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Obama to Make Gun Violence Recommendations Wednesday

Obama to Make Gun Violence Recommendations Wednesday

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty ImagesUPDATE: President Obama and Vice President Biden on Wednesday will roll out their priorities to curb gun violence, just over a month after the Newtown shooting.White House spokesman Jay Carney said Tuesday, “They will be joine…

Sen. Joe Manchin: Need an ‘All-In Approach’ to Curb Gun Violence

Sen. Joe Manchin: Need an ‘All-In Approach’ to Curb Gun Violence

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Just days before Vice President Joe Biden is set to make recommendations to the president on how to curb gun violence, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., said on “This Week” Sunday that the United States needs an “all-in…

Biden Gun Violence Meetings: NRA Criticism Draws No Comment

Biden Gun Violence Meetings: NRA Criticism Draws No Comment

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden described his meeting with the National Rifle Association Thursday as “productive” and said that even advocates for gun owners do not agree on one single solution to minimizing gun violence&l…

NRA Blasts Biden After Meeting on Guns

NRA Blasts Biden After Meeting on Guns

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The National Rifle Association blasted Vice President Joe Biden after a meeting Thursday afternoon with gun ownership groups, arguing that the talks did not produce legitimate ideas about how to curb gun violence but instead wen…

Biden to Meet with NRA, Walmart on Day Two of Gun Talks

Biden to Meet with NRA, Walmart on Day Two of Gun Talks

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden will start day two of this week’s meetings on gun violence on Thursday, and the participants in the latest round of talks will include two powerhouses in the gun industry — the National Rifle Associatio…

Walmart Reverses Stance, Will Attend Biden Gun Meeting

Walmart Reverses Stance, Will Attend Biden Gun Meeting

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Representatives from Walmart, one of the largest sellers of firearms in the U.S., will attend gun violence meetings with Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday after initially turning down the invitation, a spo…

Biden to Meet with NRA, Other Groups About Gun Violence

Biden to Meet with NRA, Other Groups About Gun Violence

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden, cabinet members and senior staff are preparing to hold meetings this week with a number of groups focused on the problem of gun violence.Officials in the vice president’s office say Biden will hol…

Biden Ramps Up Meetings with Groups About Gun Violence

Biden Ramps Up Meetings with Groups About Gun Violence

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden, cabinet members and senior staff are preparing to hold meetings this week with a number of groups focused on the problem of gun violence.Officials in the vice president’s office say…

Bloomberg Working with Biden’s Task Force on Gun Control

Bloomberg Working with Biden’s Task Force on Gun Control

The City of New York(NEW YORK) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, one of the country’s most outspoken proponents of new gun laws, told reporters Monday his office is advising Vice President Joe Biden’s task force on gun control legis…

Report: Biden Panel on Gun Violence Preparing Major Recommendations

Report: Biden Panel on Gun Violence Preparing Major Recommendations

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The group assigned by President Obama to figure out ways of reducing gun violence in the wake of the December school shooting in Newtown, Conn., could go far beyond just recommending that an assault weapons ban be reinstated.The…

White House Petition Calls for Reality Show Starring Joe Biden

White House Petition Calls for Reality Show Starring Joe Biden

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Can’t get enough of Vice President Joe Biden?  A petition on the White House website calls for a weekly reality TV show featuring Biden at his finest.The petition reads, “Vice President Joe Biden …

Justice Sotomayor to Swear in Biden at Inauguration

Justice Sotomayor to Swear in Biden at Inauguration

Jose CABEZAS/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will swear in Vice President Joe Biden, becoming the first Hispanic person to administer an inaugural oath of office.
The news was announced Friday by the Presidential I…

Biden: GOP Had Immigration ‘Epiphany’

Biden: GOP Had Immigration ‘Epiphany’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden expressed confidence on Thursday that comprehensive immigration reform could pass Congress, telling an audience of Latino elected officials and others that “it’s your time.”Biden appeared …

Classic Biden on Display at Senate Mock Swearing-In

Classic Biden on Display at Senate Mock Swearing-In

Saul Loeb-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden turned on the charm and amped up the wit at the Senate mock swearing-in Thursday, schmoozing with senators’ moms, doling out dating advice to one senator’s granddaughter an…

Biden Basks in Glow of Successful ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Negotiations

Biden Basks in Glow of Successful ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Negotiations

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — For Vice President Biden, the end of 2012 and beginning of 2013 was a chance for him to ride to the rescue again by using his 36-year career in the Senate and relationships on both sides of the aisle to broker a…

House GOP Wary of Senate Deal That Could Add Trillions to Deficit

House GOP Wary of Senate Deal That Could Add Trillions to Deficit

Photo Courtesy: Architect of the Capitol(NEW YORK) — Top House Republicans Tuesday opposed a bipartisan compromise that passed the Senate in the wee hours of New Year’s Day to avert the “fiscal cliff,” as new studies conclude that the compromise on ta…

Cliff Campaigners? Marco Rubio, Republicans Up for Election Say ‘No’ to Deal

Cliff Campaigners? Marco Rubio, Republicans Up for Election Say ‘No’ to Deal

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Who voted “no” on the “fiscal-cliff” deal this morning? Republicans up for re-election in 2016, that’s who.
The Senate passed its last-minute “fiscal-cliff” deal 89-8 at 1…

Fiscal Cliff: Can the House Follow Through?

Fiscal Cliff: Can the House Follow Through?

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — It was after midnight, but not by much. In a town and for a Senate that has become synonymous with gridlock, the two parties came together for an imperfect solution to a big problem.After several days of hurried…

Obama Taps Biden for Post-Newtown Action Plan

Obama Taps Biden for Post-Newtown Action Plan

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Obama has tasked Vice President Joe Biden with coordinating the administration’s response to the deadly school shootings in Newtown, Conn., last week.Biden will oversee the formulation of new po…

Vice President Joe Biden: Tax Deal Can Be Done in a Snap

Vice President Joe Biden: Tax Deal Can Be Done in a Snap

ABC News(ARLINGTON, Va.) — Vice President Joe Biden took seven middle-class taxpayers to lunch at a diner in suburban northern Virginia Friday, highlighting their concern about the looming tax hike that could hit at the end of the month.“This is…

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