President Joe Biden attends the Annual
US President Joe Biden (Photo by Benjamin Applebaum.)

President Joe Biden on Thursday visited a shipyard symbolizing the industrial boom he hopes will put wind in his re-election campaign's sails, even if polls show most Americans cool on him continuing as their economic captain.

The Democrat's pitch at the Philly Shipyard in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, was simple.

"Bidenomics is just another way of saying, 'restore the American dream,'" Biden said. "This is a new day."

What he calls "Bidenomics" revolves around bringing back manufacturing after decades of offshoring and the hollowing out of industrial towns.

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