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Biden arrives in Greece at pivotal timeupdated: Mon Dec 05 2011 05:53:00

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden will meet Monday with Greek President Karolos Papoulias and Prime Minister Lucas Papademos as the nation's new interim government seeks to halt the country's economic upheaval that has had ripple effects across the globe.

Pakistan must do more in al Qaeda fight, Biden saysupdated: Mon Sep 12 2011 11:18:00

Pakistan has been an unreliable ally of the United States in the war against al Qaeda and other extremist organizations, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden told CNN in an interview set to air in full Monday night.

Israel to investigate timing of settlement announcementupdated: Sun Mar 14 2010 12:04:00

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has set up a team to investigate why officials announced new settlement construction in disputed territory while U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was visiting the country.

CNNMoney: Biden: Hospitals ante up for health careupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 12:50:00

Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that a deal has been reached with hospitals to help fund health care reform.

Biden cheers deal with hospitals on health care reformupdated: Wed Jul 08 2009 12:12:00

Vice President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that a deal has been reached with hospitals to help fund health care reform.

King: Strong talk on economy, health care, Palinupdated: Mon Jul 06 2009 09:23:00

Sometimes it's not what you say but how you say it. It's a test applied quite a bit in recent days to Sarah Palin's stunning announcement that she is stepping down as Alaska's governor -- and one worth applying to several of Sunday's many news-making conversations.

Iraqis want educational, scientific assistance, says VP Bidenupdated: Sat Jul 04 2009 23:33:00

Iraqis "want us want us to be engaged with them in helping them realize their potential," said Vice President Joe Biden after leaving Baghdad on Saturday.

Biden expresses 'doubts' about Iranian electionupdated: Sun Jun 14 2009 22:08:00

Vice President Joe Biden expressed doubts Sunday about the validity of Iran's presidential election, but said it will take time to analyze the results.

CNNMoney: Biden: Taxing health benefits 'not the way to go'updated: Sun Jun 14 2009 18:19:00

Vice President Joe Biden said Sunday that the Obama administration opposes taxing the medical benefits employers provide workers to pay for health care reform, but he refused to rule it out entirely.

Biden: 'I wouldn't fly'updated: Mon May 04 2009 11:39:00

Vice President Biden makes a surprising comment about traveling in confined spaces.

Commentary: Biden's voice feeds flu hysteriaupdated: Mon May 04 2009 11:39:00

The Obama administration forgot the first rule in a crisis: Never send Vice President Joe Biden to calm people's fears.

Commentary: It's time to end flu hysteriaupdated: Fri May 01 2009 13:10:00

The Obama administration forgot the first rule in a crisis: Never send Vice President Joe Biden to calm people's fears.

Avoid 'confined spaces' such as planes, Biden saysupdated: Thu Apr 30 2009 16:12:00

Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday morning he has advised his family to avoid "confined places" such as aircraft, subways and classrooms because of the swine flu risk.

Borger: What surprises Biden the mostupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 09:01:00

During the presidential campaign, vice presidential candidate Joe Biden loved to remind us all of his working-class roots -- born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, son of a car dealership manager.

Vice President Biden on CNNupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 09:01:00

Vice President Joe Biden sits down for an exclusive interview with "The Situation Room."

Biden, Central American leaders hold talks in Costa Ricaupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 13:36:00

Vice President Joseph Biden is meeting Monday with Costa Rican President Oscar Arias and other Central American leaders to discuss U.S. aid to the area, the war on drugs and the global economic downturn.

Biden meets leaders ahead of G-20 summitupdated: Fri Mar 27 2009 13:54:00

Five days before world leaders meet in England for the G-20 Summit, Vice President Joe Biden is attending a two-day conference in Chile that includes seven Latin American and European heads of state.

Social Security, SSI recipients to receive $250 check in Mayupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 14:41:00

An estimated 50 million Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients will receive their one-time $250 economic stimulus check starting in early May -- several weeks ahead of schedule, Vice President Joe Biden announced Thursday.

Vice president's mother in hospitalupdated: Sun Mar 15 2009 22:07:00

Vice President Joe Biden's 91-year-old mother was hospitalized Sunday after a fall at her home in Delaware, according to Biden's office.

