Biden: No 'Ice Bucket Challenge'
August 21st, 2014
12:49 PM ET
1 month ago

Biden: No 'Ice Bucket Challenge'

Sorry to disappoint, but the affable Vice President Joe Biden is the latest politician who will not be taking the ALS "Ice Bucket Challenge."

Biden was challenged by fictional VP Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who plays the vice president on the HBO comedy series Veep.

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Biden: Governors 'best hope we have' to end partisan politics
July 11th, 2014
04:10 PM ET
2 months ago

Biden: Governors 'best hope we have' to end partisan politics

(CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden told the nation's governors that they're "the best hope we have" at ending the "corrosive" politics that are hurting the country.

"The way things have gotten today, and I’m not singling out any party or group of people, just the politics, the culture in Washington now, it’s become too personal, it's too corrosive," said the vice president Friday, adding that "this country can't run that way."

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June 17th, 2014
01:35 PM ET
3 months ago

Biden celebrates with U.S. team after World Cup win

(CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden reunited with the U.S. soccer team at the World Cup in Brazil, and this time he celebrated a win.

The U.S. team beat Ghana 2-1 Monday, the same score that marked Ghana's victories over the Americans at the 2006 and 2010 tournaments.

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Biden teams up with top donor to raise big bucks
May 28th, 2014
03:27 PM ET
4 months ago

Biden teams up with top donor to raise big bucks

(CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden teams up Wednesday afternoon with one of the biggest Democratic donors: billionaire Tom Steyer.

The vice president will headline a Democratic National Committee fundraiser at Steyer's home in San Francisco.

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Filed under: 2014 • Democratic National Committee • DNC • DSCC • Fundraising • Tom Steyer • Vice President Biden
Biden to Cuban media: Alan Gross detention a key obstacle in diplomatic relations
May 27th, 2014
02:36 PM ET
4 months ago

Biden to Cuban media: Alan Gross detention a key obstacle in diplomatic relations

(CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden sat down with a Cuban media outlet - a significant move given the decades-long tension between the United States and Cuba since the countries ended diplomatic relations more than 50 years ago.

In the interview published Tuesday, Biden cited the detention of Alan Gross, an American jailed in Cuba, as a key obstacle in improving relations.

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White House turns to infrastructure as funding deadline looms
May 11th, 2014
11:12 AM ET
4 months ago

White House turns to infrastructure as funding deadline looms

Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama turns his attention this week to the state of America’s roads and bridges as the clock ticks toward a funding gap on infrastructure projects nationwide.

The White House said Sunday that Obama and his deputies would spent multiple days this week calling on Congress to pass a bill to improve the country’s crumbling infrastructure before existing funding runs out at the end of this summer.

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Biden courts Iowa leaders
Vice President Joe Biden visits the Iowa Reception at the Hotel W on Wednesday May 7, 2014. (Photo courtesy: Greater Des Moines Partnership)
May 8th, 2014
10:08 AM ET
5 months ago

Biden courts Iowa leaders

Washington (CNN) - It's not so noteworthy for Vice President Joe Biden to stop by a social reception. But what was noteworthy about the one he attended Wednesday evening was its audience – full of Iowans.

Biden stopped by a party at a Washington hotel for a group of 195 Iowans from the Greater Des Moines Partnership – a group aimed at promoting economic development in Des Moines. The group of Iowans are on a three-day trip to the nation's capital to help spur job creation in Des Moines and lobby Congress.

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Filed under: 2016 • Iowa • Joe Biden • Vice President Biden
The vice president joins Instagram
April 16th, 2014
02:26 PM ET
5 months ago

Ad for aviators or Joe Biden's Instagram account?

(CNN) – The vice president has joined the world of filter-obsessed smartphone photographers on the popular photo-sharing site Instagram.

Joe Biden's Instagram account posted its first picture on Wednesday - displaying the vice president's signature eyewear in the foreground and a studious Biden reading what may be an important White House memo, blurred in the background.

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April 15th, 2014
02:12 PM ET
5 months ago

Biden to Boston memorial: ‘Twisted’ terrorists won’t prevail

(CNN) - Honoring victims of last year’s bombing near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday the terrorists who carried out the act could never claim victory over America’s ideals.

“You will send a resounding message around the world - not just around the world but to the terrorists – that we will never yield. We will never cower. America will never ever stand down,” Biden told survivors of the 2013 attack, which left three people dead and scores more injured.

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Biden to South Carolina for commencement address
April 9th, 2014
04:18 PM ET
6 months ago

Biden to South Carolina for commencement address

(CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the commence address next month at the University of South Carolina.

The Vice President's speech at the May 9th ceremony, announced Wednesday by the school, is sure to spark more speculation about a Biden bid for the White House in 2016, as South Carolina holds the first southern contest in the presidential primary and caucus calendar.

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Filed under: 2016 • South Carolina • Vice President Biden
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