Biden’s on a mission to connect, one hug, selfie at a time

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The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Joe Biden has never been at his best in big events, where his delivery can be stilted, his stories meandering.

The end of a Biden speech is often the beginning of his favorite part of the event – the rope line, in the parlance of political operatives.

He whirls around, scans the crowd and zeroes in on his first target for a one-on-one connection.

It might be a small businessman who gets invited to Zoom with the president.

It might be a small child that the president slips a few dollars for ice cream.

It might be someone who stutters – they come in for special attention from the president.

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10/24/2022 9:03:03 AM (GMT -5:00)

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