Vice President Biden's big weekend
March 28th, 2014
11:26 AM ET
8 months ago

Vice President Biden's big weekend

Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden is doing something this weekend that he hasn't done since 2011 - giving the White House Weekly Address.

The Vice President will use the weekly address that's heard on radio and the internet to stress the importance of raising the federal minimum wage, which has been a major goal for the administration over the past few months.

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Filed under: Joe Biden • Vice President Biden • White House
In NH, Biden squashes 2016 talk
March 25th, 2014
04:54 PM ET
8 months ago

In NH, Biden squashes 2016 talk

(CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden avoided talk about his political future during a stop Tuesday in New Hampshire, the state that holds the first primary in the race for the White House.

Asked about his future plans, the Vice President , who's seriously considering a run for president in 2016, said "I'm here about jobs, not mine."

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Filed under: 2016 • New Hampshire • Vice President Biden
Inside Politics: Obama Now Wants NSA Shakeup
March 25th, 2014
10:07 AM ET
8 months ago

Inside Politics: Obama Now Wants NSA Shakeup

Take a quick trip Inside Politics and see the stories setting the stage in Washington today:

Obama to Propose NSA Shake-up

The big headline Tuesday morning is that President Barack Obama will call for the end of the NSA’s bulk collection of telephone metadata. The White House plan to reform the NSA’s ability to collect phone data and instead rely on phone companies to store it was first reported by The New York Times and confirmed by CNN.

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Filed under: Alaska • Condoleezza Rice • Michelle Obama • NSA • Sarah Palin • Uncategorized • Vice President Biden
Biden links Russia’s anti-gay laws to incursion into Ukraine
March 23rd, 2014
08:46 AM ET
8 months ago

Biden links Russia’s anti-gay laws to incursion into Ukraine

(CNN) – Russia’s “gay propaganda” law that makes it illegal to tell children about gay rights is linked to the nation’s takeover of Ukraine’s Crimea, Vice President Joe Biden said Saturday night.

Speaking at a gala in Los Angeles for the gay rights group Human Rights Campaign, Biden suggested countries that don’t respect the rights of gays, lesbians and transgender people also disregard borders.

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Filed under: Gay rights • Ukraine • Vice President Biden
Biden heading to Poland, Lithuania next week
March 14th, 2014
08:38 PM ET
8 months ago

Biden heading to Poland, Lithuania next week

(CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Poland and Lithuania next week to meet with leaders about Ukraine and to show U.S. support for NATO allies.

"During his meetings, the vice president will consult on steps to support Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, and affirm our collective defense commitments under the North Atlantic Treaty and our enduring support for all of our allies and partners in Europe," the White House said in a statement on Friday.

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Filed under: Poland • Vice President Biden
March 2nd, 2014
03:09 PM ET
9 months ago

Panel: Obama's approach to Ukraine hurting public perception

(CNN) – President Barack Obama's handling of international conflicts with Russia has not helped his falling approval rating, as Americans wait to see how he will respond to Russia's military moves in the Crimea region of Ukraine.

Ross Douthat, a columnist for The New York Times, said Obama's stand-back approach to foreign policy during his tenure as president has been pretty popular in theory, but his recent woes in Ukraine and Syria demonstrate problems with his approach, which Douthat called "very confused and uncertain."

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February 28th, 2014
05:13 AM ET
9 months ago

Obama and Biden show us their moves

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are running again. But this time, not for office.

Demanding jobs aside, the two jogged around the White House in their ties to highlight the need to keep in shape.

"Mr. President, are you ready to move," Biden asked as he entered the Oval Office.

"Absolutely, let's do this thing. Let's move," Obama responded.

The two taped the video as part of first lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move initiative, which aims to reduce childhood obesity.

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WH:  Potential Clinton-Biden contest 'not weighing on the President's mind'
February 27th, 2014
04:18 PM ET
9 months ago

WH: Potential Clinton-Biden contest 'not weighing on the President's mind'

Washington (CNN) -  What happens if the co-captains of President Barack Obama's "Team of Rivals" run for president?

A potential match-up between Vice President Joe Biden and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, that once seemed far-fetched, is increasingly sounding more plausible.

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Filed under: 2016 • Hillary Clinton • President Obama • Vice President Biden
Biden: Clinton won't really affect his 2016 decision
January 29th, 2014
09:09 AM ET
10 months ago

Biden: Clinton won't really affect his 2016 decision

Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden says Hillary Clinton's decision on whether she will or won't run for president in 2016 will not directly impact his own decision on whether to launch another bid for the White House.

And Biden, making the rounds on the morning network newscasts, said he thinks he'd "make a good president."

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January 8th, 2014
08:47 AM ET
11 months ago

White House denies Obama-Biden lunch opened due to gates book

Updated at 11:20 a.m. ET, 1/8/14

Washington (CNN) - One day after excerpts from a tell-all memoir penned by former Defense Secretary Robert Gates took Washington by storm, the White House is granting the press rare but limited access to a lunch between President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

According to the daily schedule for the President released by the White House, still and television photographers will be allowed to capture images of Obama and Biden during what is normally a private meeting. The President and Vice President typically sit down for lunch once a week.

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