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Clinton, Trump Cancel Campaign Plans After Dallas Shootings

VP was to make his first appearance with Clinton on campaign trail

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. was to make his first appearance on the campaign trail with Hillary Clinton. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

In the wake of the shootings in Dallas that targeted and killed five police officers, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump canceled campaign events on Friday.  

Clinton's campaign postponed an event with Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in his boyhood home of Scranton, Pennsylvania, that would have been their first joint appearance on the campaign trail.  

[ Obama Vows 'Justice,' Condemns 'Despicable' Attack on Dallas Police ]  

Trump, the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, canceled an appearance in Miami, where he was expected to try to woo Latino voters with a speech on economic opportunity.

[ Lawmakers: Dallas Shootings Raise Concerns About Retaliation Against Police ]  

On Tuesday, Clinton held her first campaign event with President Barack Obama in North Carolina.

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