Vice President Joe Biden made an aggressive entry into the 2012 campaign Thursday, calling out Mitt Romney and the other Republican presidential hopefuls by name for their failure to support the auto bailout.
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Vice President Joe Biden issued a statement to Business Insider on Wednesday apologizing for his "poor choice" of words after a comment he made about "shylocks" drew criticism from Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman.
Vice President Joe Biden issued a statement to Business Insider on Wednesday apologizing for his “poor choice” of words after a comment he made about “shylocks” drew criticism from Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman.
BEIJING — In a sharp rebuff to the United States, China accused Washington on Wednesday of taking Japan’s side in a tense clash over disputed islands in the East China Sea, underscoring rising regional friction as visiting Vice-President Joe Biden met with Beijing’s leaders.
A Sierra Club volunteer in South Carolina said United States Vice President Joe Biden appeared to indicate his opposition to TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL in a brief conversation with her last week.
Elaine Cooper, a environmental activist with the state’s Sierra Club chapter, said in a blog post that she asked Biden if the administration was serious about addressing climate change and if President Barack Obama would reject the pipeline, which would carry diluted bitumen from Alberta to refineries in the U.S. Gulf Coast.
The National Rifle Association, one of the pro-gun groups that met with U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden on Thursday, rejected Biden’s effort to limit ammunition and dug in on its opposition to an assault weapons ban, which President Barack Obama has previously said he will propose to Congress.
“The vice-president made it clear, made it explicitly clear, that the president had already made up his mind on those issues,” NRA president David Keene said following the meeting. “We made it clear that we disagree with them.”