More Joe Biden Articles

  • Seeking the limelight, Biden courts key Dem groups

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Caught in Hillary Rodham Clinton's perpetual shadow, Joe Biden is working to boost his political profile among key Democratic voting blocs, a move that could help the vice president fashion himself as a more liberal alternative in the 2016 presidential race. Major speeches...

  • VIDEO: Obama announces Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

    President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced new steps to help grow the country's middle class with new job training programs Tuesday.

  • VIDEO: Joe Biden to veterans: Fixing Veterans Affairs is a 'sacred obligation'

    Vice President Joe Biden told a crowd of veterans Monday fixing the problems in the Department of Veterans Affairs is part of the government's only "sacred obligation."

  • Joe Biden: Malaysian airliner 'apparently' shot down, 'blown out of the sky'

    Vice President Joe Biden said the downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over Ukraine was "apparently" no accident and appears to have been "shot down," "blown out of the sky."

  • Liberals assessing 2016 race as Clinton weighs bid

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a group of young Democrats Wednesday that the political system was "rigged" by powerful lobbyists and the wealthy and made an impassioned case for reducing burdensome student loans. Vice President Joe Biden said he had been on the...

  • Biden to Ukraine: US, Europe weighing Russia costs

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is telling Ukraine's leader that the U.S. and Europe are talking about imposing new costs on Russia for continuing to escalate the conflict in Ukraine. Biden and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko spoke by phone on Tuesday. The White House says...

  • Deja vu: Joe Biden assails 'my old friend' Sarah Palin

    Vice President Joe Biden is on the hunt again for "my old friend" Sarah Palin, his 2008 vice presidential foil.

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 11

    The University of Virginia Center for Politics has found it's especially good to be an incumbent running for re-election this year. The center found that 273 of 275 House members running for re-election have made it through conventions and primaries so far this year. In the Senate, a perfect 18...

  • Rand Paul pulling away, reaches 20% for first time in 2016 GOP poll

    Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul, the most active candidate on the 2016 Republican presidential trail, is starting to pull away from the field of competitors, reaching 20 percent support for the first time this year, according to a new Zogby Analytics poll. The June 27-29 poll found Paul building a big...

  • Joe Biden: China airports better than New York's LaGuardia

    Vice President Joe Biden took a swipe at New York's LaGuardia Airport Wednesday, calling the aging facility not even up to Chinese standards.

  • A blazing indictment of Obama administration decisions on Iraq

    Here's a shocking story from American adviser Ali Khedery on how the Obama administration leaders kept Nouri al-Maliki as prime minister of Iraq, and how that has led to the apparent breakup of Iraq today. Khedery, the son of Iraqi immigrants to the United States, is fluent in Arabic and from...

  • Unshackled from White House decorum, Jay Carney takes veiled shot at the press

    In a New York Times Magazine interview published Thursday, Carney complained that reporters have a habit of "chasing the same soccer ball down the field," meaning asking the same questions over and over again, that "reinforces a shallow approach."

  • Morning Examiner with Steve Doty for July 3

    The House Homeland Security Committee will hold a field hearing in McAllen, Texas, today to discuss the recent increase in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Texas Gov. Rick Perry will testify to the surge. Pennsylvania embattled Republican Gov. Tom Corbett was given more...

  • Jill Biden on weeklong tour of 3 African countries

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President Joe Biden, is spending part of her summer vacation in Africa this week, highlighting female empowerment, education and leadership during stops in three countries. She arrived in Lusaka, Zambia, on Tuesday, and was being accompanied on...

  • Biden: Gay rights take precedence over culture

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to mobilize a global front against anti-gay violence and discrimination, Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that protecting gay rights is a defining mark of a civilized nation and must trump national cultures and social traditions. Biden told a gathering of...



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