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Obama Boosts Biden Campaign with Stirring Speech Ahead of Election

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Former President Barack Obama has reportedly urged President Joe Biden to intensify the tempo of his campaign, citing advice from conversations between the two prominent Democrats. 

Sources close to both Obama and Biden’s re-election campaign team have confirmed these discussions, indicating Obama’s guidance and counsel based on his own campaign experience.

The advice from Obama arrived following his participation in a fundraising event that yielded significant results. This fundraiser granted a fortunate top donor an exclusive opportunity to meet both Biden and Obama, contributing a substantial $2.6 million to the campaign’s financial reserves.

However, it appears Obama’s counsel regarding campaign acceleration might not have been well received by Biden. 

Last year, David Axelrod, a former adviser to Obama, disclosed that after advising Biden to elevate his campaign strategy, Biden expressed apparent frustration. 

Axelrod, in response to Biden’s reaction, stated, “Again, my feeling is: either get out or get going,” hinting at the possibility of reconsidering the race due to Biden’s age.

Obama’s Support through Biden’s Re-election Challenges

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Former President Barack Obama has reportedly urged President Joe Biden to intensify the tempo of his campaign, citing advice from conversations between the two prominent Democrats.

The president’s effort to reengage black voters seems evident with his upcoming address at the Mother Emanuel AME Church in South Carolina. This church was tragically the site of a racially motivated mass shooting in 2015, claiming the lives of nine members. 

Despite this outreach, recent data suggests Biden is currently garnering fewer black votes, sitting at 63%, a significant 24-point decrease from his 2020 election performance.

Furthermore, Biden, at 81 years old, is the oldest sitting president. Should he secure a second term, he would reach the age of 86 by its conclusion

Since Rep. Dean Phillips, author Marianne Williamson, and YouTube news presenter Cenk Uygur are among Biden’s main opponents, this age factor has come up for consideration in Democratic circles.

As Biden navigates the complexities of his re-election bid, the advice and encouragement from Obama stand as a testament to the ongoing strategic adjustments and challenges faced by the Biden campaign.

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