Joe Biden

Minorities, older adults boost Biden atop 2020 Democratic field: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Former Vice President Joe Biden, expected to declare his run for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, leads all other candidates in the race and draws his strongest levels of support from minorities and older adults, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll. The...

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - 2:07pm

Stacey Abrams weighs presidential decision, defends Biden

(AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams says she doesn't expect to decide on a presidential bid until the fall because "the average voter is not paying attention until Labor Day." On MSNBC on Thursday, Abrams also offered support for former Vice President Joe Biden, who has acknowledged that his tendency...

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 3:47pm

Majority of Americans say a sitting president can be indicted: Poll

Most Americans believe that a president should be able to be charged with a crime while in office, according to a new Quinnipiac Poll released Wednesday. Overall, 71 percent of respondents said that sitting presidents should be subject to indictment; 21 percent said they shouldn't. Forty-nine...

Thursday, December 20, 2018 - 9:20pm

Barack Obama and Joe Biden are men of 'Mystery' to this author

For anyone who looked at Barack Obama and Joe Biden and thought, “man, these guys look cool. They’d make a dynamic crime-busting duo,” Andrew Shaffer is your man with the plan. The catty, witty author behind “Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love” and “Literary...

Saturday, July 28, 2018 - 4:33pm

Everything you need to know about Naomi Biden, Joe Biden's granddaughter

Naomi Biden, the 24-year-old granddaughter of former Vice President Joe Biden, became known to internet audiences over the weekend, when President Trump's youngest daughter, Tiffany Trump, posted Instagram stories of the pair hanging out together in the Hamptons. What do we know about Naomi...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 3:56pm

Trump, 71, and Biden, 75, won't stop talking about beating each other up

Former Vice President Joe Biden stepped up to trash-talk President Trump on Tuesday night, and for a full day, the internet was riveted by a pissing contest between two septuagenarians. At an anti-sexual assault rally at the University of Miami, Biden made the surprising initial volley. "A...

Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 5:24pm

Joe Biden says he didn't want to be VP

Joe Biden didn’t want to be Obama’s right hand — the Robin to his Batman, the VP to his P — and was upfront about it when the former president asked him in 2008. Huff Post reports that during a Tuesday event in San Francisco promoting his memoir, "Promise Me, Dad: A...

Wednesday, January 10, 2018 - 1:20pm

Joe Biden brings 'American Promise' tour to Medford

Massachusetts is getting a double dose of Joe Biden this winter. The former vice president is heading back to the Bay State in 2018 when his "American Promise" tour stops in Medford. The famed politician has been hitting the road over the past few months to promote his recently published...

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 1:50pm

Mike Pence creates VP club with Biden, Cheney

While President Trump busies himself with alienating members of both political parties old and new, Vice President Mike Pence has quietly made himself a couple of besties: former VPs Joe Biden and Dick Cheney. Pence speaks with Biden on the phone at least once a month, and has talked frequently...

Friday, November 10, 2017 - 2:45pm

'You find yourself putting the bad memories out of your mind': Biden on loss of son

Joe Biden talked to Ellen DeGeneres in an emotional interview about writing the book Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose about facing the loss of his son Beau Biden. Joe Biden on Beau Biden Apologizing for sounding like a “typical dad,” the former vice...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:00pm

Is Joe Biden running for president in 2020? Here’s what he says

Former Vice President Joe Biden will be making an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday and we have a sneak peek at what the two talked about. The question on everyone’s mind as the Scranton, Pennsylvania-born politician promotes his new book Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope,...

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 3:49pm

Joe Biden posed in a lifeguard chair and Twitter went nuts

A nation in withdrawal from Joe Biden memes (and pictures of the former vice president just looking jolly) was sated yesterday, when he had a swimming pool named after him and dutifully provided a cute photo op. On Monday, the swimming pool in Biden's native Wilmington, Delaware, was redubbed...

Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 6:18pm

Former Vice President Biden to announce political action committee

Former Vice President Joe Biden will announce on Thursday the formation of a political action committee (PAC), a signal that he is at least considering a possible run for president in 2020, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. Biden's PAC will be called "American Possibilities"...

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 5:52pm

Joe Biden dons aviators, tells students they can change the country in Harvard Class Day speech

Before Harvard grads get to hear Mark Zuckerberg share his wisdom at the university’s commencement, they heard from former vice president Joe Biden at the school’s annual Class Day celebration. Biden, affectionately nicknamed “Uncle Joe” and the subject of many a meme,...

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 11:27am

Biden throws major shade at Hillary Clinton in speech

Last night, former Vice President Joe Biden morphed from America's beloved "Uncle Joe" to a crankier, more distant relative, taking Hillary Clinton to the verbal woodshed for her failed presidential campaign. "I never thought she was the correct candidate," he said at a...

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 4:02pm

Joe Biden is getting his own ice cream flavor

During his two terms as President Barack Obama's right-hand man, Joe Biden redefined the role of the vice president as someone who is completely adorable. (Although no statistics on this are available, consider that no other vice president has earned the affectionate sobriquet "Uncle...

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 5:31pm

Joe Biden to speak at Harvard's Class Day

Former Vice President Joe Biden will head to Harvard on May 24 to speak at the university’s 2017 Class Day. Biden, who before becoming former President Obama's No. 2 represented Delaware in the Senate, will speak to graduating seniors before their commencement, the school announced...

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 4:35pm

Former VP Joe Biden joins the faculty at UPenn

Former Vice President Joe Biden has accepted a position on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania, the school announced Tuesday.Biden will lead the new Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement, and will be the Benjamin Franklin Presidential Practice Professor.UPenn president Amy...

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 2:44am

Joe and Jill Biden to launch charitable Biden Foundation

"Uncle Joe" is not being idle now that he's moved out of No. 1 Observatory Circle.Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, are set to launch their charitable Biden Foundation on Wednesday, The Washington Post reported.Headquartered in Washington, D.C., the organization aims to fight...

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 4:44pm

POLL: Who should run for president in 2020?

We may be at the start of a new president's term, but that doesn't mean the politicial world can't begin speculating about the 2020 candidates.After a surprising loss, the Democrats have been reevaluting how they can recapture voters and later take back the White House in four years. So what...

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 5:00am