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  • 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...
  • TelePrompter Trips Biden Up

    03/21/2014 8:50:24 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 17 replies
    TelePrompter Trips Biden Up 'I'm learning to speak without a TelePrompter, Joe's learning to speak with one.' Daniel Halper March 21, 2014 10:38 AM Vice President Joe Biden has some problems speaking with a TelePrompter today at the National Association of Community Health Centers 2014 Policy and Issues Forum: "Stop moving that, that, that, that, uh, you know, what's this thing called? You know, a TelePrompter," said Biden. "Barack always kids when he says, 'Joe Biden,' he said, 'I'm learning to speak without a TelePrompter, Joe's learning to speak with one.'"
  • Biden: New voter ID laws tied to 'hatred'

    02/26/2014 4:58:30 AM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 44 replies
    thehill.com ^ | February 25, 2014 | Justin Sink
    Vice President Biden said new voter ID laws in North Carolina, Alabama, and Texas were evidence of “hatred” and “zealotry” during a Black History Month event at the Naval Observatory on Tuesday. The vice president said his votes to reauthorize the Voting Rights Act were among his proudest as a senator, and expressed frustration with a recent Supreme Court ruling striking down a key provision of the law. "I thought it was done — finally, finally done," Biden said. The ruling struck down a provision of the law which required certain jurisdictions with a history of voting suppression to clear...
  • Joe Biden says there's 'no obvious reason why I shouldn't run' for President

    02/07/2014 6:16:08 PM PST · by Windflier · 80 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 7 February 2014 | Meghan Keneally
    Vice President Joe Biden has now said that there is no reason for him not to run for president except for the fact that he likes driving his own car. 'There may be reasons why I don't run, but there's no obvious reason for me why I think I should not run,' Biden told CNN. Biden, who is 71 and will be 73 at the time of the next election, previously said that he and his wife, Dr Jill Biden, had not had a formal conversation about 2016 and this time he took a different tact in answering the same...
  • Vice Ppresident Joe Biden gropes White House reporter

    12/16/2013 8:12:00 AM PST · by detective · 72 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 12/16/2013 | Betsy Rothstein
    Sure, he likely didn’t mean anything overtly sexual by it. But Vice President Joe Biden is a folksy kind of guy who has officially entered dirty old man territory and done something sure to elicit laughs within the White House Press Corps. Look how he’s manhandling The Hill‘s White House Correspondent Aime Parnes for this photograph taken at a recent holiday party that she posted on her Facebook page.
  • Washington man sticks with 'Joe Biden defense'

    11/20/2013 4:41:02 AM PST · by djf · 20 replies
    News Tribune ^ | News Tribune
    VANCOUVER, Wash. — A Washington state man who fired a shotgun in the air to scare off car prowlers has refused a plea deal and says he's sticking with what's become known as the "Joe Biden defense." Jeffrey C. Barton of Vancouver told The Columbian (http://bit.ly/1is4B7e ) he will not admit any wrongdoing for the incident last July because he was protecting his family, within his Second Amendment right, and following advice from the vice president. In response to a question about home defense, Biden told an interviewer in February Americans don't need semi-automatic weapons because a couple of blasts...
  • Joe Biden Misstates Troop Size in Afghanistan

    09/21/2012 8:50:32 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 21 replies
    CONCORD, N.H. – While railing against Mitt Romney’s comment about the 47 percent of voters who consider themselves to be “victims,” Vice President Joe Biden misstated the number of U.S. troops remaining in Afghanistan by several hundred thousand Friday evening. “By the way, those dependent people he refers to, those 47 percent, they include the 650,000 troops still left in Afghanistan who, because they are in combat, being shot at, injured, they do not have to pay any federal income tax on their salary. I don’t call that dependency. I call that ingratitude to not recognize they are a part...
  • Rolling Stone Editor Defends Biden: Everyone Knows He's an Idiot [VIDEO]

