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Joe Biden: 47th Vice President of the United States
Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. is an American politician who served as the 47th vice president of the United States from 2009 to 2017. Biden also represented Delaware in the U.S. Senate from 1973 to 2009. A member of the Democratic Party, Biden is a candidate for president in the 2020 election. He unsuccessfully sought the Democratic presidential nomination in 1988 and in 2008.

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On the trail: Bloomberg targeted by Democratic rivals, Biden raises money for crucial states

U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early voting states but whose television ads have blanketed the airwaves:..
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Justice Department receiving information on Bidens from Giuliani: Senator

The U.S. Justice Department is receiving information on former Vice President Joe Biden and his businessman son, Hunter Biden, from President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, a top Trump..
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Jim Clyburn To Endorse Joe Biden [Video]Jim Clyburn To Endorse Joe Biden

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn plans to endorse former Vice President Joe Biden. According to Politico, Clyburn is the highest ranking African American in Congress. Pressure to endorse Biden grew..

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Biden Black Support In South Carolina Down 19% [Video]Biden Black Support In South Carolina Down 19%

Joe Biden has lost nearly one-fifth of his support among black voters in South Carolina. That's according to a new poll released Sunday. Biden's support in South Carolina has fallen to just a..

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Joe Biden hopeful key endorsement will ignite presidential campaign [Video]Joe Biden hopeful key endorsement will ignite presidential campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is hoping an endorsement from influential congressman Jim Clyburn in the South Carolina primary will help kickstart his flagging campaign. Mr Biden is..

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Sanders Big Win In Nevada Democratic Vote [Video]Sanders Big Win In Nevada Democratic Vote

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Broad-based support across age, racial and ideological groups propelled Bernie Sanders to a dominant victory in Nevada’s Democratic caucuses, tightening his grip on the..

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Sanders wins big in Nevada with diverse backing [Video]Sanders wins big in Nevada with diverse backing

Bernie Sanders secured a decisive victory on Saturday in the Nevada caucuses with broad-based support that suggests his surging campaign is attracting support from outside its long-standing base. David..

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Sanders heads to big win in Nevada [Video]Sanders heads to big win in Nevada

Senator Bernie Sanders appeared headed to a decisive win in the Democratic presidential caucuses in Nevada Saturday, and early returns showed Joe Biden possibly landing a second-place finish. Fred..

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Joe Biden Says Was Arrested In South Africa Visiting Nelson Mandela [Video]Joe Biden Says Was Arrested In South Africa Visiting Nelson Mandela

REUTERS/Mike Segar Former Vice President Joe Biden is telling a story on the campaign trail about being arrested in South Africa, but there's no record of him mentioning the arrest before now. The..

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Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign [Video]Sanders warns Russia to stay out of 2020 campaign

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders warned Russia on Friday to stay out of the 2020 presidential race after U.S. officials had told him Moscow was trying to aid his campaign. Produced by..

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Democratic candidates make final bid for Nevada votes [Video]Democratic candidates make final bid for Nevada votes

Democratic candidates and volunteers are canvasing Nevada in cars, on foot, and even on horseback a day before the state holds a nominating contest in the 2020 race for the White House. This report..

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Bloomberg to make debut on 2020 debate stage [Video]Bloomberg to make debut on 2020 debate stage

Michael Bloomberg will make a high-risk debut on the Democratic debate stage in Nevada on Wednesday, joining five presidential rivals who have been eagerly awaiting their chance to confront the..

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Sanders Take Huge Lead [Video]Sanders Take Huge Lead

Two new national polls show Bernie Sanders has opened a double-digit lead over his primary opponents. According to Business Insider, Joe Biden has fallen way behind. Mike Bloomberg is rising in both..

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Sagging Warren Tries To Rally The Press [Video]Sagging Warren Tries To Rally The Press

Elizabeth Warren was once the front runner of the Democratic primary. Her political stature has fallen after a disastrous showings in Iowa and New Hampshire. Warren went on the press bus in Nevada and..

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Bloomberg, Bide, Sanders Top Poll In Virginia [Video]Bloomberg, Bide, Sanders Top Poll In Virginia

Mike Bloomberg, Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden are locked in a tight race in Virginia. This is just two weeks before that state’s Super Tuesday primary. The poll was conducted by Monmouth University...

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How Biden Can Stage A Comeback [Video]How Biden Can Stage A Comeback

Joe Biden is no longer considered the Democratic frontrunner for President of the United States. He lost in Iowa. He lost in New Hampshire. Politico says his South Carolina fire wall is allegedly..

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'Confident' Zelensky wants no involvement in U.S. politics -Senator Murphy [Video]'Confident' Zelensky wants no involvement in U.S. politics -Senator Murphy

A group of three U.S. Senators visited Kiev on Friday (February 14) to convey a message of continued bipartisan support for Ukraine after it got entangled last year in President Donald Trump's..

