Mark Gettleson

Joe Biden’s moment is now

On 7th February 2000, for the first time in American history, a First Lady (a sitting one at that) took to the podium to announce her candidacy for public office – a New York Senate bid that would no doubt soon propel her to the White House.

And so began perhaps the longest electoral campaign in American history.

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Mark Gettleson
Mark Gettleson is a campaigns and communications strategist. He has written extensively on American and British politics, focusing on long-term electoral trends

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