    08/16/2012 7:32:00 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 37 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 08/16/2012 | Libby Sternberg
    On Wednesday, August 15, MSNBC’s noon show, “NOW With Alex Wagner,” featured a brief but revealing segment on Vice President Joseph Biden’s recent gaffe. This was the one where Biden addressed a crowd, mostly of African-Americans, and, using what sounded like a Southern accent, said of the Romney/Ryan team: “They’re going to put ya’ll back in chains,” supposedly with deregulation of Wall Street. The “NOW” panel was urged to address this by host Alex Wagner, but from a specific standpoint – “How do we get past this and get to the big issues?” One of her guests, Eric Bates, executive...
  • Biden compares Romney’s White House qualifications to plumber

    05/22/2012 1:25:06 PM PDT · by Prov1322 · 58 replies
    MarketWatch ^ | 05.22.2012 | Jeffry Bartash
    Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday said Mitt Romney is no more qualified than a plumber to be president of the United States. Repeating the White House’s latest line of attack, Biden told a Democratic audience in New Hampshire that Romney’s past as a business leader at Bain Capital is fair game for criticism. Obama and his surrogates have accused Romney of putting profits ahead of the workers at the companies his venture-capital firm invested in. “When they succeed and the company succeeds, they make money,” Biden said. “When the company they got involved with fails, they make money.” A...
  • Joe Biden Charges Secret Service for Rent on Cottage Near his Home

    08/02/2011 10:24:25 PM PDT · by TenthAmendmentChampion · 17 replies
    YouTube Dick Morris Reports Channel ^ | 8/2/2011 | Dick Morris
    At 1:45, Dick Morris says, "The example gets set at the top. Joe Biden, the Vice President, is charging the secret service $13,000 a year rent on the cottage they use on his property to house the protection staff for him. It's a contract that comes to more than $60,000. That's personal income to the Vice President, paid for by the taxpayers. So, you know, the example starts at the top."
  • Biden: GOP could challenge Social Security in court

    10/12/2010 1:23:40 PM PDT · by Justaham · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10-12-10 | Michael O'Brien
    Vice President Biden suggested Monday evening that Republicans might try to challenge Social Security in court in the same manner they've challenged healthcare reform. The vice president asserted that the GOP could wage a challenge to Social Security's constitutionality over the entitlement program's requirement that all taxpayers participate. Biden noted at a fundraiser for Dan Onorato, the Democratic candidate for governor of Pennsylvania, that "Tom Corbett is one of a dozen Republican attorneys general actually suing” to challenge the healthcare law, referring to the state's attorney general and GOP candidate for governor. "I wonder if next it’s Social Security," Biden...
  • Vice President Biden: 'I'm second in line to be president!'

    09/20/2010 11:18:03 AM PDT · by facedodge · 88 replies
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  • Biden says Democrats will 'shock' everyone in midterms (".. losses are(n't) going to be bad at all")

    07/18/2010 9:42:04 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 170 replies · 2+ views
    AFP on Yahoo ^ | 7/18/10 | Alex Ogle
    WASHINGTON (AFP) – Vice President Joe Biden brushed aside suggestions on Sunday that Democrats will suffer big losses in November midterm elections, vowing that Barack Obama's governing party will "shock the heck out of everybody." Speaking on the ABC News program "This Week," Biden dismissed prevailing wisdom that Democrats, 17 months into Obama's transformative residency in the White House, would suffer a drubbing at the hands of salivating Republicans. "I don't think the losses are going to be bad at all," Biden said. "I think we're going to shock the heck out of everybody." Biden said he was "confident when...
  • Stimulus has been 'an absolute success,' says VP Biden

