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Seeking the Limelight, Biden Courts Key Dem Groups

Wednesday Jul 23, 2014
Caught in Hillary Rodham Clinton's perpetual shadow, Joe Biden is working to boost his political profile among key Democratic voting blocs, a move that could help the vice president fashion himself as a more liberal alternative in 2016.

Biden: Gay Rights Take Precedence Over Culture

By Jim Kuhnhenn | Wednesday Jun 25, 2014
Seeking to mobilize a global front against anti-gay violence and discrimination, Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that protecting gay rights is a defining mark of a civilized nation and must trump national cultures and social traditions.

Biden Pushes for ENDA, Blasts Human Rights Abuses

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
At a Human Rights Campaign Gala this weekend in Los Angeles, Vice President Joe Biden delivered a powerful speech to 1,000 guests, putting the world on blast for human rights abuses by focusing on the floundering Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Biden: Whole Nation Looking to Virginia Gov’s Race

By Josh Lederman and Philip Elliott | Monday Nov 4, 2013
The entire nation is watching the state’s election for governor, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday, adding that a critical decision is at stake: whether Virginians choose progress or turn back the clock on women, gays and the middle class.

Biden Cancels Speech at LGBT Event Amid Shutdown

By Josh Lederman | Thursday Oct 3, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden is canceling a speech to an influential gay rights group because of the government shutdown.

Biden to Headline Human Rights Campaign Dinner

By Ken Thomas | Friday Sep 27, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden is set to deliver the keynote address at the Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner next month.

Friendly Rivals, Biden and Clinton Share Spotlight

By Josh Lederman and Ken Thomas | Thursday Sep 26, 2013
One is a party luminary who draws intense political speculation wherever she goes. The other is the vice president of the United States, harboring his own higher ambitions.

Biden: Marriage Equality is the ’Civil Rights Issue of Our Day’

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Sep 16, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden attended a steak-fry fundraiser for Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) on Sunday and, in a speech, called marriage equality the "issue of our day."

Biden Rouses VA Dems, Gives GOP a Tea Party Label

By Bob Lewis | Saturday Jun 29, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden continued a busy political pace Saturday, appearing with Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate at the swing state’s premier party fundraiser and ridiculing this fall’s conservative Republican statewide ticket.

Biden: Jewish Leaders Drove Gay Marriage Changes

By Josh Lederman | Wednesday May 22, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden is praising Jewish leaders for helping change American attitudes about gay marriage and other issues.