- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

FORT MILL, S.C. (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is coming to South Carolina to support a former aide’s congressional bid.

The York County Democratic Party says the vice president is appearing at a fundraising lunch event Sept. 12 for Fran Person in Fort Mill.

Person worked for Biden in the U.S. Senate and continued on as a staffer for the vice president until 2014.

Tickets for the event are available online and start at $250 per person. Gold sponsorships are $2,700.

Person is challenging three-term incumbent U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney in South Carolina’s 5th District.

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