7:01 AM, Mar 7, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
The White House announced that Vice President Joe Biden would spend the weekend vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It's his second vacation there in three months.
His White House schedule reads:
DAILY GUIDANCE FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT
Friday, March 7 – Sunday, March 9
The Vice President and Dr. Jill Biden will visit the U.S. Virgin Islands. There are no public events scheduled.
And as Geoff Earle of the New York Post reported on December 27, the vice president spent New Year's on the U.S. Virgin Islands.
"Vice President Biden doesn’t have to worry about playing second fiddle to his boss when it comes to tropical vacations," Earle reported.
"President Obama’s No. 2, and 2016 presidential prospect, jets Friday to the U.S. Virgin Islands aboard Air Force Two, the White House announced Thursday night. He’ll be there through New Year’s.
"That puts Biden just steps away from some of the Caribbean’s best snorkeling at the same time Obama is strolling Hawaii’s spectacular golf courses and hiking trails."
8:37 AM, Feb 28, 2014 • By MICHAEL WARREN
The White House's Let's Move campaign released the following video of President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden spending time together through exercise. Watch the video below:
9:09 PM, Feb 25, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
During a celebration of African-American History Month, Vice President Joe Biden said, "I may be a white boy, but I can jump." The comments were made at Biden's home, the Naval Observatory.
Via the pool report:
8:59 PM, Feb 19, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Vice President Joe Biden admitted that the number of Obamacare enrollees will likely fall short by one or two million people.
"We may not get to seven million, we may get to five or six, but that's a hell of a start," Biden told folks in a Minneapolis cafe today. "I'm here to say thanks."
The Obama adminstration hoped that seven million people would enroll in Obamacare during the first open-enrollment period.
1:04 PM, Feb 19, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
As the clock ticks down toward the end of Obamacare's first open enrollment period on March 31, the White House continues to invest considerable resources in publicizing the president's signature domestic program.
3:46 PM, Feb 14, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
Vice President Biden spoke to Democratic members of the House of Representatives. He was upbeat and feisty, as Emma Dumain of Roll Call reports, telling his audience that:
1:53 PM, Feb 10, 2014 • By GEOFFREY NORMAN
Vice President Biden going off unscripted always makes a day more interesting. In his most recent bit of spontaneity, he says what in the mouth of a civilian would be a commonplace observation:
10:01 AM, Jan 31, 2014 • By JAY COST
Another poll shows Hillary Clinton leading the pack of would-be Democratic nominees by an outsized margin. This one is courtesy of ABC News-Washington Post, which has her at 73 percent support among would-be Democratic voters—with Joe Biden trailing at just 12 percent.
What to make of this?
10:39 PM, Jan 28, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Almost immediately after tonight's State of the Union Address, Vice President Joe Biden sent an email to supporters of the Democratic party asking for money.
"Friend," Biden wrote, "I am so proud to stand with Barack tonight. If you are too, chip in $3 or more to support Democrats, and let's go follow through."
9:26 AM, Jan 18, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
Vice President Joe Biden addressed the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Thursday and reminisced about the state of the industry before
12:12 PM, Jan 16, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Vice President Joe Biden thanked the executive chairman of Ford at today's North American International Auto Show for "saving our ass." The event took place in Detroit.
Via the pool report:
Vice President Joe Biden toured the North American International Auto Show for more than 30 minutes after making remarks in Detroit. The show remained open to invited people with tickets -- but it doesn't open to the general public until Saturday.
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12:51 PM, Dec 13, 2013 • By DANIEL HALPER
Vice President Joe Biden joked about becoming a "co-president" with Barack Obama.
“I kind of like that notion of co-presidents. But I couldn’t talk Barack into it,” Biden said Thursday night at a U.S. Global Leadership Coalition dinner, according to Josh Rogin. “That’s a good idea, I’ll have to bring this up with Barack at lunch.”