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Can Joe Biden unify America?

A new biography describes a likeable if flawed figure

President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks from the Queen Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware Credit: Biden Transition/PA Images

President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks from the Queen Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware Credit: Biden Transition/PA Images

It seems that American democracy has survived (just). Joe Biden has been a public figure for almost 50 years. Having first been elected to the US Senate in 1972, and served as Obama’s Vice President for two terms, he is set to become the 46th US President on 20th January. Evan Osnos’s biography of Biden provides an informative,…

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