Stories tagged: Joe Biden
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017, 10:23 A.M.
Biden rallies Democrats against GOP health bill: ‘This is not gonna pass’
Joe Biden was running a little late. The former vice president, a private citizen for the first time since the 1960s, was the special guest at a Democratic rally celebrating …
MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 10:43 A.M.
Biden to discuss fight to end cancer at South By Southwest
The former vice president previously led a White House “cancer moonshot” effort to accelerate developments toward a cure.
UPDATED: THURSDAY, FEB. 2, 2017, 5:43 P.M.
White House stands by Trump’s first military raid, despite civilian, US casualties
The White House on Thursday insisted that the risky ground raid personally approved by President Donald Trump against al-Qaida targets in
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25, 2017, 7:18 A.M.
Anti-Defamation League award named in Beau Biden’s honor
The Anti-Defamation League is creating an award for law enforcement in the memory of former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden.
MONDAY, JAN. 16, 2017, 11:12 A.M.
Biden: Trump should retain sanctions on Russia
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on a last foreign trip before leaving office, has met with Ukraine’s president and called on the impending Donald Trump administration to retain Ukraine-related sanctions …
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 7:09 P.M.
Biden says he will be based at Penn
Vice President Biden said Tuesday he will set up shop at the University of Pennsylvania after he leaves office this month.
FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016, 7:08 A.M.
Biden, Bill Clinton to speak at John Glenn service
Former senator, presidential candidate and space pioneer John Glenn will receive a grand, two-day memorial service in Columbus, Ohio, this weekend.
TUESDAY, DEC. 13, 2016, 12:42 P.M.
Obama signs bill boosting spending on cancer research
President Barack Obama has signed into law legislation that makes new investments in cancer research and battling drug abuse.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 1:21 P.M.
Biden not planning on 2020 bid, but will ‘never say never’
Vice President Joe Biden is continuing his coy approach to a possible 2020 presidential bid. For now, it’s no.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 8:55 A.M.
Analysis: Why Joe Biden just can’t rule out running for president in 2020
No one in the world expects Joe Biden to run for president again. Except, that is, Joe Biden himself. Maybe.
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 11:08 P.M.
Bill speeding federal drug approvals clears Senate hurdle
A bipartisan bill to speed government drug approvals and bolster biomedical research cleared its last procedural hurdle in the Senate on Monday in an emotional moment for outgoing Vice President …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 4:35 P.M.
With a smile, Joe Biden says he’s not ruling out a run for president in 2020
You heard it here first, more than a month before Donald Trump even enters the White House: Joe Biden says he’s running for president in 2020 – maybe.
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 6:54 P.M.
Who’s tougher? Trump says it sure isn’t Biden
Donald Trump is mocking Vice President Joe Biden’s wish to bully the Republican nominee, saying that Biden is only a tough guy “when he’s standing behind a microphone by himself.”
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016, 7:17 P.M.
Biden heads to Turkey on fence-mending trip
Vice President Biden faces a stiff challenge Wednesday on a one-day visit to Turkey, a key NATO ally that is reeling from terrorist attacks and a failed military coup and …
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016
Obama at Pentagon to assess IS fight as U.S. strikes in Libya
President Barack Obama summoned top military and national security officials to the Pentagon on Thursday to assess what’s working and what’s not in the fight against the Islamic State group. …
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 2016, 12:24 P.M.
VP Joe Biden unveiling public database for clinical data on cancer
Vice President Joe Biden is unveiling a public database for clinical data on cancer on Monday that aims to help researchers and doctors better tailor new treatments to individuals.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2016, 8:12 A.M.
At the Vatican, Biden calls for global commitment to cancer
Saying cancer is a scourge with no boundaries, Vice President Joe Biden came to the Vatican on Friday to call for a global commitment to fund cancer research that benefits …
THURSDAY, APRIL 28, 2016, 8:51 A.M.
Biden presses Iraq to not let political chaos upend gains
Vice President Joe Biden made an unannounced visit to Iraq on Thursday to implore the country’s leaders to resolve a crippling political crisis that has hindered efforts to defeat the …
THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2016, 11:14 A.M.
White House to distribute $90 million for apprenticeships
The Obama administration says it’ll distribute $90 million this year to help states expand apprenticeship programs, particularly to minorities and new industries.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 30, 2016, 1:16 P.M.
Joe Biden, Lady Gaga to raise sexual assault awareness
Lady Gaga and Joe Biden are bringing their act to Las Vegas for an event raising awareness about sexual assault.
TUESDAY, MARCH 15, 2016, 9:36 A.M.
Vice President Joe Biden to visit Seattle’s Hutchinson research center
Vice President Joe Biden will meet with researchers at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center on Monday. The center says the vice president’s visit is part of a listening tour …
TUESDAY, MARCH 8, 2016, 9:58 A.M.
Vice President Biden in Israel amid Palestinian attacks
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden touched down in Israel Tuesday for meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders just after Palestinian attackers shot and stabbed policemen and civilians in separate assaults, …
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 2016, 4:19 P.M.
VP Biden to meet next week with leaders in Middle East
Vice President Joe Biden plans meetings with key leaders in the Middle East when he visits the region next week.
MONDAY, FEB. 1, 2016, 10:08 A.M.
Biden cancer ‘moonshot’ price tag nearly $1B in Obama budget
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama will ask Congress for $755 million for cancer research in his upcoming budget, the White House said Monday, bringing the total price tag for Vice …
TUESDAY, JAN. 12, 2016, 10:02 A.M.
Veep Biden defends Bernie Sanders on guns, authenticity
Vice President Joe Biden described Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders on Monday as more authentic on economic inequality than Hillary Clinton, and he defended Sanders’ record on gun control.
SATURDAY, OCT. 24, 2015, 4:08 P.M.
Bill Clinton rallies for wife; Sanders on the march
Hillary Rodham Clinton turned to her husband, former President Bill Clinton, and pop singer Katy Perry to energize her campaign’s faithful Saturday before a pivotal dinner with thousands of Iowa …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, OCT. 21, 2015, 9:30 A.M.
VP Joe Biden will not run for president in 2016
Vice President Joe Biden says he won’t run for president in 2016.
THURSDAY, OCT. 15, 2015, 7:44 P.M.
Top Biden aide lays out potential 2016 platform
Vice President Joe Biden is nearing a decision about whether to run for president and would focus his campaign on middle-class issues, a top Biden aide said Thursday in a …
SATURDAY, AUG. 1, 2015, 3:30 P.M.
Biden still considering White House bid
Vice President Joe Biden’s associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations during his son’s illness and following his death earlier this year.
SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2015, 4:14 P.M.
Obama delivers eulogy at Biden son’s funeral
WILMINGTON, Del. — Politicians, military leaders and celebrities from across the country came to bid farewell on Saturday to former Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, whose death at age 46 …