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  • Joe Biden Boasts of Keeping 'Brilliant Conservative' Robert Bork Off Supreme Court

    04/08/2018 10:30:56 AM PDT · by ethom · 23 replies
    Newsbusters.org ^ | | April 7, 2018 9:30 EDT | By Jack Coleman
    More than 30 years after a relentless campaign of character assassination kept Robert Bork from a seat on the Supreme Court, one of the architects of that attack is belatedly crediting its target for his brilliance. Appearing on the popular liberal podcast Pod Save America on March 28, former Vice President Joe Biden revisited his role in derailing Bork's nomination to the court in 1987 while Biden was chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee. The subject came up when podcast co-host Jon Favreau, who worked previously as a speechwriter for President Obama, alluded to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declining...
  • Joe Biden denounces "prostitution of the Second Amendment"

    03/29/2018 8:07:11 PM PDT · by digger48 · 70 replies
    CBS ^ | 3/29/18 | Emily Tillet
    Vice President Joe Biden blasted what he called "the prostitution of the Second Amendment" by gun rights activists at the University of Pennsylvania on Thursday. He made the remarks while participating in wide-ranging discussion with the university's president, Amy Gutmann. "I think the Second Amendment is being badly interpreted, it's not consistent with what our founders intended," said Biden when discussing gun policy. He added, "What's happened here is the nation as a whole has decided it can no longer, in my view, continue to turn a blind eye to the prostitution of the Second Amendment here and can no...
  • Joe Biden Slams Universal Basic Income: ‘A job Is About a Lot More Than a Paycheck’

    03/28/2018 6:17:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 42 replies
    Newsweak ^ | 3/28/18 at 4:55 PM | Nicole Goodkind
    Those who support the idea of a universal basic income are “class clueless,” former Vice President Joe Biden said in an interview Wednesday. Universal basic income, a program that would guarantee a minimum income for all Americans, has been gaining popularity as job displacement due to advances in technology continue. A recent Gallup poll found 48 percent of Americans support a universal basic income for workers who are replaced by artificial intelligence. But Biden, who is rumored to be eyeing a presidential run in 2020, said he does not believe that’s the way “America is built.” Instead, it’s a concept...
  • Biden on 2020: I'm 'not going to decide not to run'

    10/25/2017 9:32:41 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 25, 2017 4:37 PM EDT | Steve Peoples
    Former Vice President Joe Biden hasn’t decided to run for president in 2020. But he’s decided that he’s “not going to decide not to run.” Got it? The 74-year-old Democrat offered a somewhat confusing take on his political future in a series of new interviews ahead of the release of his memoir, “Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose.” But one thing is clear: Biden thinks he’s the right man to lead the nation. Biden tells InStyle magazine that “this moment in American history sort of fits into my wheelhouse and the strengths I have.” He cited...
  • Report: Biden to stay in DC following Inauguration

    12/24/2016 6:48:12 AM PST · by COBOL2Java · 42 replies
    WTOP News (Washington DC) ^ | December 23, 2016 6:12 pm | Hanna Choi
    WASHINGTON — The Obamas won’t be the only family staying in the District after the Inauguration; the Bidens are sticking around, too. Joe Biden told the Los Angeles Times he will continue to live in D.C., at least part time, after vacating the vice president’s residence on Jan. 20.
  • Biden: John Glenn 'taught us all how to love'

    12/17/2016 2:16:42 PM PST · by kevcol · 55 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | December 17, 2016 | Anna Giaritelli
    Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday the late astronaut and former Sen. John Glenn will be remembered by Americans not just for his decades of accomplishments, but for exemplifying what love looks like through his life. "Jill and I are here because we love you, Annie, and we loved John," Biden said at Glenn's memorial service inside the Mershon Auditorium at Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. "And together, you taught us all how to love.
  • Biden says Trump distracted media’s attention to win election

    12/08/2016 11:49:13 AM PST · by ColdOne · 85 replies
    washingtontimes.com ^ | 12/8/16 | Dave Boyer
    Vice President Joseph R. Biden said Thursday that President-elect Donald Trump won the election by diverting the media’s attention away from serious issues to scandals and outrageous rhetoric. “When a guy talks about grabbing a woman’s private parts, when a guy says some of the incredibly outrageous things that were said, it sucks up all the oxygen in the air,” Mr. Biden said in an address at the New York University School of Law. “There wasn’t much of a discussion of issues, even in the debates.”
  • Biden: 'I thought I could beat Hillary'