Biden rolls out $1.3 billion for Amtrakupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 22:07:00

Vice President Joe Biden continued the administration's rollout of the recently passed economic stimulus package Friday, highlighting $1.3 billion in federal funding for Amtrak.

Biden NATO visitupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 15:08:00

Vice President Biden makes remarks during a NATO visit in Brussels, Belgium.

Biden promises 'new tone' in U.S. foreign affairsupdated: Sat Feb 07 2009 14:40:00

Vice President Joe Biden emphasized a "new tone" in Washington and around the world as he delivered his first major speech Saturday in Munich, Germany.

Biden promises 'new tone'updated: Sat Feb 07 2009 14:40:00

Vice President Joe Biden emphasized a 'new tone' around the world as he spoke in Germany.

Preston on Politics: Obama's 'Senate man'updated: Wed Jan 21 2009 15:40:00

It was a beautiful autumn day when I bumped into Sen. Joe Biden outside the U.S. Capitol, and I was desperately looking for information about questions that at the time were unanswerable.

Biden becomes vice presidentupdated: Wed Jan 21 2009 15:40:00

Joe Biden is sworn in as the nation's vice president.

Dispatches from Obama's train trip to the inaugurationupdated: Sat Jan 17 2009 23:25:00

President-elect Barack Obama on Saturday retraced part of the train route taken by his political hero Abraham Lincoln to his inauguration in 1861 from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Washington, where Obama will be sworn in on Tuesday as the nation's 44th president..

Iraqi VP questions Biden on Obama's Gaza stanceupdated: Tue Jan 13 2009 14:03:00

One of Iraq's two vice presidents raised concerns over President-elect Barack Obama's "silence" on Gaza during a meeting with U.S. Vice President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday.

Biden meets with Iraqi leader in Baghdadupdated: Mon Jan 12 2009 10:09:00

Vice President-elect Joe Biden on Monday met with Iraqi President Jalal Talabani in Baghdad, the president's office confirmed.

Biden to chair economic transition team meetingupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 21:04:00

Vice President-elect Joe Biden will chair a meeting of the presidential transition team's top economic advisers on Tuesday, as the incoming administration tries to craft and sell an expected $775 billion economic recovery package to Congress, CNN learned.

Biden talks economy, roleupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 21:04:00

Vice President-elect Biden talks with Larry King about the challenges facing the Obama administration.

Biden says he'll be different vice presidentupdated: Mon Dec 22 2008 12:06:00

In an interview with CNN's Larry King that will air at 9 p.m. ET Monday, Vice President-elect Joseph Biden discussed what role he will play in decision-making at the White House. Biden also said the U.S. will remove combat troops from Iraq within two years.

Biden beats Obama in puppy raceupdated: Mon Dec 15 2008 17:11:00

While the country is fixated on what kind of dog President-elect Barack Obama's family will get when they move into the White House, his Vice President-elect Joe Biden quietly picked out a puppy of his own last week.

Biden shares stage with heavy hittersupdated: Tue Dec 02 2008 07:13:00

In Washington, power is measured by access to the president, and as Barack Obama's team fills up with heavyweights, some are wondering if Vice President-elect Joe Biden is running out of room.

What is Biden's role?updated: Tue Dec 02 2008 07:13:00

As Barack Obama's team fills up with heavyweights, what will Joe Biden's role be? CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

Obama, Biden appoint advisersupdated: Sat Nov 15 2008 15:32:00

A longtime friend of Barack and Michelle Obama's has been appointed as a senior adviser to the incoming president.

Commentary: What Obama should do with Bidenupdated: Tue Nov 11 2008 09:06:00

Now that he is president-elect, Barack Obama must start thinking about what to do with Joe Biden. Hidin' Biden: Reining In a Voluble No. 2updated: Wed Oct 29 2008 12:00:00

Though Obama's campaign struggles to keep his voluble running mate in check, Biden has been valuable in connecting with swing-state voters

News anchor on Biden interview: 'I'm a journalist'updated: Tue Oct 28 2008 15:58:00

A Florida TV anchor became an Internet sensation this week when she pressed Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden about whether Sen. Barack Obama's policies were Marxist.

