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Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding for abortion

Biden is the front-runner in the race for the 2020 Democratic nomination and a former vice president.

Jun 07, 2019, 15:08 PM IST

Former US Vice President Joe Biden enters 2020 Democratic presidential race, becomes instant front-runner

Biden, 76, a longtime US senator who served two terms as then-President Barack Obama`s No. 2, announced his bid in a video describing the high stakes of the race to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next year`s election.

Apr 26, 2019, 05:30 AM IST

Former US Vice President Joe Biden announces candidacy for 2020 presidential race

Critics say Biden`s standing in polls is largely a function of name recognition for the former U.S. senator from Delaware, whose more than four decades in public service includes eight years as President Barack Obama`s No. 2 in the White House. 

Apr 25, 2019, 15:51 PM IST

US: Second woman says ex-VP Biden touched her inappropriately

A Connecticut woman said Joe Biden touched her inappropriately and rubbed noses with her at a 2009 political fundraiser, becoming the second person in three days to accuse the former vice president of unwanted physical contact as he considers a White House run.

Apr 02, 2019, 07:38 AM IST

Biden for President in 2020? 'Not sure' says the former Vice-President

Former Vice President Joe Biden said he is uncertain about a run for president in 2020, but indicated he's looking for fresh blood to lead the Democratic Party back to the White House.

Nov 13, 2017, 08:35 AM IST

Trump leading US down a very 'dark path': Joe Biden

Biden, in his acceptance speech after receiving the Zbigniew Brzezinski annual prize at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), took a dig at the US President.

Oct 07, 2017, 06:52 AM IST

Won't run for President in 2020: Joe Biden

Former US Vice President Joe Biden told a crowd of Democrats at an event in New Hampshire that he will not run for President in 2020.

May 01, 2017, 12:22 PM IST

US vice president visits Ukraine in show of support

Outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Ukraine today to support the war-scarred country's leaders amid concerns that ties could chill under Donald Trump.

Jan 16, 2017, 17:12 PM IST

Pakistan made "counterproductive" moves risking nuke war: Joe Biden

Nuclear weapons and the possibility of a terrorist obtaining nuclear material, remain among the most pressing security challenges, US Vice President Joe Biden said.

Jan 13, 2017, 19:20 PM IST

Barack Obama surprises 'brother' Joe Biden with top civilian honour

Barack Obama called Joe Biden "the best vice president America's ever had" and a "lion of American history".

Jan 13, 2017, 15:47 PM IST

Five Indian-Americans take oath as members of US Congress

52-year-old Kamala Harris, whose mother was from India and father from Jamaica, was sworn in yesterday as the Senator from California by outgoing US Vice President Joe Biden.

Jan 04, 2017, 13:09 PM IST

'Hillary Clinton didn't know why she ran for President'

US Vice President Joe Biden has said that Hillary Clinton felt compelled to run for President despite lacking a clear campaign vision, a media report said.

Dec 23, 2016, 14:31 PM IST

Biden 'not interested' in running for Democratic Party chair

Vice President Joe Biden has closed the door on the possibility of leading the Democratic Party after leaving the White House next year.

Nov 23, 2016, 07:31 AM IST

No new US administration is completely prepared: Joe Biden

No newly elected administration is totally ready to govern on the first day in office, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday after a lunch meeting with Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

Nov 17, 2016, 01:53 AM IST

'Unfit' Donald Trump has made presidential campaign crude: Joe Biden

Calling Donald Trump as the "least qualified" presidential nominee in the US history with no knowledge about national security, outgoing Vice President Joe Biden criticised the real estate tycoon for making the campaign "crude" with offensive remarks against women.

Oct 30, 2016, 12:02 PM IST

US can't elect a man who embraces Vladimir Putin: Joe Biden

US Vice President Joe Biden has said that Americans can't elect a man who embraces Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Sep 07, 2016, 11:48 AM IST

US ready to offer any assistance to Turkey after coup attempt: Joe Biden

US Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday said the US is ready to offer any necessary support to Turkey after the July 15 failed coup attempt against the Turkish government.

Aug 25, 2016, 00:27 AM IST

Turkey's Erdogan says US has ''no excuse'' to keep coup suspect Gulen

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan​ on Wednesday said he would tell US Vice President Joe Biden that Washington has "no excuse" for not handing over the Pennsylvania-based cleric blamed for last month`s failed coup.

Aug 24, 2016, 15:35 PM IST

Joe Biden to visit Turkey; exiled cleric Fethullah Gulen on top of agenda

Fethullah Gulen, the US-based cleric who Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused of planning an attempted military coup in July, will be on the top agenda when US Vice President Joe Biden visits Turkey on August 24.

Aug 21, 2016, 14:42 PM IST

US, Ukraine urge end to soaring tensions with Russia

US Vice President Joe Biden and Ukraine`s President Petro Poroshenko in a phonecall urged a speedy resolution to the conflict with pro-Russian separatists amid a spike in tensions with Moscow, the White House said late Friday.

Aug 20, 2016, 11:19 AM IST