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Joe Biden confirms he will visit Duluth on Friday

He will visit a union training center.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has confirmed that his campaign event in Minnesota on Friday will be held in Duluth.

Biden announced earlier in September he would be coming to Minnesota, but hadn't confirmed a location until Wednesday.

He will pay a visit to a "union training center" in the Northland city. It's not clear yet if he will make any other visits.

Shortly after Biden announced his first visit to Minnesota this election season, President Donald Trump announced he would be coming to the state on the same day.

He will speak at Bemidji Aviation Services Friday afternoon.

Duluth has proved a popular campaign stop this year, with Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr., as well as VP Mike Pence, paying the city a visit in recent months.

The 8th District has increasingly shifted more Republican in recent years thanks to growing GOP support in the Iron Range, though Duluth and the North Shore remains predominantly liberal.

While the Trump campaign sees Minnesota as his best chance of flipping a Democratic state in 2020, the recent polls have shown Biden to have a decent lead, averaging in the high single digits.

That said, polls in 2016 showed Hillary Clinton winning comfortably, but she only won by 1.5%.

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