    10/29/2016 1:56:30 PM PDT · by kevcol · 31 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 29, 2016 | John Siciliano
    "I thought I could beat Hillary. I thought I could beat anybody that ran. . . . His response was to a question about whether he regretted not running for president now that Clinton's victory appears in jeopardy given Friday's decision by the FBI to reopen a case into Clinton's use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state.
  • Biden: ‘We’re Sending a Message’ to the Russians, Hopefully American Public Won’t Know About It

    10/18/2016 5:23:13 AM PDT · by kevcol · 22 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 16, 2016 | David Rutz
    “Why haven’t we sent a message yet to [Vladimir] Putin?” Meet The Press host Chuck Todd asked in an interview airing on Sunday. Biden smiled and paused before answering. “We’re sending a message,” he said. “We have the capacity to do it, and the message will be sent—he’ll know it, and it’ll be at the time of our choosing and under the circumstances that have the greatest impact.” . . . “So a message is going to be sent. Will the public know it?” Todd asked. “Hope not,” Biden said.
  • Biden: Curing cancer will reaffirm Americans' faith in government

    10/17/2016 2:39:59 PM PDT · by kevcol · 50 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 17, 2016 | Nicole Duran
    Vice President Joe Biden said Monday he's upset that some people have lost their faith in government, but said curing cancer would help reverse that. "It disturbs me for the first time in my career ... some of the American people are no longer of the view that we can do anything," Biden said while discussing his cancer "moonshot" task force's report that he delivered to President Obama on Monday.
  • Donald Trump: Democrats ‘Going to Slip Joe Biden In’

    05/25/2016 6:09:06 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 123 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 25 May 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    Presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump suggested the Democrats are going to slip Vice President Joe Biden in as the Democrat’s nominee if Hillary Clinton isn’t able to run because of her email scandal. “She had a little bad news today from some reports [that] came down that weren’t so good,” Trump told more than 3,000 of his supporters at his campaign rally Wednesday afternoon at the Anaheim, California at the Convention Center. “Inspector General’s report — not good.” Trump was referencing an Inspector General (IG) report, which concluded that Clinton “failed to seek legal approval for her use of a...
  • Biden On Trump Taco Bowl Tweet: 'He's A Smarter Guy Than This'

    05/07/2016 3:10:20 PM PDT · by ConservativeMind · 122 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | May 7, 2016 | Caitlin MacNeal
    Vice President Joe Biden on Friday indicated that he was disappointed in Donald Trump's taco bowl tweet on Cinco de Mayo, and said that he hopes the presumptive Republican nominee begins to talk more seriously about the issues. “He's a smarter guy than this," Biden told Fox 5 DC. "I hope he reaches the point where he figures out that it’s not a game show and that he begins to talk in earnest about where he would take the country." "Because that is the kind of debate the public deserves. I know Hillary [Clinton] or Bernie [Sanders], if he is...
  • Joe Biden: ‘I Happen to be a Practicing Catholic’

    03/31/2016 9:23:20 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 30, 2016 | 4:15 PM EDT | (CNSNews.com Staff)
    In a speech introducing President Barack Obama at the White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, Vice President Joe Biden said that “we all practice the same basic faith.” “We all practice the same basic faith but different faiths,” said Biden. “I happen to be a practicing Catholic, and I grew up learning from the nuns and the priests who taught me what we used to call Catholic social doctrine. But it’s not fundamentally different than a doctrine of any of the great confessional faiths.” …
  • Decision nearing, Biden games out mechanics of a 2016 run

    08/21/2015 8:39:43 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 22 replies
    Yahoooooo ^ | 8-21-15 | JOSH LEDERMAN
    Tucked away at his family home in Delaware, Vice President Joe Biden has been huddling with longtime aides and family members, evaluating what it would take to launch a viable presidential campaign against well-funded Democratic opponents with a huge head start. Joe Biden's Potential Presidential Campaign 'Ramping Up,' Says Adviser Huffington Post Although Biden has yet to make a decision, his advisers say the vice president and his associates have started gaming out mechanics like fundraising, ballot deadlines and an early primary state strategy. Also under consideration are the personal consequences for Biden and his family, who are still mourning...
  • bundlers step up Draft Biden efforts amid signs VP may be edging closer to 2016 run

