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Taylor Swift Endorses Joe Biden, Lends Song to Unofficial Biden-Harris Ad

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For the first time ever, Taylor Swift is lending her voice to a political ad. The music superstar's song "Only the Young"is featured in a new unofficial Biden-Harris ad.

The ad, which was shared by Democratic representative Eric Swalwell on Friday, October 30, opens with a voiceover from Sen. Kamala Harris: Why are so many powerful people trying to make it so difficult for us to vote?" The video features images of Black Lives Matter protests, the #MeToo survivors march, Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation, moments from the last four years of the Trump administration and more.

 

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Swift's wrote "Only the Young," which was featured in her 2019 Netflix documentary Miss Americana, after the 2018 elections.

In early October, Swift officially endorsed Joe Biden in an interview with V magazine.

"The change we need most is to elect a president who recognizes that people of color deserve to feel safe and represented, that women deserve the right to choose what happens to their bodies, and that the LGBTQIA+ community deserves to be acknowledged and included," Swift said. "Everyone deserves a government that takes global health risks seriously and puts the lives of its people first. The only way we can begin to make things better is to choose leaders who are willing to face these issues and find ways to work through them."

In 2018, Swift broke her silence on political issues to endorse Democratic candidates in Tennessee.

"In the past I've been reluctant to publicly voice my political opinions, but due to several events in my life and in the world in the past two years, I feel very differently about that now," Swift wrote on Instagram in 2018. "I always have and always will cast my vote based on which candidate will protect and fight for the human rights I believe we all deserve in this country."

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