Biden: You must be kiddingupdated: Tue Oct 28 2008 15:58:00

Sen. Joe Biden laughs off a WFTV reporter's question about Sen. Barack Obama's so-called Marxist principles.

McCain ad targets Bidenupdated: Sat Oct 25 2008 17:06:00

A new John McCain ad targets Joe Biden's recent comments that an international crisis is looming.

Democratic VP nominee Biden releases medical recordsupdated: Wed Oct 22 2008 13:24:00

Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden, 65, released his medical records Monday, detailing the treatment of two brain aneurysms in 1988 and other, mostly minor medical problems.

Explaining Biden's aneurysmsupdated: Wed Oct 22 2008 13:24:00

Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains brain aneurysms such as the one suffered 20 years ago by Sen. Joe Biden.

CNN Classroom Edition: Joe Biden Revealedupdated: Sun Oct 19 2008 09:58:00

Record the CNN Presents Classroom Edition: Joe Biden Revealed when it airs commercial-free on October 20, 2008, from approximately 4:10-- 5:00 a.m. ET on CNN. (A short feature begins at 4:00 a.m. and precedes the program.)

Debate analysis: Palin spoke at 10th-grade level, Biden at eighthupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 22:12:00

An analysis carried out by a language monitoring service said Friday that Gov. Sarah Palin spoke at a more than ninth-grade level and Sen. Joseph Biden spoke at a nearly eighth-grade level in Thursday night's debate between the vice presidential candidates.

Commentary: The pit bull is backupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 17:47:00

Thank God we are not talking about Sarah Palin being a "woman" today and dissecting whether Joe Biden acted appropriately toward her.

Transcript of Palin, Biden debateupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 16:10:00

The vice presidential candidates, Democratic Sen. Joe Biden and Republican Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, debated in St. Louis, Missouri, Thursday night. Gwen Ifill of PBS was the debate moderator. Here is a transcript of that debate:

Palin, Biden debate: Part 1updated: Fri Oct 03 2008 16:10:00

Sen. Joe Biden and Gov. Sarah Palin face off in St. Louis at the only vice presidential debate of the campaign. (Part 1)

Debate poll says Biden won, Palin beat expectationsupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 07:58:00

A national poll of people who watched the vice presidential debate Thursday night suggests that Democratic Sen. Joe Biden won, but also says Republican Gov. Sarah Palin exceeded expectations.

The VP debate: Analysisupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 07:53:00

CNN contributor Carl Bernstein talks to Melissa Long about the first and only vice presidential debate.

Biden touts experience, Palin pushes 'maverick' recordupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 07:53:00

Sen. Joe Biden gave a knowledgeable but restrained performance in Thursday night's vice presidential debate, while Gov. Sarah Palin sought to show that her accomplishments as governor and mayor prove she is qualified for the job. Klein: Palin Was Fine, but This Debate Was No Contest updated: Fri Oct 03 2008 01:00:00

She did fine, I suppose.

'We will end this war'updated: Fri Oct 03 2008 00:37:00

Sen. Joe Biden says Sen. Barack Obama has a plan to end the conflict in Iraq.

Biden puts McCain, not Palin, in cross hairsupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 00:37:00

Sen. Joe Biden was debating Gov. Sarah Palin on Thursday night, but the Democratic vice presidential candidate known for attack-dog instincts saved his bites for Sen. John McCain. Poll: Palin Less Popular with Women Voters Than with Menupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 00:00:00

A new TIME poll shows Sarah Palin is especially unpopular among likely women voters Debate Report Card: Joe Bidenupdated: Fri Oct 03 2008 00:00:00

Substance: The Vice-Presidential-Debate Report Cardsupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 23:00:00

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Biden, Palin have different missions in debateupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 20:29:00

Democratic Sen. Joe Biden and Republican Gov. Sarah Palin each have a mission this week: Attack the opposing party's candidate for president and boost their own party's man. Biden's Debate Challenge: Keeping His Mouth Shutupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 13:00:00

If Barack Obama had consulted 100 wise Democrats about selecting Joe Biden as his running mate, asking them, "What would be your biggest concern?," he would have received 100 identical responses.

