Joe Biden Lashes Into Trump for Fanning ‘the Flames of Hate’

Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Tuesday excoriated President Trump’s stewardship of a nation convulsed in crisis over issues of race and police brutality, likening Mr. Trump’s language to that of Southern racists of the 1960s and accusing him of sullying the highest ideals of America. “Donald Trump has turned this country into a battlefield riven […]

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Joe Biden to Address Floyd Killing and Protests in Philadelphia Speech

When the coronavirus outbreak shuttered the presidential campaign trail this spring, Joseph R. Biden Jr. fell out of the national spotlight for weeks, struggling to drive a proactive message of his own from his home in Wilmington, Del. Now, as the nation plunges into crisis over issues of racism and police brutality, Mr. Biden’s team […]

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Can Biden Emerge From the Basement and Meet the Moment?

Under normal circumstances, Joseph R. Biden Jr. might have delivered a speech on race in America on Sunday, covered by a press corps following him around the country. He might have visited Minneapolis or another city torn by violence. He might have summoned reporters to the front of his plane to critique President Trump’s leadership […]

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Biden Names Two New Advisers as Convention Decision Looms

Joseph R. Biden Jr. has chosen two Democratic strategists to lead his preparations for the party’s summer nominating convention, a traditionally crucial event for a presidential campaign that is now enveloped in uncertainty because of the coronavirus pandemic. Mr. Biden’s campaign is designating Addisu Demissie, a veteran Democratic strategist who managed Senator Cory Booker’s presidential […]

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‘The Pain Is Too Intense’: Biden Challenges White Americans

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., addressing a nation on edge, challenged white Americans on Friday to fully confront the enduring inequities faced by black Americans because, he said, “the pain is too intense for one community to bear alone.” In his first formal remarks since a white Minneapolis police officer was […]

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Watch Joe Biden’s Remarks on the Death of George Floyd

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. spoke Friday afternoon about the death of George Floyd, which set off huge and sometimes violent protests in Minneapolis. Derek Chauvin, the police officer who pressed his knee into Mr. Floyd’s neck as Mr. Floyd said he could not breathe, has been arrested and charged with third-degree murder. […]

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Biden’s Testing Strategy Sets Up a Clear Contrast With Trump on the Coronavirus

WASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr. has proposed harnessing the broad powers of the federal government to step up coronavirus testing, with a public-private board overseeing test manufacturing and distribution, federal safety regulators enforcing testing at work and at least 100,000 contact tracers tracking down people exposed to the virus. The presumptive Democratic nominee’s plan, […]

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Biden’s ‘Breakfast Club’ Controversy Shows What His Rivals Already Knew

A few months after former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. entered the 2020 race for president, the executive producer of the popular nationally syndicated radio show “The Breakfast Club” said that he and the hosts were in discussions with the Biden campaign about an appearance. As summer wound down, it became apparent to the […]

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Biden Campaign Pledges to Expand Operation, Focusing on Battlegrounds

Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s presidential campaign, which has faced criticism from some Democrats worried about his team’s general election readiness, is planning a substantial expansion of its operation and eying an ambitious battleground map even as the question of when Mr. Biden will resume in-person campaigning remains unclear. In an hour-long briefing with reporters on […]

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In Bid for Party Unity, Biden Moves Beyond Restoring the Pre-Trump Era

Throughout the Democratic presidential primary, Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s rivals criticized his focus on restoring America to the pre-Trump era, accusing him of promoting a backward-looking political vision that ignored the deep-rooted causes of the nation’s problems. Mr. Biden’s message to voters sometimes fueled that perception: He constantly invoked the Obama legacy. He leaned on […]

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Biden Has an Edge on Trump. So Why Are Democrats Worried?

