(CNN) - In remarks Tuesday touting the Obama administration's progress in addressing gun safety, Vice President Joe Biden vowed to revisit gun control legislation that failed in the U.S. Senate earlier this year, and warned legislators that the political climate shifted after the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut last December. "The one thing that each […]
Mother Jones did a short profile of Veep creator Armando Iannucci recently, and while there are a couple other interesting tidbits about the show in there, the biggest takeaway was this passage about real-life vice president Joe Biden,...Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden tried to inject new momentum into the administration’s gun-control efforts Tuesday, delivering a progress report on 23 executive actions and declaring that he and the president had not given up on passing legislation.
The death of Sen. Frank Lautenberg makes the margin of error in Harry Reid's whipping for filibuster reform that much tighter, and it means that Reid might require the vote of Vice President Joe Biden to make it happen. Greg SargentShow More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden's national security staff, a training ground for future senior White House talent, is undergoing big changes this week. The Cable has learned Jeff Prescott will replace Julie Smith as Biden's deputy nationalShow More Summary
Two months after President Obama admonished members of the Senate for failing to pass gun safety measures including expanded background checks, Vice President Joe Biden will deliver an address on the issue from the White House beginning at approximately 1pm ET.
Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks today launching a renewed push on gun violence prevention. Biden will emphasize the significant progress made on nearly two dozen executive orders issued by President Obama, while reiterating that there is absolutely no substitute for congressional action. Show More Summary
On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden will present a progress report relating to new gun laws established in the wake of the massacre of children and teachers in Connecticut in December, 2012. The White House is preparing to restart the...Show More Summary
Two months after the Senate failed to support the expansion of background checks for gun purchasers, Vice President Joe Biden is hosting an event at the White House Tuesday to show how the administration continued their efforts to reduce gun violence despite that failed vote. Biden in a speech will discuss the administration’s progress on [...]
(CNN) – Weeks after the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, last December, President Barack Obama issued 23 directives aimed at curbing the threat of gun violence. At an event on Tuesday in Washington, Vice President Joe Biden will unveil a progress report that the administration says shows it is on its way to meeting nearly […]
Vice President Joe Biden will try to revive the administration’s gun-control efforts with a speech Tuesday at the White House.
Vice President Joe Biden will announce Tuesday that the Obama administration has "completed or made significant progress" on 21 of 23 executive actions to try to reduce gun violence developed after the mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. They include ending...
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, star of HBO's Veep, in which her character is the vice president, told Jimmy Fallon that she hitched a ride in Joe Biden's motorcade when she met him recently. Biden offered her a ride on the way to his next appointment. During...Show More Summary
A trio of gay Atlantans, including City Council member Alex Wan, enjoyed a trip to the White House Thursday, there to celebrate Pride with President Obama and hug it up with Vice President Joe Biden.
President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden welcomed the LGBT community and its allies to a Pride reception at the White House where Obama urged passage of the Employment Non-Discrimination Act after touting a list of his accomplishments thus far....
Six months after the mass shooting at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., advocates for gun control renewed their push for legislation. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met with families whose loved ones were killed who also...
Vice President Joe Biden is renewing his push for gun control legislation with an event slated for Tuesday, marking the first time the White House has held an event on guns since its legislative push for background checks failed in the Senate in April. A Biden aide declined to give any details about the event, [...]
On Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden bashed Republicans at a fundraiser for Democrat Ed Markey, the candidate for Massachusetts Senator. After punching at Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Ted Cruz (R-TX), Biden turned to problems within...Show More Summary
Yesterday, Vice President Joe Biden told the audience at a fundraiser that the GOP is, “...not your father’s Republican Party.” adding that, “...the last thing in the world we need now is someone who will go down to the United States...Show More Summary
Vice President Joe Biden knows how to work a room. In remarks made Tuesday night at a fundraiser for Massachusetts Senate candidate Ed Markey in front of an audience of donating (doting?) Democrats, Biden went for the jugular. In a reference to Al Gore, who introduced Biden at the Washington, D.C. event, Biden said, "This [...]