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Obama, Biden Ride Again

They're reunited as fictional crime fighters in a new mystery novel

(Newser) - Bill Clinton may have helped write a crime thriller this summer, but Barack Obama is now the hero of one—along with his trusty sidekick, Joe Biden. Author Andrew Shaffer is out with a new book called Hope Never Dies in which a fictional Obama and Biden team up to... More »

Trump Responds to Biden Threat With One of His Own

'He would go down fast and hard, crying all the way,' says president

(Newser) - Joe Biden made some choice comments about President Trump at a rally earlier this week, including a quip that he would have "beat the hell out" of Trump in high school. It seems the president has gotten wind of it: "Crazy Joe Biden is trying to act like... More »

Biden on Trump: I Would Have 'Beat the Hell Out of Him'

Former VP is not a fan of president's locker room talk, says he wouldn't have stood for it in school

(Newser) - "If we were in high school, I'd take him behind the gym and beat the hell out of him." With that bold statement, former vice president Joe Biden made very clear his feelings for President Trump at an anti-sexual assault rally at the University of Miami on... More »

Some Big Names Watch Newest Senators Take Oath

Former VPs Biden, Mondale joined Jones, Smith

(Newser) - Two former vice presidents stood beside the Senate's newest senators on the Senate floor as the two Democrats took their oaths of office, the AP reports. Former Vice President Joseph Biden was next to Alabama Democrat Doug Jones as he was sworn in Wednesday. Former Vice President Walter Mondale—... More »

Biden Offers Apology to One Woman, Comfort to Another

Former VP says he's sorry he didn't shield Anita Hill more from attacks, consoles Meghan McCain

(Newser) - When law professor Anita Hill faced the Senate Judiciary Committee in 1991 to testify about the sexual harassment she said she endured from then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, she also faced down attacks on her character and credibility—and many (including Hill herself ) still blame Joe Biden, the senator... More »

Ex-DNC Head Says She Nearly Yanked Clinton Prior to Election

Donna Brazile claims she seriously considered replacing Clinton with Biden

(Newser) - Two days after Donna Brazile caused a stir by claiming, in an excerpt from her new book, that the Clinton campaign essentially rigged the Democratic primary , the former head of the Democratic National Committee is at it again. The Washington Post reports Brazile says she seriously considered replacing Hillary Clinton... More »

Biden Has Riddle-Like Answer About Possible 2020 Run

He's 'not going to decide not to run'

(Newser) - Is he or isn't he? The answer appears to be "Yes." In an interview with Vanity Fair , Joe Biden gave an intriguing answer to the question of whether he plans a 2020 White House run. "I haven't decided to run," he said, "but... More »

Biden Has a Message for Julia Louis-Dreyfus

'We Veeps stick together,' he tweeted Thursday

(Newser) - Support for Julia Louis-Dreyfus is pouring in after the actress revealed she has breast cancer . One person to show his support: Joe Biden. "We Veeps stick together. Jill and I, and all of the Bidens, are with you, Julia," Biden tweeted Thursday, alongside a photo of the pair... More »

Biden: Remember, 'Our Kids Are Watching'

Former VP scorches Trump over Charlottesville, Arpaio

(Newser) - Joe Biden goes after President Trump in a scathing new op-ed in the Atlantic . The former VP takes particular issue with Trump's response to the violence in Charlottesville, declaring that the president "proclaimed a moral equivalency between neo-Nazis and Klansmen and those who would oppose their venom and... More »

Cartoon Recasts Obama, Biden as Future-Saving Heroes

Kickstarter seeks to raise $100K for 'Barry & Joe: The Animated Series'

(Newser) - Remember Barack Obama and Joe Biden? Well, they're coming back—in cartoon form! Maybe. Probably not. But maybe! NBC News reports Adam Reid, a filmmaker and commercial director, has launched a Kickstarter to produce Barry & Joe: The Animated Series. The "adult animated sci-fi sitcom" features Obama and... More »

Biden Thinks Romney Should Run for Senate

Should Orrin Hatch retire, that is

(Newser) - Former Vice President Joe Biden has encouraged onetime GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney to run for the Senate in Utah if longtime Republican incumbent Orrin Hatch decides to retire next year, the AP reports. Biden made the recommendation to Romney on Friday evening at the Utah resort where Romney was... More »

Biden: 'I Never Thought She Was a Great Candidate'

After dissing Clinton, the former VP made one clarification

(Newser) - Let it be known that Joe Biden doesn’t plan on letting President Trump get away with all the juicy soundbites this year. While speaking at a hedge fund conference in Las Vegas Thursday, CNN reports that Biden was asked when he knew Hillary Clinton was the right Democratic candidate... More »

Hunter Biden's Wife: He Blew Money on Drugs, Prostitutes

TMZ obtains copy of her divorce filing

(Newser) - The already surprising news of Hunter Biden getting together with late brother Beau's widow , Hallie, gets even weirder now that TMZ has obtained divorce documents filed by Hunter's soon-to-be-ex-wife, Kathleen. Her divorce filing reveals that they had an agreement Hunter would not engage in some unnamed conduct (the... More »

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 »

Biden, Power Go Out With Guns Blazing at Russia

Both describe Russia as major threat in final speeches

(Newser) - Donald Trump's plan to cozy up to Russia is "backwards" and all politicians should stand against it, says the current US ambassador to the UN. In her last major speech on the job Tuesday, Samantha Power urged politicians to prevent the Kremlin from "tearing down" a "... More »

Biden: We Were Briefed on Trump Dossier

He says Obama asked: 'What does this have to do with anything?'

(Newser) - President Obama received a briefing last week on a dossier with allegations of compromising material being held by the Russians on his successor, Joe Biden has confirmed. Biden says intelligence chiefs also briefed him on the dossier, but neither his officer nor Obama's requested more information, CNN reports. Biden—... More »

Obama Surprises Biden With Country's Highest Civilian Honor

Presidential Medal of Freedom brings vice president to tears

(Newser) - President Obama brought Joe Biden to full-on tears Thursday when he presented his vice president with the country's highest civilian honor, Huffington Post reports. Obama was honoring Biden for his decades of political service when he surprised him with a special version of the Presidential Medal of Freedom that... More »

Biden on 2020 Run: 'What the Hell, Man'

Biden, who will turn 78 in 2020, had a slight smile when he spoke

(Newser) - Fans of Joe Biden memes, rejoice: The vice president has hinted at a 2020 White House run—though he may have been less than 100% serious. After presiding over a Senate session Monday, CNN asked Biden if he plans to run for office again, and he said: "Yeah, I... More »

Sources Say Clinton Has a Job Lined Up for Joe Biden

He's rumored to be her pick for secretary of state

(Newser) - In a rearrangement of roles that would only be complete if President Obama became vice president, Hillary Clinton is rumored to be considering Joe Biden for her secretary of state if she becomes president. A source tells Politico that Clinton, who ran against both Obama and Biden for the Democratic... More »

A Day of Biden, Turkey, Syria Illustrates Convoluted Region

VP tries to make nice in Ankara

(Newser) - If you needed further proof of just how convoluted the situation in Syria is these days, look no further than Wednesday's visit by Joe Biden to Turkey. The main point of his trip didn't directly involve Syria—he was there to try to ease tensions with Ankara, which... More »

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