Monday, April 27, 2015
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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
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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
Vice President Biden in Los Angeles

Biden To House Democrats: ‘Double Down’

Joe Biden wants Democrats to stop running from the White House.

January 30, 2015

Endorse This: Joe Biden Amazes The Ellen Show

Vice President Joe Biden made a surprise appearance Monday with Ellen DeGeneres, wishing her a happy birthday.

January 27, 2015
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Biden Says There’s ‘A Chance’ He’ll Run For White House In 2016

Joe Biden won’t rule out a third presidential run.

January 21, 2015
A police line keeps the public out of the scene of a fatal car crash in Minneapolis.

Biden Promotes Community Policing To Ease Tensions

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Biden provided a preview of the White House police reform task force’s recommendations.

January 19, 2015
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White House Starts New Public Awareness Drive To Prevent Sexual Attacks On Campus

Find out how the White House is getting serious about stopping assault.

September 19, 2014
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4 Other Politicians Who Have Been Caught Plagiarizing

By the time they reach grade school, most students understand that plagiarism is unacceptable. But politicians seem to have a hard time remembering not to do it. On Wednesday, The New York Times reported that Senator John Walsh (D-MT) lifted at least a quarter of his War College thesis from other sources, without crediting them. […]

July 24, 2014

WATCH: Jon Stewart Mocks Clinton Vs. Biden ‘Poor-Off’

Jon Stewart poked fun at Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden’s “poor-off” on Tuesday’s edition of The Daily Show, questioning why the two 2016 presidential contenders “seem to think we need a hobo for president.” Over the past two weeks, Biden claimed that “I don’t own a single stock or bond…I have no savings accounts,” […]

June 25, 2014
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Biden Heading To Central America To Address Child Immigration Wave

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The White House is expanding a public campaign aimed at dispelling rumors in the U.S. and Latin America about its rules regarding deportation of young immigrants — part of an effort to slow the rising number of minors crossing into the U.S. without parents or guardians. Administration officials […]

June 17, 2014
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Biden Will Go To Central America To Help Stem Tide Of Immigrant Children

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Facing a tide of unaccompanied children pouring into the U.S., the Obama administration will send Vice President Joe Biden to Central America this week to make it clear that the children are not eligible for a path to citizenship and could be deported. Biden will go to Guatemala […]

June 16, 2014
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What If Hillary Clinton Doesn’t Run?

Washington (AFP) – Hillary Clinton’s book launch looks undeniably like the prelude to a presidential campaign, but despite growing buzz, Democrats are scraping together Plans B, C and D in case she doesn’t run. The former secretary of state has criss-crossed the country on a speaking tour. Political action committees have raised millions for her. […]

June 13, 2014
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Biden Sends Regrets, And A Corsage, For High School Prom

By Lesley Clark, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden turned down a Connecticut teenager’s invitation to her high school prom — but sent along a corsage, nevertheless. “I am flattered, but my schedule will not permit me to be in Connecticut on Friday evening,” Biden said in a handwritten note on vice […]

May 19, 2014
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Russia Warns It Will ‘Respond’ If Interests In Ukraine Attacked

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Wednesday accused the United States of orchestrating the Ukraine crisis for geopolitical gain and warned that Russia will “certainly respond” if its interests in Ukraine are attacked. In an interview with state-run Russia Today television, Lavrov linked Vice President Joe Biden’s visit […]

April 23, 2014

Biden Arrives In Ukraine As Militants Seize More Buildings In East

By Sergei L. Loiko and Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times KIEV, Ukraine — Vice President Joe Biden on Monday embarked on a mission to show U.S. support for Ukraine’s embattled interim leaders as pro-Russia gunmen took over more government buildings in eastern Ukraine and the Kremlin’s top diplomat blamed Washington for the growing crisis. Biden […]

April 22, 2014
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Biden Arrives In Kiev As Russia Blames U.S. For Ukraine Crisis

By Sergei L. Loiko and Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times KIEV, Ukraine — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev on Monday for talks with Ukraine’s embattled interim leaders as Russia’s top diplomat blamed Washington for instigating the crisis that threatens to escalate into armed conflict between the two former Soviet republics. In […]

April 21, 2014

Biden Lands In Kiev As Russia Accuses Ukraine Of Breaching Deal

Kiev (AFP) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Kiev Monday in a show of support for the pro-Western government, as Russia accused Ukraine of reneging on an international accord meant to defuse tensions over its separatist east. Biden’s two-day visit comes with the clock ticking on a White House warning of further sanctions […]

April 21, 2014
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‘We Endure,’ Joe Biden Says At Boston Marathon Memorial

  By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times BOSTON — A memorial for the anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings ended Tuesday with a thunderous speech from Vice President Joe Biden, who closed an afternoon highlighting remarks from bombing survivors and dignitaries. “We will never yield, we will never cower, America will never, ever, ever stand down,” […]

April 15, 2014
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Biden Takes On Voter Suppression: ‘We Have To Stand Up’

Vice President Joe Biden urged voters on Monday to stand up to Republican-led efforts to limit voting rights, in a video for the Democratic National Committee’s voter expansion project. “If someone had said to me 10 years ago I had to make a pitch for protecting voting rights today, I would have said ‘you got […]

April 7, 2014
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Biden On Mission To Reassure NATO Allies In Eastern Europe

By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Poland on Tuesday for a two-day tour to reassure Eastern European allies unnerved by Russian aggression in Ukraine that the United States is committed to their security. As Russian President Vladimir Putin signed treaties in Moscow to annex the Crimean peninsula, […]

March 18, 2014
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Obama Thanks House Democrats For Unity In Debt-Ceiling Fight

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau CAMBRIDGE, MD — President Barack Obama delivered an election-year pep talk to Democrats on Friday, thanking his congressional allies for showing courage and unity “under the most difficult circumstances” in budget battles with Republicans. Speaking at the House Democratic caucus’s three-day retreat here, the president said the recent passage […]

February 14, 2014
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Biden: ‘On Every Major Issue, The American People Agree With The Democratic Party’ [Video]

Vice President Joe Biden slammed the GOP during his Friday morning speech to the House Democrats’ annual conference in Cambridge, Maryland, insisting that voters side with their party on every key issue. “This is the first time in my career…where on every major issue, the American people agree with the Democratic Party,” Biden said. “I […]

February 14, 2014