Former Vice President Joe Biden reassured Senate Democrats he would mount a vigorous effort in the campaign's final stretch, barnstorming through key swing states and helping crucial Senate races in the process, according to Democratic senators on a conference call Thursday.Biden, speaking for roughly 25 minutes and taking a few questions, said repeatedly he was not finding comfort in polls showing him ahead of President Donald Trump.Sen. Chris Coons of Delaware, who occupies Biden's old Senate seat, said the party's presidential nominee spoke about how “optimistic he is about the election but he must have said his three times, 'I take nothing for granted. I know the polls look OK right now but I'm working tirelessly,' ” pointing out that he was just in Florida and would soon head to other key battlegrounds. Coons said that Biden reiterated “the core themes of the campaign, fighting for the soul of the country.”
Also, in other Biden-related news, I’m really looking forward to this:
Jim Carrey, the elastic actor and star of films like “The Mask,” “Dumb and Dumber” and “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind,” will be the latest performer to take on the role of former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., the Democratic presidential nominee, at “Saturday Night Live.”
NBC said on Wednesday that Carrey will play Biden on the coming 46th season of “S.N.L.,” which begins on Oct. 3.
Carrey, who has hosted “S.N.L.” several times over the years and rose to stardom on the Fox sketch show “In Living Color,” will be the latest performer to impersonate Biden on “S.N.L.”; the role has previously been played there by Jason Sudeikis, Woody Harrelson and John Mulaney.
Yes, Alec Baldwin will be returning to SNL to play Trump.
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