Joe Biden

Joe Biden

Iran sanctions most effective in history

WASHINGTON (AP) – Vice President Joe Biden says U.S.-led sanctions against Iran have been the most effective sanctions regime ever. Biden says Iran has a choice. He says Iran can suffer deepening economic sanctions or […]

09/30/2013

In this Sept. 5, 2012 photo, President Barack Obama, accompanied by former President Bill Clinton are seen at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Health care law reuniting Obama, Bill Clinton

NEW YORK (AP) — Health care is reuniting President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton. The two are set to appear together Tuesday to discuss Obama’s health care law at a session sponsored by […]

09/24/2013

Kenyan security personnel and journalists duck behind a vehicle as  heavy gunfire erupts from the Westgate Mall in Nairobi Kenya Monday Sept. 23 2013. (AP Photo/ Jerome Delay)

10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. WHY TERROR GROUP CLAIMS IT ATTACKED NAIROBI MALL Al-Shabab, whose name means “The Youth” in Arabic, said […]

09/23/2013

In this Sept. 19, 2013 photo, Sean McCroskey pulls his wife Meg's jacket out of the debris in the river in front of their destroyed home on Gold Run Road in Boulder County, Colo. State highway crews and National Guard troops worked Sunday, Sept. 22, to repair highways to Colorado mountain towns cut off by the unprecedented flooding. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)

Only 6 still unaccounted for in Colorado floods

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — The number of people unaccounted for in the Colorado floods has dwindled to six. The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department said Monday rescuers over the weekend spoke in person or on the […]

09/23/2013

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NBC News / Wall Street Journal poll on Obamacare

Vice President Joe Biden called it a “big f-ing deal.” But three-and-a-half years after the President signed the Affordable Care Act into law, and just two weeks away from the open enrollment for the new […]

09/17/2013

The World Trade Center Flag is presented as friends and relatives of the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks gather at the National September 11 Memorial at the World Trade Center site, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, for a ceremony marking the 12th anniversary of the attacks in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Nation pauses on 9/11 to pay tribute to victims

NEW YORK (AP) — As bells tolled solemnly, Americans marked the 12th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on Wednesday with the reading of the names, moments of silence and serene music that have […]

09/11/2013

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September 11th Anniversary: the Pentagon

President Obama observed the 12th anniversary of the 9-11 terrorist attacks with a moment of silence at the White House earlier this morning and at a Pentagon Memorial. On L.A.’s Morning News, Penny and Phil […]

09/11/2013

US President Barack Obama (l) and President of Syria Bashar Assad. (AP Photo)

Back home, high-stakes week on Syria awaits Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama faces a high-stakes week of trying to convince a skeptical Congress and a war-weary American public that they should back him on a military strike against Syria. His administration […]

09/07/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

Obama warns GOP against shutting down gov’t

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Casting an eye toward upcoming budget fights, President Barack Obama on Friday warned Republicans against trying to defund his signature health care law, vowing to protect spending on education, scientific research […]

08/23/2013

In this photo posted to the Twitter account of the Office of Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, Biden, second left, poses for a photo with, from left, his mother, Dr. Jill Biden; his wife, Hallie Biden; and his father, Vice President Joe Biden, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Beau Biden Twitter)

Beau Biden returns to Delaware with father

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden returned home Thursday with his father, Vice President Joe Biden, and other family members after undergoing a medical procedure at a Houston cancer center. A small […]

08/22/2013

President Barack Obama gestures as he speaks at the University at Buffalo, the State University of New York, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 in Buffalo, N.Y., where he began his two day bus tour to speak about college financial aid. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Obama proposes new system for rating colleges

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Calling higher education an “economic imperative,” President Barack Obama is pushing for an ambitious new government rating system for colleges that would judge schools on affordability and performance and ultimately determine […]

08/22/2013

In this Aug. 18, 2013 image released by Beau Biden's Twitter account, @BeauBiden, Vice President Joe Biden sits with his son Beau Biden, in Delaware. (AP Photo/@BeauBiden)

Biden: Son had successful procedure in Texas

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden says his son, Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, has had a successful medical procedure in Texas, where he was being evaluated at a cancer center. Biden and […]

08/21/2013

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