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  • Soundbites of the week: What about Joe Biden?

    Not in my state "I don't believe that legalizing an illegal drug for purposes of governmental profit is something that we should be doing. I believe that this is a gateway drug into other more serious drugs. I think it sends a wrong message to our kids and I don't think it makes anybody a...

  • Biden pushes $10.10 minimum wage at D.C. restaurant that pays $3.77 an hour

    Vice President Joe Biden, the point man for boosting the minimum wage to $10.10, on Wednesday took his campaign to a Washington, D.C., landmark, the Florida Avenue Grill, which pays its workers a minimum wage to tipped employees of $3.77. That is above the federally required $2.13 hourly wage...

  • Joe Biden on whether he'll run for president: 'I'm here about jobs, not mine'

    Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday deflected a reporter's question about whether he'll run for president in 2016 during a visit to a New Hampshire business offering job-training programs. "I'm here about jobs, not mine," Biden said. New Hampshire is famous for having the first-in-the-nation...

  • Joe Biden calls on Congress to pass gay rights bill

    LOS ANGELES — Vice President Joe Biden called on Congress on Saturday to pass a measure to outlaw workplace discrimination against gays, saying it's outrageous that the country is even debating the subject.

  • Sen. Jeanne Shaheen won't appear with Joe Biden in New Hampshire

    When Vice President Joe Biden travels to Nashua, N.H., next week, Sen. Jeanne Shaheen won't be with him. Instead, Shaheen, D-N.H., who faces a competitive challenge this election year from former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown, plans to remain in Washington next week for Senate votes and to...

  • Joe Biden jokes that he would nominate Obama for 'sainthood'

    Vice President Joe Biden in a speech Friday joked that he should have nominated President Obama for “sainthood” after seeing his patience during the rocky rollout of the health law's new insurance exchanges. In an address to the National Association of Community Health Centers policy...

  • Joe Biden: 'Push as hard as you can' to get people signed up for Obamacare

    Vice President Joe Biden spoke Friday to the National Association of Community Health Centers in Washington, D.C., encouraging members to sign up as many Americans onto Obamacare as possible before the March 31 deadline. "In these last 10 days, push as hard as you can," Biden said. Biden...

  • Joe Biden: We 'shouldn't be surprised' Obamacare is complicated

    Vice President Joe Biden said that people “shouldn't be surprised” that Obamacare was “complicated” for previously uninsured Americans, defending the health law rollout in a speech Friday. Biden expressed confidence that Obamacare would work despite its rocky start, and despite the...

  • Joe Biden to visit New Hampshire

    Vice President Joe Biden is heading to New Hampshire next week for a White House jobs event, a trip that is certain to stoke speculation about his future political plans. The White House announced that Biden will travel to Nashua, N.H., on Tuesday, March 25, for “an event highlighting...

  • Joe Biden: Russia on 'dark path' to isolation

    Vice President Joe Biden warned Russia it was headed down a “dark path” to isolation and vowed that the U.S. would defend its Baltic allies from Moscow's “aggression.” Biden, on a three-day trip to Eastern Europe to reassure nations there, spoke from Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania,...

  • West looks for fresh ways to curb Russia

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and European leaders unleashed a torrent of angry words Tuesday against Russia's "dark path" as Western allies scheduled an emergency meeting in the Netherlands next week to figure out how to punish Vladimir Putin for taking Crimea — and stop...

  • Biden in Lithuania for talks with Baltic leaders

    VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Lithuania to reassure Baltic leaders that the U.S. is committed to defending its NATO allies in the face of Russia's intervention in Crimea. Biden flew to Vilnius late Tuesday from Poland. While in the capital of Warsaw, Biden...

  • Joe Biden: More sanctions coming as Russia annexes Crimea

    Vice President Joe Biden, in Eastern Europe to reassure U.S. allies rattled by Russian actions in Ukraine, said Tuesday that Western powers would impose more sanctions on Russian President Vladimir Putin's regime after Moscow formally annexed Crimea.

  • Irish PM shares 'frustration' at slow pace of immigration reform

    Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny expressed frustration at the slow pace of immigration reform in the United States at a breakfast hosted by Vice President Joe Biden to honor him and mark St. Patrick's Day.

  • Joe Biden's super St. Patrick's day starts Friday

    St. Patrick's Day doesn't start until Monday, but Vice President Joe Biden is already celebrating. The Vice President's schedule features four Irish-themed events on Friday, including a St. Patrick's Day breakfast in honor of Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny, a St. Patrick's Day lunch at the...



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