Stories tagged: Joe Biden
Sat., May 5, 2018, 8:31 a.m.
McCain gets visits from friends, family after surgery
A frail Sen. John McCain has been receiving a stream of visitors and good wishes at his Arizona ranch as he confronts the aftermath of brain cancer treatment and surgery.
Sun., March 25, 2018
Kathleen Parker: The dukes-out of hazard
Joe Biden gave Donald Trump a gift last week when he engaged the president of the United States in a verbal slugfest, saying that if the two men were in …
Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Former VP Joe Biden to speak at Montana Democrats’ dinner
Former Vice President Joe Biden is scheduled to deliver the keynote speech at the Montana Democratic Party’s annual Mansfield-Metcalf Dinner in Helena on March 10.
Sun., Nov. 26, 2017
Eugene Scott: What about claims against Justice Thomas?
More than a quarter of a century later, the allegations against Thomas are a reminder that despite how much we like to believe society has changed, much has remained the …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
Brazile says she considered replacing Clinton with Biden during 2016 presidential campaign
The former head of the Democratic National Committee says she considered replacing Hillary Clinton as the party’s presidential nominee with then-Vice President Joe Biden.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
Biden says President Trump’s behavior ‘absolutely bizarre’
The topic was bipartisanship. The speakers: former Vice President Joe Biden and Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich. And as their conversation got going at the University of Delaware on Tuesday, …
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 1:54 p.m.
Biden calls new Republican ad ‘return of Willie Horton’
Former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday weighed in on the race to succeed New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, criticizing a new campaign ad from Republican Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno …
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
Obama to campaign in Virginia governor’s race
Former President Barack Obama is set to return to the campaign trail for the first time since he left office with a rally to help Democrat Ralph Northam in Virginia’s …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
Joe Biden endorses candidate in Alabama U.S. Senate race
Former Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed a Democratic candidate in Alabama’s U.S. Senate race to fill the seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Sat., June 10, 2017, 1 p.m.
Biden encourages Romney to consider Senate run in Utah
Former Vice President Joe Biden has encouraged onetime GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to run for the Senate in Utah if longtime Republican incumbent Orrin Hatch decides to retire next …
Thu., June 1, 2017, 11:08 a.m.
Joe Biden prepping for presidential run? It’s ‘time for big dreams’
Declaring “this is a time for big dreams,” former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday launched a political action committee that’s stoking fresh speculation he may seek the presidency in …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 7 p.m.
Biden sets up new political action committee, signaling a possible 2020 White House run
Declaring “it’s time for big dreams,” former vice president Joe Biden is prepared to launch a new political action committee on Thursday, a move certain to stoke more speculation about …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Biden: It’s time for America to regain unity and purpose
Former Vice President Joe Biden gave assurances Sunday that the country’s current divisiveness brought on by a presidential election that “churned up some of the ugliest realities” of society will …
Wed., 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 …
Mon., 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: Thu., 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
Wed., 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.
Mon., 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 …
Tue., 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.
Fri., 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.
Tue., 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.
Wed., 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.
Tue., 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.
Mon., 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 …
Mon., 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.
Tue., 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.”
Tue., 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 …
Fri., 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. …
Mon., 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.
Fri., 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 …