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Democratic donor contacts Biden allies about possible run

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

A prominent Democratic donor worried about the party’s chances of winning the presidency emailed dozens of fans of Vice President Joe Biden on Friday, urging them to remain prepared to donate if Biden jumps into the race. The donor, Bill Bartmann, cited new polling showing Senator Bernie...

Joe Biden Shares Grief With A Woman Whose Brother Died Of Cancer

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden is bringing the personal touch to the White House's new assault on cancer. After watching her brother battle leukemia for 12 years before his death in October at age 21, Raha Assadi-Lamouki had written a letter to the White House, but she never expected to hear back from the VP. Show More Summary

Your Cool Grandpa Joe Biden is Finally Getting a Facebook Page

6 days agoNews : Mediaite

I have long considered Vice President Joe Biden to be like a cool grandfather figure. He's a funny guy who I have twice made my #MCM on Instagram. He's hip enough to have a Twitter and his general existence is also becoming a fairly popular meme on that platform. Finally, he has completed his trifecta of social media dominance by announcing his Facebook profile.

Joe Biden Finally Has His Own Facebook Page

6 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Vice President Joe Biden is finally on Facebook. Biden posted his first update on Thursday, writing on World Cancer Day about the Cancer Moonshot Initiative, the effort he's leading to help find a cure for cancer. Hi, folks. Welcome to my Facebook page. Show More Summary

Obama to seek $755 million for cancer ‘moonshot’: White House

last weekNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million in his budget next week to jumpstart cancer research in a “moonshot” push to find cancer cures and treatments, the White House said on Monday. Vice President Joe Biden, whose son Beau died from brain cancer last year, is leading...

Joe Biden, Gov. Cuomo push mandatory N.Y. paid family leave

last weekNews : NY Daily News

Vice President Joe Biden and Gov. Andrew Cuomo got together to make a push for mandatory paid family leave in the Empire State.

Biden: US Middle Class Not Wealthiest Globally for First Time in 100 Years

US Vice President Joe Biden claims that the American middle class is shrinking compared to other countries and no longer represents the most well-off middle class in the world.

Joe Biden Says GOP Primary Is 'A Gift From The Lord'

Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday roasted Republican leaders in what appears to have been a political stand-up comedy routine before House Democrats. "We may have been given a gift from the Lord in the presidential race," Biden said during a lively address at a Democratic retreat. Show More Summary

Obama: "We will have a Democratic president succeeding me"

Vice President Joe Biden also called the GOP primary race "a gift from the Lord"

Conservative Republicans Discuss Potential Budget Showdown

While House Democrats were busy in Baltimore listening to Vice President Joe Biden, House conservatives were holding their own retreat Thursday, meeting to discuss an upcoming budget debate and other conservative priorities in 2016. Roughly...Show More Summary

Biden Tells Dems the GOP Presidential Field Is ‘A Gift from the Lord’

last weekNews : Mediaite

The Democrats are on their annual retreat today, and according to multiple reports, Vice President Joe Biden had some encouraging words for House members about their Republican presidential rivals.

Joe Biden Tries To Tamp Down House Dems' Anger Over Deportation Raids

BALTIMORE -- Vice President Joe Biden insisted in a meeting with House Democrats on Thursday that the administration's deportation raids on families are being carried out as humanely as possible, according to members in the room. A majority...Show More Summary

Joe Biden Tries To Tamp Down House Dems' Anger Over Deportation Raids

BALTIMORE -- Vice President Joe Biden faced critical Democrats on Thursday over the administration's deportation raids on families, but insisted in a closed-door meeting with them that the process was being carried out as humanely as possible, according to members in the room. Show More Summary

Obama Creates New Cancer Moonshot Task Force, Headed By Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is creating a new federal task force to accelerate cancer research. He's tapping Vice President Joe Biden to chair the effort. Obama signed a presidential memo Thursday establishing the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force. Show More Summary

Trouble Brewing in Syria: Is US-Led Coalition Preparing for Advance?

US Vice President Joe Biden's recent visit to Turkey indicates that Washington is not inclined to pressure Ankara into halting its anti-Kurdish crackdown nor its military deployments near the rich Iraqi oilfields of Mosul, F. William Engdahl notes.

Joe Biden Discusses Changing The Culture Of Violence Against Women

2 weeks agoNews : Huffington Post

At the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, last week, Vice President Joe Biden took a hard stance on empowering and engaging women around the world to "reach their potential." In the video above, watch the VP discuss how we can...Show More Summary

Are the Syrian Democratic Forces any of the above?

2 weeks agoNews : The Great Debate

When Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Turkey Saturday, he strongly condemned a group that Turkey considers to be its most clear and present terror threat: the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK).

Beware Biden’s ‘Trial Balloon’ on Escalation in Syria

Daniel L. Davis Security, Middle East It is unclear what military success in such chaos would even look like. Last Saturday, Vice President Joe Biden signaled the United States was open to military escalation in Syria. Speaking in Istanbul...Show More Summary

Biden's Visit Gives Rise to 'Feeling Turkey's Democracy Set Back Decades'

During his visit to Turkey, US Vice President Joe Biden slammed the government's rollback of the freedom of expression. Speaking with Sputnik, Asli Aydintasbas, one of the journalists who met with Biden during his visit, suggested that the veep's 'paternalist' rhetoric about democracy reminded her of the situation her country faced in the 1990s.

Biden says US and Turkey prepared for military solution in Syria

US Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday that the United States and Turkey were prepared for a military solution in Syria if a political settlement was not possible. The latest round of Syria peace talks are planned to begin on Monday in Geneva but were at risk of being delayed partly because of a […]

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