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Joe Biden

Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. is the 47th and current Vice President of the United States, serving under President Barack Obama. He was a United States Senator from Delaware from January 3, 1973 until his resignation on January 15, 2009, following his election to the Vice Presidency.
Biden was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and lived there for ten years before moving to Delaware. He became an attorney in 1969, and was elected to a county council in 1970. Biden was first elected to the Senate in 1972 and became the sixth-youngest senator in U.S. history. He was re-elected to the Senate six times, was the fourth most senior senator at the time of his resignation, and is the 14th-longest serving Senator in history. Biden was a long-time member and former chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. His strong advocacy helped bring about U.S. military assistance and intervention during the Bosnian War. He opposed the Gulf War in 1991. He voted in favor of the Iraq War Resolution in 2002, but later proposed resolutions to alter U.S. strategy there. He has also served as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, dealing with issues related to drug policy, crime prevention, and ... » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Biden: 'Tea Baggers' Preventing New Gun-Control Laws
2014-07-07
Vice president Joe Biden has disparaged gun-rights advocates as “tea baggers,” CNN host John Walsh told reporters today. Walsh, the former host of America's Most Wanted, recounted that he bonded with Biden over the need for more gun control and their ...
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  1. John Walsh Takes on NRA, Vows to Continue Piers Morgan's Gun-Control ...
  2. CNN's new anti-NRA advocate

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Jill Biden travels to east Congo on Africa tour
2014-07-05
Jill Biden, second left, the wife of American Vice-President Joe Biden, speaks with people at a school project that benefits from American Aid money in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, Saturday, July 5, 2014. Jill Biden, the wife of Vice President ...
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  1. Jill Biden meets with survivors of sexual violence in eastern Congo

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VP Biden Helps Philadelphia Celebrate July 4th, Mark Civil Rights Act Anniversary
2014-07-04
(Vice president Joseph Biden, alongside a large-screen projection of himself, speaks during July 4th ceremonies outside Independence Hall. Photo by Cherri Gregg). —-. The annual Fourth of July event includes music, speeches, and a reading of excerpts ...
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  1. Joe Biden marks Independence Day in Philly, saying fight for freedom for all ...
  2. Biden celebrates Independence Day in Philadelphia
  3. Vice Presiddent Joe Biden celebrates Independence Day in Philly

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Joe Biden's Former Economist: 'At This Point, I'm Not Sure if Even Tim Howard ...
2014-07-02
Jared Bernstein, who was Vice President Joe Biden's chief economist from 2009 to 2011, has a new post on the Export-Import Bank — he's previously noted that fans of free trade and opponents of crony capitalism have to think carefully about whether ...
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  1. BIDEN'S FORMER ECONOMIST: Not Even Tim Howard May Be Able To Save ...

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Joe Biden to welcome governors to Nashville meeting
2014-07-01
Vice President Joe Biden will help kick off the National Governors Association summer meeting in Nashville next week. The event begins on July 10 and runs through July 13. The agenda includes discussions of innovations around the states in areas like ...
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  1. Vice President Biden to visit Nashville next week
  2. Biden to visit Nashville
  3. Vice President Biden to Visit the Mid-State Next Week

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Aboard Air Force 2 with VP Joe Biden: Maffei talks about Syracuse, HUD ...
2014-06-30
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- For part of an hour Saturday, U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei had the ear of Vice President Joe Biden on a flight to Syracuse aboard Air Force Two. So what do you talk about with the Vice President of the United States? "We talked about the ...
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  1. Vice President Joe Biden Was in Town For Niece's Wedding in Auburn
  2. Biden attends niece's wedding near Syracuse

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Joe Biden Will Help Philly Celebrate Independence Day
2014-06-30
Vice President Joe Biden will be in Philadelphia to celebrate Independence Day — but, unfortunately, he won't be on the parkway shaking his booty to Nicki Minaj and The Roots. AP reports: A statement released Monday by Biden's office says he'll ...
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  1. Remarks With Vice President Joe Biden and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet
  2. Joe Biden to spend the 4th in Pennsylvania
  3. VP Biden Heading To Philadelphia's Fourth Of July Festivities

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Uncle Joe's wedding surprise: Vice President Joe Biden slips into Syracuse for ...
2014-06-28
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Vice President Joe Biden dropped into Syracuse this afternoon for an unannounced visit that the White House kept private so that he could attend the wedding of his niece in Auburn. After flying into Syracuse on Air Force Two, Biden ...
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  1. Vice President Joe Biden makes surprise trip to Auburn for his niece's wedding

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Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, and Reverse Ghetto Fabulous Money Management
2014-06-28
Liberals love living the American dream, they just can't afford for their constituents to know it. Hillary Clinton is determined to convince people that she knows what it's like to struggle to earn a living; Joe Biden and Michelle Obama have jumped on ...
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  1. Why Democrats insist on lying about how 'poor' they are

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