It’s official designation is 2012 VP113. The “VP” in the name inspired its nickname: Biden.
Officials say Biden will be at the city’s 30th Street Station on Thursday for an event “highlighting the importance of infrastructure investment.”
A spokesman for the state Department of Justice says Biden was in the office on Wednesday meeting with staff.
Officials at the Ivy League school in Philadelphia say Biden will speak at commencement on May 13.
After a presidential campaign distinguished more by sporadic TV commercials than candidate visits to the state, Pennsylvania voters will help choose the nation’s leader and elect a U.S. senator, a state attorney general and dozens of other government leaders in Tuesday’s election.