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Joe Biden

Through the Years: A Timeline of His Life and Achievements

9 June 1987

🇺🇸 Biden Announces Candidacy for Presidential Race - June 9, 1987

At age 44, Biden announced his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on June 9, 1987. By this time, he had already served in the Senate for 14 years. This run was short-lived as it was floored by a video from the Dukakis campaign that revealed that Biden had plagiarized from Neil Kinnock, a British Labor Party leader.