    08/01/2015 6:40:49 PM PDT · by ETL · 21 replies
    Yahoo Politics (it sure is!) ^ | August 1, 2015 | Michael Isikoff (Chief Investigative Correspondent)
    After raising $1 million for Barack Obama during his two presidential runs, New York businessman Jon Cooper was exactly the kind of high-powered political “bundler” Hillary Clinton wanted on her team during this year’s run. But after agreeing to serve as a “Hillstarter” — as the Clinton campaign had dubbed its elite fundraisers — Cooper sat down at his computer a few months ago to write a fundraising pitch for the former secretary of state … and froze. “I was trying to come up with a rationale for her candidacy — and I couldn’t do it,” Cooper tells Yahoo News....
  • Confident Biden sets timeline for presidential candidacy

    12/10/2014 11:21:17 AM PST · by PROCON · 68 replies
    thehill.com ^ | Dec. 9, 2014 | Jonathan Easley
    Vice President Biden said Tuesday he’ll make up his mind about whether to run for president “at the end of the spring or early summer. "I honest to God haven't made up my mind,” Biden said at a ‘Women Rule’ event hosted by Politico. “I'm confident I'd be in a position to be competitive." "The one thing that moves me — I think that I have the ability to bring the sides together,” he added. Biden’s daughter Ashley appeared on stage with him at the event, and called his potential presidential aspirations a “family decision.”
  • Joe Biden: Democrats will keep Senate

    11/03/2014 11:13:43 PM PST · by Bettyprob · 36 replies
    CNN ^ | November 3, 2014 | Kevin Bohn
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida (CNN) -- Vice President Joe Biden isn't buying the growing consensus heading into Election Day that Republicans are poised to take control of the Senate. "I don't agree with the oddsmakers," Biden said in an exclusive interview with CNN Chief Political Analyst Gloria Borger. "I predict we're gonna ... keep the Senate."
  • Joe Biden: Gun Control Movement Needs Another High-Profile Victim

    10/11/2014 3:36:47 AM PDT · by PROCON · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Oct. 10, 2014 | AWR Hawkins
    On October 10 Vice President Joe Biden spoke at a memorial for the late Jim Brady and said the gun control movement needs another high-profile victim who is well-spoken in order to succeed. Brady, who was President Ronald Reagan's Press Secretary, was shot and wounded during the March 30, 1981 attempt on Reagan's life. According to The Washington Times, Biden stressed that the push for more gun control is not over and said he prays a new voice for the gun control movement emerges soon:
  • EXCLUSIVE: Joe Biden Wields Military-Style Assault Weapon in a Crowd of Children

    06/23/2014 2:45:25 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 12 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 23 2014 | Andrew Stiles
    Vice President Joe Biden wielded a military-style assault weapon (of war) in front of a group of children, the Washington Free Beacon has learned. The following image, obtained exclusively by the Free Beacon, shows Biden wielded what appears to be bright yellow object resembling an “assault weapon.” The photo was taken at the vice president’s annual summer kick-off party at the Naval Observatory. It is unclear if the weapon is loaded. The shocking image is at odds with Biden’s support for a ban on “military-style assault weapons.” In 2013, Biden told NPR that he “hasn’t given up” his pursuit...
  • Biden: Millions of Illegal Aliens Are "Already American Citizens in My View"

    03/27/2014 7:58:17 PM PDT · by AuditTheFed · 111 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 03-28-2014 | Brian Hayes
    by Brian Hayes | Top Right News Vice President Joe Biden, in a speech to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s 2014 Legislative Summit, on Thursday said the "11 million" illegal aliens in the United States “are already Americans.” “Eleven million people living in the shadows I believed are already American citizens,” Biden said. “These people are just waiting, waiting for a chance to be able to contribute fully, and by that standard, 11 million undocumented aliens are already Americans in my view.” Biden referenced former President Theodore Roosevelt’s 1894 speech titled “True Americanism.” “Teddy Roosevelt said it better. He...