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A Win on Marriage for Obama

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

Obama's position on marriage equality changes the policy debate on this issue, probably permanently. Not only is it good to see that the president supports equality for all Americans, but Obama's statement throws down a challenge for future bigots and enshrines marriage equality as the Democratic position.

Both Sides: Caro on LBJ-BHO, Huff/Matalin on a Gay Week

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.13.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgHuffington/Matalin discuss how the shunned VP found his voice "in the crack of a gunshot." What can Obama learn from a "political genius" who unified the country on rights but divided it over war?

Marriage Equality: Our Rights Are Not Up for Debate!

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

While many of our political leaders debate issues of marriage equality, I do not believe that the rights of minoritized people should be up for debate and should be settled on in the voting booth.

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

Domenick Scudera | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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?

Biden Makes Interesting Admission To Student

Real Clear Politics | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden admits that the government intervening with the free market and providing subsidies for students to attend college have contr...

The Vice President's Comin' To Town.. & To Your Radio Dial!

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 01.19.2012 | Los Angeles

As a reliably Democratic state, it's not very often that California gets love (and by love, we mean visits) from presidents, vice presidents and candi...

2011 Obama Foreign Policy Report Card

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 02.26.2012 | Politics
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Our peripatetic Secretary of State remains the Obama Administration's global superstar as an emissary extraordinaire despite somewhat tardy focus on Syria's revolt and the unfulfilled diplomacy of her own designated Middle East and AfPak policy czars.

Liberals Our Affair With Jon Huntsman Is Over

Michelle Kraus | Posted 02.06.2012 | Politics
Michelle Kraus

Yep, not kidding as many high net worth donors revealed their not-so-secret yearning for Huntsman while still others were willing to consider a blended to ticket with Obama/Huntsman for 2012. That went kaput.

Biden Wishes Santorum 'Good Luck'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden wished Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum 'good luck' Thursday at a dinner in Concord, N.H. Biden was speaking a...

Political Odd Couple Meeting For 'Personal' Dinner

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden is hosting House Majority Leader Eric Cantor for dinner on Wednesday. The meeting between Biden and the Virg...

Joe Biden Isn't Sure Who Van Jones Is

Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

Vice President Joe Biden made remarks Tuesday on a local radio show that suggested he didn't know who former White House adviser Van Jones was. Whe...

Three Things Obama Can Do to Win Re-Election

Gary Shapiro | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

For the coming campaign, he should switch out Vice President Biden with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

Biden Due In Chicago For Fundraising Events

Posted 11.20.2011 | Chicago

Just one day after his predecessor was in town promoting his autobiography, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is due in Chicago for two re-election campai...

Michael McAuliff

Budget Dem: $2.4 Trillion Cut Is Not Good Enough | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate's Democratic Budget Chairman drew his own line in the sand of raising the nation's debt limit Tuesday, saying he'll oppose an...

What's Going On in Your Mind? Congressman Patrick Kennedy Brings the Best and the Brightest to Boston for a "Moonshot Moment"

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Reardon

On the anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's moonshot speech, there is considerable hope in Boston. Fifty years later, another Kennedy has brought us to the brink of a new frontier.

Amanda Terkel

LISTEN: Biden Fires Up Union Activists: Organized Labor Keeps 'Barbarians From The Gate' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Biden gave the Obama administration's most forceful statement of solidarity with organized labor in its current battles a...

Wisconsin Is Front Line of GOP War on Democrats, So Where Are the National Democrats?

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

It's time the Democrats recognize that the GOP has declared war on them and their core constituencies. The cower and cave strategy has never worked in the past, and it won't work now.

Wael Ghonim and the Saga of Democracy in Egypt

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Wael Ghonim's honor and honesty stands in stark contrast to the callow smear campaign escalated this week by the Mubarak regime against Tahrir Square's democracy protesters.

Joe Biden Reacts To The Onion's Mockery

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In an interview with Yahoo! News, Vice President Joe Biden admitted that he has seen The Onion's ongoing coverage of him, and seemed alternately tickl...

Biden Invites Nation's Ladies To Discuss Taxes At Rustic Tahoe Chalet (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Vice President Joe Biden has an amazing weekend planned, as long as the nation's (single) ladies are game: a secluded retreat at a rustic lodge in Lak...

Friday Talking Points [141] -- Rahm's Exit Contest Winner Announced

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I will begin today's column by drying a tear as we all wish Rahm Emanuel a fond farewell. Actually, I am lying. I am drying no tears for Rahm becaus...

"It's Not the Numbers, It's the Strategy." Vice President Biden, November 2009

Matthew Hoh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Matthew Hoh

If this December's review is nothing more than a repeat of last year's incomplete decision making process, then the United States and her interests will be done a disservice by our nation's leaders, both uniformed and civilian.

Afghanistan: At the Very Least, There Should Be Extensive Congressional Hearings

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

For those who believe the Afghanistan war must continue to be prosecuted, hearings would be a chance to make that point, show that it can withstand scrutiny, and bolster support for the war among the American people.

Fire General McChrystal

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

Let's face it. McChrystal has destroyed his working relationship with everyone who is not actually under his command. For that alone, he should be fired. But the problem goes deeper than that.

This Earth Day, it's about Hip Hop and Hard Hats

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

On April 22nd, 1970, twenty million Americans took action for the first Earth Day, marking the unofficial birth of the modern environmental movement. ...