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As Bloomberg Lurks, Biden Campaign Scrambles [Video]As Bloomberg Lurks, Biden Campaign Scrambles

Joe Biden’s presidential campaign scrambled to reassure donors, surrogates and the press about his path forward Wednesday. At the same time, Politico reports Biden's campaign counterattacked nearly..

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Biden's Fifth Place Finish In NH Terrifies Supporters [Video]Biden's Fifth Place Finish In NH Terrifies Supporters

Former Vice President Joe Biden was the Democratic front runner. He finished poorly in Iowa. On Tuesday, he came in fifth-place finish in New Hampshire. He sudden and shocking decline is raising..

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Biden's campaign under scrutiny after consecutive poor showings [Video]Biden's campaign under scrutiny after consecutive poor showings

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Sanders narrowly beats Buttigieg in New Hampshire [Video]Sanders narrowly beats Buttigieg in New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders narrowly won New Hampshire’s Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, solidifying his front-runner status in the White House race and dealing a setback to moderate rival Joe Biden,..

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In New Hampshire, Dems seek to prove their viability [Video]In New Hampshire, Dems seek to prove their viability

From Bernie Sanders' "multi-generational, multi-racial political movement" to Amy Klobuchar's "movement of fired up democrats" to Joe Biden's support "from black and brown voters", Democratic..

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New Hampshire victory 'beginning of the end' for Trump -Sanders [Video]New Hampshire victory 'beginning of the end' for Trump -Sanders

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders thanked New Hampshire voters for his primary win and described it as "the beginning of the end for Donald Trump."

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Pompeo says Zelenskiy White House visit not conditional on Biden probes

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday that a prospective visit by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to the White House was not conditional on Ukraine opening an investigation into..
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Russian hackers targeted Ukrainian company at center of impeachment storm: cybersecurity firm

Russian military hackers tried to steal emails from the Ukrainian energy firm where Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden, had a seat on the board, a U.S. cybersecurity..
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Biden campaign attacks Trump policy on Saudi Arabia, North Korea

Democrat Joe Biden's presidential campaign launched new attacks on Donald Trump on Sunday, advocating a re-evaluation of U.S.-Saudi relations and calling North Korea's apparent weapons test a "rebuke"..
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Biden finally finds social media buzz with viral Trump video, voter spat

For a candidate who has at times struggled to get noticed on social media, Joe Biden finally got some online attention on Thursday - for better or worse.
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At Iowa event, Biden gets into spat over Ukraine

On a day when Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden sought to fortify his foreign policy credentials in his quest to take on Donald Trump next year, he mixed it up with an Iowa voter over his..
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Biden endorsed by John Kerry, 2004 Democratic presidential nominee

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Thursday won the endorsement of former Democratic presidential nominee John Kerry, a high-profile show of support.
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Biden video says world leaders are laughing at Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is attacking President Donald Trump as a laughingstock among world leaders in a new video that has gone viral.
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Trump tweets at North Korea's Kim, tells him to 'get the deal done'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to "act quickly" to reach a deal with the United States, in a tweet weighing in on North Korea's criticism of his political..
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North Korea calls U.S. Democrat Biden a 'rabid dog' nearing death

North Korea's state media on Friday stepped up a personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden for slandering its leader, calling the Democratic presidential candidate "a rabid dog" that..
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Giuliani associates charged with illegally funneling cash to pro-Trump group

Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have helped President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden were arrested in a scheme to illegally funnel money to..
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Zelenskiy says never met Giuliani associates arrested in the U.S.

Ukraine's president Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he had never met arrested businessmen Lev Parnas or Igor Fruman, who have been helping President Donald Trump's personal lawyer investigate..
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Two businessmen linked to Trump Ukraine scandal arrested on U.S. charges

Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have been helping President Donald Trump's personal lawyer investigate political rival Joe Biden have been arrested on charges of funneling foreign money to..
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Zelenskiy ready to open probe into any Ukraine meddling in Trump election

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday he would be ready to open a probe into any Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and into the company where former Vice..
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Ukraine's president says he is indifferent to Burisma case

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that he was indifferent to investigations into gas company Burisma, which had Hunter Biden, the son of leading Democratic presidential contender..
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Ukraine to review cases linked to founder of firm that employed Biden's son

Ukrainian prosecutors said on Friday they would review 15 previous investigations related to the founder of gas company Burisma, where the son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden was a board member..
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Beijing likely to pass on Trump invitation to probe Bidens, China experts say

If China were to act on U.S. President Donald Trump's surprising request on Thursday to start an investigation into Democratic rival Joe Biden and his family, it would be breaking one of its stated..
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Ukraine must investigate Joe Biden's son, says ex-Ukrainian PM

