(CNN) – The progression of public attitude toward an acceptance of same-sex marriage can also be seen in the quest for more restrictive gun control laws, Vice President Joe Biden asserted in an interview published Thursday.
Biden, who led the Obama administration task force to develop proposals for new gun laws, said Americans' stance on guns had changed after the Newtown school shooting, but that some lawmakers have yet to acknowledge the shift.
Washington (CNN) - It's the ultimate 'who's minding the store' question: For the first time since taking office, both President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will be out of the country at the same time (if only for a few hours).
The White House is adamant this will not affect the day-to-day operation of the government. White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters last week, "President Obama is president of the United States everywhere he goes. Vice President Biden is vice president of the United States everywhere that he goes."
(CNN) – Roger Ailes has never been known to keep his opinions to himself.
So perhaps it's no surprise the powerful boss of Fox News Channel revealed candid opinions of top political figures – including President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich – during conversations and meetings that were recorded by his biographer Zev Chafets.
Washington (CNN) – Joe Biden will remain vice president for another four years, making his second term official Sunday with a swearing-in ceremony at his official residence in Northwest Washington.
Standing in the foyer of his home on the campus of the Naval Observatory, Biden was sworn in under a painting by American artist N.C. Wyeth of President Lincoln’s second inaugural – an event remembered for the 16th president’s solemn, somber address.
Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden was sworn in to begin his second term of office Sunday, hours before President Barack Obama will do the same.
The ceremonies are taking place quietly, a day before Obama and Biden take their public oaths in front of the Capitol before a crowd on the National Mall.FULL STORY
(CNN) – Joe Biden tops a list of Democrats who may be interested in a 2016 presidential bid, but appears to have stepped a bit ahead of himself Saturday.
Video posted online by the site Mediaite shows the vice president stumbling over his title at an inauguration party in Washington.
Washington (CNN) – President Barack Obama will unveil Wednesday a package of gun control proposals that, according to a source, will include universal background checks and bans on assault weapons and high-capacity magazines.
Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will announce the proposals, White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters on Tuesday.FULL STORY
(CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden's package of proposals on gun control – collected after meetings with various constituencies, including gun rights groups, retailers, and video game manufacturers – combines both "administrative actions" that the White House can take unilaterally and measures that will be presented to lawmakers in Congress, according to Democratic lawmakers who met with Biden this week.
The collection of measures includes 19 steps President Barack Obama can take himself using executive action, according to Rep. Jackie Speier, a member of the Democratic gun violence task force that met with Biden Monday.
Washington (CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden and officials on his gun violence committee held an unannounced meeting Wednesday evening with a group of 12 national faith leaders.
One theme brought up by several participants was the "moral tragedy" reflected in the gun violence the nation has seen over the past several months.
Washington (CNN) – Fiscal cliff negotiations between Vice President Joe Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell made significant progress and the two sides are now closer to a deal than they were Sunday, according to sources close to the process.
Thus far the potential agreement includes allowing top tax rates to return to Clinton-era levels, an extension of unemployment insurance and an agreement to increase the estate tax, though there would likely be a compromise to keep it from jumping to pre-bush policy levels, said a source familiar with the negotiations.