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Beau Biden's Widow Has Surprising New Partner

Hallie Biden is in a relationship with Beau's younger brother

(Newser) - Strange but apparently true: Beau Biden's widow is now in a relationship with Beau's younger brother, Hunter Biden. “Hallie and I are incredibly lucky to have found the love and support we have for each other in such a difficult time," Hunter tells Page Six . Hunter... More »

Joe Biden's Fiery Speech: 'Never, Never, Never'

'We do not scare easily,' veep tells DNC

(Newser) - Vice President Joe Biden fired up the Democratic National Convention crowd on Wednesday, delivering a rousing, patriotic endorsement of Hillary Clinton and condemnation of Donald Trump. He praised the "unbreakable spirit of the people of America" and insisted that "it's never, never, never been a good bet... More »

Biden on Decision: Jill Said, 'I Think You're Right'

But she also 'thought he would have been the best president'

(Newser) - Joe and Jill Biden sat down with 60 Minutes in the aftermath of his decision not to seek the Oval Office, and CBS News has released a preview in which the vice president discusses the moment of decision. "I came home and Hunter, our son was upstairs, with mom,... More »

Speeding Car Fires Shots at Biden's House

No one was home last night in Greenville, Del.

(Newser) - A car raced by Joe Biden's home in Delaware last night, firing off several gun shots and then speeding away before Secret Service or police could catch it. The incident took place about 8:25pm last night, reports the New York Times , and it's unclear whether Biden's... More »

Obamas' Income Drops ... to $609K

Slowing book sales make it lowest total of presidency

(Newser) - The White House today released the 2012 tax returns from the Obamas and the Bidens:
  • Obamas: The president and first lady earned $609,000, with 40% of that from book sales. They paid $112,214 for an effective tax rate of 18.4%, and they donated about a quarter of
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Obamas, Bidens Hit Inaugural Balls

Michelle Obama glows in Jason Wu gown

(Newser) - There were just two inaugural balls this time instead of 2009's 10, but the Obamas and Bidens made them count. The president thanked troops in Afghanistan via videolink from the Commander-in-Chief’s Ball and he and Michelle danced with several members of the military before heading to the Inaugural... More »

Obamas' Assets: Up to $8.3M

Presidential books still paying off

(Newser) - Barack and Michelle Obama's personal finances are in sound shape: The first couple today reported total assets of between $2.6 million and $8.3 million last year, reports the Washington Post . (The imprecision is because of the broad ranges on reporting forms.) President Obama is still collecting... More »

Why Was First Lady Booed? She's 'Uppity': Limbaugh

'We don't like to be told what to eat,' Rush snipes at 'Moochelle'

(Newser) - Rush Limbaugh once again has chosen his words for ultimate explosive effect, explaining that NASCAR fans booed Michelle Obama —whom he referred to as "Moochelle"—because they're sick of her "uppityism." We "don’t like paying millions of dollars for Mrs. Obama’s... More »

Michelle Obama Booed at NASCAR

Boos, cheers erupt as First Lady appears as grand marshal with Jill Biden

(Newser) - Michelle Obama didn't exactly drive NASCAR fans wild yesterday. Some fans started booing when Obama and co-grand marshal Jill Biden were introduced at the NASCAR season finale in Homestead-Miami. The women were there as part of the Joining Forces campaign to support veterans and their families. They stood beside... More »

Bush Tax Cuts Save Obamas $100K

President pulled in $1.73M in 2010, based mostly on books

(Newser) - Barack and Michelle Obama reeled in $1,728,096 last year—a precipitous drop from the $5.5 million the first couple claimed the year before, according to tax returns released yesterday by the White House. And while Obama proclaimed in last Wednesday's speech that he doesn't "... More »

Obamas Made $5.5M

Jill and Joe Biden earned $333,000 in 2009

(Newser) - Tax Day means we get to peek into the personal finances of the Obamas. The president and first lady reported income of $5.5 million in 2009, most of it from his books. They paid $1.8 million in federal taxes and $163,303 in state taxes to Illinois. The... More »

Obama: Smoocher-in-Chief?

A look at President Obama's kiss list

(Newser) - When you're the president of the United States, a kiss, apparently, is never just a kiss. Yesterday, the president pecked Diane Sawyer on the cheek before an interview. "It was like a current events-themed Harlequin novel," writes Gawker's Adrian Chen. And it wasn't the first time! A brief... More »

Professor (Jill) Biden Returns to Classroom

(Newser) - Jill Biden isn't letting all this Washington hubbub affect her career. The wife of the vice president has begun teaching English as an adjunct professor at Northern Virginia Community College, the Daily Press reports. Biden, who has two master's degrees in English and reading and a doctorate in education, taught... More »

Biden Is 47th Vice President

Longtime Del. senator sworn in at inauguration

(Newser) - Joe Biden has assumed the office of vice president of the United States, the Washington Post reports. On the steps of the Capitol, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens swore in the longtime Delaware senator, who vowed to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all... More »

Don't Tell Hillary: Biden Was Offered State Job, Wife Says

VP-elect shushes wife after admission that stunned Oprah

(Newser) - This time a gaffe came courtesy of the other Biden: The future Second Lady revealed to Oprah today that her husband had been offered a role as either Barack Obama’s vice-president or as secretary of state, ABC News reports. Joe Biden laughed after his wife’s slip-up, which caused... More »

Guess Who Else Is Bringing a Puppy to DC?

Joe Biden picks out German shepherd Jill promised him if he won

(Newser) - The Obama girls don’t have their puppy yet, but Joe Biden wasted no time in picking out his new veep's best friend, the (Delaware) News Journal reports. The vice president-elect has chosen a six-week-old male German shepherd—the “pick of the litter,” says the Pennsylvania breeder. Biden’... More »

Jill Biden Goes Her Own Way

VP-Elect's wife won't be sticking to Naval Conservatory

(Newser) - Jill Biden is not your typical vice presidential spouse. She has four degrees, three kids, and a teaching career that’s unlikely to take a back seat to her Washington duties, Politico reports. “She’ll still teach in the spring, but hopefully near Washington,” said a colleague at... More »

Cheneys Greet the Bidens

(Newser) - Joe Biden and wife Jill paid a pleasant social call this evening on the man Biden once called the "most dangerous vice president" in the nation's history. Dick Cheney and wife Lynne invited the Bidens for a meeting and a tour of the VP's official residence at the Naval... More »

In a Campaign of Joes, Jill Biden Stands Out

(Newser) - The McCain-Palin team's affinity for Joe Six-Pack and Joe the Plumber gets the press, but the Democrats have their own champion of the average Joe (and not just because she's married to one) in Jill Biden, writes Jonathan Van Meter in Vogue. The prospective second lady—college professor; political wife... More »

Michelle Embraces Jill on Trail

Biden's wife says the political counterparts 'have chemistry'

(Newser) - Michelle Obama eagerly backed her husband's veep pick this week and welcomed Jill Biden with an embrace at yesterday's rally, People reports. "I've stayed out of this process," Michelle said, "but when he told me his choice I said, 'That's the right choice.' I was like,... More »

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