More Joe Biden Articles

  • Biden to attend soccer's World Cup tournament

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is planning to be among the crowds at this summer's World Cup soccer tournament. The White House announced Monday that Biden would travel to Brazil for the event in June. He also plans to attend a U.S. national team game. Brazil expects 600,000...

  • Obama's 2013 return: $98k in federal taxes on $481k in income

    President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama paid $98,169 in federal taxes for 2013 on a reported gross income of $481,098, the White House announced on Friday. In a blogpost on the White House website, press secretary Jay Carney said the president's federal tax rate was 20.4 percent. The...

  • Poll: Mike Huckabee tops Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, Jeb Bush in Iowa

    Polls continue to cheer on likely 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, the latest from Iowa, where she commands 63 percent of the party's vote. Unfortunately for Vice President Joe Biden, who is studying a run, “undecided” beat him, 12 percent to 9 percent. The Suffolk...

  • Joe Biden revives political Twitter account

    @JoeBiden is back. The vice president revived his political Twitter account Monday with an upbeat message about this year's midterm election cycle, marking the first tweet from the account in 437 days. "Dusting off the Twitter handle for a big midterm election year. Let's get to it, folks!"...

  • Joe Biden makes voting rights pitch for DNC

    Vice President Joe Biden made a pitch for voting rights in a new video for the Democratic National Committee, urging supporters to help the organization's Voter Expansion Project ahead of November's midterms. “If someone had said to me ten years ago that I'd have to make a pitch for...

  • Biden and Greek leader discuss economy and Ukraine

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has discussed Greece's economic future and the situation in Ukraine with Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras (ahn-TOH'-nees sah-mah-RAHS'). The White House says Biden spoke to Samaras by phone on Thursday, the day before Greek Independence Day...

  • Joe Biden: People will be 'surprised' by how Obamacare turns out

    Vice President Joe Biden said that people would be “surprised” by how well Obamacare works, as the administration makes a last minute push to sign up consumers in new insurance exchanges.

  • Video montage: Team Obama's bizarre efforts to make Obamacare cool

    In the past few weeks, the Obama administration has launched an all-out media bliz to promote Obamacare, but on the last day to get covered, they are still having trouble promoting the unpopular health care program. Celebrate "Deadline Day" by watching President Obama, Michelle Obama, Joe...

  • Joe Biden warns: 'We could lose' --- to Ted Cruz!

    With the end of the month bringing to a close the latest political fundraising quarter, Vice President Joe Biden is warning that without a ton of new money, the Democrats could lose the Senate to Sen. Ted Cruz. “We could lose,” is the headline on his fundraising email for the Democratic...

  • Joe Biden: Raising minimum wage is good for business

    Vice President Joe Biden says raising the federal minimum wage is good for business.

  • Biden: Raising minimum wage is good for business

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says raising the federal minimum wage is good for business. Biden is delivering the White House's weekly radio and Internet address in place of President Barack Obama, who was traveling this week. He's urging Congress to pass Obama's proposed wage...

  • 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.



From the Weekly Standard

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  • Kennedy’s Question

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