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What Happened 5 Other Times Joe Biden Was Deciding Whether to Run for President
The political world may have reached a fever pitch ahead of Vice President Joe Biden 's decision as to whether to seek the White House in 2016. But for Biden, this is not new territory. At 72, it may be the last time Biden will have to decide whether or not to run for president. But as a man who
The Note: The Clock Is Ticking for Joe Biden
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --WHAT BIDEN'S INNER CIRCLE IS SAYING: ABC News has obtained a letter written by one of Joe Biden's top aides and sent to Biden's former staff, saying the vice president is still weighing whether he should enter the 2016 race and detailing what some of the main messages
Joe Biden Aide Sends Letter Detailing Vice President's Looming 2016 Decision
In a letter sent to former staffers Thursday, one of Vice President Joe Biden 's closest confidants explained Biden is approaching a decision about 2016 and detailed what a potential presidential campaign might entail. Former Delaware Senator Ted Kaufman , one of Biden’s oldest friends and long
VP Biden Leans on Faith and Family in Mourning Son Beau
Friends and aides to Vice President Joe Biden say his deep family bonds and his strong reliance on faith are helping him cope with the passing of his son, Beau Biden , who died of brain cancer last weekend. Thursday marks the beginning of a series of memorial services for the former Delaware
Top 5 Dangers That Remain After the Financial Collapse, Lessons Learned
On the fifth anniversary of Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy filing, which many say catalyzed the financial collapse that began in 2008, five experts share the biggest lessons from that era and dangers that could spark another crisis. We asked how much has changed since the crisis that nearly brought
Debate Day In Danville: The Battle For No. 2 (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: THE ‘THRILL IN THE ‘VILLE’… Is what some are calling tonight’s one and only vice presidential debate at Centre College in Danville, Ky., which become a highly anticipated moment in the final month of the presidential...
Veteran Debater Joe Biden Readies for Vice Presidential Debate
With 40 years of debating experience under his belt, Vice President Joe Biden hunkered down for several days of intensive preparation in his hometown of Wilmington, Del. this week ahead of his duel with Rep. Paul Ryan in Danville, Ky., this Thursday. The vice president...
A wide gap separates Wall Street, Washington on debt fight
Wall Street firms may be on the edge of a financial calamity and most don't know it, say analysts tracking the debt-ceiling faceoff in Washington.
Biden plays dealmaker on deficits, debt
Since Republicans won a share of power in Congress last November, they've struck deals with Democrats on about $900 billion in tax cuts and $38 billion in spending cuts. Now the two sides are talking about something far more ambitious: $4 trillion in deficit cuts. All the wheeling and dealing has
Report: Government Bailout Had No Lasting Impact On Bank Pay
The government's restrictions on pay at banks bailed out by taxpayers had little lasting impact because officials soft-pedaled some issues and did much of their work out of the public's view, a congressional panel says. Obama administration pay czar Kenneth Feinberg used "black-box" processes that