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Joe Biden: Former U.S. vice president, presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is an American politician who served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009. A member of the Democratic Party, Biden is the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee for the 2020 election, running against the incumbent, President Donald Trump. Biden unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and 2008.

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Biden May Have No Choice But To Accept Pot Legalization [Video]

Biden May Have No Choice But To Accept Pot Legalization

Joe Biden is against the legalization of marijuana. However, Se. Ed Markey says Biden may not be able to prevent it. Markey said if Democrats reclaim the senate and White House they would “move very..

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Chance the Rapper supports Kanye West running for president [Video]

Chance the Rapper supports Kanye West running for president

On Monday morning, Chance retweeted West's new song, "Donda," saying, "And yall out here tryna convince me to vote for Biden. Smfh".

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Biden's Tax Plan Could Slow Recovery [Video]

Biden's Tax Plan Could Slow Recovery

Joe Biden is running for President. Currently, he is leading Donald Trump in the polls. The Washington Post believes that Joe Biden's economic plan would slow down growth. Biden has threatened to take..

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US election: Trump trailing Biden by 10 points [Video]

US election: Trump trailing Biden by 10 points

A look at the seven-day rolling average of the approval rating of US Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, courtesy of RealClearPolitics.

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Biden Outlines His $700 Billion Economic-Revival Plan [Video]

Biden Outlines His $700 Billion Economic-Revival Plan

The former vice president laid out the plan on Thursday.

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Goya CEO's Praise Of Trump Sparks Boycott [Video]

Goya CEO's Praise Of Trump Sparks Boycott

Goya Foods CEO Robert Unanue recently praised President Donald Trump in a visit to the White House. The move angered shoppers. Prominent Hispanic American leaders called for a boycott of Goya products...

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Donald Trump: Joe Biden is plagiarising my economic plan [Video]

Donald Trump: Joe Biden is plagiarising my economic plan

US President Donald Trump has claimed his White House opponent Joe Biden has 'plagiarised' his economic plan.

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Joe Biden Proposes $700 Billion ‘Buy American’ Campaign [Video]

Joe Biden Proposes $700 Billion ‘Buy American’ Campaign

Joe Biden Proposes $700 Billion ‘Buy American’ Campaign

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US election: Trump trailing Biden by seven points [Video]

US election: Trump trailing Biden by seven points

A look at the seven-day rolling average of the approval rating of US Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, courtesy of RealClearPolitics.

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Biden challenges Trump 'talk,' unveils economic plan [Video]

Biden challenges Trump 'talk,' unveils economic plan

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday proposed boosting manufacturing and innovation by spending $700 billion in his first four-year term to procure more American-made goods, and..

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How Will Biden Stop Oil And Gas Production? [Video]

How Will Biden Stop Oil And Gas Production?

On Wednesday, Bernie Sanders sent Joe Biden and the DNC a 110 page documentary policy document. The document includes 14 pages of climate proposals. The recommendations still leave Biden and national..

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New Revelation Hurts Core Biden Argument [Video]

New Revelation Hurts Core Biden Argument

During the 2009 swine flu pandemic, the Obama administration suddenly told states to shut down their testing, without providing much in the way of explanation. And, Joe Biden's top advisor at the time..

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US election: Biden lead over Trump cut to six points [Video]

US election: Biden lead over Trump cut to six points

A look at the seven-day rolling average of the approval rating of US Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, courtesy of RealClearPolitics.

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West Says He's Okay Taking Votes From Biden [Video]

West Says He's Okay Taking Votes From Biden

Rapper and business mogul Kanye West has provided more details about his surprise bid for the presidency. In an interview with Forbes West said that he was OK taking Black voters from Democratic..

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Kennedy Predicts Doom In Biden Is Elected [Video]

Kennedy Predicts Doom In Biden Is Elected

On Monday, Sen. John Kennedy issued a grave warning to Americans if Joe Biden is elected president in November. Kennedy appeared on the Fox News show Hannity. “The vice president says he will..

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US election: Biden holds 10-point lead over Trump in opinion polls [Video]

US election: Biden holds 10-point lead over Trump in opinion polls

A look at the seven-day rolling average of the approval rating of US Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, courtesy of RealClearPolitics.

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Biden Campaign Gets New Fonts [Video]

Biden Campaign Gets New Fonts

c/o the Biden campaign Former Vice President Joe Biden's campaign is introducing a new set of fonts, Decimal and Mercury, to be used "across campaign content like graphics, video, and more." The..

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Polls: Trump Has An Uphill Battle To Beat Biden [Video]

Polls: Trump Has An Uphill Battle To Beat Biden

Polls taken around Independence Day in an election year tend to be highly correlated with the November results in incumbent contests. And according to CNN, that means incumbent candidate President..

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Warren Seen As "Least Acceptable" [Video]

Warren Seen As "Least Acceptable"

Joe Biden has not selected a vice president for his 2020 campaign. He pledged to chose a woman for his ticket. Elizabeth Warren is campaigning hard to be Biden's running mate. But, a new poll of..

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US election: Biden holds nine-point lead over Trump in opinion polls [Video]

US election: Biden holds nine-point lead over Trump in opinion polls

A look at the seven-day rolling average of the approval rating of US Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Donald Trump, courtesy of RealClearPolitics.

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