Biden leads Trump ahead of convention


WASHINGTON (NBC News) – The Democratic National Convention kicks off tonight with a speech by former First Lady Michelle Obama.

Events are being held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   

Senator Bernie Sanders will also serve as a featured speaker.  He says he’ll focus on the plight of american families.

“You’re seeing people who cannot pay their bills, who have no health insurance. What we are looking at is an absolute horror show,” he says.

On Wednesday Senator Kamala Harris accepts the vice presidential nomination. 

Heading into the convention a new NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll shows Joe Biden with a nine point lead over President Trump. 

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