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Attorney General of Delaware Beau Biden at the Democratic National Convention on Sept. 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Attorney General of Delaware Beau Biden at the Democratic National Convention on Sept. 6, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Biden Running in 2016: Beau for Delaware Governor

      It’s official: a Delaware Democrat carrying the Biden name will seek top office in 2016.  Beau Biden, Delaware’s Democratic Attorney General and Vice President Joe Biden’s oldest child, plans to run for governor in 2016 and won’t...

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Vice President Joe Biden visits a sign up site for the Affordable Care Act at the Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School on March 31, 2014 in Washington, DC.

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Vice President Joe Biden visits a sign up site for the Affordable Care Act at the Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School on March 31, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Biden: Health Insurance is Confusing

It wasn’t quite a “surge” of enrollees. Yet Vice President Joe Biden nonetheless stopped by a Washington, D.C., school that caters to adult English-language learners on deadline day for Obamacare enrollment. Prospective enrollees in President Barack Obama’s health care plan...

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk talk during their meeting in Warsaw, Poland on March 18, 2013.

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) and Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk talk during their meeting in Warsaw, Poland on March 18, 2013.

Biden’s Gavel Gaffe in Poland

Vice President Joe Biden wandered a little off course on a trip down memory lane today. “Fifteen years ago, I was honored, as the chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, to lead the fight for Poland’s admission into NATO,” Biden...

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U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement about the situation in Ukraine in the White House briefing room in Washington on March 17, 2014.

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U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement about the situation in Ukraine in the White House briefing room in Washington on March 17, 2014.

Obama vs. Putin: The PR War

Updated at 1:13 pm EDT In the clash over Russian occupation and annexation of Crimea, two presidents are engaged in their own public relations war. This doesn’t look like a man who’s worried about U.S. sanctions: Latest on Ukraine: Putin...

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph "Joe" Biden at a reception for Enda Kenny, Ireland's prime minister, at the White House on March 20, 2012.

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph "Joe" Biden at a reception for Enda Kenny, Ireland's prime minister, at the White House on March 20, 2012.

O’bama’s Biden to UBS Group CEO: ‘Glad One of Us Made Good’

It’s that time of year when everyone is Irish — especially the Irish American. And Joe Biden, for one, is proud to say so. “To be an Irishman is to be nostalgic about the future,” the vice president said at...

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Joseph "Joe" Biden, U.S. vice president, left, holds onto House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, during the State of the Union address on Jan. 28, 2014.

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Joseph "Joe" Biden, U.S. vice president, left, holds onto House Speaker John Boehner, a Republican from Ohio, during the State of the Union address on Jan. 28, 2014.

Biden’s Jump Ball: 2016

First question: Can a guy who says, in public, that, “I may be a white boy but I can jump, too,” and that the president’s health care law is a “big f—- deal” really hope to run for president again?...

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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush signs the book "Immigation Wars" he co-authored with Clint Bolick at a book signing during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 15, 2013.

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Former Florida governor Jeb Bush signs the book "Immigation Wars" he co-authored with Clint Bolick at a book signing during the Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland, on March 15, 2013.

Jeb Bush Tops List Republicans Want to See Run in 2016: NYT/CBS Poll

Written with Ryan Kerr Just as Jeb Bush’s words about the possible difficulty of his family name in another presidential campaign were settling in — a concern which he says Hillary Clinton should have as well — comes a new...

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Vice President Joe Biden alongside Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the White House in Washington, DC, in this Oct. 13, 2011 file photo.

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Vice President Joe Biden alongside Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the White House in Washington, DC, in this Oct. 13, 2011 file photo.

Biden: Hillary Clinton Not the Factor

Vice President Joe Biden already has said he can see “no obvious reason” not to run for president in 2016. Now he says that includes Hillary Clinton. The vice president told ABC’s Barbara Walters on “The View” today that Clinton’s decision...

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks about his plans to help America's long-term unemployed during an event with Vice President Joe Biden in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 31, 2014.

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President Barack Obama delivers remarks about his plans to help America's long-term unemployed during an event with Vice President Joe Biden in the East Room of the White House on Jan. 31, 2014.

`Obvious’ Reasons for Biden Not to Run? — Count Them

Vice President Joe Biden may see “no obvious reason” for not seeking the top job at the White House, as he told CNN, yet across the country one imagines millions of Democrats screaming back at their TV sets: “Hillary Clinton.” There are...

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