3:17 PM, Oct 16, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Vice President Joe Biden talked about the trouble the middle class is having during the Barack Obama presidency at an event earlier today in Philadelphia:
"The middle class is getting killed," Biden said.
"In the last ten years, average salary of the middle class in America according to Standard & Poor's has gone up 14 cents."
11:42 AM, Oct 7, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
It turns out, no one in Los Angeles knows who Vice President Joe Biden is. A segment from Jimmy Kimmel:
11:35 AM, Oct 7, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
President Obama may not be, in his words, "on the ballot" this November, but that doesn't mean he's not on the campaign trail.
5:47 PM, Oct 6, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
A Nevada man complained to Vice President Joe Biden that it's hard for small businesses to operate these days:
"It's real hard for the small businesses," said the Nevada man. "It's not so easy."
He added, "Right now it's very hard for a small business to make it--and everybody."
"Yeah," said Biden, seemingly in agreement.
"It is very hard," the man said.
The vice president is in Las Vegas, Nevada today.
3:33 PM, Oct 3, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Speaking today in Joplin, Missouri, VIce President Joe Biden overstated the deaths there in the 2011 tornado by 160,839:
"161,000 brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, grandparents lost," said the vice president.
But as Reuters reported in 2011, the death toll was in fact 161:
3:04 PM, Oct 3, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Vice President Joe Biden, speaking earlier today at the Chamber of Commerce, talked of inner city Detroit women from the "hood," which is apparently slang for neighborhood:
12:04 PM, Oct 3, 2014 • By JERYL BIER
Speaking at the John F. Kennedy Forum at Harvard Kennedy School in Boston, Massachusetts last night, Vice President Joe Bidengave an extensive rundown of foreign policy challenges and crises that the world and the Obama administration are facing today.
9:13 AM, Oct 3, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Vice President Joe Biden sought sympathy with the vice president of the Harvard student body about being second in command: "Isn't it a bitch?" He clarified, "the vice president thing."
Video via Andrew Kaczynski of BuzzFeed.
12:01 PM, Sep 28, 2014 • By LEE SMITH
On Friday Colin Kahl was named Vice President Joe Biden’s national security adviser and deputy assistant to the president. Kahl previously served in the Obama administration as deputy assistant secretary of defense for the Middle East between 2009-2011, but is probably best known for his work outside of government—in particular, for advocating containment of a nuclear Iran, and for his part in trying to remove the recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel from the 2012 Democratic platform.
3:51 PM, Sep 24, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Vice President Joe Biden is headed next week to Boston for an "event." The White House did not say what kind of event the vice president plans to attend.
Here's the announcement from the White House:
Vice President Biden to Travel to Boston, Massachusetts
10:19 AM, Sep 21, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Vice President Joe Biden spent the weekend in Aspen at a private equity conference. That's a fact the White House tried to downplay.
This is his how Biden's official public schedule read:
Saturday, September 20, 2014
11:13 AM, Sep 19, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
At a women's conference in Washington, Vice President Joe Biden touted Bob Packwood, a politician brought down by a sexual harassment scandal:
1:46 PM, Sep 17, 2014 • By DANIEL HALPER
Speaking in Iowa today, Vice President Joe Biden touted the "wisest man in the Orient." Here's video:
"You know, on the way back from Mumbai to go meet with President Xi in China, I stopped in Singapore to meet with a guy name Lee Kuan Yew, who most foreign policy experts around the world say is the wisest man in the Orient," the vice president shouted.