Photo of the courtyard of the Samson Pavilion with red carpet covering the floor, trees in planters surrounding the area and the debate stage with lights overheads

Political Science’s Karen Beckwith speaks about Joe Biden’s competitive edge in the first presidential debate

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The Canadian Press: Ahead of last week’s presidential debate, Karen Beckwith, the Flora Stone Mather Professor of Political Science, noted that Joe Biden is seasoned on debating on a big stage.