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Obama Offered To Help Biden Financially During Son’s Illness

Biden: “His love of family and my family, and my love of his family… it’s personal. It’s family”

January 12, 2016
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No, Journalists Don’t Have Dramatic License

Anonymous sources are tricky enough, but journalists simply have no business contriving dramatized scenes with dialogue and characters — describing their innermost thoughts and feelings with no attribution whatsoever. To do so is inherently deceptive.

October 28, 2015

Public Editor: No Problem With Dowd Column, But News Story Needs Correction

On national television, Joe Biden went out of his way to correct the record: “Nothing like that ever, ever happened.” Nothing like that – and Maureen Dowd’s column, which set the tone of subsequent sensational coverage in the New York Times and everywhere else, was a lot like that.

October 27, 2015

Dowdgate? Biden Insists Deathbed Scene With Son Beau Never Happened

Appearing on ’60 Minutes,’ Vice President Biden denied that the affecting deathbed scene between him and his older son Beau, as famously recounted by Maureen Dowd, had ever occurred.

October 26, 2015

Biden Should Know Campaigns Are Grueling

Biden must choose his path, and soon. With each passing day, with each new story, Biden’s hesitation looks more like political calculation and less like grief.

October 10, 2015

Vice President Joe Biden, In Grieving For Son Beau, Shines As Family Patriarch

Vice President Joe Biden stood silently beside his family, huddled in grief as Delaware’s elected officials offered words of tribute to the memory of his son Beau.

June 6, 2015

Classy: Ted Cruz Tells Joke About Joe Biden, Then Apologizes

“It was a mistake to use an old joke about Joe Biden during his time of grief, and I sincerely apologize.”

June 4, 2015

This Week In Health: Tipping Point With ‘Superbugs’

Experts say we are at a tipping point with antibiotic-resistant bacteria — so-called “superbugs;” Poor sleep may be linked to Alzheimer’s; and other news from “This Week In Health.”

June 3, 2015

Breaking: Beau Biden, Son Of VP Joe Biden, Dies At Age 46

Vice President Joe Biden’s son, former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, has died of brain cancer at age 46, it was announced Saturday night.

May 30, 2015