Joe Biden Aide: Don’t Count The VP Out Of 2016 Race Just Yet

TALKING POINTS MEMO Just as Democrats were starting to count him out, Joe Biden sent a clear signal through his political team that not only might he enter the presidential race soon, he has a strategy prepared that he thinks could win. After months of growing calls for him to run, the vice president’s tide… More Joe Biden Aide: Don’t Count The VP Out Of 2016 Race Just Yet

CLOSER – Joe Biden Meets With Elizabeth Warren Ahead Of Possible Presidential Campaign: Report

THE HUFFINGTON POST Biden is reportedly reaching out to potential people who could support his White House bid. Vice President Joe Biden privately met with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) in Washington on Saturday amid speculation that he is preparing to launch a campaign for the White House, CNN reported. The purpose of the meeting is not… More CLOSER – Joe Biden Meets With Elizabeth Warren Ahead Of Possible Presidential Campaign: Report

Three Reasons Joe Biden Should Definitely Run for President

POLICY.MIC The trial balloon went up on Sunday morning, when New York Times columnist and noted Clinton family antagonist Maureen Dowd reported that Vice President Joe Biden is “talking to friends, family and donors about jumping in” the 2016 presidential race. Three days later, that balloon is looking more like a hydrogen-powered blimp. To start,… More Three Reasons Joe Biden Should Definitely Run for President

Hillary Clinton to attend S.C. funeral service for Rev. Pinckney

POLITICO Hillary Clinton will attend the Charleston, S.C. funeral of the Rev. Clementa Pinckney — a state senator who was killed in the church shooting last week — on Friday, a campaign aide confirmed to POLITICO. The Democratic presidential front-runner will join dozens of lawmakers, including President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, at… More Hillary Clinton to attend S.C. funeral service for Rev. Pinckney

Ted Cruz apologizes for Biden joke after death of vice president’s son

MSNBC Texas Republican senator and 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz apologized on Wednesday for making a joke about Joe Biden less than a week after the death of the vice president’s son. Cruz was reportedly speaking at a GOP event in Howell, Michigan. Chad Livengood, a reporter for The Detroit News, tweeted that Cruz made… More Ted Cruz apologizes for Biden joke after death of vice president’s son

Vice President’s Son Dies of Brain Cancer

TPM Editor’s Blog News just broke that Vice President Biden’s son, Beau Biden, former Delaware Attorney General, has died of brain cancer. Statement from the VP’s office … It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother and son, Beau, after he battled brain cancer… More Vice President’s Son Dies of Brain Cancer

The Obama Opposition

The New York Times ~ Charles M. Blow The president came to Washington thinking he could change Washington, make it better, unite it and the nation. He was wrong. As he ascended, the tone of political discourse descended, as much because of who he was as what he did. When Obama introduced Joe Biden as… More The Obama Opposition

Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart explains why Joe Biden will never be president

Salon “It’s like Biden hasn’t been out of the house since 1962,” the “Daily Show” host observed Despite vice president Joe Biden’s pop cultural appeal and feminist attitudes, Jon Stewart does not think Biden will be the Democratic candidate for the 2016 presidential election because “It’s like Biden hasn’t been out of the house since… More Must-see morning clip: Jon Stewart explains why Joe Biden will never be president

Hillary Clinton is going to be the Democratic nominee. So why is anyone else running?

One thing is certain, Hillary will be considered the presumptive nominee until she announces whether or not she will run… The Washington Post – Chris Cillizza This week’s evidence came in the form of two polls — conducted by NBC and Marist College — of Democratic voters in Iowa and New Hampshire.  In Iowa, Clinton led Vice… More Hillary Clinton is going to be the Democratic nominee. So why is anyone else running?

10 things you need to know today: April 21, 2014

The Week A huge field gathers to run the Boston Marathon, Biden heads to Ukraine, and more 1. Huge field lines up to run the Boston Marathon About 36,000 athletes converged to run in the 118th Boston Marathon under tight security on Monday, part of the storied race’s emotional return a year after a deadly bombing at… More 10 things you need to know today: April 21, 2014