What's Biden thankful for this Thanksgiving?
November 25th, 2013
04:44 PM ET
10 months ago

What's Biden thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Washington (CNN) - Vice President Joe Biden is known for his unexpected and quirky comments, but this Thanksgiving he's serious when discussing what he is thankful for.

"I'm thankful for my personal relationship with the President. There's a real friendship between us, and I have a great deal of respect for him," Biden said in an essay published for Time.com's special feature "TIME for Thanks."
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Gabby Giffords named honorary chairwoman for military spouses group
November 15th, 2013
04:43 PM ET
10 months ago

Gabby Giffords named honorary chairwoman for military spouses group

Washington (CNN) - Since leaving her role as U.S. Representative for Arizona's 8th district last year, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has become a national advocate for gun control reform, but is also devoting herself to another personal issue.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation announced Friday that she will serve as the honorary chairwoman of its "Hiring Our Heroes Military Spouse" program. Giffords is married to former Navy Captain and NASA astronaut Mark Kelly.
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