"I just get sick and tired, quite frankly, of all this talk. Everything that has to do with the federal branch of government ... is bad, and states are good. I remind you that ... the reason the federal government got into 90% of the business it got into is that the state[s] ... did not do the job."
Vice President Joe Biden delivered a rousing address to the NAACP in Houston on Thursday, bolstering support for President Barack Obama and drawing sharp contrasts with the Republican Party on civil rights issues.
Vice President Biden accused House GOP members of obstructionism.
Vice President Joe Biden kicks off a two-day swing Wednesday through the eastern edge of the must-win battleground state of Ohio, an area that President Barack Obama is unlikely to visit this election year.
Vice President Joe Biden has apologized to President Barack Obama for putting him in a tough position that led to Obama's announcement that he now supports same-sex marriage, senior administration officials said Thursday.
The White House says Vice President Biden's comments on gay marriage aren't a departure from the president's statements.
Let's be clear about one thing: Vice President Joe Biden's recent comment about being OK with marriage equality did not place the president in a difficult situation.
Vice President Joe Biden touts President Obama's foreign policy prowess at an event at New York University.
Back in January, Vice President Joe Biden summed up President Obama's first term with: "Osama Bin Laden is dead and General Motors is alive." At the time, the Obama campaign sought to emphasize the president's record in foreign policy and saving the auto industry. Last week, the campaign unveiled a new theme and sent Biden to Ohio to test it out. For the first time, Biden called the Republican contenders by name and said that they would "bankrupt the middle class." The campaign is now more focused on the economy, highlighting the difference between the president's "promoting the private sector" and the GOP's "promoting the privileged sector."
Vice President Joe Biden makes a campaign speech saying the GOP will bankrupt the economy again if given the White House
Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday assumed the role of top campaign surrogate for President Barack Obama, harshly criticizing the economic policies of Republican presidential contenders Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich and Rick Santorum as a threat to the American middle class.
It's finally here! No, not the post-Christmas store sales or the impending New Year's Eve festivities.
CNN's John King talks to presidential candidate Rick Perry about the Iowa Caucuses and his Tim Tebow reference.
On a visit to Turkey, Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday called for increased openness around the world, arguing that political and social freedoms create economic opportunities.
Vice President Joe Biden makes an unannounced trip to Iraq, where U.S. troops are set to withdraw by the end of the year.
Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday the United States is geared up for a "new and comprehensive civilian relationship" with Iraq after American troops are withdrawn by the end of the year.
Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Baghdad Tuesday on a previously unannounced trip to Iraq.
Fifty-six law enforcement officers were feloniously killed in the line of duty in 2010, the FBI reported Monday. That's up from 48 shot and killed the previous year.
Vice President Joe Biden says he can understand why voters blame the current administration for the economic woes.
Vice President Joe Biden has warned about betting against the U.S. and Japan's power to overcome recent troubles like the debt crisis and the March earthquake and tsunami.
People are out of work and having a tough time keeping a roof over their heads. Dr. Drew and guests take a closer look.
The United States, the world's biggest economy, has never defaulted on its debt and never will, said Vice President Joe Biden as he wrapped up his five-day visit to China on Sunday.
CNN Producer Stephen Jiang offers a behind the scenes view of U.S. Vice President Joe Biden's visit to China.
In China on an official visit, Vice President Joe Biden and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, praised economic and business ties between the two countries, but said that obstacles remain.
The cycle of incitement continued this week as Democrats frustrated with the debt-ceiling deal equated the tea party with terrorists, just weeks before the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Vice President Joe Biden will depart on August 16 for a trip to China, Mongolia and Japan that will include meetings with China's top leaders, the White House announced Thursday.
As Vice President Joe Biden was leaving the House floor following the debt ceiling vote, he bumped into Marine Cpl. Todd Love and wound up inviting him over for breakfast Tuesday.
The bipartisan debt ceiling negotiations led by Vice President Joe Biden went on life support Thursday after a key Republican lawmaker pulled out of the talks.
So little time. So little clarity. So much at stake.
The search for budget savings is on.
