Biden Holds Advantage Over Trump in Latest Swing States Poll Showing Pennsylvania to Be a Tipping Point

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden smiles while being introduced at a campaign event at Saint Augustine's University in Raleigh, N.C. on Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020.

Pennsylvania is expected to be the most crucial swing state. Both the Democratic and Republican parties view the state, which has 20 electoral college votes, as a key component of the 270 votes needed to win the election, according to strategists from both parties.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was reported to be leading President Donald Trump in three of four battleground states, according to a new poll of likely voters in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Wisconsin, with Trump leading in Ohio, as of Friday.

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden at a campaign stop outside Johnstown Train Station in Johnstown, Pennsylvania on September 30. Biden was reported to be leading President Donald Trump in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, according to a new poll of swing states.

Pennsylvania is expected to be the most crucial swing state. Both the Democratic and Republican parties view the state, which has 20 electoral college votes, as a key component of the 270 votes needed to win the election, according to strategists from both parties

"It's pretty clear 25 days out that Pennsylvania will be the tipping point state," said Bradley Beychok, the president of American Bridge, a pro-Democratic group that reportedly spent millions to support the former vice president, told The Washington Post.

The group was reported to be reallocating from Michigan and Wisconsin. "We have moved most of our budget into Pennsylvania," Beychok noted.

The latest Baldwin Wallace University Great Lakes poll, conducted online between September 30 and October 8, included responses from around 900 to 1,200 likely voters in each of the four swing states, according to a report of the results published on October 9.

More respondents said they would vote for Biden than Trump in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin if the election was held at the time of the poll. Those who had already voted were asked to indicate which candidate they voted for.

Biden led Trump in Michigan (supported by 50.2 percent of respondents), Pennsylvania (49.6 percent) and Wisconsin

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Chris Christie exits hospital following Covid diagnosis

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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie announced he was released from Morristown Medical Center Saturday morning after spending a week in the hospital following his Covid-19 diagnosis.

"I want to thank the extraordinary doctors & nurses who cared for me for the last week. Thanks to my family & friends for their prayers. I will have more to say about all of this next week," Christie wrote on Twitter.

The close ally of President Donald Trump was one of roughly a dozen Republicans who have tested positive for the virus after attending a Rose Garden ceremony Sept. 26 where Trump announced his Supreme Court nominee to fill Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's seat would be federal appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Christie said last Saturday he was checking himself into the hospital due to his history of asthma, a pre-existing condition that can make a person more vulnerable to the coronavirus. Christie said at the time that he was "feeling good" and was only displaying "mild symptoms."

Christie has stayed relatively quiet about his Covid-19 experience throughout the week. He did not tweet any updates during his seven-day stay in the hospital. On Friday, CNN reported that doctors had given Christie remdesivir, the same anti-viral treatment Trump took while hospitalized.

He was part of Trump's deba

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