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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden  in Washington on April 2, 2013.

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Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden in Washington on April 2, 2013.

2016: The Competency Election

If 2000 was the decency election, and 2008 the change election, 2016 could become the competency election. If each presidential election for an open White House offers the American public a new course — specifically in reaction to the most...

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, center, buys an ice-cream at a shop as he tours a Hutong alley with his granddaughter Finnegan Biden, right, and son Hunter Biden, left on Dec. 5, 2013 in Beijing.

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, center, buys an ice-cream at a shop as he tours a Hutong alley with his granddaughter Finnegan Biden, right, and son Hunter Biden, left on Dec. 5, 2013 in Beijing.

Biden: Shoulda’ Had One Republican Rich Kid

“I should have had one Republican kid who’d grow up to make money,” Vice President Joe Biden said today, spurred by his audience’s laughter to add: “so when they put me in a home, I get a window with a...

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden on June 30, 2014.

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U.S. President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden in the Rose Garden on June 30, 2014.

Biden as President: Has What Obama Lacks?

Joe Biden, Barack Obama says, would make a great president. The president then goes on to enumerate all the skills his vice president possesses for the top job, which rings with an awkward accounting of all the political skills and...

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Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign event at Kings Point  on September 28, 2012 in Tamarac, Florida.

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Vice President Joe Biden at a campaign event at Kings Point on September 28, 2012 in Tamarac, Florida.

Impeachment? Meet President Biden

Random political thoughts about impeachment: Rep. Duncan on impeaching Obama: When someone is shooting themselves in the foot, you don’t take the gun away from them. #cwc113 — J.C. Derrick (@jcderrick1) July 15, 2014 Rep Labrador notes that there is...

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Germany celebrate with the World Cup trophy after defeating Argentina 1-0 in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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Germany celebrate with the World Cup trophy after defeating Argentina 1-0 in extra time during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final on July 13, 2014 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

World Cup Win Run-Up to 2016 (Not)

Nothing like an invitation: Just a matter of time before someone writes about how Germany winning the World Cup affects 2016 elections… — Ana Navarro (@ananavarro) July 13, 2014 Let’s start with the 2014 elections. The president of Brazil, the...

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US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) unveiled the FIFA World Cup Trophy on April 14, 2014 during a ceremony at the US Department of State in Washington, DC.

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US Vice President Joe Biden (L) and US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) unveiled the FIFA World Cup Trophy on April 14, 2014 during a ceremony at the US Department of State in Washington, DC.

Washington’s World Cup Game Face

Updated at 12:41, 1:44 and 2:14 pm EDT Washington had its game face on today The U.S. House of Representatives tried, and failed, to wrap up its work today at noon ahead of a week-long recess — yet, more strategically,...

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Vice President Joe Biden leaves the Planalto Palace after meeting with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia, on June 17, 2014.

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Vice President Joe Biden leaves the Planalto Palace after meeting with Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in Brasilia, on June 17, 2014.

Biden’s Bank Accounts: Bigger than Zero

Written with Jonathan Allen The questions that Hillary Clinton has faced about her wealth have given Vice President Joe Biden — another Democrat with an eye on 2016 — an opening to throw an elbow. Clinton has made millions of...

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