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Biden Cancels Fundraiser, Stays with Son in Texas

By: Josh Lederman, Associated Press
By: Josh Lederman, Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) Vice President Joe Biden has canceled an event Thursday in Rhode Island to remain in Houston while his son is being evaluated at a Texas cancer center.

Biden was scheduled to headline a fundraiser for the Democratic National Committee at the home of Alison and Bill Vareika, which has been canceled.

The White House hasn't said whether Biden's other events this week have also been canceled. Biden was to attend a fundraiser in New Hampshire and an event at Salve Regina University in Rhode Island Thursday, and join President Barack Obama in Pennsylvania at a Friday event. Salve Regina University says the event there may also be canceled.

Biden's son, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, is being evaluated at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.


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