Biden Articles


Putin, Biden, and the GOP

Oct 05, 2015

Let me risk ridicule by mentioning the ruthless Vladimir Putin and the clueless Joe Biden in the same sentence: The emergence of Putin abroad and Biden at home could reshape the 2016 Republican presidential race.

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No Love For Obama

3:28 PM, Sep 09, 2015

Hillary Clinton, speaking at the Brookings Institution Wednesday morning, took some hard jabs at the Obama admini

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Biden Gets Handsy, Again

1:06 PM, Feb 17, 2015

Joe Biden got a little too close for comfort with another woman who doesn't know him today. At the swearing-in ceremony of defense secretary Ash Carter, Biden put his hands on the shoulders of Carter's wife and apparently leaned in to whisper something in her ear:

Joe Biden really loves whispering in the ears of females http://t.co/2krgzQbkAs pic.twitter.com/OLXDzkuX35

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Politics: The Family Business

11:15 AM, Apr 18, 2014

Beau Biden, son of Joe, will, as Sean Sullivan of the Washington Post reports, be running for governor in Delaware in 2016, further confirming that the impulse to a career in “public service” is genetic and hereditary.

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Bidens Donate $2,000 of Clothing, Boots, Toys, Pottery, Etc. to Goodwill

1:59 PM, Apr 12, 2013

"The Bidens contributed $7,190 to charity in 2012," the White House revealed today. A look at the Bidens joint filing reveals that $2,000 of that donation was in the form of "donated property" given to Goodwill in Wilmington, Delaware.

Here's the relevant form, from the Bidens' tax return:

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Liberalism, Manic & Depressive

Oct 22, 2012

In the first presidential debate of 2012, we saw, up close and personal, what Harvey Mansfield called in last week’s issue the ennui of Barack Obama. Obama’s ennui is related to his dislike for the real challenges of governing. More fundamentally, his ennui reflects his declinism. What’s exciting about governing for the next four years if it’s just going to involve managing austerity at home and decline abroad?

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Biden Looks Ahead to 2016 Election

9:57 AM, Aug 20, 2012

Vice President Joe Biden is looking ahead to the 2016 presidential election, according to a new ebook by Glenn Thrush. 

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Morning Jay: Why Did Biden Play the Race Card?

5:00 AM, Aug 17, 2012

What to make of Joe Biden’s apparent racial demagoguery this week in Danville, Virginia?

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Joe Biden Takes Another Week Off!

7:25 AM, Aug 06, 2012

Joe Biden is taking another week off.

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Why Not the Best?

May 28, 2012

This issue of The Weekly Standard features advice from Yuval Levin and Jay Cost for Mitt Romney in his presidential race. A Romney victory is devoutly to be desired. But a truly grand victory requires worthy opponents. Barack Obama is one. With all due respect to our affable vice president, Joe Biden is not. 

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Report: Biden Had to Apologize to Obama for Forcing Him to Support Gay Marriage

Biden reassures everyone Obama is still the "leader" on gay marriage.
6:16 PM, May 10, 2012

Bloomberg reports that Biden went to Obama yesterday morning to apologize for painting him into a corner on gay marriage:

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Friendly Rivals?

The Chinese challenge to American power.
Sep 05, 2011

There have been two major books published this summer on relations between the United States and China: Henry Kissinger’s On China and this one. And while Kissinger himself has had an immense impact on how those relations have unfolded over the past four decades, Aaron L. Friedberg’s volume will  likely be far more important in laying out the path forward.

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Happy Hour: Why a U.S. Government Shutdown is Worth it

7:03 PM, Feb 25, 2011

Why a U.S. government shutdown is worth it

Biden: “When a state engages in atrocity, it forfeits its sovereignty.”

Pelosi writes a resolution honoring herself.

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