    06/02/2010 2:25:14 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 120 replies · 2,455+ views
    Stimulus has been 'an absolute success,' says VP Biden By Michael O'Brien - 06/02/10 05:06 PM ET The Obama administration's signature stimulus program has been an "absolute success" so far, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday. Biden, who heads up the administration's effort to implement the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), said the legislation will have saved or created between 3 and 3.5 million jobs before the end of 2010. "An absolute success," Biden termed the stimulus during an interview on "Charlie Rose" to air Wednesday evening. "We will create over 3.5 million or save over 3.5...
  • Top Democrat: It's taken a long time to control the people

    03/25/2010 6:09:38 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 11 replies · 468+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 03/25/2010 | Gary P
    Marxist democrats say the darndest things, and I’m not talking about Mr Gaffetastic, Joe “Big F****ing Deal” Biden who is liable to say anything, at anytime. Two words: Impeachment insurance! No…this time I’m talking about a working Marxist communist, Congressman John Dingell, who is absolute proof we need term limits and we need them yesterday. This guy has been a member of the House of Representatives since 1955 and his dad held the seat before that.... .... Rep. John Dingell, Sr.), made an amazing admission during a live telephone interview with Detroit WJR News/Talk 760 radio talk show host Paul...
  • Biden: Abuse of Filibuster Worst He's Seen

    02/14/2010 9:40:33 PM PST · by Nachum · 53 replies · 1,784+ views
    cbs ^ | 2/14/10 | Stephanie Condon
    Says Senate's Current Requirement of 60 Votes to Get Anything Done Represents Fundamental Shift in Congress (CBS) The Senate's frequent use of the filibuster, a procedural tool used to block legislative progress, represents a "fundamental shift" in Congress, Vice President Joe Biden said today on "Face the Nation." The Republican minority in the Senate has used the filibuster, which requires 60 votes to bypass, to block significant bills like the Democrats' health care reform package.
  • Put Biden On Your Bumper!

    03/16/2009 4:00:07 PM PDT · by JennysCool · 20 replies · 1,518+ views
    3/16/09 | JennysCool
    We're just one Presidential Resignation away from what is potentially the most hilariously funny four years America has ever experienced! Sure beats the bleak status quo! So, stand up, Chuck, slap this on your bumper and go down yourself a cool one! Obama's A No Go ... So Let's Go With Slow Joe!
  • Oh, That Joe! (No. 29 in a Series) -- Obama & Biden's Three-Letter Word: J-O-B-S

    10/16/2008 1:12:37 PM PDT · by pissant · 16 replies · 587+ views
    ABC ^ | 10/16/08 | Jake tapper
    With the economy floundering, Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., told Ohio voters today that he and Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., would focus on one specific issue that Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., has neglected. "Look, John's last-minute economic plan does nothing to tackle the number one job facing the middle class, and it happens to be, as Barack says, a three-letter word: jobs. J-O-B-S," the Democratic veep nominee said at a morning rally in Athens. And the Delaware lawmaker added that while McCain and his running mate Gov. Sarah Palin might consider themselves mavericks, Biden has a real one working on his...
  • Obama In Need Of A Bailout As Biden Gaffes Keep Piling Up (Rush: Operation Save Our Biden Alert)

    09/23/2008 3:34:49 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 20 replies · 220+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 9/23/2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Obama is the next target for a bailout, I am convinced. Now, let me set this up. I'm sure that quite a few of you who are spending any time at all on the computer have received what I have received a gazillion times. By the way, as a little heads up, those of you out there who receive things in e-mail, these flash blast e-mails that go out: If you think I haven't seen it yet, change your mind. By the time you see it, I have seen it so many times, I have practically thrown the computer...
  • Slow Joe Loves All Teams (Yep, Every One In the NFL Alert)

    09/18/2008 1:23:54 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 52 replies · 360+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 9/18/2008 | Hugh Hewitt
    Slow Joe at the Pro Hall of Fame, courtesy of Jake Tapper, who is clearly becoming the most-read reporter on the trail: Although Biden said he was a Steelers fan in a meeting with the team's coach Mike Tomlin on August 29, he later said in a September 8 visit to a Green Bay bar outside of Lambeau Field that he'd been a Packers fan since grade school. Today he added three more favorites to the list -- the Eagles, the Colts and the Giants. As he looked at the jersey of former Philadelphia Eagle Reggie White, Horrigan said he...
  • Its Not Just For Chuck Anymore; Biden Tells America To "Get Up!"(Rush: Classic Rimshot Moment Alert)

