Biden cancels HRC speech because of government shutdown

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Washington (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.

Biden was scheduled to deliver the keynote address to about 3,400 people at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner on Saturday. It’s the nation’s biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights group, and gay and lesbian activists were among President Barack Obama’s most loyal supporters during his re-election campaign.

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