In his first weeks as the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joseph R. Biden Jr. went days at a time with no public events. His campaign staff in early April was about half the size of Hillary Clinton’s at the same time in 2016. A much-touted virtual rally last week was riddled with glitches. And Mr. Biden […]

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Biden and D.N.C. Raised Over $60 Million in April

Joseph R. Biden Jr. and the Democratic National Committee raised more than $60 million in April, a substantial haul that may help soothe Democrats’ worries about Mr. Biden’s ability to compete financially with President Trump and the Republicans despite their vast cash advantage. Mr. Biden, the former vice president, made the announcement in an email […]

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Tara Reade Says Biden Should Withdraw From Presidential Race

Tara Reade, the former Senate aide who has accused Joseph R. Biden Jr. of sexual assault, said that Mr. Biden “should not be running on character,” and that she thought he should withdraw as the Democratic presidential candidate. In an interview with Megyn Kelly, the former Fox News and NBC television host, Ms. Reade said […]

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Knock, Knock, Who’s There? No Political Canvassers, for the First Time Maybe Ever

Joseph R. Biden Jr. went door-to-door in his first Senate race in 1972, and had volunteers hand-deliver mailers. In 2018, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez walked across her district until rainwater seeped through the soles of her sneakers. This past winter, Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign mobilized an army of supporters to hit more than 800,000 doors ahead of […]

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Nobelist Stiglitz, economists from 20 countries back Argentina in debt showdown

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz and Argentina’s Economy Minister Martin Guzman arrive for a conference hosted by the Vatican on economic solidarity By Hugh Bronstein BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) – A group of 138 economists from 20 countries, including Nobel laureates Joseph Stiglitz and Edmund S. Phelps, urged Argentina’s bondholders on Wednesday to take a “constructive […]

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Biden Leads Trump in First Poll to Address Sexual Assault Allegation

Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s lead over President Trump is growing nationwide even though most voters are aware of a sexual assault allegation against him, according to a Monmouth University poll released Wednesday. It is the first major national survey to ask voters about the allegation against the former vice president. All told, 50 percent of […]

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Questions Linger in Joe Biden Assault Allegation in New Monmouth Poll

Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s lead over President Trump is growing nationwide, but questions about an alleged assault continue to linger, according to a Monmouth University poll released Wednesday. It is the first major national survey to ask voters about the sexual-assault allegations against the former vice president. All told, 50 percent of voters said they […]

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Biden Camp Finds Selling Point in Ailing Economy: His Work on 2009 Recovery

Joseph R. Biden Jr. had just been sworn in as vice president. All he needed now was a job. During the 2008 campaign, Barack Obama had assured Mr. Biden that he would be consulted on every major decision. But many on the new president’s team were still Biden-skeptical, and Mr. Obama was not sure the […]

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Full Transcript: Joe Biden Addresses Tara Reade Allegations on ‘Morning Joe’

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” on Friday to publicly address, for the first time, Tara Reade’s allegation that Mr. Biden sexually assaulted her. Mr. Biden denies the allegation. Here is a full transcript of his interview with Mika Brzezinski. Mika Brzezinski: OK, let’s bring in the apparent Democratic […]

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Biden Will Address Tara Reade’s Allegation on MSNBC on Friday

WASHINGTON — Joseph R. Biden Jr. will publicly address an allegation of sexual assault for the first time in an appearance on morning television on Friday, after weeks of silence on the issue that had prompted frustration from Democrats and attacks from Republicans seeking to weaken him for a general election contest against President Trump. […]

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Biden Reveals Allies Who Will Help Pick a Running Mate

Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s presidential campaign on Thursday announced the leaders of his vice-presidential selection committee, moving his search for a running mate into a new and more serious phase. Mr. Biden, 77, has suggested that the vetting process can take until July — but as a former vice president himself who has promised to […]

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Joseph Baena, 22, Shows Off Muscles In Cut-Off Tank During Quarantine Bike Ride

Joseph Baena took a a little break from quarantine to soak up the sun — and let his muscles out — during a bike ride through his neighborhood. A tank top and shorts was the perfect choice for showing off his bodybuilder figure. Joseph Baena may be staying at home during the COVID-19 crisis, but […]

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Nancy Pelosi Endorses Joe Biden

Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House, endorsed Joseph R. Biden Jr. on Monday as the Democratic Party continued to coalesce around its presumptive presidential nominee. Mr. Biden now has the formal support of the party’s last president, Barack Obama; two of its most prominent progressives, Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren; two previous presidential […]

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Biden Steps Up Warnings of Possible Trump Disruption of Election

For months, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has argued that under pressure and political duress, President Trump may pursue increasingly extreme measures to stay in power. In November, Mr. Biden said he feared that “as the walls close in on him he becomes more erratic. And I’m genuinely concerned about what he may do in order […]

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