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The Iowa State Fair in Des Moines is a regular spot for candidate speeches, hand-shaking and fried-food consumption. It takes place for about two weeks every August, with the years just before the Iowa caucuses especially busy.
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden appears on The View on Friday, where he was asked about criticism from Anita Hill and accusations of unwanted touching.
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Union members and activists protest over contract negotiations with Wabtec Corporation in Wilmerding, Pa., on March 6. Many are workers from one of the company's facilities in Erie County, which flipped from voting for Barack Obama to Donald Trump in 2016.