VP debate worriesupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 09:40:00

CNN's Campbell Brown talks about the challenges the vice presidential candidates face going into Thursday's debate.

Palin, Biden ready to face off in St. Louis debateupdated: Thu Oct 02 2008 09:40:00

Sen. Joe Biden and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will face off for their first and only debate in the presidential race Thursday night, an event pitting a political veteran against a political newcomer.

Next up: Biden and Palin debate in St. Louisupdated: Sat Sep 27 2008 21:23:00

Now that Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain have their first presidential debate out of the way, the focus turns to their running mates.

Biden and 'Bridge to Nowhere'updated: Tue Sep 23 2008 23:05:00

CNN's Drew Griffin reports Sens. Joe Biden and Barack Obama helped keep the "Bridge to Nowhere" alive.

SIU: 'Revealed with Joe Biden'updated: Tue Sep 16 2008 11:53:00

CNN's Special investigations correspondent Abbie Boudreau discusses her interview airing on CNN TV Saturday & Sunday.

Biden a born leader, sister saysupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 11:53:00

Sen. Joe Biden was always in charge when he was a boy, his younger sister said. Not because he bullied the other kids, but because he appealed to their "better angels."

Biden on death of first wifeupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 11:48:00

Democratic VP nominee Joe Biden reads from his own biography about remarrying after his first wife's death.

Biden: Scrapper from Scrantonupdated: Tue Sep 16 2008 11:48:00

One of the most memorable moments in the Democratic presidential primaries came last year when a debate moderator asked Joe Biden about his reputation for talking too much.

Palin vows to shake things up; Biden blasts GOP call for changeupdated: Mon Sep 15 2008 15:32:00

In her first solo appearance on the campaign trail, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin told voters Monday they need to send her and John McCain to the White House so they can "shake things up." Does Biden Have a Catholic Problem?updated: Sat Sep 13 2008 16:00:00

The attempts by Obama's running mate to justify his pro-choice abortion views have prompted criticism from the Catholic bishops. Will this be John Kerry redux?

Analysis: Biden goes from hot to not since Palin came alongupdated: Fri Sep 12 2008 16:54:00

Sen. Joe Biden faces a paradox: He offers the most unfiltered contact with the media of any of the big four. But he's the least likely to be covered.

Biden's comments on special needs kids called 'new low'updated: Thu Sep 11 2008 11:53:00

Sen. John McCain's campaign rebuked Sen. Joe Biden on Tuesday, saying the Democratic vice presidential nominee had "sunk to a new low" by raising a debate over who cares more for special needs children.

Palin shoves Biden out of the spotlightupdated: Mon Sep 08 2008 21:05:00

With Gov. Sarah Palin getting so much attention these days, Sen. Barack Obama's running mate, Sen. Joe Biden, is being elbowed out of the vice presidential spotlight.

Commentary: Obama wrong to spurn Hillary, pick Bidenupdated: Mon Sep 08 2008 11:07:00

Ten days ago, Sen. Joe Biden was the most brilliant vice presidential pick imaginable. He was going to add the experience and foreign policy credential that Sen. Barack Obama's thin resume was missing.

iReporters applaud Bill Clinton, Biden speechesupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 16:31:00

Former President Clinton dismissed critics who say Sen. Barack Obama is too inexperienced for the presidency in his speech to the Democratic National Convention.

Historic night at conventionupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 10:39:00

Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention saw the first African-American officially nominated for president of the United States.

Biden goes on attack in acceptance speechupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 00:16:00

Sen. Joe Biden hammered Republican presidential candidate John McCain as he accepted the Democratic nomination for vice president Wednesday.

