ÐµÑ•tÑ–mÐ°tÐµd tÐ¾ bÐµ Ð°bÐ¾ut $1.5 mÑ–llÑ–Ð¾n. Ð†t'Ñ• bÐµÐµn wrÑ–ttÐµn, Ð°nd Ñ–t'Ñ• Ð¾n rÐµÑÐ¾rd thÐ°t ÐˆÐ¾Ðµ Ð’Ñ–dÐµn nÐµt wÐ¾rth Ñ€lÐ°ÑÐµÑ• hÑ–m Ð°Ñ• thÐµ Ñ€Ð¾Ð¾rÐµÑ•t mÐ°n whÐ¾ hÐ°Ñ• ÐµvÐµr Ð¾ÑÑuÑ€Ñ–Ðµd Ð° ÑÐ¾ngrÐµÑ•Ñ• Ñ•ÐµÐ°t, Ñ•Ð¾mÐµthÑ–ng hÑ–mÑ•Ðµlf hÐµ Ð°ÑknÐ¾wlÐµdgÐµÑ•.