Ukraine must investigate the activities of U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden's son to establish whether his role in a Ukrainian gas company complied with the country's laws, Mykola Azarov,..
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Ukraine agency says allegations against Burisma cover period before Biden joined

A Ukrainian investigation of gas company Burisma is focused solely on activity that took place before Hunter Biden, son of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, was hired to sit on its board, Ukraine's..
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Ukraine agency says investigating Burisma, but not when Hunter Biden was on board

Ukraine's National Anti-Corruption Bureau said on Friday it is investigating activity at gas company Burisma between 2010-2012, a period prior to the involvement of former U.S. Vice President Joe..
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Biden looks to Ukraine flap to jolt his 2020 presidential campaign

Joe Biden, courting donors at a fundraiser in California on Thursday, began his remarks by reading directly from a whistleblower's complaint that President Donald Trump sought foreign interference in..
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Whistleblower on Trump-Ukraine contacts is a CIA officer: sources

The whistleblower who said U.S. President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden is a CIA officer and at one point was assigned to work at the White House, two sources..
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Pelosi accuses Trump of covering up effort to pressure Ukraine

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of trying to cover up an attempt he made to pressure Ukraine into investigating Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
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Seeking favors, Trump asked Ukraine president to investigate Biden

President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's president to investigate a political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, in coordination with the U.S. attorney general and Trump's personal lawyer,..
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Ukraine president says was not pushed by Trump to act on Biden

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Wednesday he was not pushed by U.S. President Donald Trump to investigate a political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, and does not want to..
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In seeking Ukraine favor, Trump was vulnerable to foreign spies: watchdog

U.S. President Donald Trump potentially exposed himself to "serious national security and counter-intelligence risks" when he pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate a leading political rival,..
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Explainer: Impeachment depends on "high crimes and misdemeanors" - what are they?

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, accusing him of enlisting foreign help to damage political rival Joe..
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Trump pressed Ukraine president to probe political rival: call summary

President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine's president to investigate a political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, in coordination with the U.S. attorney general and his personal lawyer, according..
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Trump, in call, asked Ukraine's president to examine Biden: summary

U.S. President Donald Trump asked Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in a July telephone call to investigate whether former Vice President Joe Biden shut down an investigation into a company where..
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House begins Trump impeachment inquiry over call to Ukraine leader

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing him of seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden..
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Biden backs impeachment if Trump does not cooperate with Congress

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would support opening impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump if the Republican president fails to comply with congressional..
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Trump confirms he held back aid to Ukraine as impeachment talk surges

President Donald Trump confirmed on Tuesday he had withheld nearly $400 million in U.S. aid to Ukraine but denied he did so as leverage to get its president to initiate an investigation that would..
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Biden to say Congress should impeach Trump if he does not comply with it

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will call on U.S. President Donald Trump to comply with congressional requests for information on Ukraine and other matters, and say later on Tuesday that..
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Trump: No quid pro quo in call with Ukraine president

U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Tuesday that he withheld millions of dollars in aid from Ukraine as leverage to get its president to initiate an investigation that would damage Democratic..
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Factbox: Burisma, the obscure Ukrainian gas company at the heart of U.S. political row

Some U.S. Democrats are calling for the impeachment of President Donald Trump over reports that he asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage his Democratic political..
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Trump denies pressuring Ukraine, will not commit to transcript release

President Donald Trump on Monday denied trying to coerce Ukraine into investigating his Democratic political rival Joe Biden, but wavered about whether he would release a transcript of a phone call..
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In Trump's Ukraine flap, risks and opportunities for Biden

The growing flap over whether President Donald Trump used his office to seek re-election help from his Ukrainian counterpart poses political risks, and some opportunities, for Democratic White House..
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Timeline: Key dates in the U.S. political controversy over Ukraine

Some Democrats are calling for the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump over reports that he asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage his Democratic political..
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Trump says he's not taking talk of impeachment over Ukraine seriously

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday shrugged off talk about impeachment over reports that he had asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage Democratic political..
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Ukraine official says any investigation would be transparent: report

An aide to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was quoted on Monday as saying any investigation in Ukraine would be conducted transparently, after U.S. media reports said President Donald Trump..
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Trump says he discussed Biden in call with Ukrainian president

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he discussed Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son in a call with Ukraine's president.
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Schiff says Trump's Ukraine call could justify impeachment

If an investigation shows that U.S. President Donald Trump pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, then impeachment would be the only option, U.S. House..
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Impeachment may be 'only remedy' for Trump’s Ukraine call, Schiff says

If an investigation shows that U.S. President Donald Trump pressured his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, then impeachment would be the only option, U.S. House..
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