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Joe Biden: No True Friend of Working Men and Women

Jackson Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jackson Williams

Of all the presidential contenders lined up on the stage in last year's AFL-CIO Chicago debate, Biden was the only one who had voted for the 2005 bill.

Sam Stein

Obama Ad Uses Winking Palin (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain is out with his own attack ad Wednesday morning. Watch it here. The Obama campaign is directing reporters to an ad it released Wednesday...

Obama-Biden Trumps McCain-Rove

Erik Ose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Erik Ose

Biden's acceptance speech proved what the citizens of Delaware have known for a long time: Biden is a regular Joe with all-American family values who also happens to be a Senator.

Biden Camp Pressed Hard For VP Slot

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama's selection of Sen. Joe Biden to be his running mate reached a pivotal point in a secret meeting o...

Why Biden is Such an Important Pick for the Climate

Joseph Romm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph Romm

It has become increasingly clear that achieving a serious, binding international emissions treaty is even more politically implausible a task than passing serious, binding domestic legislation.

McCain vs Biden: Not All "Foreign Policy Experience" Is Created Equal

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

The past seven-plus years have shown us that "foreign policy experience," in and of itself, isn't all it's cracked up to be. For Exhibit A of this look no further than George Bush's most "experienced" foreign policy advisor: Dick Cheney. How's that working out?

Caroline Kennedy Discusses Biden, Being Part Of The VP Search Team (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Caroline Kennedy praised Joe Biden in an interview with Tom Brokaw on "Meet the Press," and also discussed how excited she was to be on the team that ...

Pawlenty: Obama Should Have Picked Petraeus

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty, who is on Sen. John McCain's (R-AZ) vice presidential short list, criticized Sen. Barack Obama (D-IL) yesterday for his s...

Obama's Mobile Moment

Jonathan Spalter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Spalter

By going around the news media and even bypassing its own massive email list, the Obama campaign is attempting to build a direct, personal, and immediate connection with voters.

McCain on Biden: Should have, didn't

David Weinberger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Weinberger

If McCain hadn't become Karl Rove's sockpuppet, this is what he might have said in response to the selection of Joe Biden as OBama's running mate...

Senator Biden is the Right Man at the Right Time

James P. Rubin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James P. Rubin

Biden knows that America is not just a military power but also a peacemaker. And he knows that American ideals must be tempered by a hard-headed realism about the way the world really works.

Nico Pitney

Hillary Clinton, GOP Senators Cheer Biden VP Pick | Nico Pitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama spokesman Bill Burton sends around warm statements about the Biden VP pick from three GOP Senators (who, it should be noted, buck the party's rh...

Reading The Pictures: He's Got Obama's Back

Michael Shaw | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Shaw

2008-08-23-shaw_biden_afgh.jpg Biden is one of the few liberals that could pull off a scene like this. Too bad American politics -- especially under GOP rules -- is so much about manhood, but that's how it's played.

Joe Biden Explains His 'Clean' Obama Comment -- to Jon Stewart

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Mitchell

Biden told Stewart that the "word that really got me in trouble" was calling Obama "clean....I should have said fresh. What I meant was he's got new ideas."

Why Joe Biden is Vital and the Right Choice

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Biden's competence will help Obama be able to remain Obama. Insider or not, Biden is liked by the country -- and he's smart.

Is Joe Biden Good For Labor? Mostly, Yes.

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

Where are the disagreements? Mostly over trade and immigration. Biden, initially, was a strong support of so-called "free trade" but he seems to have shifted his position a bit in the past few years.

It's Biden -- Ho-Hum

Richard Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Silverstein

When I think of the boring prospect of adding Joe Biden to the ticket, I look back fondly on the vice presidential candidacy of Lloyd Bentsen.

Obama VP Speech Introducing Biden: Read Full Text

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Remarks of Senator Barack Obama--as prepared for delivery Vice President Announcement Springfield, Illinois August 23, 2008 Nineteen months ago...

Pro-Choice Catholic Biden Fits with New Poll of Catholic Voters

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

Biden understands the American value of separating personal faith from public duty in our democracy, and his positions on sexual and reproductive health issues demonstrate that clearly.

Chet Edwards: Obama's Vice President?

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUG 22 -- Officials Say Edwards Is A Finalist: The rarely-mentioned Edwards is on Obama's short list, Democratic officials say. Democratic president...

'The best Biden I can be'

Christina Bellantoni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christina Bellantoni

That's what Sen. Joe Biden told us would be his political strategy when he announced his presidential bid in January 2007. A year later, he finished f...

Joe Biden Gets Call (Maybe. . .) and Yells: "Where is Blinken?"

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

Some in the Foreign Relations Committee office in the Senate have said that I should not read anything in to Antony Blinken being back in Washington. Right. . . Something is up -- and it's very good.

VP Joe Biden: Watch Video Highlights

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Now that Joe Biden has officially been tapped as Barack Obama's vice presidential nominee, it's worth looking back on some key video highlights from B...

Chet Edwards VP Finalist, Dem Officials Say

AP | LIZ SIDOTI and NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — On a day and night of political suspense, Delaware Sen. Joe Biden emerged as a leading contender Friday to become Barack Obama's vi...

Wait 'Til America Gets to Know Jill Biden

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

I can't wait til America gets to know Jill Biden. As down to earth and serious about education as they come. She's a working mom like many others around the country.