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Biden applauds protesters at his own speech

(CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden appeared to embrace some protesters Thursday who loudly criticized the Obama administration's record of deportations. About 20 minutes into his speech at the progressive Netroots Nation conference in Detroit, Biden was interrupted by demonstrators in the audience who repeatedly chanted “Stop deporting our families.” He paused to try to […]

Biden: Not on 'God's green Earth' was I going to stay silent on same-sex marriage

(CNN) – Speaking to an audience of progressives on Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden reflected on the moment when he came out in favor of same-sex marriage before President Barack Obama. Biden received high praise from his introducer at the event, who complimented him on his "candor" and credited him with changing the dialogue on […]

At NetRoots, Joe Biden Takes Victory Lap on Gay Marriage

Joe Biden may never be president of the United States. But to the nation’s largest gathering of liberal activists, the vice president will leave a special legacy.

Biden: MH17 Was ‘Blown Out of the Sky’ by Surface-to-Air Missile

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Speaking in Detroit this afternoon, Vice President Joe Biden verified earlier reports that MH17, the Boeing 777 that crashed in Eastern Ukraine, "apparently had been shot down."

Biden: Plane 'apparently...shot down'; Military officials confirm surface-to-air missile attack

Speaking in Detroit at Netroots Nation 2014, Vice President Joe Biden said Malaysia Airlines flight 17 "apparently had been shot down," the U.S. government's first public statement indicating it believes the plane had been attacked. Shortly after Vice President Biden's remarks, Fox and NBC reported that U.S. Show More Summary

Joe Biden: Malaysian airliner 'blown out of the sky'

Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 did not crash, but was rather "blown out of the sky." Speaking at the annual Netroots Nation conference, Biden said it was still too early to say for certain what had happened, but that the plane, "apparently had been shot down." "Shot down. Show More Summary

National Journal's Ron Fournier: Latest Biden Gaffe 'A Really Bad Moment' for WH

On CNN’s “New Day” on Thursday, National Journal’s Ron Fournier reacted to Vice President Joe Biden’s comments he made on Wednesday that the change then-candidate Barack Obama promised in 2008 “didn’t happen.” Fournier explained to host John King it illustrated a failed promise of the Obama presidency. Show More Summary

Joe Biden: Change Obama Promised in '08 'Didn't Happen'

Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden at Generation Progress’s 2014 Make Progress National Summit told hundreds of progressive leaders and youth activists from around the country that, "It is within our power to change," adding, "Everybody...Show More Summary

Biden: I ‘Reject’ Dick Cheney’s Stance on Defense Spending

Vice President Joe Biden took aim at his immediate predecessor Wednesday, arguing that former Vice President Dick Cheney was wrong when he said this week that defense spending should trump domestic expenditures. “I saw Vice President Cheney saying that we should be spending more money on our military, not on food stamps and highways,” Biden…

Cornhusker Lesson for Biden: Get In the Game

Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman has a piece of advice for Vice President Joe Biden and perhaps others considering a run against Democratic Party icon Hillary Clinton: Take the plunge.

Biden: Even in Days of Segregationists, Politics Weren’t as Nasty as Today

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Vice President Joe Biden spoke to the National Governors Association today and went off on how personal and nasty politics has become today. Biden said that even in the days where there were openly segregationist members of Congress, politics were never that personal and no one questioned each other's motives when hashing out disagreements.

Biden Laments: Highway Funding Used to Win Bipartisan Backing

Vice President speaks at the National Governors Association convention Friday, July 11, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) Associated Press Vice President Joe Biden brought the Obama administration’s appeal for a highway-funding...Show More Summary

Joe Biden Perfectly Summed Himself Up In Two Sentences

Vice President Joe Biden, who is infamously gaffe prone, reflected on his habit of sticking his foot in his mouth in a Friday speech before the National Governors Assocation. "I probably shouldn’t say this but then again I’m Joe Biden," he quipped, causing widespread laughter in the audience. Show More Summary

Biden: Governors 'best hope we have' to end partisan politics

Biden: Governors 'best hope we have' to end partisan politics By: CNN Political Unit (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden told the nation's governors that they're "the best hope we have" at ending the "corrosive" politics that are hurting the country. "The way things have gotten today, and I’m not singling out any party or […]

Biden To Governors: Only You Can Save Us

Vice President Joe Biden told the nation’s governors Friday that it is up to them to lead the nation out of political gridlock. With Congress and the White House at loggerheads on nearly every issue, and President Barack Obama embracing executive action, Biden said at the summer meeting of the National Governors Association, Democratic and…

Madeleine Albright just made Leslie Knope's -- er, Amy Poehler's -- day

Watch out, Vice President Joe Biden. Madeleine Albright is making her own bid for the heart of Parks and Recreation's Leslie Knope, with a perfectly delightful message and photo for the go-getting councilwoman from Pawnee, Ind. Congrats...Show More Summary

Obama thought Baghdad played by Washington's rules. It doesn't.

Vice President Joe Biden always had a clear idea of America's exit strategy in Iraq. President Barack Obama gave Biden the vexed Iraq portfolio in mid-2009, and when I flew with the vice president to Baghdad that summer, he explained...Show More Summary

Joe Biden's World Cup Gift to Brazil: A Chilling Torture Memo

When Vice President Joe Biden visited Brazil for the start of the World Cup soccer tournament last month, he brought along something of an odd gift for President Dilma Rousseff: a collection of State Department cables and reports that included a chilling account of state-sponsored torture. Show More Summary

Inside the Democratic party’s Hogwarts for digital wizardry

Joe Biden has said a lot of strange things in his time. For the loose-lipped vice president, however, even this was a new one. "Trust me," he told voters last month. "You don’t want a Death Eater like Malfoy as your congressman." Biden's remarks came near the feverish end of a heated Democratic primary battle whose candidates included, among […]

Ukrainian Employer of Joe Biden’s Son Hires a D.C. Lobbyist

An obscure private Ukrainian natural gas company has been hiring friends and family of Secretary of State John Kerry and Vice President Joe Biden, while seeking to influence Congress

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