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Chris Christie Illustrates Worth of VP Role with Biden Joke

Chris Christie Illustrates Worth of VP Role with Biden Joke

Ramin Talaie/Bloomberg via Getty Images(MIDDLESEX, N.J.) — With speculation resuming about just who will be Mitt Romney’s running mate, one potential veep pick says it doesn’t really matter.New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told reporters Mon…

Bill Clinton Taking Center Stage at Democratic Convention

Bill Clinton Taking Center Stage at Democratic Convention

Francois G. Durand/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former President Bill Clinton will play a central role at the Democratic National Convention this year, assuming the stage for a prime-time address in a slot normally reserved for an incumbent vice preside…

Biden to Firefighters: ‘The Progress We’ve Made Is in Jeopardy’

Biden to Firefighters: ‘The Progress We’ve Made Is in Jeopardy’

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Just three days after Vice President Joe Biden spoke to a group of police officers at their convention, he took his campaign message to firefighters Wednesday, taking aim at Republican governors who, “lay…

With Biden Presiding, Senate Passes Democrats’ Tax Cut Plan

With Biden Presiding, Senate Passes Democrats’ Tax Cut Plan

iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden made the rare move to come to Capitol Hill Wednesday afternoon and fill his seat as “president of the Senate,” presiding over the Senate as they cast two votes on dueling tax c…

Biden Says ‘Wealthy Do Very Well,’ Don’t Need Tax Cut Extension

Biden Says ‘Wealthy Do Very Well,’ Don’t Need Tax Cut Extension

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden added his voice to the administration’s arguments for limiting the extension of the Bush-era tax cuts to the middle class, saying that keeping the lower rates would cost $1 trillion over 10 years a…

Biden Avoids Politics in Speech to Police

Biden Avoids Politics in Speech to Police

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(PALM BEACH, Fla.) — In the wake of one of the deadliest mass shootings in U.S. history, Vice President Joe Biden praised the victims of last week’s movie theater massacre for inspiring the nation with their acts of coura…

Vice President Joe Biden Hits Mitt Romney, GOP on Outsourcing

Vice President Joe Biden Hits Mitt Romney, GOP on Outsourcing

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(COLUMBUS, Ohio) — Speaking to a union in Columbus, Ohio, Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden accused Mitt Romney and Republicans of fostering a business environment that promotes outsourcing. He accused Romney of making his busi…

Biden Targets GOP, Ryan Budget on Medicare and Social Security

Biden Targets GOP, Ryan Budget on Medicare and Social Security

JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages(LONDON) — Vice President Joe Biden pointed to Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget as an example of Republicans adhering to a “different value set” than Democrats when it comes to reforming Social Security and Medicare,…

Biden Targets GOP, Ryan Budget on Medicare and Social Security

Biden Targets GOP, Ryan Budget on Medicare and Social Security

JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages(LONDON) — Vice President Joe Biden pointed to Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget as an example of Republicans adhering to a “different value set” than Democrats when it comes to reforming Social Security and Medicare,…

Biden Tells NAACP Romney, Republicans Threaten Civil Rights

Biden Tells NAACP Romney, Republicans Threaten Civil Rights

ABC News(HOUSTON) — Vice President Joe Biden got a warm welcome today at the NAACP Convention in Houston, one day after rival Mitt Romney was booed during remarks before the same group. And while the vice president did not directly address treatment o…

Biden Warns of ‘Six Scalias’ on Supreme Court Under Romney

Biden Warns of ‘Six Scalias’ on Supreme Court Under Romney

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(PARK CITY, Utah) — Vice President Joe Biden warned supporters on Tuesday that a Mitt Romney presidency could mean a Supreme Court with “six Scalias,” referring to Justice Antonin Scalia, one of the court’s mos…

Biden Says Teachers ‘Under Full Blown Assault’ from Romney

Biden Says Teachers ‘Under Full Blown Assault’ from Romney

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Seeking to mobilize support for the November election, Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday warned the nation’s public school teachers that they are “under full blown assault” from Mitt Romney and the Repub…

Biden: Economy a ‘Depression for Millions and Millions of Americans’

Biden: Economy a ‘Depression for Millions and Millions of Americans’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(DUBUQUE, Iowa) — Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday offered a blunt assessment of the plight of the unemployed, telling supporters at a campaign rally in Iowa that the economy remains “a depression for millions and millio…

Star Athletes Join Obama, Biden in Campaign Against Dating Violence

Star Athletes Join Obama, Biden in Campaign Against Dating Violence

The White House(WASHINGTON) — The White House is teaming up with major sports stars in a new public service announcement condemning violence against women.President Obama and Vice President Biden are joined by Giants quarterback Eli Manning, Jeremy Li…

Biden Reflects on Civil Rights Movement, Urges Grads to ‘Imagine’

Biden Reflects on Civil Rights Movement, Urges Grads to ‘Imagine’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WESTON, Fla.) — Vice President Joe Biden on Monday offered a poignant personal reflection on the Civil Rights movement and his subsequent role in the administration of the first black U.S. president, urging graduates at a Flori…

Joe Biden’s Daughter Ashley Weds in Saturday Night Ceremony

Joe Biden’s Daughter Ashley Weds in Saturday Night Ceremony

Comstock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Vice President Joe Biden daughter Ashley Biden, 30, tied the knot with Dr. Howard Krein Saturday night in a private ceremony in Wilmington, Del.
“We’re happy to welcome Howard into our family, and we wish th…

Biden’s Daughter to Marry This Weekend

Biden’s Daughter to Marry This Weekend

MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden has held many positions in his career as a U.S. senator, two-time presidential candidate, and vice president, but this weekend he will assume a new role: Father of the Bride.The vice president is s…

Obamas to Celebrate Memorial Day Honoring Soldiers on Vietnam War 50th Anniversary

Obamas to Celebrate Memorial Day Honoring Soldiers on Vietnam War 50th Anniversary

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — This Memorial Day, the Obamas and the Bidens plan to celebrate the holiday in an event at the Arlington National Cemetery, where they will honor those who fought in the Vietnam War. “This month, we…

Vice President Biden Addresses West Point Graduates

Vice President Biden Addresses West Point Graduates

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WEST POINT, N.Y.) — Vice President Joe Biden told a graduating class of Army cadets on Saturday that their entrance into the service had come at time of rapid change for the nation’s military.Delivering the commencement a…

Biden Reflects on Grief, Suicidal Thoughts After Death of Wife and Daughter

Biden Reflects on Grief, Suicidal Thoughts After Death of Wife and Daughter

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden Friday delivered a deeply personal and at times emotional address to survivors of slain U.S. military service members, recounting his struggle with intense grief after his…

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