While Biden’s travel plans have been billed as a Labor Day celebration, these stops will also kick off the start of the fall campaign in the final stretch before midterm elections. His recent return to the campaign trail also comes on the heels of a series of legislative victories and a small bump in his poll numbers, after months of descending approval ratings.
And in both states, Democrats are facing contentious midterm races. Democrat John Fetterman is running against celebrity doctor Mehmet Oz for the Pennsylvania Senate seat being vacated by retiring Republican Sen. Pat Toomey, while Democratic attorney general Josh Shapiro is facing off with Trump-endorsed Republican Doug Mastriano for the Harrisburg governor’s mansion.
Sen. Ron Johnson’s race in Wisconsin is also a tight one, with Democratic Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes looking to take his seat. And Democratic Gov. Tony Evers will battle Republican Tim Michels in November, a result that could have major implications for…
This article was written by By Myah Ward and originally published on www.politico.com