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Joe Biden delivers prime-time address on preserving democracy(10 images)

President Joe Biden gave a prime-time speech from Philadelphia's Independence Hall on Thursday about preserving democracy. Biden called on Americans to reject the ideology of former President Donald Trump and so-called "MAGA Republicans."

President Joe Biden delivers a prime-time speech to warn that America's democratic values are threatened by extremists loyal to former President Donald Trump, at Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia, Pa., on September 1, 2022. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI...
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Biden (L) and first lady Jill Biden arrive before the speech. Pennsylvania is a battleground state for Democrats in the upcoming November midterm elections. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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Biden mentioned former President Donald Trump by name during the speech as he asserted that not all Republicans have embraced the "extreme ideology" of the former president but said "there's no question that the Republican Party today is dominated, driven and intimidated by Donald Trump and the MAGA Republicans." Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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Biden also condemned the January 6, 2021 riots at the U.S. Capitol and said "there is no place for political violence in America." Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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