    09/17/2008 3:35:06 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 8 replies · 504+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 9/17/2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Joe Biden, they say that he really turned that gaffe around in Columbia, Missouri, really quickly, really fast, Joe Johns said he's really good at this, he's really good at screwing up and then covering up, really good at screwing up and recovering. There's nobody better at it than Joe Biden, that's right, 'cause he's got a lot of practice at it. He's has decided now to incorporate the whole notion of get up and stand up into his stump speech. This is in Media, Pennsylvania, yesterday, at a campaign appearance. BIDEN: Folks, don't buy this malarkey, and don't...
  • Biden: "We'll Give You A Toaster" (Rush: More Riffs From The King Of Comedy Alert)

    09/16/2008 3:42:59 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 14 replies · 230+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 9/16/2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: This next is unreal. Joe Biden was on the Today show talking to the hostette there, Meredith Vieira, who asked him, "What specifically will your tax plan do to boost the economy?" BIDEN: Our tax plan would take that tax cut of another $130 billion that John wants to give to people making over $250,000 next year, not let it go forward and give it to the middle class, the very people who desperately need it to stay in their homes, to buy food, to take care of the gas to fill up their tank, to be able to...
  • Translating Biden's Gibberish? (Freeper Help Needed In Deconstructing Slow Joe's Remark Alert)

    09/16/2008 12:12:57 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 44 replies · 233+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | 9/16/2008 | Michael Medved
    Last week, Joe Biden delivered the following insightful, thought-provoking remarks to an energized and enthusiastic crowd in West Palm Beach, Florida. As quoted by the Washington Post, the would-be Vice President said: "If Barack Obama grew up in my neighborhood in Scranton or Claymont or Wilmington, Delaware, he would have been the guy who had my back. If you're looking for a very sophisticated Harvard graduate who went to Columbia undergrad and was president of the Law Review, he's totally intellectual. Baby, you ain't seen nothing yet. This guy is steel." Can someone translate this into English or explain to...
  • Press Section of Biden's Plane Is 'Totally Deserted'

    09/15/2008 10:22:23 AM PDT · by mojito · 96 replies · 438+ views
    NRO's Campaign Spot ^ | 9/15/2008 | Jim Geraghty
    This is pretty stunning, and I think the Obama campaign might even have a legitimate gripe with the national press: "Since the Delaware senator left Obama's side and ventured out on his own on Labor Day, he has hardly garnered any national media interest at all." "His plane, a blue chartered 737, now crosses the country with about three-quarters of its seats empty, rows and rows with nary a warm body to be found." "Biden's supporters maintain that he is connecting with voters and garnering positive media interest on a local level. They also say that Biden is a "governing"...
  • Biden makes the Affirmative Action argument

    09/15/2008 9:05:44 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 35 replies · 274+ views
    hotair.com ^ | September 15, 2008 | Ed Morrissey
    At moments like this, one has to wonder whether Barack Obama regrets his running-mate selection. Going where Obama refused to go during his entire campaign, Joe Biden argued that voters in North Carolina should vote for Obama because of his skin pigmentation rather than his policies or accomplishments. Or perhaps it’s because of his cleanliness and articulation? Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden, campaigning in North Carolina where black votes could help swing the state to the Democrats, said today that electing a black person to the White House would be transformative. Biden said the policies of running mate Barack...
  • Joe Biden, The King Of Comedy (Rush: Oh Man, We Prayed, We Begged, We Got Him!)

