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Obama and Biden Work the Phones to Get Funding Deal Done

President Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. are calling Democratic lawmakers in an urgent effort to save a $ 1.1 trillion spending bill that the White House and Republicans say is a worthy compromise. Full News here – First Draft

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‘Cromnibus’ Highlights: IRS Cuts; No Raise for Biden; Break on School Lunches

In its package, Congress boosted spending on fighter jets, cut funding for the Internal Revenue Service and gave schools a temporary reprieve from school-meal rules advocated by First Lady Michelle Obama. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Honors Gala: A Big Deal, as Biden Might (More Colorfully) Say

Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a dinner at the State Department on Saturday for the Kennedy Center Honors, with guests like Sting and Bruno Mars. Full News here – First Draft

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U.S. Vice President Biden Vows to Bring Raid Victims’ Killers to Justice

Vice President Joe Biden vowed on Saturday that the U.S. government would bring to justice the al Qaeda militants responsible for the death of an American photojournalist. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Biden sees ‘less than even’ chance of nuclear deal with Iran

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Saturday there was a "less than even shot" of a nuclear deal with Iran but that it was still worth pursuing. Biden, speaking at a forum on the Middle East at the Brookings Institution think tank, rejected calls for more sanctions against Tehran over its […]

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Being Biden Vol. 17: Standing with Ukraine

The audio series Being Biden is an opportunity for the Vice President to give you a window into his daily life, and share some of his most memorable experiences. In this episode, Vice President Biden talks about what it was like on his recent trip to Ukraine to visit a memorial that honored those who […]

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Anti-Government Protest Forces Biden to Skip a Kiev Stop

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. had to beat a hasty retreat on Friday at the sight of an unruly crowd of Ukrainians in Kiev protesting the new government amid continuing unrest in that former Soviet republic. Full News here – First Draft

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VP Debate: Biden Says ‘Facts Matter’ About Iran – Elections 2012 – Politics Informer Video

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stressed that “facts matter” when dealing with Iran’s pursuit of a nuclear weapon. Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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Biden urges Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden criticized Russia on Friday for its role in eastern Ukraine, urging Moscow to uphold a cease-fire in the war-torn region as he visited Kiev on the anniversary of the country’s anti-government protests. Full News here – FOX News

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Joe Biden Went Too Far In Boasts About Job Growth, Deficit Reduction

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Vice President Joe Biden went too far in boasts about job growth and deficit reduction. Biden was the keynote speaker at the AFL-CIO and American Federation of Teachers Summit on Career and Technical Education and Workforce Development on Nov. 13. His comments centered on job opportunities and education, […]

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