Monday, August 31, 2015
Joe Biden
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles during the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington

Biden Backers Eye Gay Support, Money For Presidential Bid

Biden’s cheerleaders see an opening for the vice president. In 2012, he surprised the White House by endorsing gay marriage during a television interview, forcing Obama to come out in support of same-sex unions earlier than he had planned.

August 28, 2015
Hllary Clinton

Inside Democratic Party, Growing Concerns About Clinton

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) MINNEAPOLIS — As Democratic Party insiders gather for their summer meeting, there is a growing undercurrent of concern whether Hillary Clinton would be the party’s strongest candidate to keep the White House next year. They still like and mostly support her. But many are increasingly questioning her handling […]

August 27, 2015
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington

Biden Says Deciding If He Can Give ‘Heart And Soul’ To White House Run

“If I were to announce to run, I have to be able to commit to all of you that I would be able to give it my whole heart and my whole soul, and right now both are pretty well banged up and we’re trying to figure out that issue,” Biden said in an audio clip aired by CNN.

August 26, 2015
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington

Obama Endorsement Possible As Biden Considers Clinton Challenge

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said nothing to discourage a run by Joe Biden.

August 24, 2015
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden smiles during the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington

More Democrats Crack Open Door For Biden Presidential Run

Speculation grew on Saturday that Biden may soon challenge Clinton for the Democratic nomination as the vice president met with Senator Elizabeth Warren.

August 23, 2015
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington

‘There Is Another': Joe Biden For President?

With Hillary Clinton getting knocked about by press coverage of her emails, could there be another Democratic hope? A new round of polls suggest that it’s someone who’s been under our noses the whole time: Vice President Joe Biden.

August 20, 2015
United States Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton poses for a photo with a woman at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines

No, Hillary Clinton Isn’t Going Anywhere

If Hillary Clinton did not have a problem, it would be necessary for the chattering classes to invent one.

August 17, 2015

Biden Calls Chattanooga Shooter A ‘Perverted Jihadist’ During Memorial

Biden told a packed arena that the ideology that drove Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, a 24-year-old engineer, to go on a rampage.

August 16, 2015

Late Night Roundup: Jon Stewart Blows Up Fox News

‘Your hypocrisy isn’t a bug in the Fox model — it’s the feature.’

August 4, 2015
Republican U.S. presidential candidate and Ohio Governor John Kasich is accompanied by his wife Karen as he arrives on stage to formally announce his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination during a kickoff rally in Columbus

This Week In Polls: Just In Kasich!

John Kasich might just edge out Rick Perry for the coveted last podium in next week’s big debate — a vindication of his late entrance into the race less than two weeks ago, which gained him publicity at a crucial time.

July 31, 2015

Joe Biden For President?

Who else is the best person to continue Obama’s legacy besides Joe Biden?

July 28, 2015
la guardia airport

NY Gov. Cuomo Announces Bold Vision For New LaGuardia Airport

Cuomo: LaGuardia is a “terrible front door entranceway to New York, a lost opportunity, almost universally decried as a poor representation of an airport, let alone a New York airport.”

July 27, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in West Columbia, SC

This Week In Polls: Hillary, Donald, And More

The polls show Hillary Clinton trailing in crucial swing states — but at the same time, the Democrats have advantages nationally in some key fundamentals.

July 24, 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
Hillary Clinton discusses email account

This Week In Polls: Hillary Viewed Unfavorably — But Better Than GOPers

Some key middle ground of respondents simultaneously don’t like Hillary Clinton — but would still vote for her in 2016 after looking at the alternatives.

June 5, 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

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
Former Governor Jeb Bush of Florida speaking at the 2015 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

Poll: Yes, Republicans Still Like The Iraq War

Continued support for the Iraq War decision is driven almost entirely by Republicans — many of whom will be voting in the party’s presidential primaries. Check out that, and other poll results in this week’s roundup.

May 29, 2015
Joe Biden Iraq 2011

Biden Tries To Mollify Iraqis, Promises Training And Equipment

Vice President Joe Biden called Iraq’s prime minister Monday to try to smooth over a rough exchange of words between the two governments after the fall of important cities to Islamic State militants in recent days.

May 25, 2015
Amtrack train derails in Philadelphia

Biden ‘Deeply Saddened’ By Amtrak Accident

“The victims could have been any one of our parents, children, or someone from one of our communities. Amtrak is like a second family to me, as it is for so many other passengers.”

May 13, 2015
In Des Moines, Vice President Joe Biden is greeted by Drake University students as he enters a stage with blue curtains at Sheslow Auditorium. 2/12/2015 (John Pemble/Flickr)

Joe Biden Is Democrats’ 2016 Understudy, In The Wings In Case Hillary Clinton Falters

Joe Biden has earned the right to be taken seriously.

March 26, 2015
Secretary of State John Kerry (2nd L) stands next to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (2nd R) during a round of nuclear negotiations on March 2, 2015, in Montreux, Switzerland (AFP/Evan Vucci)

Obama Lambasts U.S. Senators Over Iran Nuclear Letter

The White House is livid over Senate Republicans’ letter to Tehran.

March 10, 2015

Late Night Roundup: But What Did Joe Biden Say?

David Letterman ridiculed Vice President Joe Biden for this week’s big viral media moment.

February 19, 2015
Joe Biden

Biden Will Skip Netanyahu Congress Speech Along With Obama

Vice President Biden is the latest Democrat to ditch Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech.

February 6, 2015
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