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Joe Biden has served as vice president of the United States since 2009, winning re-election along with President Obama in November 2012. Previously, he represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate. He was first elected in 1972 and served in that position until he became vice president in January 2009. Biden has mounted two unsuccessful bids for the Democratic presidential nomination, in 1988 and 2008.


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• November 2014: 'Biden, get out': Protesters heckle VP in Turkey

• November 2014: Cantor: Biden is better negotiator than Obama

• November 2014: Biden could be deal maker in next Congress

• November 2014: Biden: White House 'ready to compromise' with GOP

• October 2014: What if the Senate splits 50-50? Biden would be on hot seat

• October 2014: Biden in Iowa: 'Put me in, coach, I'm ready to play'

• October 2014: Joe Biden casts ballot in Delaware

• October 2014: Biden completes Middle East 'apology tour'

• October 2014: Biden's candid comment on being vice president

• September 2014: Biden to announce $450M in job training grants

• September 2014: Biden: 'Politics has become too personal'

• September 2014: Biden tells Iowans: Middle class 'is in real trouble'

• September 2014: As VP, Biden keeps academy nominations secret

• September 2014: Biden apologizes for 'Shylocks' remark

• September 2014: Obama, Biden to promote campaign against sexual assault

• September 2014: Biden to visit Iowa

• September 2014: Biden: We'll follow Islamic State to 'gates of hell'

• August 2014: Watch: VP Biden's charm offensive on 108-year-old vet

• August 2014: VP Biden congratulates 'fellow veep' on Emmy win

• August 2014: Biden calls prime minister nominee in Iraq

• August 2014: Biden on migrants: 'These are our kids'

• July 2014: Obama on Biden: 'Joe would be a superb president'

• July 2014: Biden: Governors can bust D.C. gridlock

• June 2014: Katy Perry crushes on Joe Biden: 'What a Q-T'

• June 2014: DNC chief: Democrats are also ready for ... Joe Biden

• June 2014: Biden: 'This is a kick, man'

• May 2014: Biden to attend U.S. World Cup soccer match

• May 2014: Biden: 'Assume every microphone is on'

• May 2014: Biden blogs for infrastructure funding

• May 2014: Biden will raise campaign funds at Tom Steyer's home

• May 2014: Biden to help raise Democratic money in South Carolina

• April 2014: Biden: Colleges must step up to prevent sexual assault

• April 2014: Ukraine orders offensive as Biden presses Russia

• April 2014: Biden heads to Kiev to meet Ukraine leaders

• April 2014: Obama, Biden pitch job training program

• April 2014: Biden: I'll tell Obama first if I run in 2016

• April 2014: Obama/Biden prove again they're not Nixon/Agnew

• April 2014: Biden — and his aviators — are on Instagram

• April 2014: Biden to attend World Cup

• April 2014: Jill Biden: 'Not really' any reason VP should skip presidential race

• April 2014: Biden to speak at South Carolina commencement

• April 2014: Biden outlines new apprenticeship plan for students

• April 2014: @JoeBiden to return to Twitter to help Dem candidates

• March 2014: Biden: Get in the Obamacare queue and sign up

• March 2014: Planet-like object named for Biden

• March 2014: Biden: No political talk in New Hampshire

• March 2014: Biden calls Ukraine, heads back to U.S.

• March 2014: Biden heads to Poland, Lithuania to talk about Ukraine

• February 2014: Biden to Democrats: Don't apologize

• February 2014: Biden: 'I may be a white boy, but I can jump'

• February 2014: Biden on 2016 White House bid: 'It's as likely I run as I don't run'

• February 2014: Biden expresses 'grave concern' over Ukraine violence

• February 2014: Biden to appear on 'The View' to talk Obamacare

• February 2014: Biden calls Syracuse hoops star

• February 2014: Biden dines with HBO's 'Veep,' Julia Louis-Dreyfus

• February 2014: Biden: I'll decide by summer of 2015 whether to run

• February 2014: VP Biden: LaGuardia like a 'third world' airport

• February 2014: Biden jokes: Corvette could derail 2016 race

• January 2014: Biden to lead job-training effort

• January 2014: Biden: No decision on whether to run for president

• January 2014: Biden being Biden at the State of the Union

• January 2014: Biden calls on Ukraine to stop violence

• January 2014: Gates' book stirs debate on Biden's foreign policy creds

• December 2013: Iowa Gov. Branstad derides possible Biden run

• December 2013: Obama lauds both 2016 aspirants: Clinton and Biden

• December 2013: Democrats not named Clinton also eye presidential bids

• November 2013: Biden has staff changes

• November 2013: Biden: Louis Redding made career possible

• November 2013: Book: Biden 'mental' on VP switch reports

• November 2013: Obama: Swapping Biden for Clinton not considered

November 2013: Oops: Biden rings the wrong Marty Walsh to say congrats

November 2013: Biden makes calls to election winners in Iowa, Pa.

November 2013: Biden: Cuccinelli's views on women are from another era

• November 2013: Biden to visit China, Japan, S. Korea in December

November 2013: Book: Aides studied Clinton-Biden switch

• October 2013: Biden also apologizes for health care website

• October 2013: Biden mostly out of sight as shutdown drags on

• September 2013: In Iowa, Biden touts diplomatic progress in Syria

• August 2013: Report: Biden team sows seeds for 2016

• August 2013: Biden keeps name in pool of 2016 presidential contenders

• August 2013: Biden to speak at big political event in Iowa

• July 2013: Biden heads to India, Singapore

• July 2013: Biden on 2016: 'We'll see where the hell I am'

• June 2013: Biden: We're close on immigration

• June 2013: Biden: Gore 'was elected president'

• June 2013: Biden: Obama team not giving up on gun legislation

• May 2013: 2016 preview? Biden to speak in South Carolina

• May 2013: Obama, Biden release their financial statements

• May 2013: Biden: I spend hours with Obama

• April 2013: Biden calls GOP filibuster threat 'mind-boggling'

• March 2013: Biden to Congress: 'Show courage' on gun control

• March 2013: Biden: 'Can't let guard down' against voting limits

• February 2013: 'Moral price' to be paid for inaction on gun laws

• February 2013: Biden's point-blank advice: Buy a shotgun

• January 2013: Will Biden run for president in 2016?

January 2013: Biden tells mayors: 'We have to act' on gun control

January 2013: Biden: No 'silver bullet' to prevent gun violence

January 2013: Biden: Spread your legs. You're going to be frisked

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