    09/11/2008 3:54:16 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 31 replies · 251+ views
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | 9/11/2008 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Ladies and gentlemen, from yesterday, we shall never forget. BIDEN: Uh, uh, Chuck Graham, state senator, is here. Stand up, Chuck. Let 'em see you. (rimshot) Oh, God love you. What am I talking about? (rimshot) I tell you what, you're making everybody else stand up, though, pal. (rimshot) I tell you what, stand up for Chuck. (rimshot) RUSH: Stand up for Chuck! Hey, Chuck, stand up, old buddy. (laughing) oh, God, oh, love you, what am I talking about? And then it's followed up, in Nashua, New Hampshire, Joe Biden. BIDEN: Hillary Clinton is as qualified or more...
  • Ann Coulter: JOE BIDEN: HAIR WE CAN BELIEVE IN (Ann Plugs for Biden? Hairy!)

    08/27/2008 2:34:35 PM PDT · by Syncro · 24 replies · 3,309+ views
    JOE BIDEN: HAIR WE CAN BELIEVE INAugust 27, 2008 Vice presidential candidate Joe Biden's speech at the Democratic National Convention was great. As I write, he hasn't given it yet, but these are my favorite parts: "General Secretary Gorbachev, if you seek peace, if you seek prosperity for the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, if you seek liberalization: Come here to this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, open this gate! Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" "Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth, upon this continent, a new nation, conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all...
  • Biden Joins Obama on Democratic Ticket

    08/23/2008 1:35:58 PM PDT · by bd476 · 20 replies · 264+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 23, 2008 | By AMY CHOZICK
    Springfield, Ill. -- Barack Obama used his first joint appearance with his vice presidential nominee, Sen. Joseph Biden, to push a more populist economic message, emphasizing his running mate's blue-collar roots and painting Republican Sen. John McCain as out of touch. (Text of Speech) "This working class kid from Scranton and Wilmington has always been a friend to the underdog," Sen. Obama said of Sen. Biden, of Delaware, to the 35,000 people gathered outside the Old State Capital, the same site where he declared his candidacy 19 months ago. The two men plan to take a tour of economically-stressed...
  • SEN. BIDEN SHOCK INTERVIEW: OBAMA FIRST 'CLEAN' BLACK IN MAINSTREAM

    01/31/2007 7:22:13 AM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 507 replies · 17,648+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | January 31, 2007
    SEN. BIDEN SHOCK INTERVIEW: OBAMA FIRST 'CLEAN' BLACK IN MAINSTREAM... 'I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy'...
  • Slamming Bush, Biden declares candidacy

    07/01/2006 10:18:29 PM PDT · by West Coast Conservative · 103 replies · 2,170+ views
    Union Leader ^ | July 2, 2006 | JOHN DISTASO
    After more than 30 years in the United States Senate and nearly 20 years after his first try for his party’s Presidential nomination, Joseph Biden has no doubts about making another run for the White House. “I’m in,” the Delaware Democrat said Friday as he began a five-day visit to the first-in-the-nation primary state. “I know I’m supposed to hedge, but I’m in.” Biden dropped out of the 1988 nomination race amid allegations of plagiarism. He then suffered a cerebral aneurysm virtually on the eve of the New Hampshire primary. He recalls being given a 30 percent chance of surviving....
  • Biden not bidin' his time: He labels Hillary a lefty

    02/17/2006 3:19:00 PM PST · by ncountylee · 44 replies · 1,399+ views
    Union-Tribune ^ | February 17, 2006 | LLOYD GROVE
    Sen. Hillary Clinton is trying to position herself as a centrist, but her potential rival for the Democratic Presidential nomination, Sen. Joe Biden, D-Del., apparently believes she's “far left.” “It's a Hillary thing,” Biden says in the upcoming GQ. “I look at the assets she brings to bear, and the conventional wisdom. Do I need $40 million, like they're saying? How do I get there? And if the mood of the party is so far left, then possibly that's death for me.” The talkative Biden also psychoanalyzes President Bush: “There's a piece of President Bush that's like some of the...