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Biden Hires Brookings Scholar Harris as Chief Economic Adviser

Vice President Joe Biden has tapped Benjamin H. Harris of the Brookings Institution to serve as his chief economic adviser, according to his office.

Rethinking Workforce Solutions in Morocco: A Partnership Approach

Entrepreneurship is the tonic for the cyclical ailments that are plaguing the Middle East and North Africa. The key ingredient in the entrepreneurial serum is what Vice President Joe Biden has referred to as a natural skepticism for orthodoxy. Show More Summary

Overnight Open Thread (12-14-2014)–Surprise Early Edition

Because sometimes life interferes with the ONT and so you get whatever was on deck before the premature launch. Quote of the Day - Islamic Scholar Edition Hirsi Ali recalled meeting Vice President Joe Biden. He informed her that "ISIS...

Arrogant Joe Biden Lectures Victim of Islam About the ‘Religion of Peace’

This really takes the cake. In a new interview Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a woman who suffered under Islam until she was a young adult, reported that she was was lectured on how wonderful Islam is by Vice President Joe Biden. That’s right, Biden thought he knew more about how women are treated under Islam than a woman who actually lived under Islam. Show More Summary

Joe Biden Caption Contest

last weekNews : Reason

Over the weekend, his image of Vice President Joe Biden has been tearing up Twitter, provoking an endless stream of funny, abusive, and demeaning captions from a trans-partisan crew of folks. Finally: America is coming together. Thanks, Joe! Courtesy of the Wash Post, here are some highlights: Popehat @Popehat I don't give a damn what Lucas says. Show More Summary

Biden calls Israel’s house demolition policy ‘collective punishment’

US Vice President Joe Biden called on Israel to stop the demolition of homes of militants’ families, which he described as “collective punishment.” Biden also criticized expansion of Jewish settlements “in the West Bank and East Jerusalem” and called on the government to do more to stop “vigilante justice” attacks against Palestinians. Appearing at the […]

Joe Biden: 'We will not let Iran acquire a nuclear weapon, period'

Speaking at the Brookings Institute think tank on Saturday, Vice President Joe Biden said reaching a nuclear deal with Iran was a "less than even shot, but it's a shot, nonetheless," The Guardian reports. Iran and six world powers, including...Show More Summary

U.S. Vice President Biden Vows to Bring Raid Victims’ Killers to Justice

Vice President Joe Biden vowed on Saturday that the U.S. government would bring to justice the al Qaeda militants responsible for the death of an American photojournalist.

How Arkansas is expanding Medicaid without actually expanding Medicaid

2 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Upon the signing of the Affordable Care Act on March 23, 2010, the public was promised that all US citizens would receive health care coverage. As Vice President Joe Biden put it at the signing of the bill: “You have turned, Mr President, the right of every American to have access to decent health...

Organizers Who Met With Obama See Meeting as Affirmation Movement Against Police Violence is Working

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder met with seven black and Latino organizers yesterday to discuss police violence in not just Ferguson, Missouri, but throughout the country. Following the meeting, Obama announced some steps his administration would be taking to address some of the issues raised. Organizers who participated [...]

Obama Is Spending His Afternoon Focusing On Ferguson

President Barack Obama is spending a good portion of his afternoon on Monday dealing with the ongoing fallout of the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. At noon, Obama is set to gather with Vice President Joe Biden and cabinet officialsShow More Summary

Obama To Host Meetings on Ferguson Riots

President Barack Obama is scheduled to meet on Monday with Vice President Joe Biden, his Cabinet, civil rights leaders, and law enforcement officials among others, to discuss the the civil unrest that happened in Ferguson, Missouri. Riots were set off last week in Ferguson and all over the country when the St. Show More Summary

Energy Quote of the Day: 'As the Regional Global Energy Picture Evolves, Turkey's Strategic Location is a Major, Major Asset'

Vice President Joe Biden recently addressed the Atlantic Council Energy and Economic Summit in Istanbul, Turkey where he discussed numerous topics related to European energy security. Biden began his talk with the situation in Ukraine and Russia’s use of energy as a political tool. read more

Biden And Clinton Running From Obama

Hillary Clinton has been positioning herself as more militant than President Obama. Now, Vice President Joe Biden is staking his territory. The vice president let it be known last week that he was “ticked off” about the way the president forced out Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, a longtime Senate colleague of Mr. Biden‘s. Mr. Hagel [...]

Turkey’s president says women not equal to men

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a press conference after a meeting with U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the Beylerbeyi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey, on Nov. 22. Photo by Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images Turkish...Show More Summary

OBAMA: 'Chuck Hagel Has Been No Ordinary Secretary Of Defense'

President Barack Obama made his statement on the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel from the White House on Monday morning. Hagel and Vice President Joe Biden stood alongside Obama during the remarks. The president began by...Show More Summary

Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugees

Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged from a nearly four-hour meeting Saturday, offering no indication that the U.S. and Turkey had bridged their differences about how to deal with Islamic State fighters or Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Vice President Biden Visits Ukraine to Show Support

In an event today in Ukraine Vice President Joe Biden stood next to Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko to announce, on the one year anniversary of the overthrow of the previous government, that the US would continue its commitment to the ruling group in Kiev. Show More Summary

Biden tells Russia that U.S. will never accept Crimea annexation

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Vice President Joe Biden told the Kremlin during a visit Friday to Ukraine that the United States will never recognize Russia's annexation of Crimea and warned Moscow that it faces greater isolation if it continues its "provocative action."

Vice President Biden: Stay committed, keep your head up, and invest in the future of our party

Today, Vice President Joe Biden sent an email asking Democrats to keep fighting for our country's future. Here's what he wrote: I've been through a lot of elections, and it's a simple fact that you're not going to win them all. No matter...Show More Summary

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