Biden, Democrats prepared to attack McCain on foreign policyupdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 15:51:00

On the third night of their national convention, the Democrats on Wednesday will turn their focus to a potential weak spot for Sen. Barack Obama: foreign policy. Barack Obama Reveals How He Popped the Question to Joe Bidenupdated: Tue Aug 26 2008 17:46:00

The two men and their wives talk to PEOPLE about family, good chemistry – and basketball The Joe Biden You Don't Know - Yetupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 10:29:00

PEOPLE chats with the new VP contender about his triumphs, tragedies – and his lucky charm

Analysis: Biden's role is filling gaps and taking shotsupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 09:52:00

Sen. Barack Obama, who chose a foreign policy expert with roots in Pennsylvania and an appeal to blue-collar voters as his running mate, wasted little time explaining his decision Saturday.

Larry King: is Biden the man?updated: Mon Aug 25 2008 09:52:00

Larry talks with a plethora of political gurus to completely break down Obama's VP choice and the road ahead. Barack Obama Picks His Running Mate: Sen. Joseph Bidenupdated: Sun Aug 24 2008 22:01:00

The presumptive presidential nominee says he's "excited to hit the campaign trail with Joe"

Obama introduces Bidenupdated: Sat Aug 23 2008 17:36:00

Sen. Barack Obama declares Sen. Joe Biden his running mate.

Obama introduces Biden as running mateupdated: Sat Aug 23 2008 17:36:00

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama introduced Sen. Joe Biden to the nation as his running mate Saturday, telling supporters that he is "a leader who is ready to step in and be president."

iReporter reactions to Biden are mixed bagupdated: Sat Aug 23 2008 15:50:00

The news that Sen. Barack Obama chose Sen. Joe Biden as his running mate on the Democratic presidential ticket generated hundreds of responses on, ranging from passionate support to extreme disappointment.

Biden brings experience to Obama teamupdated: Sat Aug 23 2008 06:46:00

Sen. Barack Obama has picked Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware as his running mate. Biden: Special Counsel in Tape Caseupdated: Sun Dec 09 2007 12:00:00

A Senate Democratic leader said Sunday the attorney general should appoint a special counsel to investigate the CIA's destruction of videotaped interrogations of two suspected terrorists

Biden not interested in Clinton's VP, citing 'dominant' Billupdated: Tue Nov 06 2007 11:44:00

Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Joe Biden on Sunday ruled out the vice presidential slot altogether if Sen. Hillary Clinton is his party's nominee, saying her husband would overshadow the position.

Sen. Biden on Pakistan crisisupdated: Tue Nov 06 2007 11:44:00

Sen. Biden discusses his views on the unfolding crisis in Pakistan with Candy Crowley on the CNN Election Express.

CNNMoney: Biden releases plan to boost retirement savingupdated: Thu Sep 20 2007 00:11:00

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden released a plan Wednesday to protect Americans' retirement savings and even help children begin to sock away money. Joe Biden's Questupdated: Fri Jul 20 2007 08:40:00

You'd think the guy who has devoted his campaign to Iraq would be rewarded. That's not how it works

Commentary: Democrats lack clarity on immigration updated: Mon Jun 04 2007 08:15:00

For most of last night's debate on CNN, the Democratic presidential candidates did what you would expect: They argued with one another and tried to separate themselves from their opponents on issues ranging from Iraq to health care to gay marriage.

Biden's description of Obama draws scrutinyupdated: Wed Jan 31 2007 17:19:00

Sen. Joe Biden planned to spend Wednesday focusing on his official announcement that he was running for president, but the Delaware Democrat instead found himself defending remarks he made to the New York Observer about his Democratic opponents.

Biden wants Rice to testify on Iraq policyupdated: Tue Dec 26 2006 15:02:00

Sen. Joseph Biden, the incoming chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said he has invited Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to testify during three weeks of hearings in January about the Iraq war.

Biden playing politicsupdated: Thu Jun 23 2005 11:38:00

The connection was obvious to senators of both parties, though nobody said so publicly.

Biden urges new course in Iraqupdated: Tue Jun 21 2005 21:47:00

Two days after confirming his intention to explore a presidential run, Delaware Sen. Joe Biden warned Tuesday that a "credibility chasm" is undermining U.S. chances for success in the Iraq war.

Biden questions fitness of Iraqi security forceupdated: Sun Sep 12 2004 18:48:00

The top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee challenged the Bush administration Sunday over its assertions about the size and capability of the Iraqi security forces.

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