TOKYO (AP) — In what was supposed to be a warm reunion, Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping meet instead Wednesday in a climate fraught with tension over an airspace dispute that has put Asia on edge. A day before...Show More Summary
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TOKYO (AP) — Seeking to soothe an anxious ally, the U.S. voiced solidarity with Japan on Tuesday against China's claim to airspace over disputed islands, vowing not to tolerate the aggressive move as U.S. Vice President Joe Biden prepared to deliver that message personally to Beijing.
TOKYO (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. is deeply concerned about China's attempt to unilaterally change the status quo in the East China Sea.
TOKYO (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden sought Tuesday to reassure anxious Japanese leaders that the U.S. stands firmly behind Japan's security, as a messy regional spat with China loomed over the first day of his weeklong trip to Asi...
TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is being pulled into a messy territorial spat between China and its neighbors as he meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (shin-zoh ah-bay) in Tokyo on Tuesday.
US Vice President Joe Biden urges lowering of tensions between China and Japan as he begins his Asia trip.
TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden urged Japan and China to lower tensions that have spiked since Beijing announced an air defense zone over disputed islands in the East China Sea, while repeating that Washington was worried by the move.
On December 2, Vice President Joe Biden will head to Asia. The news of the visit comes amid rising ensions between China and Japan regarding sovereignty over a group of small uninhabited islands. The ongoing dispute over the islands, referred...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Recent actions by China concerning air space over the East China Sea have worried its neighbors and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will raise this issue during a visit to Beijing next week, senior officials of the U.S. administrat...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden took a stand for his home state on Thursday when he stepped out to buy Italian subs - for lunch with the boss - at a new branch of his favorite Delaware sandwich shop.
At about 11:10 a.m. EST, Thursday, the Vice Presidential pool rolled up to Capriotti's, a Delaware-based Italian hoagie chain -- one of Vice President Joe Biden's favorite -- celebrating its grand opening in downtown Washington, D.C. AP...Show More Summary
“Some people say it’s a Catch-22 that you can’t sign up for Obamacare, but you will be fined if you don’t up for Obamacare. Nonsense. I call it, government in action.” - Vice President Joe Biden A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote -
When Vice President Joe Biden called the wrong Marty Walsh on Tuesday to congratulate him on winning the Boston mayor's race, he was not the only politician struggling with mixed signals that night. Biden could be forgiven for the misdial. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday he would have rejected any plan to replace Joe Biden with Hillary Clinton as his vice president for the 2012 election.
After securing a victory in Tuesday evening's Boston mayoral election, Democratic mayor-elect Marty Walsh fielded congratulatory phone calls from President Obama and outgoing Mayor Thomas Menino. Missing from that list? Vice President Joe Biden. But here's the catch: Biden did call Marty Walsh. Just not the Marty Walsh.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met more than a dozen Senate Democrats on Wednesday to discuss the troubled rollout of his signature healthcare law and heard their input to existing challenges to the effort, a...
ANNANDALE, Va. (AP) — The entire nation is watching the state's election for governor, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday, adding that a critical decision is at stake: whether Virginians choose progress or turn back the clock on women, gays and the middle class.
The Virginia governor race heats up as Tuesday’s vote draws closer. Many across the country are watching the contest closely as a test for the rising Tea Party movement. This is how Vice President Joe Biden and other Democrats see the election, at least. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will travel to China, Japan and South Korea in the first week of December, a trip designed to emphasize the U.S. commitment to a policy pivot toward Asia.