(CNN) - Mitt Romney said Wednesday that a racially charged anonymous quote in a British newspaper slamming President Barack Obama for his understanding of the United States' 'special relationship' with Britain did not come from him, and did not reflect the presumptive GOP nominee's views.
"I’m not sure who this person is, but I can tell you that we have a very special relationship between the United States and Great Britain," Romney said in an interview with NBC News. "But I also believe the president understands that."
(CNN) - Mitt Romney landed in London Wednesday to begin his three country foreign policy tour. He has no events scheduled until Thursday morning. Meanwhile, President Barack Obama wraps up a three day road trip in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he will address the National Urban League.
See the full schedule after the jump.
(CNN) – In an address to police officers Monday, Vice President Joe Biden focused almost exclusively on the heroism displayed in the aftermath of last week's deadly shooting in Colorado, saying law enforcement officers and ordinary citizens who rushed to help victims of the massacre "define who we are as a nation."
"They make us proud of our country, and maybe more important at this moment, they make us confident that this country is made of that sterner stuff and there is reason to be hopeful and confident," Biden told the National Association of Police Organizations, meeting in Manalapan, Florida.
(CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden delivered a rousing address to the NAACP in Houston on Thursday, bolstering support for President Barack Obama and drawing sharp contrasts with the Republican Party on civil rights issues.
On the heels of recent voter identification disputes, Biden strayed from his typical campaign speech to zero in on voting rights, arguing that Republicans were making it more difficult for certain group to vote.FULL STORY
New Orleans (CNN) – Fresh from rallying public employees and union workers in Los Angeles on Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden mixed a dose of humor with blunt seriousness at the National Association of Black Journalist convention on Wednesday.
“I believe the differences in this election are stark,” he said. “I believe Romney and this new Republican Party - because this ain’t your father’s Republican Party — (and) their social policy… is a throwback to the ’50’s.”
(CNN) – Her husband has already made two bids for the White House, but Jill Biden said in an interview airing Thursday she wasn't ruling out a third attempt.
"I think Joe would be a great president. I supported him twice. In 1987, I was out there campaigning. The last election I was out there campaigning. Of course, Barack must have thought he would be a good president, too, or he wouldn't have chosen him as vice president," Biden told CNN's Soledad O'Brien on "Starting Point."
Washington (CNN) – If the political calendar feels a little like January to you, you're not alone.
On the heels of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney's trip to Hillsborough, New Hampshire, Friday, an Obama campaign official says Vice President Joe Biden will visit the state next week.
(CNN) – Two senior administration officials said Thursday that Vice President Joe Biden met with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office Wednesday morning and apologized for putting Obama in a tough position.
The president responded to the apology by saying that he knew Biden was speaking from the heart, the officials said.
A spokeswoman for the vice president, Kendra Barkoff, also issued a statement Thursday: "The President has been the leader on this issue from day one. And the Vice President never intended to distract from that."
Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden gave no indication the White House was planning to change its position on same sex marriage when he was asked about it just weeks ago at an LGBT fundraiser in Los Angeles, two attendees told CNN.
Because it was an off the record event these participants did not want to be named, but told CNN when Biden was asked about gay marriage he talked about his comfort with gay and lesbian couples raising families, adding that the president sets the policy and offered no indication that there would be a shift in policy.FULL STORY
Atlanta (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden spoke out forcefully against the Iranian government Tuesday at the Rabbinical Assembly Convention meeting, saying actions taken by the Obama White House were preventing Iran from developing a nuclear weapon. But the Romney campaign was quick to disagree.
Military assistance, coupled with financial and oil sanctions passed by the U.S. and the European Union, would cripple the Iranian economy, Biden promised.