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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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Email from Vice President Biden: “A Sacred Obligation”

Earlier today, Vice President Biden sent this message to the White House email list in honor of Veterans Day. Didn't get it? Make sure you sign up for email updates here. Mike Erwin saw tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. And when he got home, he kept on serving. When he came home, he […]

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Vice President Joe Biden Speaks at Arlington National Cemetery

The Most Tested Among Us: Vice President Biden Pays Tribute to Our Nation’s Veterans

Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks on Veterans Day, in the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. November 11, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) “As a nation, we have a lot of obligations — to the young, to the old, to all the poor.  But there’s no obligation that is truly sacred […]

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Biden, Hagel Salute America’s Veterans

Top U.S. officials attended Veteran’s Day events in Washington on Tuesday, with Vice President Joe Biden speaking to a gathering at Arlington Cemetery and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addressing veterans and others at the Vietnam War memorial. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Biden: Military veterans are ‘spine of the nation’

Vice President Joe Biden is saluting military veterans, calling them not only the heart and soul, but the spine of the nation. Full News here – FOX News

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Biden addresses a high-level summit during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York

Biden predicts U.S. Democrats will keep Senate: CNN

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Joe Biden predicted Democrats would retain control of the U.S. Senate in Tuesday's congressional elections but said that whatever happens, Republicans would have to work harder to make sure things get done in Washington. In an interview with CNN, Biden said he did not agree with forecasters who say […]

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Bill Richardson: Senate Will Be Split And Biden Will Break The Tie

FMR. GOV. BILL RICHARDSON (D-NM): I've said before that I think if Jeb Bush is the candidate we, the Democrats, have to be very concerned, because he is a moderate. He is appealing to Hispanic votes that are going to keep growing. I keep coming back to this. And we're a cyclical country, Martha, eight […]

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Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Joplin High School dedication ceremony

Vice President Biden at the Reopening of Joplin High School: “We Never Stop. And We Always Rebuild.”

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the Joplin High School dedication ceremony in Joplin, Missouri, October 3, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) The tornado that hit Joplin, Missouri on May 22, 2011 lasted 32 minutes and caused damage for 13 miles. At its widest point, the path of the tornado stretched a […]

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Vice President Joe Biden at L.A. Baking Company

Vice President Biden: No One Who Works 40 Hours a Week Should Live in Poverty

Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a minimum wage roundtable with Mayor Eric Garcetti, at the LA Baking Company, in Los Angeles, California. October 7, 2014. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann) "No one in America should be working 40 hours a week and living below the poverty level. No one. No one." – […]

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