In the middle of a Friday morning speech championing women's issues, Vice President Joe Biden offered warm words for a senator who resigned amid a sexual harassment scandal. According to attendees, Biden singled out former Sen. Bob Packwood (R-Oregon) as the sort of Republican who used to be reasonable on issues like expanding voter access. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has enlisted Hollywood stars including Jon Hamm of "Mad Men" and Connie Britton of "Nashville" to help fight campus sexual assault. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are unveiling the...Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden is the Democrats' answer to Republican complaints that the left is too politically correct. Jon Stewart started out Thursday night's Daily Show by approvingly noting Biden's passionate defense of women in domestic violence situations. Show More Summary
Who knew that Joe Biden had ever studied Shakespeare? When the vice president spoke at the Legal Services Corp. in Washington on Tuesday, he criticized "Shylocks who took advantage" of servicemen and women by giving them bad loans and foreclosing on their properties. Show More Summary
Former President Bill Clinton was the guest on Thursday night’s Daily Show, so Jon Stewart decided to do his wife Hillary Clinton a favor and spend the opening segment demonstrating why Vice President Joe Biden “will never be president.”
Vice President Joe Biden delivered a speech focusing on income inequality and the objective to restore the middle class during a rally in Iowa organized by the Nuns on the Bus campaign group on Wednesday.
Vice President Joe Biden invoked a character from Shakespeare’s "The Merchant of Venice" earlier this week and wound up apologizing.
Vice President Joe Biden needs a reassuring phone call from his wife right about now. At a political event in Des Moines, Iowa on Wednesday, Guardian reporter Paul Lewis thought he was about to get a quote from Biden about the Scottish...Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden is no stranger to saying redonkulous things (his choice of words, probably), but the past two days he's achieved the Biden Double Down In It to Win It Special by referencing Shylock when discussing shady bankers yesterday, then referring to Asia as the Orient while talking about Singaporean politician Lee Kuan Yew today. Read more...
Vice President Joe Biden, a boisterous political figure who has often needed to walk back comments, apologized Wednesday for using the term "Shylocks" in a recent speech.
Three days after Hillary Clinton’s high-profile visit to Iowa, where she dropped hints about her White House ambitions, Vice President Biden turned up Wednesday in the crucial presidential battleground state. He spoke about income inequality and the importance of a thriving middle class.
The Republican Party thinks Vice President Joe Biden is embarrassing the US and they would like him to stop. Shortly after he apologized for using the term "Shylocks" on Wednesday, Biden stumbled into another controversy when he referred...Show More Summary
Wednesday at the Senate Foreign Relation Committee hearing on U.S. strategy for combating ISIS, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) criticized President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry as "three senators" exercising "terrible judgment" on the U.S. Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden said a storied Singapore politician hailed from "the Orient" on Wednesday. "You know on the way back from Mumbai... I stopped in Singapore to meet with a guy named Lee Kuan Yew who most foreign policy experts around the world say is the wisest man in the Orient," Biden said in video posted by Mediaite. Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday traveled to Iowa, where he referred to Asia as the "Orient." The term is widely considered derogatory; Orientalism refers to a demeaning interpretation — an othering — of the East by those in the West. Biden came under fire earlier in the day for using the term "shylock," a derogatory term for Jews. More
Just hours after apologizing for using what was perceived as an anti-Semitic slur, Vice President Joe Biden deployed another term Wednesday that some consider ethnically offensive.
Vice President Joe Biden apologized today for his comments about "shylocks" preying on military service members with bad loans.
Vice President Joe Biden is facing strong criticism from Jewish groups, after he used the term “Shylocks” to refer to money lenders in a recent speech. Biden made the remark while speaking about his son’s year of service in Iraq, according...Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden issued a statement to Business Insider on Wednesday apologizing for his "poor choice" of words after a comment he made about "shylocks" drew criticism from Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman. Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden drew rebuke this week from the Anti-Defamation League for using an anti-Jewish slur, "Shylocks," while speaking at a conference for the Legal Services Corporation. Biden used the word while telling a story about...Show More Summary