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Blunders Renew Questions About Biden's Discipline

POLITICS | By Josh Lederman | Oct 7
Vice President Joe Biden's supporters often brush off his slips of the tongue as byproducts of the speak-your-mind politics many Americans crave. But this time, Biden's verbal blunders are causing more than just a few rough headlines.

Seeking the Limelight, Biden Courts Key Dem Groups

POLITICS | Jul 23
Caught in Hillary Rodham Clinton's perpetual shadow, Joe Biden is working to boost his political profile among key Democratic voting blocs, a move that could help the vice president fashion himself as a more liberal alternative in 2016.

Biden: Gay Rights Take Precedence Over Culture

NATIONAL | By Jim Kuhnhenn | Jun 25
Seeking to mobilize a global front against anti-gay violence and discrimination, Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that protecting gay rights is a defining mark of a civilized nation and must trump national cultures and social traditions.

Biden Pushes for ENDA, Blasts Human Rights Abuses

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Mar 23
At a Human Rights Campaign Gala this weekend in Los Angeles, Vice President Joe Biden delivered a powerful speech to 1,000 guests, putting the world on blast for human rights abuses by focusing on the floundering Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Biden: Whole Nation Looking to Virginia Gov’s Race

POLITICS | By Josh Lederman and Philip Elliott | Nov 4
The entire nation is watching the state’s election for governor, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday, adding that a critical decision is at stake: whether Virginians choose progress or turn back the clock on women, gays and the middle class.

Biden Cancels Speech at LGBT Event Amid Shutdown

POLITICS | By Josh Lederman | Oct 3
Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.

Biden to Headline Human Rights Campaign Dinner

POLITICS | By Ken Thomas | Sep 27
Vice President Joe Biden is set to deliver the keynote address at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner next month.

Friendly Rivals, Biden and Clinton Share Spotlight

POLITICS | By Josh Lederman and Ken Thomas | Sep 26
One is a party luminary who draws intense political speculation wherever she goes. The other is the vice president of the United States, harboring his own higher ambitions.

Biden: Marriage Equality is the ’Civil Rights Issue of Our Day’

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 16
Vice President Joe Biden attended a steak-fry fundraiser for Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) on Sunday and, in a speech, called marriage equality the "issue of our day."

Biden Rouses VA Dems, Gives GOP a Tea Party Label

POLITICS | By Bob Lewis | Jun 29
Vice President Joe Biden continued a busy political pace Saturday, appearing with Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at the swing state’s premier party fundraiser and ridiculing this fall’s conservative Republican statewide ticket.

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