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***Biden Visit to Richmond Cancelled*** Bayh to Fill In

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Senator Joe Biden’s visit to Virginia and Richmond in particular has been called off because of an illness in his family. Here is the release from the Obama campaign:

**UPDATE**

The campaign just announced the Sen. Evan Bayh will take Biden’s place and the events will go on as schedule.

**UPDATE ENDS**

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oct. 4, 2008

Joe Biden Roanoke and Henrico County Events Cancelled Due to Family Illness

RICHMOND, Va. – Because of an illness in U.S. Sen. Joe Biden’s family, his Sunday events in Roanoke and Henrico County have been cancelled.

Biden’s spokesman, David Wade, issued the following statement:

“The campaign has cancelled Senator Biden’s schedule today and tomorrow because of a serious illness in Jill Biden’s family. Hospice has advised the Bidens to remain close by, and we appreciate everyone’s respect for the family’s privacy,” Wade said.

Written by Ryan Nobles

October 4, 2008 at 8:48 pm

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