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Where do Joe Biden and Kamala Harris stand on the arts?

Added 09-09-20 08:29:02pm EST - “Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., have pledged greater support to American creativity if elected.” - Foxnews.com

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The Trump administration record on the arts deprioritizes public arts funding while cutting taxes that help the ultra-rich, known as blue-chip art collectors – but without proper arts funding most of America’s working artists are struggling.

The arts employs 5.1 million Americans and brings in $877 billion to the economy every year, and former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., have pledged greater support to American creativity if elected.

The Biden camp has yet to release an official arts agenda and didn’t respond to a Fox News request for comment.

“Throughout his career Vice President Biden has been a strong supporter of the arts,” a campaign spokesperson told Hyperallergic. “Vice President Biden knows investing in the arts is critical for job creation and he is committed to promoting and supporting the arts in schools as well as the diversity and richness of ideas that keep the artworld alive.”

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