Vice President Joe Biden told bipartisan congressional negotiators Tuesday that additional tax revenues must be part of any deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling.
Federal officials are investigating a "potential conflict" between two planes at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, which happened shortly after Vice President Joe Biden's plane landed.
The formal negotiations over the nation's debt have begun.
Vice President Joe Biden huddled behind closed doors with top congressional budget negotiators Thursday, seeking to bridge a cavernous partisan divide over taxes and spending before the federal government slams into its debt ceiling this summer.
Some of the worst high schools in the United States are getting better, according to a study released Tuesday.
"Nobody in my family ever - ever - made fun of me," he writes in a personal essay to PEOPLE
White House officials led by Vice President Joe Biden met for the first time Thursday with House and Senate leaders in both parties to begin negotiations on major differences over government funding levels and spending cuts.
Two years ago, President Barack Obama signed the stimulus package into law, and ever since that day, politicians and political organizations have used the measure as a political football.
The Obama administration is proposing to spend $53 billion over the next six years to help promote the construction of a national high-speed, intercity passenger rail network, Vice President Joe Biden announced Tuesday.
During the Obama administration's review of its Afghan policy, Vice President Joseph Biden was a fierce advocate for a narrowly focused counterterrorism strategy.
Vice President Joe Biden discusses the recent outrage over airport security measures.
While defending the military surge in Afghanistan after eight years of what he termed "neglect," Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that Afghan leaders could soon be left on their own, whether they're ready or not.
Vice President Joe Biden marks Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery.
Vice President Joe Biden forcefully reaffirmed U.S. support for Israel during a speech Sunday before the general assembly of a major Jewish organization, telling the audience that "the ties between our two countries are literally unbreakable."
Vice President Joe Biden encourages Ohio voters to get up, get out and vote.
As Election Day gets closer, the rhetoric gets more intense, interesting and, shall we say, passionate. Here are some things you might have missed.
CNN's John King talks to Bob Woodward about the chatter around the chance of Hillary Clinton replacing Joe Biden in 2012.
Top White House officials believe expectations were set so low for Democrats that they just may keep control of the House and Senate by grinding out victories in individual races, and there are signs emerging that the most powerful Republican business lobbyist may privately agree with that assessment.
Vice President Joe Biden arrived in Iraq on Monday to participate in a ceremony marking the end of the U.S. combat mission there, according to the White House.
Vice President Joe Biden arrives in Baghdad. CNN's Suzanne Malveaux reports.
The American auto industry is on the rise again because of policies of the Obama administration that let American workers compete with the world, Vice President Joe Biden said Monday.
Vice President Biden speaks at an event honoring veterans of foreign wars.
Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a DNC meeting urging support for Democrats in the upcoming elections.
Vice President Joe Biden had a strong message for fellow Democrats on Friday: After Election Day, expect to keep a majority in Congress.
Vice President Joe Biden speaks at former Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens' memorial service.
Soldiers fighting in Iraq came home to Fort Drum, New York, for a welcome that included Vice President Joe Biden.
Vice President Joe Biden urged the Senate on Tuesday to "get on the right side" and pass the Paycheck Fairness Act, and President Barack Obama issued a statement reiterating his support of the legislation.
As few as "a couple of thousand" U.S. troops may leave Afghanistan in the first phase of withdrawing forces from there beginning a year from now, Vice President Joe Biden said in an interview broadcast Sunday.
A day after the Federal Elections Commission slapped Joe Biden with a $219,000 fine for spending violations during his failed presidential bid, a spokeswoman for the vice president is calling the ruling "commonplace."
Arwa Damon reports on Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Iraq and the latest on the attack in the Green Zone.
Vice President Joe Biden visits New Orleans to announce an agreement between the NOAA and FDA on Gulf food safety.
Gulf state health and fisheries officials and leaders from several federal agencies will collaborate to set safety levels for seafood coming out of the Gulf of Mexico, Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday.
Vice President Biden announced Friday that as part of the Obama administration's commitment to cracking down on waste, fraud and abuse across all levels of the federal government, several initiatives are being put into place to identify and rectify problems, including a "do not pay" list and an online fraud detection tool.
