Biden to deliver address in Philadelphia on the 'battle for the soul of the nation'

President Biden.
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During a visit to Philadelphia's National Historical Park on Thursday, President Biden plans to deliver a prime-time address on democracy in the United States and "the continued battle for the soul of the nation," a White House official told The Washington Post.

Biden is giving the speech at the same site where the Declaration of Independence and U.S. Constitution were debated and signed, and "will talk about the progress we have made as a nation to protect our democracy, but how our rights and freedoms are still under attack," the official said. "He will make clear who is fighting for those rights, fighting for those freedoms, and fighting for our democracy."

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