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President Joe Biden speaks with first lady Jill Biden before boarding Marine One, Wednesday, July 6, 2022, in Washington. Biden is traveling to Cleveland to announce a new rule that will allow major new financial support for troubled pensions that cover some 2 million to 3 million workers. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Today, President Biden, in a visit to Cleveland, is highlighting his administration’s work to shore up pension plans that faced potential insolvency amid the financial fallout of the pandemic. Aid was included to bolster the multiemployer plans in the sweeping coronavirus relief package that Biden signed into law last year.

Ohio has become a frequent travel destination for Biden. Wednesday’s trip to a Cleveland high school will mark the sixth visit of his presidency to the battleground state, where key races are on the ballot this fall for U.S. Senate and governor.

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  • 12:25 p.m. Eastern: Biden departed the White House en route to Cleveland. White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre gaggled with reporters aboard Air Force One.
  • 3:15 p.m. Eastern: Biden delivers remarks in Cleveland. Watch live here.

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