July 22nd, 2010
04:44 PM ET
4 years ago

Biden to help Democrats in North Carolina

Vice President Joe Biden will headline two fundraisers in North Carolina Thursday night.
Vice President Joe Biden will headline two fundraisers in North Carolina Thursday night.

Washington (CNN) – After spending the day along in the Gulf Coast region assessing efforts to counter the massive oil spill, Vice President Joe Biden heads to North Carolina Thursday evening to help out the Democratic party.

Biden is scheduled to headline two small dollar fundraisers in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, for the Democratic National Committee. A Democratic party source says the two events are expected to raise a combined $250,000.

In 2008, then-Senator Barack Obama and Biden became the first Democratic ticket to win North Carolina in a presidential election since 1976.

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Filed under: DNC • Joe Biden • North Carolina
soundoff (23 Responses)
  1. snow

    Hey biden, please send nobummer to NC instead of here to the Gulf Coast. We have enough bull here and do not need his.

    July 22, 2010 04:47 pm at 4:47 pm |
  2. thor

    Good ole Joe"foot in mouth" Biden could care less about the people in North Carolina but he do like their money !!!!

    July 22, 2010 04:49 pm at 4:49 pm |
  3. independent

    Joe, seriously, take the train.

    July 22, 2010 04:51 pm at 4:51 pm |
  4. Dar

    Alright Joe, way to help the repubs out. I knew you had it you.

    July 22, 2010 04:55 pm at 4:55 pm |
  5. Orlando Patriot

    Just reading the title of this article makes me laugh!! Let me try it again "Biden to Help Democrats in North Carolina". There it goes again (rolling on floor laughing.....). I just lost my milk through my nose I was laughing so hard. HILARIOUS!!!

    July 22, 2010 04:59 pm at 4:59 pm |
  6. Gaylon Barrow NOT ASHAMED for the truth!!!

    Joe Biden is a disgrace to the human race. That is if he is human. Right now I have doubts about his origin.

    July 22, 2010 05:07 pm at 5:07 pm |
  7. Naqib

    I hope he gives a lot of speeches... usually works out well for Republicans.

    July 22, 2010 05:10 pm at 5:10 pm |
  8. goofus

    Run for your lives dems in NC ! Old meddling gaffy Joes coming!

    July 22, 2010 05:21 pm at 5:21 pm |
  9. Gary

    This should not be personal...He is on the wrong side of issues. Please Joe, no new taxes, no bigger government, no socialized medicine, no more bailouts and lets get out of afghanistan soon.

    July 22, 2010 05:23 pm at 5:23 pm |
  10. jean

    If I were a democrat running for office in North Carollina in November I would want Biden as far away from me as possible for so many reasons starting with the albatross that are the Obama policies of bankrupting the country right down to the high chance he will open his mouth and put his foot right in and who needs that kind of help.

    July 22, 2010 05:27 pm at 5:27 pm |
  11. Linda

    Go Biden! Welcome to NC!

    July 22, 2010 05:31 pm at 5:31 pm |
  12. Rick McDaniel

    Don't think the Dems will have any chance there in 2012.

    July 22, 2010 05:34 pm at 5:34 pm |
  13. Dave

    This guy is full of help: he helped the economy recover and created millions of jobs, he helped win in Afghanistan (thou the Taliban has advances since), maybe he helped Al (massage loving) Gore inventing the Internet. I doubt he will help these guys!!

    July 22, 2010 05:41 pm at 5:41 pm |
  14. u2canfail

    Biden is welcome in NC.

    The President has done well with his agenda. With the Tbaggers behind the GOP, Biden looks great! And when he has a misstep, at least he doesn't claim to be Shakespear. Then there is FAUX News, I have a dozen reasons not to ever vote for a GOP candidate again.

    July 22, 2010 05:50 pm at 5:50 pm |
  15. Rickster

    "Biden to help Democrats in North Carolina".............lol, good one.

    July 22, 2010 06:03 pm at 6:03 pm |
  16. Hugo

    Yeah, assure a Republican win, send Bite Me...
    From his hair plugs to his manicured toe nails, paid for all with your tax dollars!

    July 22, 2010 06:57 pm at 6:57 pm |
  17. Fair is Fair

    Hey Biden,

    Try to remember – Charlotte is a city in North Carolina... not that little spider who dies in the children's story.

    You're welcome... buffoon.

    July 22, 2010 07:10 pm at 7:10 pm |
  18. Pat F

    Biden is a TREMENDOUS help – to the GOP that is.

    Pathetic old potty mouthed half-wits should stay in Washington, where they have lots of company!

    July 22, 2010 07:59 pm at 7:59 pm |
  19. George of the jungle

    Joe is a regular guy and thats what the public likes about him. It is obveious that most of the post here today are from the repos. I can tell by the respect that they show for our vice president. If they could not uses inflamitory words to discuss the president and vice president they couldn't make a statment at all. Remember the more educated you are the less likely you will be to vote republican.

    July 22, 2010 08:00 pm at 8:00 pm |
  20. Catrina Parker

    ...there goes those candidates into the dust.

    July 22, 2010 08:03 pm at 8:03 pm |
  21. NC

    Welcome Vice Prisedent Biden. We are a Blue State.

    July 22, 2010 08:05 pm at 8:05 pm |
  22. GuyinVA

    And who was on that democrat ticket in 1976? Oh, right.

    July 22, 2010 08:29 pm at 8:29 pm |
  23. Willy Brown

    Good old doofus Joe.

    July 22, 2010 08:50 pm at 8:50 pm |