Former Vice President Joe Biden will be the key Democrat appearing in Springfield for the Illinois State Fair this week. While Illinois Democrats have moved their gathering off the fairgrounds in recent years they have booked more space to accomodate the appearance by the popular former 2nd in command and former U.S. Senator from Delaware.

Illinois' senior U.S. Senator Dick Durbin extended the invitation and says while there's a lot of speculation about whether Biden might run for President, there's still time to sort that out:

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Demand for tickets to the Biden appearance at Springfield's Crowne Plaza Hotel has led party officials to book additional space with more than 3-thousand people expected, more than double the normal Democrat Day crowd.


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