Concord, New Hampshire (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden will visit the first-in-the-nation primary state Thursday to file for President Barack Obama's candidacy in the state's presidential primary, according to the New Hampshire secretary of state's office.
A Democratic source in Washington confirmed plans for the vice president's trip.
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(CNN) – For the first time in years, "Monday Night Football" viewers did not hear Hank Williams Jr.'s intro "Are You Ready for Some Football?" after ESPN pulled the song from the broadcast following remarks Williams made about President Barack Obama.
In an appearance on Fox News' "Fox and Friends" Monday morning, Williams referred to a June golf game with Obama and House Speaker John Boehner on the same team, against Vice President Joe Biden and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, as "one of the biggest political mistakes ever."FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) -– The highly anticipated ‘golf summit’ between political rivals has found its fourth player: Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich will join President Barack Obama, House Speaker John Boehner, and Vice President Joe Biden on the links June 18.
Boehner tweeted Friday, “Joining POTUS and VPOTUS for golf on June 18; the 4th will be Gov. @JohnKasich. #nomulligans”
Washington (CNN) – Vice President Joe Biden began the weekly address with “good news” Saturday, praising signs of growth in the economy as seen through the lens of the automobile industry.
“Not only is our economy overall growing,” he said, “one of the important sectors of economy is on the rise again: the American automobile industry.”
Washington (CNN) – White House officials led by Vice President Joe Biden will meet for the first time Thursday afternoon with House and Senate leaders in both parties to begin negotiations on major differences over spending cuts, multiple sources in both parties tell CNN.
The meeting, scheduled for 4 pm ET in the Capitol, was prompted by congressional Democrats who implored the White House to get more involved in the battle with Republicans over spending.
(CNN)–Vice President Biden will attend the weekly Senate Democratic policy lunch Tuesday in the Capitol to “defend the deal” on taxes and other items the White House tentatively cut with Republican leaders, according to a Senate Democratic leadership aide.
“This may be somewhat rough (to sell) in the Senate,” another congressional Democratic source told CNN. “But betting House Dems are worse.”
(CNN) - Party lines in the sand deepened Saturday as Democrats and Republicans used their weekly addresses to demonstrate unity over wanting a stronger economy and differences over how to achieve the goal.
Echoing the debate on Capitol Hill, GOP Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois voiced support for extending all of the Bush-era tax cuts, while Vice President Joe Biden said tax cuts should be extended only for middle class Americans, or those making under $250,000 a year.
Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden is weighing in on the controversy surrounding the soon-to-be former Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, who was elected minority leader for the next Congress on Wednesday.
"I think she's a very, very effective and competent person. She gets things done. And it's easy to - you know, in this environment, to characterize someone," Biden said of Pelosi, in an interview with CNN anchor Larry King on Larry King Live.
(CNN) – Senator-elect Chris Coons of Delaware, who will be sworn in later today to fill out the final four years of Joe Biden's Senate seat, got some advice Monday from the Vice President: don't spend the night in Washington.
"He said make it as physically uncomfortable as possible to spend the night," Coons recalled to a handful of reporters.
(CNN) - MSNBC's Keith Olbermann, suspended indefinitely Friday for donating to Democratic candidates for office, said in an interview two days before his suspension that Vice President Joe Biden once sought his advice.
“I once had a conversation with the man who is now the vice president when he was still in the Senate, who asked me for advice about how to turn anger into righteous inspiration,” Olbermann said in an interview with the New York Times Magazine.