Vice President Joe Biden arrived unannounced in Iraq on Thursday for the first time in five years to assess the ongoing U.S.-led military coalition’s campaign against the Islamic State, amid political turmoil here threatening Prime Minister Haider Abadi’s hold on power.
“It’s fascinating the degree to which the single most important question I’m asked these days from other world leaders is, ‘What’s going on with your elections?'”
“Israel’s government’s steady and systematic process of expanding settlements, legalizing outposts, seizing land, is eroding in my view the prospect of a two-state solution,” Biden said in a speech to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
The two also discussed “importance of de-escalating recent tensions between Turkey and Iraq in a manner that respects Iraqi sovereignty.”
Vice President Joe Biden handicapped the 2016 U.S. presidential race, saying Bernie Sanders has “credibility” among Democratic primary voters that opponent Hillary Clinton lacks on income inequality.
More than six months after his eldest son, Beau, died of brain cancer and six weeks after effectively ending his political career, Vice President Joe Biden is mostly at peace.
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.
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.
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.
Jimmy Kimmel celebrated “Back to the Future Day” — with a surprise visit from none other than the real Marty McFly and Doc Brown!
After months of wavering and speculation Joe Biden announced that he would not run for president, in a heartfelt statement that might have doubled as a stump speech.
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.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden would be invited to participate in the first Democratic presidential primary debate if he announces his intent to run for the office, according to guidelines released on Monday by CNN, which is hosting the event.
Political action committee backing the vice president, Draft Biden, has begun building operations in 11 states holding primary elections on “Super Tuesday.”
The gender irony cuts deep. Biden’s emotional freedom does not hold true for women in our new age. Hillary Clinton could not speak of mourning a loss so freely without paying a price.
Clinton leads Sanders nationally among Democrats by 8 points, 39 percent to 31 percent, her smallest cushion since the nominating battle began.