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Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden, Jr. (born November 20, 1942) is the 47th and current Vice President of the United States, jointly elected with President Barack Obama. He is a member of the Democratic Party and was a United States Senator from Delaware from January 3, 1973 until his resignation on January 15, 2009, following his election to the Vice Presidency.

Biden was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania and lived there for ten years before moving to Delaware. He became an attorney in 1969, and was elected to a county council in 1970. Biden was first elected to the Senate in 1972 and became the sixth-youngest senator in U.S. history. He was re-elected to the Senate six times, was the fourth most senior senator at the time of his resignation, and is the 15th-longest serving Senator in history. Biden was a long-time member and former chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee. His strong advocacy helped bring about U.S. military assistance and intervention during the Bosnian War. He opposed the Gulf War in 1991. He voted in favor of the Iraq War Resolution in 2002, but later proposed resolutions to alter U.S. strategy there. He has also served as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, dealing with issues related to drug policy, crime prevention, and civil liberties, and led creation of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act and Violence Against Women Act. He chaired the Judiciary Committee during the contentious U.S. Supreme Court nominations of Robert Bork and Clarence Thomas.

Biden unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and 2008, both times dropping out early in the race. Barack Obama selected Biden to be the Democratic Party nominee for Vice President in the 2008 U.S. presidential election. Biden is the first Roman Catholic and the first Delawarean to become Vice President of the United States. As Vice President, Biden has been heavily involved in Obama's decision-making process and held the oversight role for infrastructure spending from the Obama stimulus package aimed at counteracting the late-2000s recession. His ability to negotiate with Congressional Republicans played a key role in bringing about the bipartisan deals that resulted in the Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 that resolved a taxation deadlock and the Budget Control Act of 2011 that resolved the United States debt ceiling crisis.

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Selected speeches from the 2008 Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado.

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The 2008 Democratic Presidential Debates are political debates prior to the 2008 Democratic Primaries.

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For three decades, Joseph Biden has served on the Senate's Foreign Relations Committee. When he became Chairman in January, he immediately held high-profile hearings on Iraq, and the Committee passed a resolution to stop George Bush from sending more American troops to Iraq.

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Videos from the 2012 Republicans and Democratic National Conventions.

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Watch the full Vice Presidential debate between Joe Biden and Paul Ryan.

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Over 450 videos featuring Barack Obama and his campaign.

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In his 35 years in the Senate, Biden has dealt with all the key questions before the nation - including climate change, health care, the war in Iraq, terrorism, the economy and immigration.

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Senator Joseph Biden was interviewed about his life and career.

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Promises to Keep is the story of a man who faced down personal challenges and tragedy to become one of our most effective leaders - an intimate series of reflections from a public servant who refuses to be cynical about political leadership, and a testament to the promise of the United States.

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Vice President Joe Biden discussses the current foreign and domestic issues the Obama administration is facing.

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