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Joe Biden's Remarkable Comment: Gay Marriage Is 'The Issue of Our Day'

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 11.17.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Who would have predicted just five years ago that potential contenders for the Democratic Party's 2016 presidential nomination would be knocking each other over -- in Iowa, no less -- trying to prove that they were the first to champion gay marriage?

Biden Calls Gay Marriage 'The Issue Of Our Day'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 09.16.2013 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden retreaded his support for gay marriage in a speech at Sen. Tom Harkin's (D-Iowa) annual steak-fry fundraiser on Sunday. In...

Joe Biden: Transgender Discrimination Is 'The Civil Rights Issue Of Our Time'

The Huffington Post | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden said transgender discrimination is "the civil rights issue of our time" during a visit to a Florida field offic...

No, Biden Never Apologized to Obama for Getting Out Ahead on Gay Marriage

Steve Clemons | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics
Steve Clemons

When the history of gay rights and the Obama administration is written and the president's important endorsement of gay marriage is explored, it will be contestable (and wrong) to include the vignette that Biden apologized to Obama for a principled and important civil rights view that Biden personally held.

Political 'Sorry List' Gets Even Longer

AP | CONNIE CASS | Posted 07.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It's a sorry list. This week's apologies from Mitt Romney and Joe Biden are just the latest in a colorful history of politicians r...

WATCH: Stewart Analyzes The Evolution Of Fox News' Gay Rights Coverage

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 07.11.2012 | Comedy

President Obama officially endorsed same-sex marriage Wednesday after his hand was more or less forced by comments Vice President Joe Biden made in an...

Biden Reportedly Apologized To Obama Over Remarks

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 07.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Shortly before President Barack Obama voiced his support for gay marriage, Vice President Joe Biden apologized to the president for...

Biden Reportedly Apologized To Obama Over Remarks

The New York Times | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A few hours before President Obama offered his historic endorsement of same-sex marriage on Wednesday, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr...

Jennifer Bendery

Obama: Biden 'Got Out A Little Bit Over His Skis' On Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama conceded Thursday that Vice President Joe Biden forced his hand in endorsing same-sex marriage sooner than he wou...

Obama's Gay Marriage Rollout

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
Chris Weigant

What we just witnessed, capped this morning by President Barack Obama's statement of support for gay marriage, was nothing more than the introduction of a new (political) product. It was a "new and improved" product rollout -- nothing more, nothing less.

Focusing on Nonissues Is the Real National Threat

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics
Charles Karel Bouley

We are not the United States of America; it seems we are not united on anything. Our ignorance about real issues and the elevation of nonissues such as GLBT marriage or birth control could be our undoing. 

Media Figures Respond To Obama Endorsing Gay Marriage

Posted 05.09.2012 | Media

Media figures tweeted their reactions on Wednesday as news broke that President Obama endorsed same-sex marriage. "Good Morning America's" Robin Ro...

Not Quite Comfortable, But Evolving: An Open Letter To Vice President Biden

Domenick Scudera | Posted 07.09.2012 | Gay Voices
Domenick Scudera

I just consulted with some friends, and they made me realize that maybe I am not as comfortable with you as I thought I was. It would be more appropriate for me to say that my opinions about you are evolving. Why don't you get back to me sometime after the election?

No Easy Answers for Obama on Gay Marriage

Wayne Besen | Posted 07.08.2012 | Gay Voices
Wayne Besen

The activist side of me wants him to embrace marriage equality today. Nevertheless, the pragmatic part of me wonders whether Obama embracing gay marriage will harm his chances in the nine swing states that will decide this election.

Did Biden Go Rogue?

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

When Joe Biden said Sunday that he is "comfortable" with same-sex marriage, the White House was quick to tamp down on his comments, insisting that the...

Hillary Compares VP Job To First Lady

Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

Joe Biden may need to keep his mouth shut and support President Obama, according to Hillary Clinton. “Being a vice president is kind of like bei...

WATCH: Anderson Cooper Calls Out Obama Over Gay Marriage

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 05.08.2012 | Media

Anderson Cooper called out President Obama and Vice President Biden on his Monday show over the White House's recent twists and turns on gay marriage....

1 In 6 Obama Bundlers Are Gay

The Washington Post | George F. Will May 5, 2012 | Posted 07.08.2012 | Politics

When asked about his views on same-sex marriage, Vice President Biden said he is "absolutely comfortable" with men marrying men and women marrying wom...

Joe Biden's Latest Gaffe

Al Eisele | Posted 07.07.2012 | Politics
Al Eisele

It's clear that Biden has committed the cardinal sin of vice presidents -- thinking they can speak freely and not expect voters to think they're speaking for their boss.

Biden: Gay Marriage 'Inevitable'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP)-- Vice President Joe Biden said Friday that the country is evolving on the issue of gay marriage and he thinks it's inevitable there w...