The Obama administration's economic stimulus program has allocated $620 billion so far and created or saved at least 2.3 million jobs, Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday.
Vice President Joe Biden, in South Africa as the World Cup got into full swing, discussed a range of issues with his South African counterpart and planned to watch the U.S. match with England on Saturday.
Vice President Joe Biden travels to Africa this week with several stops, including South Africa where he will represent the United States at the opening ceremonies of the 2010 World Cup.
Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Egypt, Kenya, and South Africa during the week of June 7, the White House announced Thursday.
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden -- the son of Vice President Joe Biden -- has suffered what doctors believe to be a mild stroke, according to the hospital.
Vice President Biden says the Obama administration is altering the Title IX policy by eliminating a possible loophole.
Vice President Joe Biden announced Tuesday that the Obama administration is changing the policy that governs gender equality in sports by eliminating what some women's rights supporters claim was a Bush administration loophole in compliance.
President Obama's political organization agrees with Vice President Joe Biden: "Health Reform is a BFD."
Vice President Joe Biden drops the f-bomb over an open microphone. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on the latest Biden blooper.
CNN's Jim Clancy looks at the U.S. strategy as it tries to jump-start the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas says it is difficult to have any negotiations with Israel unless it revokes plans to build new homes on disputed land in Jerusalem, Abbas' top negotiator said Thursday.
Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the United States condemns Israel's decision to build 1,600 housing units in a Jerusalem neighborhood, calling it "a step that undermines the trust we need right now."
CNN's Don Lemon and his panel look at the dueling appearances of Dick Cheney and Joe Biden on the Sunday talk shows.
Vice President Joe Biden and his predecessor Dick Cheney sparred Sunday over terrorism and the Iraq war, duking it out on the most prominent of platforms: the political TV talk show.
Two members of the U.S. Olympic delegation -- both gold medalists from previous Olympics -- suffered minor injuries Sunday in an accident as they were traveling in Vice President Joe Biden's motorcade, the White House said.
Vice President Joe Biden says he thinks another 9/11 is unlikely. Watch the full interview tonight.
Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday that terrorists continue to try to harm the United States, but another "massive" terrorist strike like the September 11, 2001, attacks is unlikely.
Vice President Biden arrived in Baghdad Friday to discuss Iraq's upcoming elections with Iraqi leaders.
There are many ways to get to Baghdad, but a VIP seat with the vice president offers a unique perspective.
CNN's Diana Magnay reports on Vice President Joe Biden's trip to Iraq and his Blackwater announcement.
The United States plans to appeal a federal judge's dismissal of charges against five Blackwater security guards accused of killing 17 people in Baghdad in 2007, Vice President Joe Biden announced Saturday.
The largest stimulus program in the nation's history has created or saved just over 640,000 jobs, the Obama administration said Friday.
Vice President Biden talks about his relationship with the President, health care, Afghanistan and Dick Cheney.
Apparently you can take the vice president out of the Senate, but you just can't take the Senate out of the vice president, and that might be the secret to Joe Biden's influence in President Obama's inner circle.
Vice President Joseph Biden is emerging as an important voice within the White House on the war in Afghanistan.
It's too early to say whether more troops are needed for Afghanistan, Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday, days after the top U.S. military officer said more forces are probably needed in order to effectively fight the insurgency.
CNN's Chris Lawrence reports on Baghdad's Green Zone coming under fire amid Vice President Biden's visit.
The highly fortified International Zone in Baghdad came under fire the same day that Vice President Joe Biden paid a surprise visit, an Interior Ministry official told CNN.
This is the summer of Auto-Tune.
Vice President Joe Biden promised Thursday that President Obama will delve into specifics when he tackles health-care reform in a highly anticipated speech to a joint session of Congress next week.
The federal government will give $1 billion in grants to law enforcement agencies in every state to pay for the hiring and rehiring of law enforcement officers, Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder announced Tuesday.
Vice President Joe Biden says change is coming to health care in the United States.
Vice President Joe Biden on Friday tried to rekindle momentum for overhauling health care, warning a group of small business owners that failure to act soon would have catastrophic consequences for the private sector.