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President Biden speaks about his economic agenda at a union facility in DeForest, Wis., on Wednesday. (Patrick Semansky/AP)

Today, President Biden, while visiting the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin, sought to make the case that his economic agenda would help workers who have been “getting stiffed.” His appearance at a Laborers’ International Union of North America training center in DeForest came a day after a spirited State of the Union address in Washington. Biden and other senior administration officials are now fanning out across the country to try to drive home his message.

During his remarks in Wisconsin, Biden also doubled down on a section of his speech Tuesday in which he criticized some unnamed Republicans who want to require votes every five years on maintaining Social Security and Medicare. After getting jeered and heckled on Tuesday night, Biden named Republican senators who’ve advocated such a move, portraying them as threats to the popular entitlement programs.

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