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Biden Compares Romney’s Economics to Racehorse

Biden Compares Romney’s Economics to Racehorse

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(KEENE, N.H.) — Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday said Mitt Romney’s economic policies bring to mind Kentucky Derby and Preakness champ I’ll Have Another, “except the horse is a real winner.”On the stum…

Biden Doesn’t ‘Blame People’ for Voting Felon Over Obama in W.Va.

Biden Doesn’t ‘Blame People’ for Voting Felon Over Obama in W.Va.

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that it’s understandable why 40 percent of Democrats in this month’s West Virginia presidential primary opted for a convicted felon serving time in a Texas prison…

Biden Says Bain Investments Cost Taxpayers

Biden Says Bain Investments Cost Taxpayers

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday added a new twist to Democrats’ economic argument against Mitt Romney, saying his business practices at Bain Capital resulted in costs to taxpayers.“If the job is to make sure inv…

Romney Spokesman Throws a Question at Biden During Dinner Run-In

Romney Spokesman Throws a Question at Biden During Dinner Run-In

ABC News(STEUBENVILLE, Ohio) — One of Mitt Romney’s spokesmen, in Ohio to attend Vice President’s Joe Biden’s speech Wednesday in nearby Youngstown, Ohio, got some unexpected one-on-one time with the veep that evening when he was sea…

Joe Biden Lays Into Romney, GOP: ‘They Don’t Get Who We Are!’

Joe Biden Lays Into Romney, GOP: ‘They Don’t Get Who We Are!’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio) — At a campaign stop in Youngstown, Ohio, Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden lit into Republicans and their presumed presidential nominee Mitt Romney for what he described as a failure to understand the pligh…

Biden Pushes ‘Obama Economics’ in Ohio Swing

Biden Pushes ‘Obama Economics’ in Ohio Swing

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden kicks off a two-day campaign swing through eastern Ohio on Wednesday, pushing a populist economic message — dubbed “Obama economics” — that he’ll use to draw sharp cont…

HBO’s ‘Veep’ Not So Funny, Says Real White House Staffer

HBO’s ‘Veep’ Not So Funny, Says Real White House Staffer

Gilbert Carrasquillo/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — A White House insider is not all that impressed with the humor in HBO’s satirical show, Veep, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show features Julia Louis-Dreyfus as fictional Vice President Selin…

Biden Apologizes to Obama for Same-Sex Marriage Comments

Biden Apologizes to Obama for Same-Sex Marriage Comments

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden apologized to President Obama on Wednesday for getting ahead of his boss by coming out publicly in favor of same-sex marriages, sources familiar with the exchange told ABC…

Biden Defends Obama on Protecting Israel, Blames Bush on Iran

Biden Defends Obama on Protecting Israel, Blames Bush on Iran

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Biden on Tuesday told a convention of conservative rabbis that “no president since Harry Truman has done more for Israel’s physical security than Barack Obama.” The vice president …

White House, Obama Campaign on Defense After Biden Backs Gay Marriage

White House, Obama Campaign on Defense After Biden Backs Gay Marriage

MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The White House and the Obama campaign are playing defense on gay marriage, after comments by Vice President Joe Biden reignited debate over the president’s position on the issue and whether he would se…

Education Secretary Arne Duncan Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

Education Secretary Arne Duncan Endorses Same-Sex Marriage

US Dept of Education(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of Education Arne Duncan endorsed same-sex marriage Monday morning on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.  When asked whether he thought same-sex couples should have the legal right to marry, Duncan said simply…

Biden ‘Absolutely Comfortable’ With Gay Marriage

Biden ‘Absolutely Comfortable’ With Gay Marriage

William B. Plowman/NBC/NBC NewsWire(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden expressed a candid openness to gay marriage on Sunday, but stopped short of saying whether President Obama would seek to legalize it as an institution in a second term.“I…

Biden Ribs Republicans, Romney on Women’s Issues

Biden Ribs Republicans, Romney on Women’s Issues

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden Friday told a group of 400 women leaders from the YWCA that Republicans — and by implication, presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney — are undermining efforts to get more women back to work and close the …

Osama Bin Laden Letters: Kill Obama to Make Biden President

Osama Bin Laden Letters: Kill Obama to Make Biden President

AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Osama bin Laden asked that Al Qaeda create hit squads to kill President Obama and General David Petraeus, but that Vice President Biden be spared because Biden is “totally unprepared for the presidency” and making him pr…

Biden to Donors: ‘You All Look Dull as Hell’

Biden to Donors: ‘You All Look Dull as Hell’

William Thomas Cain/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden stumped on foreign policy Friday at a $2,500-a-plate campaign fundraiser with 200 Turkish and Azerbaijani supporters in Washington.But the audience apparently didn’t find Bi…

Biden Rebuffs Romney on Iran Foreign Policy

Biden Rebuffs Romney on Iran Foreign Policy

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Vice President Joe Biden channeled Teddy Roosevelt Thursday in an attempt to debunk Mitt Romney’s claim that the administration is not credible when discussing a “military option” toward Iran.Durin…

Joe Biden Blasts Mitt Romney for ‘Cold War Mindset’

Joe Biden Blasts Mitt Romney for ‘Cold War Mindset’

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Vice President Joe Biden today delivered the sharpest attack to date on Mitt Romney over foreign policy, accusing the former governor of harboring a “cold war mindset,” ignoring the facts of President Ob…

Biden to Hit Romney on Foreign Policy

Biden to Hit Romney on Foreign Policy

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday will give his fifth in a series of campaign issue speeches, drawing contrasts with Mitt Romney on foreign policy.In excerpts released by the Obama campaign, Biden boils down th…

Bird Strikes Hit Senior Obama Administration Officials’ Planes

Bird Strikes Hit Senior Obama Administration Officials’ Planes

iStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) — So much for the friendly skies — lately it seems like they’re full of angry birds, taking aim at high-ranking officials.Bird strikes are very common, but sometimes they can cause significant damage.On Th…

Bird Strike Cripples Plane Carrying Joe Biden

Bird Strike Cripples Plane Carrying Joe Biden

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Air Force Two, a modified Boeing 757 government airplane carrying Vice President Joe Biden, struck birds Thursday night as it was landing at Santa Barbara Airport in California, an administration official told ABC …

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